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James H.

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Allston, MA
Starting at $60
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  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Berklee Achievement Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
  • 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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  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • 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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Linda L.

(21)
Banjo
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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  • Background Checked
  • Speaks English, Hebrew, Spanish, Hebrew
  • Teaching since 1979
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Linda L.

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I have been playing bluegrass banjo for over 20 years, and have performed for events such as Thanksgiving dinners at hotels, folk clubs, bluegrass festivals, and fundraisers. In addition to playing and teaching banjo, I play and teach guitar and piano, with guitar being my main instrument. I am no Earl Scruggs, but I am a great teacher for beginners and intermediate players. As a teacher, I am patient, intuitive, and always tailor the lessons to fit the interests and learning styles of each individual student.

About Linda

*** Travel Equipment *** I do not typically provide any equipment - but I am willing to select and purchase books for the students to learn from (cost of books to be reimbursed by the student/parent) when requested to do so. I am also willing to provide stick-on note-names for the keyboard, for

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November 6, 2019
Dan T.
Linda is awesome. After 3 lessons I'm getting pretty good at a couple of basic rolls and have a song to work on. She is patient and knowledgeable, and has helped me get basic technique going. So far so good.
August 4, 2019
Megan K.
Linda was really awesome! I’m s complete beginner but she made me feel totally comfortable and at ease. Already working on a song! Looking forward to the next lesson!
January 25, 2019
Kyle
My first lesson with Linda was great. She is very patient and very knowledgeable.
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Joe S.

(17)
Banjo
Starting at $44
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Joe S.

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I have been playing banjo for about four years now as a supplement to my guitar playing. It has a been a real joy learning the different styles and techniques.

About Joe

I absolutely love teaching music! After over 20 years of teaching, performing, writing, and recording in all styles/genres, it continues to be a great adventure. It is a joy to pass this on to others...especially seeing my students that never touched the instrument going on to be very proficient

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March 12, 2019
John P.
Very happy so far
July 30, 2018
Grant
Terrific instructor...just what i was looking for.
January 4, 2018
Beth
Joe is a great teacher for my son - patient, enthusiastic and adapts the music for learning to my son's interest. Can't recommend enough - great!
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Kelvin L.

(134)
Banjo
Starting at $35
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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November 12, 2019
Bruce Callander
October 13, 2019
William
My work schedule has interrupted my lessons for a while now, but Kelvin is a kind hearted instructor who truly believes in developing his students.

I will continue lessons with him as soon as I can.
August 11, 2019
Noah
Very patient with my 4 year old! Kelvin is very skilled beautiful pianist !

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Average Cost of Banjo Lessons in Salem, MA

The average cost of 60-minute banjo lessons in Salem 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.
30 min
$36 average
45 min
$46 average
60 min
$61 average

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"So far so good! My first lesson, and even though I broke a string RIGHT before the lesson, Aaron still was able to work with me."
- Brandy
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- Chris
Took Banjo lessons from Mike T.
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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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"Great teacher, very clear, patient communication. Can't wait for the next lesson!"
- David
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"Good combination of book learnin' and improvisational instruction."
- Jen
Took Banjo lessons from Lyle R.
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"Great lessons progressing skills on a difficult instrument."
- Michael
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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
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"Informative, friendly, patient and knowledgeable."
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"Clear, concise, and motivating"
- Michael
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