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John B.

100 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
  • Teaching since 1986
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John B.

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Learn how to play Banjo!

While learning the Banjo, students will learn specific rolls such as forward and backward rolls, chords strum patterns, rhythm playing and various songs such as Foggy Mountain Breakdown and Dueling Banjos. They will learn the styles of Bluegrass and Claw Hammer playing.

About John

I have been playing for about 35 years and teaching music and guitar for 25 years. I have a Bachelor of Music in Jazz and Classical guitar. I've taught at the University level and currently maintain a professional studio in Arlington, Virginia. I am very well versed in many different styles of musi

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Syed M.
Very approachable and knowledgeable!
Scott B.
John is very patient and extremely knowledgeable. He is the best instructor/teacher i have had in the many years I have taken lessons.
Judith W.
Excellent and it's just my first lesson!
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Mike T.

18 Reviews
Manassas, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 16 to 75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mike T.

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Scruggs Style Bluegrass 5-String Banjo

About Mike

I have played bluegrass banjo since I was 16 (I am now looking at Social Security). I have been instructing for eight years since semi-retiring from my day job. I use various teaching methods and aids and have participated in training programs with the finest banjo players in the country, includi

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Reed
Mike has done a great job teaching me. In a year and a half, I have gone from never playing a stringed instrument, to being able to jam with friends and family. I learned basic three-finger Scruggs style bluegrass banjo, and I making moves now to become an intermediate player. I really recommend Mike. He is kind and warm-hearted, and works with you to meet you where you are and improve your game. I now know about 10 songs that I can play lead on, and I can roll or vamp as back-up on any other bluegrass song. Mike has set me up now to work with intermediate techniques. Mike will help you learn!
Lorie
I have been taking banjo lessons with Mike for two months. The instruction has been really useful for me. I debated for a long time about whether or not to take formal lessons. I am so glad that I did. Mike is a very good musician and instructor. I am progressing and enjoying the experience. I highly recommend him as an instructor.
Billy C.
First lesson was great. I was nervous, but Mike put me at ease and made me feel right at home. The lesson flew by, and I can't wait until we meet again.

Daniel P.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Music from Belmont University
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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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Andy K.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor's of Arts (English & Music) from University of Delaware
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Andy K.

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I've been teaching music professionally for the past 15 years. In that time, I've worked with students of almost every conceivable age and ability level on a wide variety of instruments (ukulele, guitar, bass guitar, banjo, harmonica, piano) and am here to help make your musical dreams come true.

I customize my lessons to the needs/learning style of each individual student with a focus on technique, music theory, and songwriting. With all that in mind, I'd love to hear about your musical goals and figure out the best path to get you there.

About Andy

I'm a well rounded musician that plays/teaches a wide variety of instruments including acoustic, electric, and bass guitar, ukulele, banjo, harmonica, and piano/keyboards in addition to being a seasoned vocalist. I have a gained great deal of teaching and performance experience over the past 15 ye

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Tom
Andy has been a lifesaver during the pandemic! Before working with Andy, I felt like music was off limits to me. I went from zero experience to being competent in multiple instruments. I started with banjo and later went into acoustic guitar, electric guitar, harmonica, and a DAW.

His flexible teaching style was responsive to my musical growth and interests. As we went, Andy sprinkled in some easy to understand music theory. I learned a lot of my favorite songs (including several out of the mainstream). He worked with me to adapt songs written for guitar to banjo. He also helped me to pick quality instruments that were right for me and my budget.

Highly recommend!

Joshua K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Secondary Music Education Instrumental from Ottawa University
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Joshua K.

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Josh has been playing and performing music for over 13 years. He has achieved a bachelor's degree in instrumental music education and has experience as an instructor teaching private students and group classes for over 7 years. He has studied instrumental music education including areas of classical music, jazz, theory, history, and improvisation.

About Joshua

Experienced with students of all ages, backgrounds, and styles. Josh has been playing and performing music for over 13 years. He has achieved a bachelor's degree in instrumental music education and has experience as an instructor teaching private students and group classes for over 7 years. He has

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Brian Lee B.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students Male: 6 and up; Female: 4 and up
  • Awarded Missouri Bright Flight Scholarship from State of Missouri
  • Teaching since 1991
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Brian Lee B.

13 Reviews
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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 30+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE in music performance and instruction. I am also a Board Certified Music Therapist from Maryville University with an additional Bachelor's Degree in Psychology. I

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David
Brian is fantastic. He quickly got a sense of where I am and customized our lessons just for me. Super knowledgeable, helpful and friendly!
Mike G.
Second lesson - good motivator! Thanks!
Mike G.
Great first lesson!

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"Eric is a knowledgeable, friendly and patient teacher."
Matthew Feltus
Took Banjo lessons from Eric L.
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"Damien is extremely professional and does an excellent job explaining the fundamentals. As Albert Einstein said, "If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." Damien has a way of explaining concepts so they are easily understood and retained, even for more complex subjects."
Austin
Took Banjo lessons from Damien S.
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"he is always patient and seems to understand the difficult areas before I even explain"
Montez
Took Banjo lessons from Grant H.
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"Antonio is such a kind and patient teacher. He was able
to get me started on the basics of the tenor banjo in our first lesson and even made me my own binder of music for me to practice at home. It’s hard to come by someone who actually knows the tenor banjo and I feel lucky to have found a great teacher! He really look the time to make sure I felt comfortable practicing for our next session. I am looking forward to continuing my studies with Antonio."
Alyssa
Took Banjo lessons from Antonio S.
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"Richard was very kind and patient during our first lesson. He is a great teacher. Looking forward to our next lesson for sure!"
Brook
Took Banjo lessons from Richard C.
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"Lyle is awesome! Lessons are fun and helpful, he focuses on helping you meet your musical goals. I am an adult absolute novice, never played an instrument before, and I feel really good about my progress. If a year ago someone would have asked me "will you ever play an instrument?" I would have said absolutely no and that I didn't think I was even capable of learning an instrument, I considered myself to be very non-musical; but not anymore. 1 star off because we've had a lot of cancellations and reschedules but that's partially my fault as well since our lessons are on Friday nights and he warned me he often plays gigs or has to travel to gigs on that night."
Katrina
Took Banjo lessons from Lyle R.
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"Informative, friendly, patient and knowledgeable."
steve
Took Banjo lessons from Richard C.
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"I am just at the start of my banjo odyssey...........
and I am realy looking forward to having a teacher that will first help me just get started.. Then help me lean to play the songs that made me want to lean how to play the Banjo.. and has me exited for the next lesson."
Robert
Took Banjo lessons from Grant H.
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"Great teacher, goes at a great pace and really knows how to help you be your best."
Bryce
Took Banjo lessons from Jason M.
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"Great first lesson! Very knowledgeable and tailored to my previous (limited) experience."
Patrick
Took Banjo lessons from Richard C.
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