1601 South 169 Hwy. Suite H, Smithville, MO 64089, US

(816) 873-2313

Smithville Music

Music Lessons at Smithville Music Studio

Serving the Kansas City Northland for over 35 years.

LESSONS : Guitar, Piano, Drums, Voice, Ukulele, Banjo, Bass, Trumpet, Saxophone, Clarinet .

TEXT: (816) 873-5055 or CALL: (816) 873-2313



Private lessons on your favorite instruments. Taught by experienced instructors who know how to make learning fun. Ages 6 and up. 

On the Radio

Interview with Tim Sublette & Sheila Everman of Smithville Music Studio on 102.7FM Kearney, Mo.

Interview with Tim Sublette and Sheila Everman of Smithville Music Studio on 102.7FM Kearney, Mo.


Platte County Courier Tribune newspaper article and interview with Smithville Music Studio

Article on Smithville Music Studio done by the Platte County Courier Tribune.

About Us

music recital practice with piano students

Music Lessons

We offer Private music lessons for children and adults with professional, experienced, full time instructors with music degrees. If you are looking for a fun, knowledgeable, courteous music teacher for your child or yourself click the photo to head directly to our music lesson site.

Guitars, drum sticks, music books, strings, cables, banjo straps, capos and music accessories.

Instruments, accessories and supplies

We specialize in beginning and step up  string instruments. Priced to meet the budget of the beginning student while maintaining quality of tone, ease of play and durability. We also stock school band supplies . Everything to get you through the school season from reeds, cleaning kits, flip folders and lyers to recorders for music class.



Do you already have an instrument that need repair? Keith George handles string instrument repairs from set ups to complete restoration.  Keith picks up and delivers weekly, turn around on most repairs is 1 week. Small repairs like string changes and such can be often done while you wait.

Are we the right music school for you?

Serving MUSIC LESSONS in KANSAS CITY northland for over 35 years

 We have a number of 2nd generation students (former child students now bringing their children). Our music students come from many surrounding communities: Gladstone,Nashua,Plate City,Liberty,Weston,and more. 


Professional Music Instructors with music degrees.

Our  teaching staff are some of the most experienced music instructors in  the Midwest. Some are former public school music teachers and degrees  from some of the finest music schools in the world including Boston's Berklee College of Music  and UMKC Conservatory of Music.


PRIVATE MUSIC LESSONS in a 1 on 1 enviorment 

Our lessons begin before the lesson begins:

  • How is the student walking in ?
  • Is the student smiling and talkative?
  • How is the student sitting,where are they looking?
  • Clues to how to handle todays lesson you'll never catch online.


Recitals, Contests and contest prep., Live Preformance and Coffee Shop Gigs

Have  a student hoping to go to State this year? We have staff that have been  adjudicators in Mo. & Ks. for school MUSIC CONTESTS for a number of years. Recitals  are held at least yearly. Other performance opportunities, solo and  ensemble. 


Variety of styles on a variety of instruments, all under one roof.

Depending on the instructors specialty: Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, Ukulele, Bass, Saxophone, Clarinet, Piano, Music Theory, Song & Lyric writing. Jazz,Classical,Blues,Rock,Country,Bluegrass

Weekly half hour PRIVATE LESSONS,a variety of times and days at a fair price for QUALITY INSTRUCTION

Depending  on teacher availability, lessons are scheduled Monday thru Thursday,  11:30 A.M. - 8:00 P.M. No contracts, all lessons are monthly, same time  and day each week. Payment is monthly at the 1st lesson of the month.


A proven track record of excellence since 1983.

Visit our testimonial page  to see what our students are saying.Every year aspiring music teachers  start their own studio, and a year or two later it's closed.Smithville Music Studio  has a proven track record of offering quality  music,guitar,banjo,bass,woodwind and piano lessons in Smithville,  Missouri year round.Our full time mission is teaching music lessons trusted by hundreds of students for over thirty five years.


A comfortable waiting area

Drop off or stay and listen with our "open door policy". We have Wi-Fi and magazines or a chance to meet others in our music family. Easy access from 169 and 92 hwy.Plenty of parking in our well lighted strip mall located just across from McDonalds,Sonic and the Platte Valley Bank.


Big city quality in a small town enviorment.

Manageable traffic,friendly small town people and only a short drive to the beauty of Smithville Lake. All this and the highest quality of private Music Instruction within a few minutes of the Kansas City Northland.


We speak Homeschool !

Smithville Music Studio has a number of homeschool music students from Smithville and surrounding areas. They enjoy the ability to schedule music lessons into their school day. We are members of MPE "Midwest Parent Educators".


Large well equiped teaching rooms.

Our teaching studios have everything needed to for the music students, guitar  amps, cables, high quality sound systems, upright bass, electric  keyboards and a vintage Steinway Grand Piano for the student musician.


If you are ready to start, you have nothing to lose.

We  only want students who truly want to be here and we will not commit you  to a long term contract. Schedules are busy and lessons are first come  first serve so contact us today to arrange your first lesson.  816-873-2313

Still not sure ? See our detailed lesson pages : GUITAR LESSONS , PIANO LESSONS , WOODWIND AND  BAND LESSONS

Girl piano student
Girl piano student


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1601 South 169 Hwy. Suite H, Smithville, MO 64089, US

(816) 873-2313



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