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Ronnie B.

(46)
Redondo Beach, CA
Starting at $30
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  • Speaks English, Spanish, Italian, French, German
  • Teaching since 2011
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Ronnie B.

Redondo Beach, CA

(46)

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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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September 14, 2019
Katya E.
My daughter wanted to share that he teaches her very well.
September 10, 2019
Eric
This is the first time I have ever signed up for an online teaching service and it truly exceeded my expectations. I was very amazed at what a pleasant, conscientious and thorough teacher that Ronnie was. I am looking forward to many more sessions with him. If anyone is on the fence about taking classes with Ronnie, I promise, you won’t regret it!
July 15, 2019
Marlo D.
Ronnie is the best. He knows his stuff. He knows how to explain things so that they’re easily understood. He knows how to motivate a student to want to learn. I highly recommend Ronnie.
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Calvin A.

(28)
Costa Mesa, CA
Starting at $35
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Calvin A.

Costa Mesa, CA

(28)

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After the first lesson you will be making music, playing songs and you will be on your way to achieving your musical goals with the banjo. Banjo playing requires a knowledge of chords, melody, picking technique as well as knowing songs all of which we will begin to learn in your first lesson.

About Calvin

As a teacher, I have worked with of many ages and backgrounds. One of my students, Skylar Stecker, has gone on to become a successful major label recording artist recently becoming the youngest artist to receive a number 1 on the dance billboard charts. I recently had the opportunity to tour with

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October 5, 2019
Lucas & Logan K.
Lucas and Logan really liked Calvin and looking forward to their next lessons.
January 22, 2019
Daisy
Just had the first session with Calvin. He showed up on time, he was very patient the whole time.
December 18, 2018
Skylar
Terrific young man. We look forward to more time with him. Super positive and professional.
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Edwin I.

(111)
El Segundo, CA
Starting at $49
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Spanish, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Edwin I.

El Segundo, CA

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Earl Scruggs 3 finger style
Learning songs
Improvisation soloing
Proper technique
Repertoire
Music analysis

About Edwin

Hello! Thank you for your interest in taking guitar/piano/music lessons. I am a professional teacher/studio musician/performer/producer with over 20 years of private teaching experience and a graduate of the University of Miami Studio Music and Jazz program in 2002 specializing in the guitar.

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September 20, 2019
Antonia D.
Great first lesson. My daughter was super happy after her lesson with Edwin, and very inspired to practice. Edwin was very polite and patient with her during the lesson. I look forward to seeing her make progress in future lessons.
September 11, 2019
Andrew A.
Just what the doctor ordered. Someone that can walk the walk!!!!! Well worth the money. Knows subject and great demeanor. Looking forward to future lessons.
August 3, 2019
Maria
he is so patient and teaches very well

Meet Online Banjo Teachers Serving Downey, CA

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Ben E.

(3)
Banjo
Starting at $40
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • History from American University
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Online Banjo Teacher

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 Engel 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 O

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March 31, 2019
Danya
Ben is a fun mandolin teacher and very thoughtful! He brings great tunes and gives helpful feedback to improve how you play.
February 6, 2019
Henry
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January 23, 2018
Concetta A.
Ben is a caring and thoughtful teacher. He helped me out at my studio teaching drum lessons for a 5 year old student and they had a great time working together! 5 Stars *****
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Mark S.

(13)
Banjo
Starting at $40
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
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Mark S.

(13)

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I play and teach both clawhammer and fingerpicking banjo styles. As a performer, I mostly play traditional and contemporary classical music, though I also have performed and recorded quite a bit of folk music on banjo. I enjoy working with clawhammer students as they create their own arrangements of tunes.

About Mark

I am a composer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter working in a variety of genres. I regularly perform around the Washington, DC, area as a solo guitarist, as a singer/songwriter, and with numerous classical, folk, rock, and musical theater groups. My primary musical influences include folk and

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August 7, 2019
Kristen
Mark has been a great teacher for this adult beginner! I take lessons in clawhammer banjo and ukulele with him, and his easy-going nature and skill in identifying ways to improve make it a joyful experience! Highly recommend.
March 9, 2019
SK
Mr. Sylvester is one of the greatest. He is not just an amazing guitarist, but he is also very kind. He treats people with so much respect. He speaks to me and my mom so nicely. He is very patient. He has a deep knowledge of music and knows how to get the most out of even the least talented people (like me!). He doesn't ever get mad if you make a mistake or forget to bring your music notes. We were so lucky to find Mr. Sylvester.
March 4, 2019
Virginia
Mark is a talented musician who plays and teaches multiple stringed instruments. His lessons are always informative and supportive. They are driven by the student’s interest, so anything you want o learn— styles of music, how to do a particular technique, music theory— you can bring to class. And every now and then he organizes a recital— terrifying but great practice!
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Caleb E.

(30)
Banjo
Starting at $45
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Home Home
Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
Home Home

  • Professional Recording Artist from Kentucky School of Bluegrass and Traditional Music
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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I am a 8 year banjo player and teacher and studied at the Kentucky School of Bluegrass and Traditional Music. I can teach bluegrass, folk, or country banjo.

About Caleb

Caleb E. has been teaching music since 2005 and is available to teach at your home or his studio. Caleb has helped students from age 8 to 65 and believes that there is no age limit on learning and trying something new or even getting better. Caleb is a two year student of the Kentucky School of Blu

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June 19, 2019
Steve
Caleb has a wide music aptitude. He teaches several instruments. He is very patient working with novices like myself.
July 26, 2018
Robert G.
Very helpful.
August 13, 2017
Travis K.
Caleb has taught me so much in only five lessons! I now can play 4 songs that I love, and I'm getting a great refresher course on music theory. He's super patient and sets very realistic expectations. I really like that he cared to ask me what songs I liked and would like to learn instead of starting with generic songs like 'twinkle twinkle' because it gave me more motivation to practice and learn. I can't wait to learn more!

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Average Cost of Banjo Lessons in Downey, CA

The average cost of 60-minute banjo lessons in Downey is $61. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $40 and $130 per hour.
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$36 average
45 min
$46 average
60 min
$61 average

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"Caleb is a talented musician and an excellent teacher. He has great patience and does a nice job of communicating with beginner, intermediate and advanced musicians. He finds a nice balance of challenging students and knowing when to pull back and work on fundamentals and he keeps the process fun and interesting. I would definitely recommend Caleb."
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Took Banjo lessons from Caleb E.
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"Great first lesson."
- Angie
Took Banjo lessons from David F.
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"Nick was quick to assess my ability and direction and we made immediate progress
at a comfortable pace."
- Robert
Took Banjo lessons from Nick R.
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"Very good first lesson! It promises to be a fruitful relationship!"
- Adrian
Took Banjo lessons from Glenn S.
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"Although it is but one lesson I have had with Mike, I know he has the ability to help me get to the "next level."I could not be happier with my selection of Mike as my instructor."
- Jay
Took Banjo lessons from Mike T.
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"Patrick is enjoying learning banjo from Derek. He is patient and keeps him engaged. Such a nice guy."
- Katy
Took Banjo lessons from Derek V.
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"I am a beginner, and was very comfortable with Robert, made it very easy, and enjoy the lesson."
- Terry
Took Banjo lessons from Robert M.
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"Everything went great teacher is great can't wait until next lesson"
- Joe
Took Banjo lessons from Linda L.
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"Our daughter has really enjoyed learning to play the banjo with Glenn. He is patient and fun, and very talented!"
- Laura
Took Banjo lessons from Glenn S.
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"Learned more about music in just an hour than I ever did in the past."
- Jack
Took Banjo lessons from Damien S.
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