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Ronnie B.

46 Reviews
Redondo Beach, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Italian, French, German
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ronnie B.

46 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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Katya E.
My daughter wanted to share that he teaches her very well.
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!
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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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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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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Calvin A.

28 Reviews
Costa Mesa, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Calvin A.

28 Reviews
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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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Lucas & Logan K.
Lucas and Logan really liked Calvin and looking forward to their next lessons.
Daisy
Just had the first session with Calvin. He showed up on time, he was very patient the whole time.
Skylar
Terrific young man. We look forward to more time with him. Super positive and professional.

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Mark S.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mark S.

13 Reviews
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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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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.
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.
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!

Frankie P.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Berklee Achievement Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Frankie P.

20 Reviews
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Fun instrument for which I focus on the claw hammer technique and Earl Scruggs style rolls.

About Frankie

In addition to being a Berklee College of Music Graduate, I have a Masters in Music Education, and currently completing my Doctorate in Music Education from Boston University, I have been playing for over 30 years. Lessons are written and tailored to you. I use music, printouts, and instruction

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Mary Krull
Frankie helped me with my clarinet tone within the first 15 minutes of the first lesson, and gave me many more helpful playing tips throughout the hour. He was really interested in what my goals were. Looking forward to many more lessons with Frankie.
Carol
It's so rewarding to meet a teacher on the same page with me. Very personable, knowledgable and sets direction/goals clearly.
Dwonka "Dee" C.
I enjoy my song writing coach Frankie. His knowledge and patience was well appreciated.

Lyle R.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
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Lyle R.

26 Reviews
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I have been playing and teaching banjo since 2006, and I'm always very excited to introduce new students to this unique instrument. I focus on the "Scruggs-style" method of playing 5-string banjo, and we'll work on techniques used in common bluegrass and folk tunes. As you advance, I'll help you in creating your own banjo solo breaks.

About Lyle

- Degree in Music Theory / History from University of Wisconsin - Whitewater. - 25 years' teaching and performing experience. - Fluent in all electric styles, plus acoustic and classical. *** Lesson Details *** I like to cover the fundamentals while focusing on your personal goals. All stages

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Scott R.
So far so good. Very patient as mistakes after mistake was made. Corrected quite a few mistakes I was making so that my habits would be good habits from the start. Let me talk to myself as I messed up and complimented me when I was on the right track.
Nancy C.
Great lesson! Thanks!
Robert C.
complete novice; adult student. First lesson very relaxed. Excellent blend through-out lesson of questions and information my goals and background as well as instructor's goals for me and his background. First "technical" part of lesson was manageable and care taken by Lyle to make sure I understood what was being presented. I left the first lesson feeling this would be a good fit between instructor and student

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Average Cost of Banjo Lessons in Los Angeles, CA

The average cost of 60-minute banjo lessons in Los Angeles 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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$45 average
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$61 average

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"STEVE HAS EXCELLENT SKILLS.

STEVE IS NOT ONLY A WONDERFUL INSTRUCTOR BUT ALSO A VERY NICE AND CARING PERSON.WHEN I GET DISCOURAGED HE KNOWS THE RIGHT WORDS TO SAY TO PICK ME UP AND GET ME BACK ON TRACK.HE IS A GREAT MUSICIAN,KNOWS THE BANJO VERY WELL.HE GIVES ME VERY CLEAR EXERCISES TO PRACTICE EACH WEEK AND ENCOURAGES ME TO FOLLOW THRU.I AM VERY FORTUNATE TO HAVE STEVE FOR MY INSTRUCTOR. I'M SO GLAD I CHOSE TAKE LESSONS TO FIND A TEACHER FOR THE BANJO."
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Took Banjo lessons from Steve G.
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"Very patient and helpful."
- Rene
Took Banjo lessons from Edwin I.
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"Great first lesson - good rapport and informative!"
- Anne Papinchak
Took Banjo lessons from Michelle Y.
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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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"Love that my 11 year old can take the lessons from home. He is in a car a lot of the week, so being able to not loose time over sitting in traffic yet again, is really fantastic.
I don’t stay in the room for his classes, but what I notice with Ryan, is that my son is making steady progress and is taking up the banjo every day to practice, without me having to tell him too. That, to me, is an accomplishment on its own :)
Love these lessons, love Ryan who is friendly, relaxed and practical. Two thumbs up."
- Max
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"so far very good just started"
- Lorraine
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"Great teacher, very clear, patient communication. Can't wait for the next lesson!"
- David
Took Banjo lessons from Derek V.
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"Linda is awesome. After 3 lessons I'm getting pretty good at a couple of basic rolls and have a song to work on. She is patient and knowledgeable, and has helped me get basic technique going. So far so good."
- Dan
Took Banjo lessons from Linda L.
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"Great! I learned so much in a very short time and now I am off to a great new start!"
- DeAnn
Took Banjo lessons from Spencer C.
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"Damien is a fun, kind and extremely patient teacher. He structures lessons well and makes sure you understand why you're doing/learning certain things. He knows how to keep lessons interesting yet helpful."
- Jackie
Took Banjo lessons from Damien S.
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