Michael Mosca is currently studying Music Performance at Western Connecticut State University with a concentration in jazz guitar. Michael started playing guitar at the age of 11 studying under Shane Peters. After making it into the CMEA Western Regional band in high school, he developed an interest in learning jazz guitar, which later led to pursing a degree in music at Western and studying under Chris Morrison. Outside of jazz, Michael can also be seen performing with his original rock band Standby throughout the local tri-state area and currently has three recordings available on iTunes with them. Michael also has experience in several musical settings including pit orchestras, big bands, and church bands.