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Glenn S.

(30)
Lakewood, CA
Starting at $25
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded signed songwriter from BD4N Records
  • Teaching since 1979
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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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April 20, 2019
Laura M.
I have had a great time learning to play the Ukelele with Gkenn. So fun. Looking forward to learning more
March 2, 2019
Laura M.
Highly recommend.
January 10, 2019
Jon
Great learning experience!
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Ronnie B.

(46)
Redondo Beach, CA
Starting at $30
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Spanish, Italian, French, German
  • Awarded Cutest Smile from Park near Perry Jr. Highschool
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Ronnie B.

Redondo Beach, CA

(46)

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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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September 14, 2019
Katya E.
My daughter wanted to share that he teaches her very well.
September 10, 2019
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!
July 15, 2019
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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Calvin A.

(28)
Costa Mesa, CA
Starting at $35
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Calvin A.

Costa Mesa, CA

(28)

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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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October 5, 2019
Lucas & Logan K.
Lucas and Logan really liked Calvin and looking forward to their next lessons.
January 22, 2019
Daisy
Just had the first session with Calvin. He showed up on time, he was very patient the whole time.
December 18, 2018
Skylar
Terrific young man. We look forward to more time with him. Super positive and professional.

Meet Online Banjo Teachers Serving Santa Ana, CA

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Joshua K.

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Banjo
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Josh has been playing and performing music for over 13 years. He has achieved a bachelor's degree in instrumental music education and has experience as an instructor teaching private students and group classes for over 7 years. He has studied instrumental music education including areas of classical music, jazz, theory, history, and improvisation.

About Joshua

Experienced with students of all ages, backgrounds, and styles. Josh has been playing and performing music for over 13 years. He has achieved a bachelor's degree in instrumental music education and has experience as an instructor teaching private students and group classes for over 7 years. He has

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Joe S.

(17)
Banjo
Starting at $44
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Joe S.

(17)

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I have been playing banjo for about four years now as a supplement to my guitar playing. It has a been a real joy learning the different styles and techniques.

About Joe

I absolutely love teaching music! After over 20 years of teaching, performing, writing, and recording in all styles/genres, it continues to be a great adventure. It is a joy to pass this on to others...especially seeing my students that never touched the instrument going on to be very proficient

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March 12, 2019
John P.
Very happy so far
July 30, 2018
Grant
Terrific instructor...just what i was looking for.
January 4, 2018
Beth
Joe is a great teacher for my son - patient, enthusiastic and adapts the music for learning to my son's interest. Can't recommend enough - great!
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Jared J.

(72)
Banjo
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Associates Degree (General/Music) from Pasadena City College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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I'm comfortable teaching the banjo in a variety of styles but will typically start in Bluegrass. I can teach both Scruggs style finger picking and basic to intermediate Clawhammer. My comfort zone is higher in the Scruggs style of playing however.

I also teach beginning to advanced Irish Tenor Banjo (GDAE Tuning) and Tenor Banjo (CGDA Tuning). Though it looks similar to the 5-string bluegrass banjo, the Irish Tenor Banjo and Tenor have only 4 strings and are played with a traditional guitar pick (a "plectrum" - though a "plectrum" banjo is tuned different then these other 2) and strummed rather then plucked with individual fingers.

I can teach the Plectrum Banjo as well (CGBD Tuning) but will be teaching you on a 5 string banjo that I only play with four strings.

About Jared

I am overjoyed and grateful to say I have been playing music for more than half of my life. It has never stopped being the light in my day and now it is my hope to shed some of that light onto you or your child. I am a very friendly and fun teacher with a great deal of professionalism and patience,

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October 11, 2019
Hilda U.
he was calm and nice when I got things wrong
February 5, 2019
Marvin C.
I've had three banjo teachers over the past two and a half years. Judging by Jared's performance today, he's the best of the lot. The first banjo teacher expected too much too soon, and the second one started me out with the basics, as if I had never picked up a banjo before. Jared is starting our lessons at the right stage for where I am. He's patient and explains things well. If I had started with him two and a half years ago, I'd be a decent banjo player by now. Thanks, Jared!!!!!
August 2, 2018
Hilda U.

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Average Cost of Banjo Lessons in Santa Ana, CA

The average cost of 60-minute banjo lessons in Santa Ana 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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$36 average
45 min
$46 average
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$61 average

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"Aaron is very personable and flexible. Highly recommend."
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Took Banjo lessons from Aaron D.
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"very relaxed manner right on time easy to talk to. and the smile always helps"
- Lorraine
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"Looking forward to my next lesson I think I can learn a lot from Michael"
- Tommy
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"1st lesson, can't wait to go back next week!"
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"Having a great time learning the banjo with Ed!"
- Chris
Took Banjo lessons from Ed D.
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"Mike incredibly skilled and patient, has a wonderful teaching manner, and is always encouraging--the perfect mix of traits for a terrific instructor."
- Rita
Took Banjo lessons from Mike T.
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"I took 10 banjo lessons from Adam, starting iwth zero prior experience. After 1 lesson I could play and sing Clementine, after 2 Oh Susannah. Now I am working on Country Roads. Adam is great: good teacher, super smart, amazingly talented and knowledgeable, friendly. I would continue with Adam except I am moving out of town. But he got me a good enough start that I am sure I will continue with this instrument."
- Dan
Took Banjo lessons from Adam T.
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"Edwin is just so patient and encouraging. If I'm struggling with something, he gives me different exercises to help me with it. He's an awesome instructor and Payton and I are really enjoying our lessons."
- Payton
Took Banjo lessons from Edwin I.
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"Awesome!"
- Amy
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"My first lesson was great! I'm already at home practicing the 5-6 rolls that Linds taught me in only 30 minutes. Look forward to learning more!"
- Caleb
Took Banjo lessons from Linda L.
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