Music Lessons with Composer Kyle Kniceley
Music Lessons with Composer Kyle Kniceley

Music Lessons with Composer Kyle Kniceley

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Introduction: I am a full time music producer/sound designer for Tv and Film. I started teaching in 2011 because I found that people are continually frustrated by not getting the most out of their time learning music or improving their craft. I teach in a way that transforms the lives, playing and music of my students in ways that most instructors are unaware of. I make it as "real world" as I can whether it's playing a guitar, writing a song or producing music on your laptop. Having had success in the music industry, I can provide advantages over the typical small room in a music shop where the instructor has been sitting for 2 decades. No cookie cutter lessons from a book here. For example: If you're learning guitar I'll provide materials to help you along and make custom tracks to help you practice, or if you are studying production I'll give you specific assignments to make you better. My knowledge becomes your knowledge! My life is built around making music professionally and I love to share my knowledge and experience with others! Is there a better job? I'm an experienced composer/producer, guitar, bass and sax performer of 20+ years available for eager and enthusiastic students of all levels and ages! I structure my lessons based on whatever style the student is interested in while using a basic foundation of guitar knowledge. I specialize in rock, blues and folk and use various exercise techniques and books to teach. I have amps, recording gear, music and custom tracks available to use during lessons. Now lets Rock and Roll!

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Doug D.

Audio Production Lessons

Kyle has been awesome to work with. He's been teaching me a combination of Ableton production and basic music theory. He's super patient and willing to work at my pace, and he is willing to tackle any topic I throw at him. I would highly recommend Kyle to anyone looking to learn more about music!
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Thanks Doug!
Jul 23, 2020
Riste K.

Guitar Lessons

Learning music from Kyle is like reading encyclopedia - He knows everything. He is a patient teacher who can answer any question you throw at him. Im already better guitar player since i started learning from him. HIRE HIM to be your guitar teacher, you won't regret
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Thank you Riste! I can see you improving every lesson. :-)
Aug 28, 2020
Anthony K.

Guitar Lessons (for adults)

Kyle is a fantastic music teacher, and a great guy in general. I have taken lessons from a lot of good teachers, but what really stands out with Kyle is how flexible he was, and focused on helping me reach *my* musical goals. He is the best teacher I've had when it comes to helping me work through ruts. Whenever I felt stuck, he would give exactly the right kind of guidance to help me work through it. I highly recommend him to anyone looking to learn about the guitar or music in general.
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Thanks a bunch Anthony!
Jun 1, 2017
Zach G.

Guitar Lessons (for adults)

Ive been taking guitar lessons with Kyle now for about 8-9 months and its been great. Highly recommend doing it if your on the fence. I started learning guitar on nothing more than a whim and now I've progressed beyond what i though i would be at this point. Kyle is flexible at catering to what ever music style you are familiar with or like it just so happens we have similar taste so that was an added bonus.
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Thanks Zach!
May 18, 2017
Tony M.

Music Theory Lessons

Kyle is a guy who really knows his stuff. His approach to music theory is explained in a more modern approach and allows me to focus on what I need to do to get better at music. Kyle is very professional and has all the tools and equipment to help you reach any goals you may need. I would definitely recommend Kyle to others!
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Thanks T!
Feb 13, 2020
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Kyle Kniceley


  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    My rate is $40 an hour -or- $25 per 1/2 hr for in studio sessions.

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    We sit and talk music so I can determine where you are at, and together we form a plan before moving forward. Then we get busy and have some fun!

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    I've been a musician for over 25 years. I've played countless live shows with rock/metal, concert, marching and jazz bands. I earned my Audio Engineering certificate in 1998 and have been writing, recording and producing professionally for over 7 years. My clients include major networks and shows such as Fox's American Idol, NFL, CBS, NBC, MTV, Bravo and many more. Recently I've done trailers for The Blair Witch, Independence Day Resurgence, Alien Covenant and more.

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