Tim Kobza

Assistant Professor of Practice

  • Program:
    Studio Guitar, Popular Music
  • Division:
    Contemporary Music
  • Instrument:


Tim Kobza is a Los Angeles-based guitarist and recording artist who divides his time between composing, producing, performing, and teaching. His style ranges from rock, jazz, blues, and R&B to electronic sound design. His music can be heard on TV, film and pop records ranging in style from hip hop to jazz.

Professional experience


  • Tim Kobza 25th of December
  • Jon B
  • Modereko Modereko and Solar Igniter
  • Korrupt
  • Plus One


  • Angels With Angles a feature film starring Rodney Dangerfield and Frank Gorshen
  • Felicity
  • Queer Eye for The Straight Guy
  • Greatest American Hero
  • Hunter


  • Blues Guitar Lessons, Volume 3, Alfred Publishing

Academic degrees

  • Masters Degree: USC Thornton School of Music Studio/Jazz Guitar
  • Bachelors Degree: University of North Texas in Jazz Guitar Performance