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Michelle Y.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in Classical Guitar Performance from Oberlin Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michelle Y.

31 Reviews
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-clawhammer technique
-arranging tunes in your own style
-learn to play with other musicians
-learn how to participate in a jam session
-learn to play and pick up tunes by ear or with tablature
-advanced melodic clawhammer arranging
-learn to accompany yourself while singing
-writing and arranging tunes
-history of the banjo and of Appalachian old-time fiddle music, and history of each specific tune
-basics of three-finger style
-old-time
-bluegrass
-folk

About Michelle

Get to know me a little better by watching my intro video below, or click on the "Ask Michelle A Question" button right next to my picture! Hi! My name is Michelle. I’m a professional guitar and banjo player, and music teacher! I teach all levels of classical guitar, acoustic guitar, bluegras

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Kriste
Just had my first lesson with Michelle. I am very impressed - I like the way she made the basics of improvisation very doable. Am definitely looking forward to working with her again!
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Michelle is great instructor!
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Alex M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French
  • International Economics from University of Alabama
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Alex M.

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I want to inspire creativity in my lessons, not just teaching from the book. My students will have the freedom to learn curent songs of all genres, make their own or just play around with chords and rolls once they learn.

About Alex

Hi! I'm Alex I am a student and former football player at The University of Alabama. I have been playing banjo for 5 years now and love sharing my experience with those who are less experienced. My favorite part of teaching is allowing the student to be creative and not just sticking to a book like

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Robert G.

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

136 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Music MA from University of Nottingham
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Kelvin L.

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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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Brian Lee B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Awarded Missouri Bright Flight Scholarship from State of Missouri
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brian Lee B.

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Banjo is my primary instrument. We can do old-time clawhammer or 3-finger bluegrass!

About Brian Lee

Learn to play guitar, piano, banjo, ukulele, or saxophone AND MORE from a PROFESSIONAL MUSICIAN with over 28+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE in performance and instruction. I am also a MUSIC THERAPY STUDENT at Maryville University. I cater to ALL AGES AND ABILITIES.

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If I could give Brian 10 stars, I would. He is enthusiastic, present, supportive and highly knowledgeable. Learning instruments has always been a challenge for me , but Brian makes being a banjo beginner an absolute joy. I look forward to practicing every day, and can really hear my progress - which amazes me because it's only been just over a month. I can see myself working with Brian for the long haul. He puts me at ease, and always gives great responsive tips that improve my playing immediately. I feel SO lucky to have stumbled across his profile.
Melissa T.
I look forward to working with Brian. He's easy going, funny and patient, but very knowledgable and goal focused.
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Grant H.

118 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Creative Writing from Louisiana State University
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Grant H.

118 Reviews
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I like to make learning an instrument fun and easy to fit into your schedule!

If you're an adult finally getting around to learning your dream instrument or a child following your passion of playing music I tailor your lessons specifically to you. We look at what you want to play, pick specific songs that you want to learn, and learn the techniques you need to play these songs. It sounds simple, but it's so effective and much more fun to learn this way!

About Grant

Hi! I'm Grant! And it would be my pleasure to be your music instructor. I teach all of the fretted string instruments: Guitar | Banjo | Mandolin | Bass | Ukulele I structure my lesson plans specifically around what you want to learn and how you want to learn it. We will go as slow or f

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Paul M.
Scales and new songs.......getting timing (and correct notes) down......dealing with different timings between 4/4 and 6/8........thanks Grant for all the great information.......
Paul M.
Wow, had a great lesson today....scales and some new songs to work on.......thanks Grant
Debra M.
Grant is just born with a natural way of teaching of all ages. Makes you feel comfortable as he teaches if you want to seriously learn he will put his heart and soul in teaching you all he knows. Which happens to be a lot.

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Average Cost of Banjo Lessons in Medora, IL

The average cost of 60-minute banjo lessons in Medora 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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"Gus seemed knowledgable and we got right to work on key areas to improve in a fun and friendly way."
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Took Banjo lessons from Gus C.
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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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"Glen is a cool teacher

He's been a great teacher, I've learned a lot of fun songs. I'm learning to play the banjo, this is the dirt instrument I've learned and I've had a lot of fun learning thank you Glen!"
- Eunice
Took Banjo lessons from Glenn S.
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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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"Love that my 11 year old can take the lessons from home. He is in a car a lot of the week, so being able to not loose time over sitting in traffic yet again, is really fantastic.
I don’t stay in the room for his classes, but what I notice with Ryan, is that my son is making steady progress and is taking up the banjo every day to practice, without me having to tell him too. That, to me, is an accomplishment on its own :)
Love these lessons, love Ryan who is friendly, relaxed and practical. Two thumbs up."
- Max
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"Great start...now I just need to set aside time to practice, practice, practice!"
- Eric
Took Banjo lessons from Carl G.
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"This was my first meeting an Banjo lesson. It was just perfect for my abilities. Homework was just great. One problem is my Web Cam is vertical not horizontal."
- CPO Rob
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"Kelvin is a great teacher. He understands and teaches in a way that makes sense to me. If you’ve played the Banjo you know the teacher needs a lot of patience and he does. He provides the right direction and more importantly listens to my questions. There is no doubt in my mind if you have to learn or improve your banjo skills Kelvin can help."
- Mike
Took Banjo lessons from Kelvin L.
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"This was my first lesson. Richard was very patient with me.
I'm looking forward to my next lesson."
- David
Took Banjo lessons from Richard C.
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"My first lesson with Ryan went very well. I look forward to continuing our lessons. He is very knowledgeable and friendly to work with."
- Waylon
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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