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Frankie P.

24 Reviews
Salem, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music from Boston University
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Frankie P.

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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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Aidan B.
Frankie focuses on the piece at hand and doesn’t overload me with information
Georgia A.
It was only my first lesson but I've had to take lessons constantly during my younger years and it was always made difficult to understand. Frankie let me choose what I wanted to learn and has made it easy to get excited about it.
Edward W.
He is nice help with my strings . Looking forwards to next lesson
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Karen D.

28 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaching since 1980
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Karen D.

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Banjo:
If country picking, blue grass, or even pop/rock is a favorite of yours then banjo is a really fun instrument to learn. As with all instruments I teach, we would start with basics and in no time the be picking and strumming away on songs you love. I also incorporate learning the notes, chords, theory, and picking, strumming, techniques and rhythms to become a well rounded musician.

About Karen

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Erika H.
Karen is an incredibly skillful teacher. She is very passionate about music and it easy to be comfortable with her. She shares her training and knowledge very clearly. The vocal exercises seem very unique and holistic for body and voice health. She is very encouraging, caring, and soul-uplifting. I feel like I have a new connection with my voice and all that is connected to using it... as an instrument and the journey is only just starting. 45 minutes went by so fast. I am looking forward to my next lessons.
Earl L.
Excellent teacher
Catherine
I thought I wanted to take viola lessons. Then I read her website and I realized that she might be able to help me get my voice back! I thought there was no hope ever. She has been extremely generous with her time, and I haven't seen her yet, but I'm not buying the viola I was planning on buying. I play cello, and piano still, but I am going to see if she can help me with my voice. She sounds incredible. I never dreamed that I could even have HOPE like this!
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Jonathan S.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded 1st Prize from James Stroud All-Ohio Classical Guitar Competition and Festival
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jonathan S.

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Fingerpicking or claw-hammer... let's get to the banjo pickin'!

About Jonathan

About I am a Florida native, active doctoral student, teacher and practitioner. My career includes performing and recording as a guitarist and teaching subjects such as music or math. Grade-school academic strengths in mathematics represent my enthusiasm for the subject. The math equivalent in m

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Jay
Jonathan is truly outstanding. I was fortunate enough to meet him and begin working on guitar again with him in person when he lived in Virginia. He was so helpful I have continued lessons online and I continue to feel the quality and what I'm getting out of the lessons is as good as when we were able to be in the same room. The best thing I can probably say is that I have really enjoyed learning from such an accomplished musician while never feeling intimidated or thinking, "he must think I really stink at this!" He's very supportive and will make you a better player...whatever that means to you.
Gina A.
Jonathan is a wonderful teacher. I would recommend him to others for lessons.
Shanna T.
Great instructor...very good at breaking things down to help you succeed.

Meet Online Banjo Teachers Serving Boston, MA

Daniel B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Daniel B.

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I play banjo professionally and have won the national championship in clawhammer as well as numerous other contests throughout the Southeast. I can teach you how to hit the ground running with techniques and styles that will have you sounding great in no time!

About Daniel

Hi! Do you want to learn clawhammer banjo? Well you've come to the right place! My name is Daniel Binkley, and I hope to show you how. I have been playing for 20 years, and play professionally in an old-time string band. I have won numerous contests and awards, including the 2017 National Old-Time

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Jesse M.

101 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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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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Steve G.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Steve G.

43 Reviews
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Beginning lessons include note recognition, finger positions,scales, and chords, and progresses up to strumming, frailing, and rolls with the right hand. Strumming with the hand and with fingerpicks is also covered. All geared to get you up and making music ASAP!

About Steve

Music has been a part of my life for over 4 decades. I stepped onstage when I was 15, and have been active in the music business ever since. I was raised in the New York / New England area, and played in many bands in the 70's and 80's, most notably the band AVALON. I moved to Florida in the late 8

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Jeremy J.
Early days, but Steve gave mea realistic foundation for learning
Zac
Steve is friendly and passionate. He was very accommodating of and adaptive to my goals, stylistic preferences, and schedule. He is patient but also pushed me to play better during lessons.
Robbie P.
Very good teacher and got me up and running on Pro tools. i have already set up another lesson.

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Average Cost of Banjo Lessons in Boston, MA

The average cost of 60-minute banjo lessons in Boston is $53. 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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$32 average
45 min
$44 average
60 min
$53 average

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"I really enjoyed my lesson and am very excited about learning to play the banjo and taking more lessons!"
Ben Snyder
Took Banjo lessons from Damien S.
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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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"Excellent experience, Damien was very skilled."
Christopher
Took Banjo lessons from Damien S.
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"Ben was really chill, and even though I had no experience at all, he was patient. His style is super easy to follow, and he encouraged me to really enjoy it."
Greg
Took Banjo lessons from Ben Z.
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"Glenn is very patient and has a great sense of humor. Even though I only had a 30 minute beginner class with him, he gave me plenty direction and encouragement to start. With his lesson plan, practice exercises and his guidance, I feel confident that I have the tools to master my instrument."
Brian
Took Banjo lessons from Glenn S.
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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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"I am a 71 year old Grandma and have wanted to learn how to play my old banjo for a very long time. I took weekly lessons with Will and he is an amazing teacher. He customized lessons to my interests and abilities and he was never irritated if I failed to practice. Will is patient, kind, and talented. Over the years, I've had three banjo teachers and he's by far the best!"
Gini
Took Banjo lessons from Will V.
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"Fantastic first lesson. Edwin is patient and gets me focused on what really matters."
Justin
Took Banjo lessons from Edwin I.
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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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"I have no experience at all with music, let alone a banjo and am so very glad I found Aaron for a teacher. He took the time in the beginning to discuss my expectations and goals and has been very patient with me. He is a very knowledgeable musician and I look forward to my lessons. It is my pleasure to be his student."
Stacy
Took Banjo lessons from Aaron D.
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