Guitar, Piano & MUSIC THEORY


Chicago native Kyle Paul is a quickly emerging musical artist who not only possesses an impressive resume but also an exciting and moving musical spirit and creative charisma that can be seen and heard in his live performances, recordings, and compositions. Most recently he released his first EP of original music entitled “Conversion.” His musical intuition was seen from an early age when he began honing his craft on guitar. Since then he has become a first-call guitarist, composer, and educator. During his undergraduate studies in jazz and classical guitar at the world-renowned Jacobs School of Music, he performed and studied with such musical luminaries as Walter Smith III, Dave Stryker, Gilad Hekselman, John Raymond, John Clayton, Todd Coolman, Ernesto Bitetti, and Amjad Ali Khan. He has toured the US and played at festivals featuring well-known artists like Tank and the Bangas and Jon Batiste. He is known not only as a performer but has received recognition for his production and film scoring work, research in pedagogy, composition, and music theory, as well as his work on other stringed instruments (bass and banjo). While in school he was awarded the prestigious David Baker Scholarship, as well as numerous scholarships from the School of Music. Now he returns to Chicago to begin bringing his artistry to one of the world’s greatest cultural centers. Kyle's aim is to strengthen the bond between growing musicians and the music they are passionate about, while also exposing them to new music and concepts that will aid them along the way. In this way, one is able foster an enduring union with music.

"Telling you my favorite concert is so hard but I've actually saved every single concert ticket I've ever had. I think my favorite concert that immediately comes to mind was Real Feels live in Bloomington, IN."