Kevin Gunia is a composer, pianist, and organist. He has composed solo and chamber works, large ensemble music, and collaborative pieces such as opera scenes and works for dance. His work has been recognized through the NJ Music Educators Association and the National Association for Music Education, as well as through the Mason Gross Extension Division. He has been commissioned by ensembles such as the Boulder Altitude Directive.
From 2016 to 2020, Gunia served as the organist for Rossmoor Community Church in Monroe, NJ. He was formerly the organist at Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church in Princeton, NJ. At Rutgers, he was the student director of the Undergraduate New Music Ensemble for two years. He also performed with Helix!, the graduate new music ensemble. Gunia also works as a freelance accompanist and music transcriber. He has transcribed the ten disc improvisations of George Gershwin, as well as works by Dana Suesse and Jelly Roll Morton.
Gunia is currently a graduate student at the University of Colorado Boulder, where he studies with Michael Theodore. He is also an aural skills instructor at the institution. He completed undergraduate studies at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, where he studied with Charles Fussell, Robert Aldridge, and Scott Ordway.