Kyle Thompson

Performer and Teacher

Kyle Thompson resides in Grand Rapids and makes his living as a performer and teacher. Born in Grand Haven, Kyle discovered the guitar at an early age and at eighteen years old had found a passion for classical guitar music. Subsequently, Kyle has received degrees in music from Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Valley State University, and the College-Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, OH studying under Brian Morris, Carlos De La Barrera and Clare Callahan respectively. He has also performed in master classes taught by Marcin Dylla, Jason Vieaux, and Oscar Ghiglia. Along with teaching and performing Mr. Thompson serves as an adjunct instructor of guitar at Grand Valley State University and Grand Rapids Community College, a guitar instructor at Triumph Music Academy.

Kyle is currently an guitar instructor at Triumph Music Academy located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has taught lessons to students of all ages and has a passion for passing on his knowledge of the instrument. Mr. Thompson well versed in several styles of guitar and is an avid teacher and performer of various musical genres. For more information or to set up a lesson time please call 616-843-3614 or email


'You can never have sorrow for more than two hours a day when you practice. It brings happiness'

Andres Segovia