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.


2018/2019 dates coming soon!


Past Performance Dates


May 6, 2018. Music by the Fireplace. Solo Concert. 3pm at Spring Lake Library. Spring Lake, MI

April 24, 2018. Music at Mid-Day Concert. 11am at Park Church. Grand Rapids, MI

March 29, 2018. GVSU Guitar Ensemble Concert. 7:30pm at Grand Valley University in SVS Hall. 1 Campus Drive, Allendale MI

December 1, 2017. Solo Concert. 730 Concert Hall at Hope College. Holland, MI

November 11, 2017. America's Music Company fundraiser. Seven-Steps Up. Spring Lake, MI

September 10, 2017. Solo concert with Guests Lalia Mangione and Pablo Mahave-Veglia. 2pm Grand Haven Library. Grand Haven, MI

August 16, 2017. Duo Concert with Violinist Lalia Mangione. 7pm Book Nook, Whitehall MI

June 5, 2017 Festival of the Arts, Solo Concert. 130pm Grand Rapids Art Museum. Grand Rapids, MI

August 19 & 20, 2016, Semi-Finalist in Wilson Center Guitar Competition. Milwaukee, WI

August 17, 2016 Solo Concert. 7pm Book Nook, Whitehall MI

July 17, 2016 Solo Concert. 7pm Book Nook, Whitehall MI

June 15, 2016. Solo Concert. 7pm Book Nook, Whitehall MI

June (TBD) Festival of the Arts, Solo Concert. Grand Rapids Art Museum

May 15, 2016 Solo Concert. 2pm Loutit Library, Grand Haven MI

April 24, 2016 Masters Chamber Recital. 4pm University of Cincinnati, Watson Hall

April 17, 2016 CCM Chamber Concert. 7pm University of Cincinnati, Watson Hall.

April 5, 2016. CCM Guitar Ensemble Concert. 8pm University of Cincinnati, Watson Hall