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Joe S.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $44
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Sociology / Psychology from Illinois State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Joe S.

18 Reviews
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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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Carson C.
First lesson was great.
Analyzed previous progress with my 12 yr old and had a plan for future growth.
John P.
Very happy so far
Grant
Terrific instructor...just what i was looking for.

David B.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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David B.

40 Reviews
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Beginner to intermediate level, variety of styles

About David

After graduating from Salford University, England with a Bachelors degree (Honors) in Music and Composing I worked for a short time as a commercial "jingle" writer, before moving to San Diego, marrying my dream girl, and opening my own music recording, teaching and production studio. From there I h

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Jacob P.
David has been a great teacher for my son. He's learned so much in a short amount of time.
Gabriela S.
David is an excellent teacher! Have been taking my 8 year old to him and she has learned a lot in three 30 minute lessons. Looking forward to continuing with David.
Aiden B.
David, Greg, and the female guitar teacher ( I have forgotten her name ) were all very welcoming and offered great insight into my son's advancement with his guitar and drum playing. He can't wait for his next lesson. Regards, Baron Baker

Ani K.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Armenian, Turkish, English
  • Awarded The Music Award to the graduating student for outstanding achievement and service to the music department. from Kingsborough Community College
  • Teaching since 1991
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Ani K.

12 Reviews
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Learn to read music and hand positions.

About Ani

Lessons are tailored to the students' level and goal. Caring and compassionate instructor. Your dream is my dream and I will diligently work with you to help you on your path. If you have the will to learn and practice, you will see improvements and achievements. ‚Äč I've been teaching music to ch

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A Z.
Ani K is the BEST. She taught me so many things and had so much patience and I left very happy and a lot music smarter
Jimmyse M.
Ani is an amazing singing teacher I'm looking forward and working with her again next thrusday
David
Ani is patient, kind and knowledgeable. I learned a lot and am looking forward to my next lesson.

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Terry S.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Awarded Readers Choice Award from Elizabethtown Kentucky
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Terry S.

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

Derek V.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Derek V.

19 Reviews
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I have been teaching banjo since 2007 and can guide a student with folk/ bluegrass/ old timey and pop.

About Derek

TEACHING MISSION: Capture the joy of playing music. Inspire continual playing and/or practice, regardless of student's lifestyle/career choices. I start the first lesson with a student wish list (songs, goals, etc) and every lesson we take significant steps towards the goals. Skills: Guitar/Man

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Laura
Super Knowledgable. Psyched to learn more.
Dennis
Derek is a very knowledgable instructor, easy to talk to, and I found his teaching technique is very motivating. He set realistic practice goals for the next session, which will require me to do my part, but that's the reason we show up, to learn how to play a musical instrument.
I highly recommend him.
Luis R.
Derek was very helpful! No time was wasted! Awesome 1st lesson!
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Mel P.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaching since 1968
  • Awarded EMMY award from The National Academy of Television Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mel P.

17 Reviews
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Online Banjo Teacher

5 string banjo Skruggs style bluegrass.

About Mel

I have tons of experience and formal university training in music education. I know how to take the complex and make it simple. There are very good reasons my students rise to the top. Experience makes a difference, and I have more professional teaching experience than 99% of other instructo

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Alex A.
Hi my name is Alex I had my first violin lessons today I had so much fun learning about the violin
Alex A.
Hi my name's is Alex I had my first violin lessons to day . I had fun learning about the violin
Matthew
Very patient and calm.
Very talented teacher.

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Average Cost of Banjo Lessons in Alpha, IL

The average cost of 60-minute banjo lessons in Alpha 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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$60 average

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"I've been taking Piano lessons from Michael for about 5 months. I am an adult and took years of piano as a kid. I decided to take lessons again when we bought a baby grand from a garage sale. I searched for a teacher that would be fun! This time I wanted to learn pop songs with chords; music that I enjoy. It has been so much fun but I'm also learning about music theory in a way that I really understand. Michael is patient, funny, and very talented. I tell him what song I want to learn and he picks it out by ear, writes it down, then helps me figure out the best way to play it. He has written a great book that breaks down all the chords so it is easy to learn and remember. I'm having a great time and keeping the cobwebs from forming in my brain!"
- Jennifer
Took Banjo lessons from Michael E.
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"Damien is a fun, kind and extremely patient teacher. He structures lessons well and makes sure you understand why you're doing/learning certain things. He knows how to keep lessons interesting yet helpful."
- Jackie
Took Banjo lessons from Damien S.
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"You are in good hands. He rapidly figures out where you are musically and then teaches a ton of good info."
- Harvey
Took Banjo lessons from Steve G.
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"Eric is a knowledgeable, friendly and patient teacher."
- Matthew Feltus
Took Banjo lessons from Eric L.
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"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!"
- Eldora
Took Banjo lessons from Daniel E.
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"Very good first lesson! It promises to be a fruitful relationship!"
- Adrian
Took Banjo lessons from Glenn S.
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"Damien's love of music fortifies his abilities to share what is possible in his students' achievements; me included! For over a year I have pursued learning banjo, which Damien's encouragement through patient teaching, has fulfilled my goal of being comfortable with this difficult instrument. Thank you, Damien, for believing anyone can try to learn something new, even at seventy-two!"
- Victoria
Took Banjo lessons from Damien S.
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"I felt like I learned more with just my first lesson with Julie than I did in multiple lessons with other instructors.

I am only interested in learning frailing/claw hammer and that is what Julie teaches, and teaches well. Other instructors which I have had in the past only give a nod to claw hammer and want to focus on Scruggs style picking which, while I love listening to it, holds no appeal to me for playing.

I finally have hope that I may actually learn to play banjo."
- Shawn
Took Banjo lessons from Julie H.
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"Michelle has been a great teacher. She is patient , positive, and does a wonderful job of explaining things to me. I would highly recommend her."
- anna
Took Banjo lessons from Michelle Y.
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"very relaxed manner right on time easy to talk to. and the smile always helps"
- Lorraine
Took Banjo lessons from Grant H.
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