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Ryan B.

76 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
  • BA in Ethnomusicology from University of Illinois
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Ryan B.

76 Reviews
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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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Barbara K.
Patient teacher and expert practitioner. Really cares about student's growth. He also reminds you to have fun. Always on time for lesson, too.
Ryan
Great first lesson, Ryan!
Vincent
He seemed angry and disinterested, not really wanting to teach the lesson. Bad experience and bad teacher in general.

Jason W.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Jason W.

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I teach 3 finger, frailing, and a full spectrum style. Theory, technique and an emphasis on performance and playing songs that you love! I will work with your level and provide a fun experience.

About Jason

Hey I am Jason, I have been playing banjo for 15 years. I have played professionally with folk, rock, hip hop and jazz bands as well as working with songwriters. I also play piano, guitar, ukulele, accordion, mandolin, drums and various percussion instruments and have worked as an engineer in recor

Dave K.

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

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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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Eric W.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Guitar / Songwriting from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Eric W.

13 Reviews
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Banjo is my newest instrument and a new passion. I have been teaching beginners to intermediate for over 3 years. I currently play banjo in a country band as well as on a couple songs in my rock band. I provide a core curriculum of technique and music knowledge as well as customizing to the student's interest. Traditional rolls, clawhammer and chord strumming.

About Eric

Music lessons for all ages and levels on guitar, bass, violin, cello, ukulele, banjo and voice/singing. Private studio in downtown Redmond or online lessons. I have been teaching for over 15 years, performing and recording as a singer/songwriter/guitarist for over 30 years. Berklee College of Music

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Bruce H.
Great teach after first lesson. Excited to continue.
Annastasia L.
Great to play with
Srinivasan
It has been a great experience so far and he does teach a LOOOTT in the hour that I learn from him!.. Its been a very pleasant experience so far!

Daniel P.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Music from Belmont University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Daniel P.

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I play banjo with several different country acts. Knowledge of bluegrass and pop/country banjo styles.

About Daniel

Daniel toured with the violin troupe, Barrage for two years playing Violin/Fiddle, Bagpipes, and Irish whistles. While touring with Barrage, Daniel performed for audiences in 11 different countries, and was involved with 103 high school and middle school workshops for over 6,861 students in 3 coun

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Caryn M.
Daniel is incredibly patient and very accommodating to my ever changing schedule. That is to say don’t be like me. My name is Caryn and clearly by the current meme I’m not easy. Don’t be like me, be like Daniel.
Alexandra
Heather H.
loved it it was so so so much fun :)
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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.
Dave
very insightful

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Average Cost of Banjo Lessons in Naperville, IL

The average cost of 60-minute banjo lessons in Naperville is $54. 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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$44 average
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"My 13 year old daughter, Payton, and I enjoyed our first lesson tremendously! Edwin was so patient with both of us and explained things thoroughly yet simply enough that someone with zero experience, such as myself, wasn't overwhelmed. He politely corrected or pointed out our mistakes while letting us try to figure it out on our own. He was kind enough to let me take notes and repeat himself on an instruction if necessary. We're both already encouraged and looking forward to our next lesson next week. I would highly recommend Edwin to anyone any age regardless of their experience."
Kim
Took Banjo lessons from Edwin I.
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"Learned more about music in just an hour than I ever did in the past."
Jack
Took Banjo lessons from Damien 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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"Good Instructor, Taught Me Alot About Tuning and The Names Of The Strings."
Eric
Took Banjo lessons from Edwin I.
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"Although it is but one lesson I have had with Mike, I know he has the ability to help me get to the "next level."I could not be happier with my selection of Mike as my instructor."
Jay
Took Banjo lessons from Mike T.
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"A great experience with Joe. He is able to motivate and encourage you with great skill and experience."
Frida Rundell
Took Banjo lessons from Joe M.
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"John was a great instructor. Friendly, encouraging, and great at demonstrating techniques."
Joshua
Took Banjo lessons from John B.
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"Great instructor. Patient and honest instruction. Gives background and instrument history as well. Chill guy who is gives good grounding on technique."
Barbara
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"Ryan did a great job getting to know my needs specifically and making sure I had the basics down before proceeding. Learned a lot in 45 minutes!"
Jeremy
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"I am just starting to learn banjo. He was very patient."
Terrie
Took Banjo lessons from Victor S.
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