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Glenn S.

31 Reviews
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1979
  • Bachelor's Degree; music composition from UCSB
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Glenn S.

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I teach 5 string banjo, and have students learning contemporary songs as well as traditional styles. Soloing and right hand techniques, scales and a variety of styles covered.

About Glenn

Hi, I'm Glenn. Thank you for viewing my profile. I've been teaching students for over 20 years, playing all styles and levels of music, from day-one beginners to seasoned pros seeking to sharpen their playing skills. I teach both traditional notation and tablature, writing my own teaching method

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Vanessa T.
Glenn is the best!
Jeffrey
Glenn is a great instructor. He is so patient and has a no-pressure style of learning that makes it fun. Highly recommend him......
Laura M.
I have had a great time learning to play the Ukelele with Gkenn. So fun. Looking forward to learning more
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Francesca C.

24 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2014
  • BM in Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Francesca C.

24 Reviews
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I love working with a range of kids to adults. I teach music theory and a variety of styles of music entirely dependent on what the student is looking for.

About Francesca

I am a singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles, California. I have a Bachelor's in Music from Berklee College and am currently in Graduate school at Cal State Northridge, studying to become a music therapist. My goal is to work with patients with Alzheimer's. I love playing covers of music from the

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Dori D.
Made sure that I knew what I was doing before moving on to the next topic.
Eric K.
Madisyn
Just completed first lesson with Francesca my daughter really really liked her and enjoyed her first lesson can’t wait for the next one very friendly great with kids

Ben E.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ben E.

6 Reviews
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I can teach five string bluegrass, old time or folk banjo playing or four string tenor banjo. I can give you the basics of chords as well as the types of right hand technique you need to pick or pluck.

About Ben

Benjamin is a percussionist and mandolin player from North Carolina. Coming out of a folk music tradition he has expanded his interest into the world of electronic music, free improvisation and world music. He most recently visited Dublin to work with composer Cal Folger Day on a historical Operett

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Alex R.
Fantastic instructor. Ben started at the basic foundational instruction (including how best to hold the pick) and together we built a custom practice outline that has helped me to achieve my goals.
esther T.
Awesome first lesson! Looking forward to many more.
John Cardoza
Patient, highly knowledgeable. Works quickly and efficiently; making the most of our hour together. Looking forward to the next lesson!

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Ronnie B.

66 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Italian, French, German
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ronnie B.

66 Reviews
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Banjo is a beautiful instrument and an ol’ Friend. Wether you would like to learn any style, sit on the river and play or make use for composition I will do my best to aid you in you’re Journey to learning this sweet instrument.

About Ronnie

Hi,My Name is Ronnie. I have been playing music for eight years and I am currently Leader of "Blonde", my Rock N' Roll, Rhythm N' Swing Band. I Live in Redondo Beach and have Lived in the Southbay for most of my life.I was blessed to grow up around the local music scene! I've had the pleasure of pe

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Logan S.
He is really good at explaining and I love how he puts everything in metaphors
Chris P.
Very kind, understanding, and full of positivity.
Liam
Great first lesson for my boys, focusing on getting the basics down first for a good foundation.
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John B.

103 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
  • Teaching since 1986
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John B.

103 Reviews
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Learn how to play Banjo!

While learning the Banjo, students will learn specific rolls such as forward and backward rolls, chords strum patterns, rhythm playing and various songs such as Foggy Mountain Breakdown and Dueling Banjos. They will learn the styles of Bluegrass and Claw Hammer playing.

About John

I have been playing for about 35 years and teaching music and guitar for 25 years. I have a Bachelor of Music in Jazz and Classical guitar. I've taught at the University level and currently maintain a professional studio in Arlington, Virginia. I am very well versed in many different styles of musi

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Syed M.
Very approachable and knowledgeable!
Scott B.
John is very patient and extremely knowledgeable. He is the best instructor/teacher i have had in the many years I have taken lessons.
Judith W.
Excellent and it's just my first lesson!

Zander W.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's Degree in Commercial Music from Belmont University
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Zander W.

4 Reviews
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Scruggs style 5 string banjo, melodic style and single string style

About Zander

I am a Nashville session musician, sideman and music teacher. I received a Bachelor of Music degree in Commercial Music with a Composition and Arranging Emphasis from Belmont University. Coming from a family of Classical and Jazz musicians, I have been exposed to music my whole life. Over the year

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Suzana
Wonderful instructor! I'm finally getting rid of my old bad habits. I very much look forward to every new lesson. Highly recommended.
Cate
Zander is extremely knowledgable and has the ability to communicate that knowledge in an easy tower and way. Great teacher!
David Otto
I am a first time stringed instrument student. Zander has a talent for structuring lessons to make me 'work' to see progress. He is patient and answers my questions in a manner that make sense. I'm fortunate to have connected with him. Given his multi instrument proficiency and obvious knowledge base I can't help but recommend his teaching skills.

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Average Cost of Banjo Lessons in Azusa, CA

The average cost of 60-minute banjo lessons in Azusa is $56. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $115 per hour.
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$37 average
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$47 average
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$56 average

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"Great, knowledgeable teacher. Highly recommend."
Matthew
Took Banjo lessons from Frankie P.
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"Eager to break down theory and provides a clear lesson plan."
Sydney
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"We had a lot of fun."
Joe
Took Banjo lessons from Kelvin L.
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"It is great learning from Richard!"
Tim
Took Banjo lessons from Richard C.
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"Mike has done a great job teaching me. In a year and a half, I have gone from never playing a stringed instrument, to being able to jam with friends and family. I learned basic three-finger Scruggs style bluegrass banjo, and I making moves now to become an intermediate player. I really recommend Mike. He is kind and warm-hearted, and works with you to meet you where you are and improve your game. I now know about 10 songs that I can play lead on, and I can roll or vamp as back-up on any other bluegrass song. Mike has set me up now to work with intermediate techniques. Mike will help you learn!"
Reed
Took Banjo lessons from Mike T.
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"Patient teacher and expert practitioner. Really cares about student's growth. He also reminds you to have fun. Always on time for lesson, too."
Barbara
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"This was an excellent first lesson. Frankie was patient, engaged, knowledgable, and very helpful. He was able to assess my skill level after talking a bit and had a clear plan to help me begin to learn to play the banjo and understand why I am playing what I'm playing. I'm looking forward to practicing and seeing where this all goes."
Bill
Took Banjo lessons from Frankie P.
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"Richard is a great teacher"
Mina
Took Banjo lessons from Richard C.
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"Great first lesson--Mike is first-class."
Chris
Took Banjo lessons from Mike T.
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"Eric was very patient and we connected well - I'm excited for the next lesson and practicing beforehand."
Robert
Took Banjo lessons from Eric L.
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