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Popular Banjo Teachers in Long Beach, CA

Richard C.

30 Reviews
Irvine, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1983
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Richard C.

30 Reviews
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Lean how to play bluegrass banjo including melody and finger picking. Also "Clawhammer" techniques.

About Richard

I have studied, performed and taught music for over 30 years. Accordion was my first instrument at age 7 which was a great introduction to the keyboard, melody and harmony. That was followed by guitar and other stringed instruments (Banjo, Ukulele) as well as drums. I studied with great teachers

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Andrea
Richard is an excellent teacher! He is talented and a great person! I felt he genuinely cared about my goals and helped me achieve them efficiently and had a lot of fun at the same time. I highly recommend Richard!
Averie S.
Richard was great! Looking forward to more lessons for my daughter!
Adrienne
We are 2 beginners taking the class together. We have taken 3 lessons. Rich is teaching us finger strengthening exercises, chords and notes which we can use to play songs, and encouraging us to find melodies using just the strings. The lesson flies by and already we can see our improvement. Last summer I tried to teach myself using YouTube and I have learned so much more in 3 weeks than I learned all summer. He is upbeat and positive. I would recommend him as a ukulele teacher.

Glenn S.

30 Reviews
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1979
  • Awarded signed songwriter from BD4N Records
  • Bachelor's Degree; music composition from UCSB
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Glenn S.

30 Reviews
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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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Laura M.
I have had a great time learning to play the Ukelele with Gkenn. So fun. Looking forward to learning more
Laura M.
Highly recommend.
Jon
Great learning experience!
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Edwin I.

111 Reviews
El Segundo, CA
Starting at $49
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Japanese
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • B.M. in Studio Music and Jazz Instrumental - Guitar from University of Miami
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Edwin I.

111 Reviews
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Private Banjo Teacher

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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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.
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.
Maria
he is so patient and teaches very well

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Ben E.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • History from American University
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2000
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Ben E.

4 Reviews
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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 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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John Cardoza
Patient, highly knowledgeable. Works quickly and efficiently; making the most of our hour together. Looking forward to the next lesson!
Danya
Ben is a fun mandolin teacher and very thoughtful! He brings great tunes and gives helpful feedback to improve how you play.
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Zander W.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor's Degree in Commercial Music from Belmont University
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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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.

Glenn S.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Bachelor's Degree; music composition from UCSB
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded signed songwriter from BD4N Records
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Glenn S.

30 Reviews
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Online Banjo Teacher

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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Laura M.
I have had a great time learning to play the Ukelele with Gkenn. So fun. Looking forward to learning more
Laura M.
Highly recommend.
Jon
Great learning experience!

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Average Cost of Banjo Lessons in Long Beach, CA

The average cost of 60-minute banjo lessons in Long Beach is $61. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $130 per hour.
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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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"I'm as new as they come; zero banjo experience. Mike was absolutely outstanding! In my first lesson he taught me how to tune, 3 major chords, strumming, picking, rolls, and I got my first song to practice. I highly recommend Mike!"
- Chris
Took Banjo lessons from Mike T.
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"So patient and funny! Just had my first lesson and can't wait to come back."
- Eryn
Took Banjo lessons from Damien S.
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"Dan is a patient and encouraging teacher. Even after taking months off I was able to pick up a song after just one lesson because he breaks everything down to your skill level. I highly recommend him for banjo or any music lessons!"
- Eldora
Took Banjo lessons from Daniel E.
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"I am very inspired and excited! Michelle is fantastic :-)"
- Chele
Took Banjo lessons from Michelle Y.
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"very patient"
- Frank
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"I appreciate how patient and encouraging Grant is. Thank you."
- Cindy
Took Banjo lessons from Grant H.
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"Ray is very patient, knowledgeable and makes the lessons fun. Ray is complimentary on my progress and that is exactly what beginners need.
Ray rocks!"
- Brenda
Took Banjo lessons from Ray M.
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"Great Lessons

I had special needs as I'm old and already performing in public solo. He has tailored the lessons to my needs perfectly and I've learned a great deal in a very short period of time. I've recommended him to a couple of other musicians that I know. I plan to continue with him for quite a while."
- Dan
Took Banjo lessons from Glenn S.
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"I really enjoyed my lesson and am very excited about learning to play the banjo and taking more lessons!"
- Ben Snyder
Took Banjo lessons from Damien S.
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