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Mel P.

26 Reviews
Troy, MO
Starting at $29
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded EMMY award from The National Academy of Television Arts
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mel P.

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5 string banjo Skruggs style bluegrass.

About Mel

I have tons of experience and formal university training in music education. I know how to take the complex and make it simple. There are very good reasons my students rise to the top. Experience makes a difference, and I have more professional teaching experience than 99% of other instructo

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Thomas W.
First lesson but Mel is keen on understanding where the student is, strengths, weaknesses and charting a path forward. Strong teacher. Great personality. Look forward to the work ahead
Alan J.
Great teacher. I was taught exactly what I asked for. Looking forward to practicing it now.
Daniel J.
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Jared J.

98 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jared J.

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I'm comfortable teaching the banjo in a variety of styles but will typically start in Bluegrass. I can teach both Scruggs style finger picking and basic to intermediate Clawhammer. My comfort zone is higher in the Scruggs style of playing however.

I also teach beginning to advanced Tenor Banjo (CGDA Tuning). Though it looks similar to the 5-string bluegrass banjo, the Irish Tenor Banjo and Tenor have only 4 strings and are played with a traditional guitar pick (a "plectrum" - though a "plectrum" banjo is tuned different then these other 2) and strummed rather then plucked with individual fingers.

I can teach the Plectrum Banjo as well (CGBD Tuning) but will be teaching you on a 5 string banjo that I only play with four strings.

About Jared

I am overjoyed and grateful to say I have been teaching music since 2008. I am a very friendly and fun teacher with a great deal of professionalism and patience. More importantly, I love teaching and playing music with a passion. I play a great variety of instruments and have had the opportunity

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Patient and engaging. Really helpful.
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Great session. Jared is easy to learn from and I had a great time!! =)

Phil H.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1973
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Phil H.

9 Reviews
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About Phil

I have my degree from The Eastman School of Music and have played rock and roll for decades. My joy is bringing people to music and music playing. As Music is an infinite language it has always been an eternal joy to teach and relate to my beloved students what music can say to them and what they c

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Doris F.
Very patient with an eight year old beginner.
Amie B.
Phil was awesome?
Chuck D.
Phil is very patient and explains anything you have a question about. The time flys by.

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Edwin I.

117 Reviews
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Starting at $49
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.M. in Studio Music and Jazz Instrumental - Guitar from University of Miami
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Edwin I.

117 Reviews
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Earl Scruggs 3 finger style
Learning songs
Improvisation soloing
Proper technique
Repertoire
Music analysis

About Edwin

Hello! Thank you for your interest in taking guitar/piano/music lessons. I am a professional teacher/studio musician/performer/producer with over 20 years of private teaching experience and a graduate of the University of Miami Studio Music and Jazz program in 2002 specializing in the guitar.

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Vic
I've had 4 lessons with Edwin so far and have already made a lot of good progress, by learning songs and theory and strumming patterns and fingerpicking. Edwin has a genuine interest in my improvement.
Vic ..
Edwin is an excellent guitar teacher and I had an excellent first lesson with Edwin.
Gustav
looking forward to our next lesson!

Phil H.

11 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 1973
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Phil H.

11 Reviews
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About Phil

I have my degree from The Eastman School of Music and have played rock and roll for decades. My joy is bringing people to music and music playing. As Music is an infinite language it has always been an eternal joy to teach and relate to my beloved students what music can say to them and what they c

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Doris F.
Very patient with an eight year old beginner.
Amie B.
Phil was awesome?
Chuck D.
Phil is very patient and explains anything you have a question about. The time flys by.

Sam K.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1992
  • B.S. in Energy Technology Graduated 1985 from Penn State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sam K.

9 Reviews
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Online Banjo Teacher

Bluegrass (Scruggs/Keith) and Old-Timey (Clawhammer)

About Sam

I play and teach Guitar (Electric/Acoustic), Bass (Electric/Upright), 5-String Banjo (Bluegrass and Old-timey), Violin/Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro, Pedal Steel Guitar and Lap Steel Guitar, Ukulele, Piano and Piano Accordion. I have been teaching in the Pittsburgh area for over 20 years and owned my mus

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Catherine
Sam was awesome - is a wealth of knowledge and skill and had so much to share. I will definitely be going back for many more lessons!
Katharina K.
Sam is very patient with this novice student and has given great practice tips for improvement.
Marc S.
Great first lesson with Sam. Learned a lot the entire way through

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"Kelvin is a great teacher. He understands and teaches in a way that makes sense to me. If you’ve played the Banjo you know the teacher needs a lot of patience and he does. He provides the right direction and more importantly listens to my questions. There is no doubt in my mind if you have to learn or improve your banjo skills Kelvin can help."
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"Damien is a fun, kind and extremely patient teacher. He structures lessons well and makes sure you understand why you're doing/learning certain things. He knows how to keep lessons interesting yet helpful."
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"I'm loving my new banjo and so excited to have found David as a teacher. David really has been instrumental in me learning the banjo. He's a great teacher and very knowledgable about music. He sets you up for success and builds on that! I highly recommend David for the banjo or pretty much any instrument. He does it all!"
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"So helpful and knowledgeable. It has to be really hard to teach a music lesson online, but this experience has been great! Can't wait to learn more :-)"
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"When the lesson started we got right to the point and decided the best direction to take with the limited experience I have. I have goals for the next lesson and something to work with and someone to help me along the way."
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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."
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"Mike incredibly skilled and patient, has a wonderful teaching manner, and is always encouraging--the perfect mix of traits for a terrific instructor."
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