John Kovac is a harpist and harpmaker in Front Royal, VA. He was captivated by the Paraguayan style harp while serving in the Peace Corps in Colombia.

His well-established routine includes regular performance at local restaurants; a trip to Guatemala in February; and attendance in late summer at Clifftop (the Appalachian String Band Music Festival) in Clifftop, WV.

He also conspires with a few others to host and sponsor events with authentic Latin American harpists in and near Front Royal, VA.