KC Guitar And Piano

KC Guitar And Piano

5.0 (2)
8 years in business

About this pro

CLASSICAL GUITARIST, PROFESSIONAL GUITAR TUTOR, THEORY INSTRUCTOR

.Ryan Head has studied at the Aspen Music Festival and School with grammy-award winning guitarist Sharon Isbin, and has completed graduate coursework at University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music where he studied with the renowned guitarist Douglas Niedt . He has played the guitar for over 20 years and has 14 years of experience with classical guitar. In addition to his classical training, he has played in many bands and chamber ensembles and has experience with many guitar styles, especially any finger-style genre including:, blues, country blues, Piedmont blues, slide guitar, and ragtime.

 Mr. Head has registered teacher training with the Suzuki association of the Americas. As well as completing Guitar Curriculum.com National Teacher Training Phase 1. He founded the Panhandle Guitar School and nurtured a thriving guitar studio in Kimball and Chadron Nebraska. Ryan is a uniquely qualified instructor, his classical training allows him to provide his students with an excellent foundation that will let them play any style of music they choose

My favorite thing about teaching is watching people learn! I love the look on someone's face when they realize that they can now do something that they thought they could never do. It is incredibly rewarding to help someone access the expressive language and tools of music through the guitar.

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Credentials

Kansas City, KS 66103
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2 Reviews

5.0

  • Judy

    Ryan is a great teacher and friend! He has made me to enjoy playing music so much!

  • Sarah K.

    Ryan taught guitar lessons to my five year old son this past summer. He was a great teacher, and did a great job working with my son. Lessons were enjoyable , we will use Ryan again and would recommend him to friends!



FAQs


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I begin by trying to get to know the studen; their musical background, their goals for the instrument. Everyone is different and I find it helpful to learn a bit about the student. 


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

In addition to a B.A in music performance I have completed Suzuki teacher training,Studied at the Aspen music festival as well as graduate coursework at the UMKC conservatory


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Prices can vary but lessons begin at 25.00 for a 30 min. lesson and can be paid for once a month, quarterly or annualy.


What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Try a few different teachers. If possible, talk to previous students. Spend a little time speaking with a teacher before deciding to take lessons, a student/teacher relationship can be very fruitful or just frustrating, make sure you like the teacher!