Chrysa Kovach graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2013 with a dual degree in Flute and Spanish. She is a recipient of the Blair School of Music's Richard C. Cooper Award for campus-wide leadership in music.
In addition to conducting the Music City Brass Ensemble, Kovach is the founder and music director of the W.O. Smith Community Orchestra, a volunteer ensemble dedicated to presenting educational concerts and collaborating with local composers. Kovach has studied conducting privately with Emelyne Bingham, Kelly Corcoran, and Robin Fountain. She has participated in masterclasses with Luis Miguel Clemente, Hans Graf, Colin Metters, and Tito Muñoz, and performed with the Atlantic Coast Orchestra in Esposende, Portugal.
Kovach performs as a flutist with the CALLA Quintet and the Nashville Flute Choir, and is a former member of the Orchesterverein in Vienna, Austria. She serves as Development Coordinator at the W.O. Smith Music School, and maintains a private flute studio.