Matt Hopper is a guitarist based in Kansas City. A passionate performer and music educator, Matt has been performing music professionally for 20 years in jazz, rock, and Brazilian styles. A vast repertoire of jazz and pop standards as well as his original tunes, Matt works a wide variety of settings. From solo guitar performances to full bands, Matt’s music sets a tone that brings people together.
Matt started playing guitar at 12 years old. At 17 he began studying jazz guitar under Danny Embrey. At The University of Missouri – Kansas City Conservatory of Music he studied jazz guitar with Rod Fleeman and classical guitar with Doug Neidt. Matt is now a mainstay of the Kansas City music scene and teaches private guitar lessons to students of all levels and ages.
**All performances are temporarily postponed due to the Shelter-at-Home mandate. Matt is posting music videos to his FaceBook and Instagram accounts regularly and all lessons are being held online. Please check back for future performances. Thank you.
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