Kyle has been playing piano since age 7, and has studied a wide variety of styles, including classical, jazz, Chicago blues, funk and pop.  He holds a BA in Jazz Studies from the Chicago College of Performing Arts.  He has the ability to enthusiastically teach any genre and in-depth music theory, providing his students with a strong foundation for lifelong music exploration.  In addition, his four years touring, and eleven years as a professional musician, composer and producer, bring a depth to instruction that is greatly beneficial.  He greatly enjoys sharing his love of music with his students and empowering them to achieve their aims.