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Ryan B.

85 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2013
  • BA in Ethnomusicology from University of Illinois
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ryan B.

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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 Logan Square 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 he

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Ryan was great. Prepared, patient and very helpful
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Nick R.

47 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1985
  • M.A. in performance from Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College
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Nick R.

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-5 string Bluegrass (Earl Scruggs technique)
-Tenor banjo (plectrum techniques)
-Plectrum banjo (plectrum techniques)
-Bluegrass, Country, Blues and Folk
-Gullah Geechee, North Indian classical music and other world music rhythms

About Nick

Nick performs with Paul McCartney, Jon Batiste (Colbert Show), Zeb Bangash, Antonique Smith, Rob Morrow, John Lithgow, The Hot Sardines, grammy nominated producer/composer/Indian percussionist, Deep Singh (tabla player with Sting, Katy Perry, Robert Plant) and grammy nominated producer/trumpet pla

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Laura
My two sons (ages 8 and 6) have been taking ukulele lessons with Nick Russo via Zoom for about 5 months. I have been very impressed with the lessons in every way. He is teaching them ear training, reading music, and technique on the instrument. He is clearly an extremely talented musician, and he is an amazing teacher (I am speaking here as a teacher with many years of studying music in my background). He is able to hold their focus for the entire lesson and redirect them if needed; he breaks the lessons into small chunks to keep them engaged throughout; he mixes music they know with pieces he’s chosen so they are always excited about what they are playing; and he is always positive and patient with them.
Paul
Nick R. is truly an extraordinary guitar instructor. He is brimming with technical proficiency, enthusiasm, and a communication skill set that is unparalleled. His ability to hone in on exactly what you are doing wrong and right for that matter means you make progress rapidly and naturally. And he is a nice guy too!!
Christina S.
Such a great teacher! I am an absolute beginner, but feel I am getting better every lesson. Plus, so fun! A +++++

Noah T.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Digital Audio from Santa Rosa Junior College
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Noah T.

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You can expect to improve at a rate you never thought possible! No more going down endless youtube rabbit holes.

About Noah

Teaching Philosophy: The goal I have for my students is that they will fall in love with music. From the beginning my students will develop skills in : -Theory -Improvisation -Note reading -Composition -Ear training -Musical Interpretation -Confidence and poise -Initiative -Attentio

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Shannon
I have been under the instruction of Noah for a little over two months now and I really enjoy his teaching style. I am older and not a proficient reader of music so Noah has had to start with very basic skills for me. He has done a great job of making it understandable. I am learning to read music and to play the ukulele at the same time, and am enjoying the online lessons.
Cynthia
Noah has been a fantastic Giutar teacher and really takes the time tillI I understand it , he is really knowledgeable and inspirational .
Sophie and Molly B.
My kids (ages 10 & 12) have had such a wonderful time learning with Noah. He is patient, kind, and encouraging as well as knowledgeable. He does a great job with beginners -- they are learning so many skills each week. And it has been such a blessing to us that he comes to our home!

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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Learn basics about rhythm, harmony, and melody, and how they apply to the banjo.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
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Kenton M.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • BA: Liberal Arts from Berea College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kenton M.

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I teach Earl Scruggs three finger style and also claw hammer banjo. You will learn most of the standard repertoire or you can request any of your favorites. Banjo is a very exciting instrument and one that people love to hear. You will enjoy either learning or improving you skills on this crowd pleasing instrument. Contact me, and we will get started.

About Kenton

I have been teaching for over fifteen years. I play various styles including jazz, rock, blues, classical, country, and bluegrass. Instruments I teach include guitar, dobro, banjo, mandolin, and ukulele. I also teach the Q Chord. I have performed in many different bands including rock, top forty

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Joyce B.
I'm very happy with the communication and technics I have from Kenton. He makes me feel supported in my progress.
Joseph J.
very good dulcimer instructor, especially for a beginner
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Lynn K.

42 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music & Psychology from Old Dominion University
  • Teaches students 7 to 85
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Lynn K.

42 Reviews
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Both Scruggs 3 finger Bluegrass & Frailing/Clawhammer styles are fun & challenging! No experience necessary!

About Lynn

Whether you are 5, 25, or perhaps 85 years old when you make the decision to enter the world of music, you will be changing your life for the positive.   Your relationship with music & your chosen instrument is unique & will be lifelong.  I look forward to sharing your excitement as we pursue

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David merker
Lynn is a great teacher and very patient
Pam
Great lesson! She is getting me to SLOW down and try using all my fingers. Looking forward to practicing.
Karl C.
Very patient with me who has not much instrument experience.

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"Excellent instructor. Easy to follow, even for a complete novice such as myself."
Rollin
Took Banjo lessons from Aaron D.
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"Great teacher, goes at a great pace and really knows how to help you be your best."
Bryce
Took Banjo lessons from Jason M.
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"I am just starting to learn banjo. He was very patient."
Terrie
Took Banjo lessons from Victor S.
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"Patient, knowledgeable, and a highly effect instructor! I was an absolute beginner until I took my first course with Jared and have been hooked ever since. Couldn't ask for a better introduction to the banjo, and am looking forward to continuing with his online classes."
Alex
Took Banjo lessons from Jared E.
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"Working with Richard has been a blast! He is patient while working with a true beginner and always encouraging. Looking forward to work with him as our lessons continue."
Adam
Took Banjo lessons from Richard C.
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"What a great experience! I like Ray's approach and his willingness to share no nonsense remarks about his expectations. Yes, practice is key to becoming a good banjo player. Imagine that!
I appreciate the fact that Ray was so open in sharing the fact that many of his students underestimate the importance of regular practice. I whole-heartedly agree. Since we share the same philosophy and approach, this is the start of a great relationship. (Can't give it 5 stars though, solely because of the traffic. The lessons are worth the trip!)"
Sue
Took Banjo lessons from Ray M.
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"Steve has been very patient and shares a lot of his knowledge about music in general. He breaks it down in a way that is simple and easy to understand."
Kevin
Took Banjo lessons from Steve G.
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"Jason is very knowledgeable and patient. He is a little fast for me because I'm not up to par but as an instructor he is great."
Patrick
Took Banjo lessons from Jason M.
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"Great instructor for a beginner like me. Provided a lot of valuable history on the banjo, then seamlessly transitioned into more practical information and drills. Looking forward to more lessons with Ryan!"
Micah
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"Jared is awesome. Very patient and loves to have fun. Incredibly knowledgeable, but still very accessible if you're completely new to music (which I was/am)"
Max
Took Banjo lessons from Jared E.
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