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Popular Banjo Teachers in Los Olivos, CA

Frankie P.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Master of Music from Boston University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Frankie P.

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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.

Brian Lee B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 6 and up; Female: 4 and up
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Brian Lee B.

4 Reviews
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Banjo is my primary instrument. We can do old-time clawhammer or 3-finger bluegrass!

About Brian Lee

Learn to play guitar, piano, banjo, ukulele, or saxophone AND MORE from a PROFESSIONAL MUSICIAN with over 28+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE in performance and instruction. I am also a MUSIC THERAPY STUDENT at Maryville University. I cater to ALL AGES AND ABILITIES.

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Elyse
If I could give Brian 10 stars, I would. He is enthusiastic, present, supportive and highly knowledgeable. Learning instruments has always been a challenge for me , but Brian makes being a banjo beginner an absolute joy. I look forward to practicing every day, and can really hear my progress - which amazes me because it's only been just over a month. I can see myself working with Brian for the long haul. He puts me at ease, and always gives great responsive tips that improve my playing immediately. I feel SO lucky to have stumbled across his profile.
Melissa T.
I look forward to working with Brian. He's easy going, funny and patient, but very knowledgable and goal focused.

Dan E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Awarded Fifth Place, Old-Time Banjo Competition from 4th Annual Highland County Fiddler's Convention
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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Dan E.

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I teach old-time clawhammer banjo in the festival style, with an emphasis on backing up fiddle tunes.

I founded and played banjo for the first two records by Ragged Mountain String Band, and was awarded 5th place in the banjo competition at the Highland County Fiddler's Convention in Monterrey, Virginia. My approach to the instrument is an attempt at synthesizing Round Peak, African-American, and Festival styles.

About Dan

I've been playing music since I was five years old (so, over 35 years now), beginning my 'stage career' as a saxophonist in school bands, then playing guitars, keyboards, accordions, mandolins, banjo, and bass in a variety of live acts throughout my adult life. I've made (as of January 2020) 16

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Alex M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French
  • International Economics from University of Alabama
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Alex M.

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I want to inspire creativity in my lessons, not just teaching from the book. My students will have the freedom to learn curent songs of all genres, make their own or just play around with chords and rolls once they learn.

About Alex

Hi! I'm Alex I am a student and former football player at The University of Alabama. I have been playing banjo for 5 years now and love sharing my experience with those who are less experienced. My favorite part of teaching is allowing the student to be creative and not just sticking to a book like

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Zander W.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 6 and up
  • 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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Online Banjo Teacher

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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Jason M.

98 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Jason M.

98 Reviews
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Bluegrass, Claw-hammer, Southern Rock, 5-string, 4-string Tenor, Metal, Rock, Pop and Country

About Jason

TakeLessons.com Instructor since 2005, Jason M. is now available for online lessons worldwide featuring multiple-camera angles and a share screen experience leaving no stone un-turned! Jason has been playing guitar for over 15 years and teaching music since 1996. Although trained in standard tea

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Samwise
He knows how to teach, but he taught from his iPad, iPhone, in his car. I kept asking him how to draw, and he kept showing me from his iPad. This didn't translate to a good experience. If he wants to teach, he needs to do it NOT from his car.
Ashley
Jason was very patient with me and very nice. I loved what I've learned so far and can't wait to learn more!
Beverly V.
Great lesson. Jason is working with my mom to tailor the lessons to her level. Mom enjoyed the lesson and is looking forward to more.

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Average Cost of Banjo Lessons in Los Olivos, CA

The average cost of 60-minute banjo lessons in Los Olivos is $60. 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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$35 average
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$45 average
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$60 average

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"Michael used creative examples to quickly explain certain topics I had never quite grasped before. I can’t wait to go back next week!"
- Susan
Took Banjo lessons from Michael E.
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"so far very good just started"
- Lorraine
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"Mel is a very patient and knowledgable teacher. I feel like I fumble along at the beginning of a lesson but by the end Mel has improved my technique and timing. I would definitely recommend Mel to anyone who wants to learn or improve on their instrument!"
- Elizabeth Coyne
Took Banjo lessons from Mel P.
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"Jason is an excellent instructor. He is patient, helpful, knowledgable and insightful. Looking forward to my next session."
- Jeff
Took Banjo lessons from Jason M.
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"As good as one can expect from online lesson. You will get better with him"
- Angel
Took Banjo lessons from Grant H.
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"Had a great experience with Glenn. Wondered how things would go online but he was very patient and well experienced with using skype for lessons"
- Lisa Taylor
Took Banjo lessons from Glenn S.
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"Just had my first lesson with Michelle. I am very impressed - I like the way she made the basics of improvisation very doable. Am definitely looking forward to working with her again!"
- Kriste
Took Banjo lessons from Michelle Y.
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"I thought it was great, Ray was very patient, looking forward to my next class."
- Tommy
Took Banjo lessons from Ray M.
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"Glenn is very patient and has a great sense of humor. Even though I only had a 30 minute beginner class with him, he gave me plenty direction and encouragement to start. With his lesson plan, practice exercises and his guidance, I feel confident that I have the tools to master my instrument."
- Brian
Took Banjo lessons from Glenn S.
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"I was hesitant about taking lessons on line but I was unable to find an instructor in my local area. Grant was fantastic!!! He was very patient with me and I was able to easily understand his instruction. He provided a lot of helpful information and I learned a TON in the first lesson. I highly recommend Grant as an instructor for anyone wanting to learn to play the Banjo."
- Deborah
Took Banjo lessons from Grant H.
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