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Popular Banjo Teachers in Santa Rosa, CA

Carl G.

12 Reviews
Santa Rosa, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1975
  • Field or Study Jazz Trumpet, Jazz Tenor Saxophone, 5 string Banjo and Singing from University of Sonoma State College, Rohnert Park, CA
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Carl G.

12 Reviews
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Private Banjo Lessons Beginning thru Advanced students by Professional teacher and player. I have taught Lessons on the 5 string Banjo for over 38 years privately. Lessons on Scruggs style and Melodic style in the Bluegrass, County and Folk music. Sessions can be 30 minutes, 45 minutes or 60 minutes at my Home. Lessons can be Once a week, one every 2 weeks or once a month. Schedule is Flexible and location and rates are posted or can be confirmed by e-mail contact.

About Carl

Private Music Instrument Lessons by Professional Player. Lessons for Beginning, Intermediate or Advanced students. Focus will be reading, Basics, Sound production and performing. 30 minute, 45 minute and 60 minute sessions. Lessons can be once a week, one every 2 weeks or once a month. 38 years exp

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Loren B.
Carl, is patient and a great teacher
Bruce
Finally, after years, I get feedback with a live, face-to-Face instruction! Looking forward to my next lesson!
Eric
Great start...now I just need to set aside time to practice, practice, practice!
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Norman T.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Music.
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Bachelor of Music from Columbus State University
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Norman T.

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I have enjoyed teaching the banjo the past 12 years. I emphasize the basics of banjo technique for bluegrass style. I like to use the Banjo Method from Hal Leonard publisher. Yes, you can really learn to play some of your favorite bluegrass favorites!

About Norman

I am located in the Tampa, Florida area and I live in Lutz. In addition to providing lessons in your home, or in my studio, I am now available for online lessons through the TakeLessons Classroom! I have enjoyed teaching and helping students of all ages for 28 years in achieving their goals in lea

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Hank T.
Thank you!
Lynda D.
Knowledgeable in saxophone. Patient and explained things well
Kenneth C.
Outstanding instructor, only the first lesson with Norman but he explains everything in detail, and makes it easy to understand and learn. KC/USMC Retired. Looking forward to my next lesson.

Robert T.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks french, english
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Robert T.

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I specialize in 5-string banjo, using the three-finger (bluegrass) technique. More specifically, I use a hybrid style of Scruggs/Melodic/Reno bluegrass techniques.

Banjo is the cure for sadness. Fact. It is also an incredibly diverse instrument, capable of playing simple chord accompaniments, or playing hyper-complicated Bach Sonatas (seriously, it's a thing).

Lessons with me will cover anything and everything from basic chord shapes and picking patterns (rolls), to single note techniques, melodic playing, scales, improvising, song tabs, chord charts, song writing, jamming with friends, and playing by ear.

For banjo I usually assign listening homework to my students. I feel that music appreciation is a huge component of being a good musician.

About Robert

Robert Taylor is a guitarist, banjoist, and ukuleleist with over 20 years of teaching experience. Some notable achievements in Robert’s career include winning the Canadian Fingerstyle Guitar Championship and touring internationally as a recording artist with CandyRat Records. Robert’s music has als

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Oriana
Robert is extremely knowledgeable and super funny. I have learned so much from taking lessons with him.
Connor
Robert is really awesome and patient. I'm like a total noob but he obviously really likes teaching me, I've learned a lot, too.
Edith
My daughter, Samantha, takes ukulele from Rob and she loves every minute of it. She even has her own YouTube channel now where she sings and plays! I'm such a proud momma!

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Robert M.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts from University of North Carolina at Asheville
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Robert M.

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About Robert

Professional musician in the Asheville, NC. area offering private guitar, banjo, ukulele, mandolin, and bass lessons. I am also available for studio recording and live performance. With over 28 years experience, I have been teaching all ages, styles, and levels. This is not a hobby or part-time

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Blake
Blake really enjoyed it & Robert was patient & very informative.
Mikhaela
Although I'm a fairly new learner, I chose Robert as a teacher because he teaches everything from beginner to advanced. I'm glad I did -- his depth of knowledge is clear and he understands my questions quickly and can answer from different angles to make sure I understand. After just two lessons I feel like I've gained a lot already and am excited to continue learning.
Michael
Robert is a super nice guy, great teacher, and extremely knowledgeable about the guitar.
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Matt O.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, German, English
  • Music from Roosevelt University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Matt O.

