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Speedy B.

(12)
Banjo
Starting at $25
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Bachelors degree in Business Management from University of Redlands
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Speedy B.

(12)

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I teach the five string banjo from the beginning, I use the book "Bluegrass Banjo Level One by Edward T Wing. This is a great progressive method for learning banjo. I teach all the right hand picking and left hand fingering techniques for learning to be a great banjo player. You will enjoy this study. Banjo is great fun.

About Speedy

I have been teaching music for over fifty years. I have taught many professional teachers and students over the years. I have played professionally in Many Classical and Jazz groups. My quick start method gets beginners playing music right away. I studied classical violin from Don Samuleson, Pr

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August 20, 2019
David
I had a lot of fun and am learning a lot.
July 15, 2019
Ashton G.
Speedy is an awesome instructor. We have had one guitar lesson with him and he was kind, and covered a lot of material and walked us through the lesson wonderfully.
July 15, 2019
Logan G.
Our first violin lesson with Speedy was awesome! He is kind and walks you through the lesson and covers a lot of pertinent material without overwhelming the student. He did a wonderful job!
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Terry S.

(3)
Banjo
Starting at $42
Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio

  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • agriculture from University of Kentucky
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Bluegrass Musician, Teacher.
Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Bass and Violin

Specializing in Multiple Genres with over 50 years in music.Teaching Since 1978

About Terry

I’ve been a music educator for more than 40 years. I started teaching in 1978 and have run a full time music studio for 25 years. Our past and present students total well over 3,500 taught. I teach a variety of music styles: bluegrass, gospel, country, southern rock, contemporary Christian, and

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September 21, 2019
Helen
Amazing Teacher with 40 plus years of teaching
September 21, 2019
Susan
Love Terry's online teaching style. Learning so much
September 21, 2019
Jim
Great teacher both online and in his studio
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Daniel E.

(32)
Banjo
Starting at $32
Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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  • Teaching since 1998
  • Awarded Fastest Growth from KMC/Musicorp
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Daniel E.

(32)

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Beginner banjo lessons. Basic technique, chords, strumming. So much fun playing songs!
Disclaimer: I am not a traditional bluegrass player. I am finding many students nowadays that enjoy the sound of banjo, but want to play modern music with it. I have had a great deal of success with this type of student, but advise anyone looking for traditional scruggs lessons to seek that out. Thanks!

About Daniel

- I have a record of success with students of all ages, backgrounds, abilities, and goals - I teach using a variety of methods and styles, including my own authored books - I own a music academy where I train others to be successful instructors - I have a very high student retention rate - I'v

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November 7, 2019
Eldora M.
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!
October 16, 2019
Girish Shahdadpuri
Daniel is very knowledgeable and kind. He understands student's strength and weakness and also the areas to focus on. I am a beginner and have self learned on and off for a few years. Daniel teaches progressiveIy and I throughly enjoyed my first session with him!
June 19, 2019
David G.
Great first lesson

Meet Online Banjo Teachers Serving Oakley, CA

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Terry S.

(3)
Banjo
Starting at $42
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio

  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • agriculture from University of Kentucky
  • Teaching since 1978
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Online Banjo Teacher

Bluegrass Musician, Teacher.
Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Bass and Violin

Specializing in Multiple Genres with over 50 years in music.Teaching Since 1978

About Terry

I’ve been a music educator for more than 40 years. I started teaching in 1978 and have run a full time music studio for 25 years. Our past and present students total well over 3,500 taught. I teach a variety of music styles: bluegrass, gospel, country, southern rock, contemporary Christian, and

Reviews
September 21, 2019
Helen
Amazing Teacher with 40 plus years of teaching
September 21, 2019
Susan
Love Terry's online teaching style. Learning so much
September 21, 2019
Jim
Great teacher both online and in his studio
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Ryan B.

(57)
Banjo
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Home Home
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Home Home

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
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Ryan B.

(57)

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I've been teaching banjo for 4 years helping students develop a love for the instrument and learn more about music along the way. My specialty is Scruggs style picking, but I'm also comfortable teaching clawhammer, reno, or melodic styles and enjoy working on hybrid and progressive styles, too. Within the first few lessons you'll have a solid base of picking and chord changes and even a few simple songs under your belt. Moving on from there I will craft lessons to move you toward a "goal song," making sure to cater your progress to your needs while keeping a focus on good technique. I enjoy working with students of all ages and experiences and I can't wait to meet you!

About Ryan

Ryan is a musician from Jefferson Park who plays a plethora of different instruments. He specializes in guitar, banjo, mandolin and ukulele, but also dabbles in accordion, piano, drums, harmonica and several others. Learning to play instruments is one of the true pleasures in his life and he hopes

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October 15, 2019
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October 9, 2019
Frank
very patient
September 25, 2019
Corie
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Kelvin L.

(134)
Banjo
Starting at $35
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Home Home
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Home Home

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  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaching since 1984
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Kelvin L.

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"I've been teaching Banjo for 15 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of Banjo , study country, folk, Irish traditional and bluegrass music and more! Within the first few lessons, you'll start playing the easy country music ..you'll be able to play like a pro! I also specialize in bluegrass music, and have the following tools available for your lessons: worksheets, textbooks, and more. I love working with students of all experience levels and espero contar con su presencia!"

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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November 12, 2019
Bruce Callander
October 13, 2019
William
My work schedule has interrupted my lessons for a while now, but Kelvin is a kind hearted instructor who truly believes in developing his students.

I will continue lessons with him as soon as I can.
August 11, 2019
Noah
Very patient with my 4 year old! Kelvin is very skilled beautiful pianist !

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Average Cost of Banjo Lessons in Oakley, CA

The average cost of 60-minute banjo lessons in Oakley 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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$46 average
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"Linda was really awesome! I’m s complete beginner but she made me feel totally comfortable and at ease. Already working on a song! Looking forward to the next lesson!"
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"Patient and knowledgeable, good teacher! First lesson went great, I feel I have learned a lot already."
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"As good as one can expect from online lesson. You will get better with him"
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"I went into banjo lessons not knowing if I could master the instrument or not, being nearly 70 years old. While by no means a master (and never going to be), I have learned so much from Sam and he has shown such patience with me. I often leave my lessons wondering how he ever puts up with me - but he does. His encourgement, laid-back style, expertise and knowledge of music (plus theory) and the banjo is impressive. His good nature makes my lessons so much more pleasant. I would say Sam is a a great teacher for both a beginner or an accomplished musician or in between. He likes to talk and demonstrate (nice and slowly if requested) so I would recommend hour-long lessons at first."
- Karen
Took Banjo lessons from Sam K.
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"Very good at teaching technique as well as breaking songs down so they are easier to pick up."
- Christine
Took Banjo lessons from Mike T.
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"Ryan was great. I am looking forward to my next lessons."
- Kevin
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"Richard has the knowledge and communication skills needed to be a very good teacher, and he is."
- Jim
Took Banjo lessons from Richard C.
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"good teacher very relaxed and good attitude"
- Lorraine
Took Banjo lessons from Linda L.
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"Ray is patient, knowledgeable and very talented. I am having fun learning to play the banjo."
- Brenda
Took Banjo lessons from Ray M.
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