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James H.

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Allston, MA
Starting at $60
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2018
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I teach 3-finger, 5-string banjo. My teaching style is fairly methodical and aimed to develop strong technique and musicianship. Students will use traditional bluegrass to build solid tone production and right hand technique. It is also important to develop the music theory required to understand how melodies and songs are constructed. I focus on using traditional tunes to exercise deeper musical ideas and technique, rather than learning song after song. I also push my students to get involved in the Boston bluegrass community, finding jams to suit their skill level.

I have been playing music since the age of four, from nationally competing string quartets to jazz combos to Balkan folk music, but devote the vast majority of my time to bluegrass banjo these days. I was a 2017 FreshGrass Banjo Award finalist and play in several folk and bluegrass bands around Boston.

About James

I started off with violin at the age of four, and picked up mandolin, guitar, and banjo in my teens. I focused on small ensemble playing, especially competitive string quartet. I bounced around from band to band and touched a lot of different genres. Classical gave me extremely solid technical foun

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Frankie P.

(20)
Salem, MA
Starting at $40
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music from Boston University
  • Teaching since 1997
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Fun instrument for which I focus on the claw hammer technique and Earl Scruggs style rolls.

About Frankie

In addition to being a Berklee College of Music Graduate, I have a Masters in Music Education, and currently completing my Doctorate in Music Education from Boston University, I have been playing for over 30 years. Lessons are written and tailored to you. I use music, printouts, and instruction

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October 21, 2019
Mary Krull
Frankie helped me with my clarinet tone within the first 15 minutes of the first lesson, and gave me many more helpful playing tips throughout the hour. He was really interested in what my goals were. Looking forward to many more lessons with Frankie.
March 1, 2019
Carol
It's so rewarding to meet a teacher on the same page with me. Very personable, knowledgable and sets direction/goals clearly.
December 3, 2018
Dwonka "Dee" C.
I enjoy my song writing coach Frankie. His knowledge and patience was well appreciated.
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Karen D.

(26)
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1980
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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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February 17, 2019
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!
February 5, 2019
Ferrari
She sounds like she is amazing
January 23, 2019
Olive
Karen is a great teacher! I love her!

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Alex M.

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Banjo
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Damien S.

(39)
Banjo
Starting at $38
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1997
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Damien S.

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I have been teaching for over 10 years. My goal is to get my students quickly able to play, learn what they want to learn and have fun.

About Damien

Orlando-based composer and guitarist Damien has made a name for himself as a writer of scores for film, theater and dance productions.;A graduate of Music Composition at SUNY Purchase (New York) and Musicology at the University College of Dublin (Ireland). Years of touring internationally and score

Reviews
October 23, 2019
Ben Snyder
I really enjoyed my lesson and am very excited about learning to play the banjo and taking more lessons!
September 5, 2019
David R.
Damien does a great job of mixing theory with practical application.
June 13, 2019
Chris
Great first lesson
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Michelle Y.

(24)
Banjo
Starting at $34
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Bachelor of Music in Classical Guitar Performance from Oberlin Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michelle Y.

(24)

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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

Reviews
November 6, 2019
Chele F.
I'm continuing to learn so much and having fun along the way :-)
October 16, 2019
Chele F.
I am very inspired and excited! Michelle is fantastic :-)
October 13, 2019
Sarah

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Average Cost of Banjo Lessons in Needham Heights, MA

The average cost of 60-minute banjo lessons in Needham Heights is $61. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $40 and $130 per hour.
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$36 average
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$46 average
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"very helpful!"
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Took Banjo lessons from Grant 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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"Aaron, is a true professional, he laid down a great foundation for me, tips and ideas that i never would have thought about, with that i have improved 10 fold on my Banjo. I also caught one of his live shows Downtown, San Diego.... This guy rocks!"
- Kevin
Took Banjo lessons from Aaron D.
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"Michael is very patient. He is a fabulous teacher."
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"Great easy going guy with full range of knowledge. Fantastic attitude."
- Richard
Took Banjo lessons from Caleb E.
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"online was a little challenging, but Caleb was great."
- Jen
Took Banjo lessons from Caleb E.
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"He has great patience and makes the instructions clear. He is very nice and friendly."
- Shannon
Took Banjo lessons from Aaron D.
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"Aaron is very personable and flexible. Highly recommend."
- Lee
Took Banjo lessons from Aaron D.
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Jason is both patient and professional. My schedule and practice have not been consistent, even so he has been upbeat and encouraging. This is very helpful for a 54 year old athlete trying to become a banjo player!
Thanks Jason..."
- Susan
Took Banjo lessons from Jason M.
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"Excellent instructor. Easy to follow, even for a complete novice such as myself."
- Rollin
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