- B.A. in Music and Chemistry, 1984, Bucknell University.
- M.M. in piano performance in 1986 Peabody Conservatory.
In 1989 Mr. Cover returned to Bucknell, becoming the organist for the Chapel Choir and accompanist for the Concert Chorale. Mr. Cover also accompanies numerous student recitals, auditions and juries. Additionally, he teaches piano privately and enjoys playing jazz.