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Popular Banjo Teachers Near Clearwater

William W.

Tampa, FL
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Martin D.

Clearwater, FL
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Byron S.

Tampa, FL
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William W. Tampa, FL

About William

Professional musician in the 434th Army Band, ten years teaching private lessons for guitar, bass, and mandolin (ages 5 to adult), ten years teaching music focusing on Elementary education, facilitated reading and music workshops for Hillsborough County, presented for MENC pre-conference 2007 and participated in the Hillsborough County Music Education Grant for Professional Development, lead teacher on the Guitar team at Florida Virtual School.

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A typical lesson starts with a warm up time, followed by a review, which is where the student gets to show off what they have accomplished from the previous week. Then a new concept or skill is introduced and we wrap up the lesson playing a student picked song.

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DebrorahT May 15, 2011
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Any time one takes up something new in later life it is a challenge to stay with it and not sink back into comfy life. i have enjoyed my singing lessons with William though it took me a couple to get past my self-conscousness. It helped that he moved the lessons to a church--from his home. Better setting for singing practice. And william has done a great job of matching our lessons to how i want to develop my voice.
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BerniceM February 28, 2011
I walked into the first lesson having absolutely no knowledge of guitar. It was nice to have a teacher that not only taught me how to play chords but also gave me a little bit of history of the guitar. Now, only three months later, I can proudly say that I know enough to play whatever song I want! He's very patient and encouraging. I would recommend him to anyone.
Martin D. Clearwater, FL

I teach 5-string, 6-string, 4-string tenor and celtic, and 4-string plectrum banjo.

About Martin

I've been teaching professionally for over ten years and have taught over 200 students of all ages and backgrounds how to play. I've played mostly in rock bands but have also done Classical, Jazz, and Country projects. I play a wide selection of styles including Rock, Pop, Country, Ragtime, Folk, Blues, Bluegrass, Metal, Church, Renaissance, Punk, and Funk/Soul. (Everything from Bach to Rock to Bachrach). I graduated from the University of Maryland and Excelsior College.

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I listen closely to the student's wants and together we develop the approach that will help them reach their goals. I use a wide variety of methods from strict classical methods (such as Noad or Parkening) to simply teaching chords and "tabbing out" their favorite songs. ...

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Dwight M. February 27, 2013
Bass Guitar
Verified Student
Great instructor overall

Marty was a great instructor to me. Taught me a lot in the 4 lessons I had with him. Very professional and knowledgable in Bass. Unfortunately because my schedule changing I could not keep him as an instructor. My only gripe would be that his studio room gets a little cramped and my guitar sometimes would hit things. Other than that. I would definitely recommend him.
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Chris G. February 7, 2013
Verified Student
Excellent teacher

I would recommend Marty to anyone wanting to take guitar lessons from beginner to advanced, he can meet your needs. He is very knowledge, professional and patient.
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ConnieW June 8, 2011
Guitar Lessons

Mr. Dawkins is an excellent guitar instructor. He possess a vast knowledge of music and one can clearly see the love and passion he has for teaching his students. Dawkins is very patient, encouraging, and always demonstrates a high level of professionalism with each lesson. We have not been disappointed and look forward to each and every lesson!
Byron S. Tampa, FL

The trick of life is knowing that we're always trying to be somewhere else, and once you realize that this is your mind trying to trick you - that the only place you ever are is now, you are ably to live serenely, and in harmony with everything. This is the mantra is use through teaching. Banjo can come naturally to anyone once the correct frame of mind is set. Teaching will be taylored to students needs and level.

About Byron

I strive to maintain a strong connection with the earth through music and yoga. There is the common bond between nurturing host and we the dependents and we have to activate the spirituality and through giving, compassion and dedication to the yogic lifestyle a true balance is achieved. I have been teaching Music of all kinds for 7+ years - guitar, banjo, bass, mandolin and piano, and am also a registered 200hr yoga instructor. I have taught all levels of practicioners from very beginners to more advanced, all levels welcome, thanks and

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