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My tenor banjo (Irish tuning) teaching style consists of a fun, relaxed, and engaging student paced learning environment.
My instruction is always tailored to my student's short term, and long term goals.
My promise to you as my student is that together we will discover what it takes for you to become a proficient musician with the ability to perform in front of any audience.
My classes with you will include the following content:
• Warm up exercises
• Fundamentals
• Mindfulness techniques
• Note reading
• Tab reading
• Sight reading
• Left hand/ right hand techniques
• Burst practicing (burnout prevention)
• Micro movements/economy of motion
• Proper posture both sitting and standing
• Stage performance techniques
• Embellishments
• Improvisation
• Unorthodox techniques
• Scales and Keys
• Theory
• Fretboard mastery
• Chords (all types)
• Songwriting
• Transcription
• Memorization
• Self sufficiency

About Matt

***ALL OF MY LESSONS ARE CURRENTLY TAUGHT ONLINE USING SKYPE OR ZOOM*** Whether you are starting from square one, or you've reached a point where you can't go further on your own, or you would like to sharpen skills you already possess and want to take them to a higher level, I'm your guy. I

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Sydney
I've been taking lessons from Matt for more than 8 years now since I was young and he's super friendly and encouraging! Highly recommend as he has experience with many different areas of guitar and that offers freedom to learn whatever you want.
Luke Lehman
Matt is able to spot small things that make a big difference in a musician's journey no matter how far along they are. His demeanor puts his students at ease, and always encourages and builds up. I'd recommend Matt to anyone, at any level, wanting to grow as a musician!!
Joe
Matt is a great teacher with an extensive knowledge of guitar and music as whole. He is willing to help teach any song you want and has a great sense of humor.
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Frankie P.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Berklee Achievement Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
  • Master of Music from Boston University
  • Teaching since 1997
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Frankie P.

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Online Banjo Teacher

A very fun instrument to play. I tend to focus on Earl Scruggs style rolls, understanding and incorporating melody, and chords.

About Frankie

Hello, future student. I want to tell you just a little about myself to see if you would like to study with me. I have over 20 years of teaching experience with degrees from West Virginia University, Berklee College of Music, the University of West London, along with a Doctorate in Music Educ

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Ye
A great first step for me to start my guitar journey, Frankie is very helpful ! 11/10 would recommend to everyone
Michael
good first steps
Sean
Works with you to find the best way forward for YOU. Fantastic instructor.

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Average Cost of Banjo Lessons in Santa Rosa, CA

The average cost of 60-minute banjo lessons in Santa Rosa is $55. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $100 per hour.
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$34 average
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$45 average
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$55 average

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"Brian is very knowledgeable about the banjo, music theory, and technique. Most importantly, Brian’s approach is customized the skills, objectives, and interests of the student. Brian effectively uses the online platform to facilitate the lesson. All-in-all, a great instructor!"
Michael
Took Banjo lessons from Brian Lee B.
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"David works really well with children. He keeps my daughter motivated and makes it fun. He is really knowledgeable and overall a great teacher. Recommend!"
Sunny
Took Banjo lessons from David B.
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"Great 1st lesson! Learned how to tune electronically & hold my banjo. Very patient & understandable."
Lois
Took Banjo lessons from Eric L.
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"Great first lesson. Steve is very knowledgable and patient and his love for music and teaching music made the lesson comfortable and was easily able to teach the banjo basics to a beginner like myself."
Lindsey
Took Banjo lessons from Steve G.
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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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"Kelvin is so great at catering to each students needs and keeping the lessons light and fun. He is so full of fun stories and encouragement as well as being a magnificent teacher."
Anna
Took Banjo lessons from Kelvin L.
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"So patient and funny! Just had my first lesson and can't wait to come back."
Eryn
Took Banjo lessons from Damien S.
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"Patient, highly knowledgeable. Works quickly and efficiently; making the most of our hour together. Looking forward to the next lesson!"
John Cardoza
Took Banjo lessons from Ben E.
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"After only three lessons Grant had me playing chords and finger rolls. Grant is a super instructor who is well organized and very patient. Great investment of my time and money. Thanks Grant"
Jack
Took Banjo lessons from Grant H.
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"Mike is a fantastic teacher . He is very patient and very positive. I look forward to many more lessons with him."
Steve Clausson
Took Banjo lessons from Mike T.
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