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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
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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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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Frankie P.

(20)
Salem, MA
Starting at $40
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Awarded Berklee Achievement Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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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James H.

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Allston, MA
Starting at $60
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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

Meet Online Banjo Teachers Serving Somerville, MA

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Ani K.

(12)
Banjo
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio

  • Speaks Armenian, Turkish, English
  • A.S. - Guitar Major from Kingsborough Community College
  • Teaches Beginner
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Online Banjo Teacher

Learn to read music and hand positions.

About Ani

Lessons are tailored to the students' level and goal. Caring and compassionate instructor. Your dream is my dream and I will diligently work with you to help you on your path. If you have the will to learn and practice, you will see improvements and achievements. ‚Äč I've been teaching music to ch

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September 5, 2019
A Z.
Ani K is the BEST. She taught me so many things and had so much patience and I left very happy and a lot music smarter
August 16, 2019
Jimmyse M.
Ani is an amazing singing teacher I'm looking forward and working with her again next thrusday
August 14, 2019
David
Ani is patient, kind and knowledgeable. I learned a lot and am looking forward to my next lesson.
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Brian Lee B.

(4)
Banjo
Starting at $35
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio

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  • Awarded Missouri Bright Flight Scholarship from State of Missouri
  • Teaches students Male: 6 and up; Female: 4 and up
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Brian Lee B.

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Online Banjo Teacher

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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October 7, 2019
Ken
September 30, 2019
Elyse
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.
September 27, 2019
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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David B.

(38)
Banjo
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Home Home
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
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  • Background Checked
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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David B.

(38)

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Online Banjo Teacher

Beginner to intermediate level, variety of styles

About David

After graduating from Salford University, England with a Bachelors degree (Honors) in Music and Composing I worked for a short time as a commercial "jingle" writer, before moving to San Diego, marrying my dream girl, and opening my own music recording, teaching and production studio. From there I h

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October 23, 2019
Aiden B.
David, Greg, and the female guitar teacher ( I have forgotten her name ) were all very welcoming and offered great insight into my son's advancement with his guitar and drum playing. He can't wait for his next lesson. Regards, Baron Baker
July 11, 2019
Marisa P.
David is awesome!! He tailors lessons to fit your musical preference but also takes you out of your comfort zone to challenge you and help one build confidence...in three short lessons I've learned so much! Not just technically, but personally as well. Great teacher, fun sessions, highly recommend
May 3, 2019
Bren
I've had 4 lessons so far with David and have learned so much about music theory and mandolin playing. He is an absolutely amazing teacher. I highly recommend him.

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Average Cost of Banjo Lessons in Somerville, MA

The average cost of 60-minute banjo lessons in Somerville 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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"Jeremy is a gifted musician and teacher. He is very encouraging and knows a lot. I felt very comfortable learning banjo from him, and feel like I gained a VERY solid base for continuing with the instrument. Thanks a lot!"
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Took Banjo lessons from Jeremy A.
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"very relaxed manner right on time easy to talk to. and the smile always helps"
- Lorraine
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"I'm continuing to learn so much and having fun along the way :-)"
- Chele
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"Teacher has excellent sense of humor ans explained the lesson clearly."
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"Ben was on time on Skype. In fact he called me earlier to make sure I was able to connect to his site. First time with on line class, so far would recommend Ben highly"
- Sandra
Took Banjo lessons from Ben Z.
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"Eric is encouraging, makes supportive comments and adjusts his accompaniment to my pace when I played.."
- Janet
Took Banjo lessons from Eric W.
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"If your looking for a patient teacher, you’ve found him. Ryan has been a breeze to work with and you won’t feel like any of your questions are silly. His explanations and talents along with his patience has helped me get further then I ever thought possible."
- Doreen
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"Instructor is great. On line has its problems as connectivity can be spotty."
- Kevin
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"Mike has made my attempt to learn banjo a great and pleasant experience. I look forward to his lessons."
- Bob
Took Banjo lessons from Mike T.
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"After only three lessons Grant had me playing chords and finger rolls. Grant is a super instructor who is well organized and very patient. Great investment of my time and money. Thanks Grant"
- Jack
Took Banjo lessons from Grant H.
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