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Dave K.

22 Reviews
Palos Heights, IL
Starting at $24
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Bachelor Music Performance from Northern Illinois University
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Dave K.

22 Reviews
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When you sign up for banjo lessons, you will begin by learning the basics of the instrument including proper holding and playing position, tone production, rhythm, first position notes,basic chords and notation. Once you get the basics down, you will learn how to play your favorite songs regardless of style. All of this can happen within the first 4-6 months of playing.

About Dave

Dave K. began playing guitar at the age of 10. His influences include Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson, Guthrie Govan, Jimi Hendrix, David Gilmour, Jeff Beck, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Pat Martino, Pat Metheny and Scott Henderson. At the age of 17 he began teaching private guitar and bass lessons to classmates

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Howard W.
I haven't played the violin since I was in middle school, and I wanted to re-learn to play it. I am so glad I picked Dave, he is very professional and made me feel very comfortable. I jumped in with both feet and Dave made the instructions at our first lesson easy for me to understand. Excellent location and studio is awesome.
Rushia Hendricks
Excellent lesson. Does a wonderful job at taking older students and gently holding their feet to the fire to bring out the best- even under the most challenging of circumstances. Kudos to being such a uniquely great teacher!
Tom L.
I realize it was the first lesson but I was a little disappointed that we spend nearly the entire time on housekeeping items, like canceling and re-scheduling appointments. I think that could have been covered with an e-mail or handout. I also thought we spent too much time going over the differences between acoustic and electric guitars - considering my age and background. Would have liked to see him demonstrate what I was asked to practice before the next lesson instead of just being told to refer to the workbook.
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Ryan B.

65 Reviews
Chicago, IL
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 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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Sean M.
Great first lesson! Ryan broke down into very digestible parts both the history of the banjo and how a beginner should approach the banjo from the very start. Well done!
Eric
He's a great instructor who is very patient.
Jane W.
I enjoyed my first lesson with Ryan
and am looking forward to my next one. I feel like I good a great introduction to Banjo. I am a complete beginner with no real musical talent so I might be his biggest challenge to date. However, I am determined to be successful He was patient and gave me just the right amount of things to practice. I am looking forward to making progress under his guidence.
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Kelvin L.

136 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1984
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Kelvin L.

136 Reviews
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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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Mike
Kelvin was great! Very professional and welcoming. He was very open to know what I waned to learn. Kelvin was also incredibly patient with me and did not pass any judgement whenever I made a mistake. I'm really looking forward to my next lesson with him.
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Phil H.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 1973
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Phil H.

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About Phil

I have my degree from The Eastman School of Music and have played rock and roll for decades. My joy is bringing people to music and music playing. As Music is an infinite language it has always been an eternal joy to teach and relate to my beloved students what music can say to them and what they c

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John T.
Learned a lot about my voice in my first in-home lesson. Phil will be a big help in pulling together my keyboarding and vocal skills. Looking forward to my next lesson.
Brandon D.
Phil is very friendly and pleasant. He has a quaint in-home studio that is filled with music books, instruments and art. He really seems to know a lot about music and was very comfortable teaching me. I was very apprehensive before I went to my first lesson but, I quickly began having fun and am looking forward to future lessons with him.
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Jesse M.

101 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jesse M.

101 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 voice/singing, guitar, bass, drums, piano, and ukulele. 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 classic

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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.
Dulcenea
Super kind, patient and teaches a lot in each session!
Alex
Jesse is very friendly and a fun teacher to be around.
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Robert G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
  • BM Music Performance from Rowan University
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Robert G.

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“There is no real reason as to why a box covered in strings is able to move a crowd of thousands to tears other than pure magic.”

Based out of Philadelphia, PA, I seek to help musicians reach their potential through positive and self guided practice focused on the individual learning styles of each student. Whether you are looking to begin your musical journey, or are looking to expand it in a different direction, I’d love to help.

About Robert

With over 15 years of experience playing, performing, and composing music, I aim to help all people find their own love and passion for playing an instrument. I am constantly writing and performing, from musical theatre gigs, to rock gigs. Whether you want to play classical and jazz to country an

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Average Cost of Banjo Lessons in Homer Glen, IL

The average cost of 60-minute banjo lessons in Homer Glen 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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"Great, knowledgeable teacher. Highly recommend."
- Matthew
Took Banjo lessons from Frankie P.
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"Mel is a very patient and knowledgable teacher. I feel like I fumble along at the beginning of a lesson but by the end Mel has improved my technique and timing. I would definitely recommend Mel to anyone who wants to learn or improve on their instrument!"
- Elizabeth Coyne
Took Banjo lessons from Mel P.
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"I have only completed one lesson, but overall I am really impressed and excited for the next lesson. Ryan took the time to talk through the basics, and he is a great teacher."
- Samantha
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"A great banjo instructor, and helped me with some general music and theory!"
- Ben Sinclair
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"Great first lesson - good rapport and informative!"
- Anne Papinchak
Took Banjo lessons from Michelle Y.
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"Great first lesson"
- David
Took Banjo lessons from Daniel E.
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"Always great lessons with Kelvin!"
- Joe
Took Banjo lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Glenn is a great teacher, although we've only had 3 lessons so far it's clear that he is very knowledgeable in both the instrument and the teaching technique. It's not enough to know the instrument well, you also have to be able to connect with the student and teach that knowledge. Glenn has both qualities, and I enthusiastically recommend him to anyone considering him as a teacher!"
- Bobb
Took Banjo lessons from Glenn S.
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"Excellent personable instructor! Always look forward to my lesson each week and he is always encouraging and patient with your journey."
- Abigail
Took Banjo lessons from Steve G.
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"A great first lesson. Thanks!!!"
- Josh
Took Banjo lessons from Michelle Y.
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