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Daniel E.

33 Reviews
Bayonne, NJ
Starting at $32
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Awarded Fastest Growth from KMC/Musicorp
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Daniel E.

33 Reviews
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Beginner banjo lessons. Basic technique, chords, strumming. So much fun playing songs!
Disclaimer: I am not a traditional bluegrass player. I am finding many students nowadays that enjoy the sound of banjo, but want to play modern music with it. I have had a great deal of success with this type of student, but advise anyone looking for traditional scruggs lessons to seek that out. Thanks!

About Daniel

- I have a record of success with students of all ages, backgrounds, abilities, and goals - I teach using a variety of methods and styles, including my own authored books - I own a music academy where I train others to be successful instructors - I have a very high student retention rate - I'v

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Gary A.
Daniel is extremely knowledgeable and capable . He is patient, experienced and understands what students really want. Great instructor.
Eldora M.
Dan is a patient and encouraging teacher. Even after taking months off I was able to pick up a song after just one lesson because he breaks everything down to your skill level. I highly recommend him for banjo or any music lessons!
Girish Shahdadpuri
Daniel is very knowledgeable and kind. He understands student's strength and weakness and also the areas to focus on. I am a beginner and have self learned on and off for a few years. Daniel teaches progressiveIy and I throughly enjoyed my first session with him!
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Ben E.

4 Reviews
Ridgewood, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2000
  • History from American University
  • Teaches Intermediate
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Ben E.

4 Reviews
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I can teach five string bluegrass, old time or folk banjo playing or four string tenor banjo. I can give you the basics of chords as well as the types of right hand technique you need to pick or pluck.

About Ben

Benjamin is a percussionist and mandolin player from North Carolina. Coming out of a folk music tradition he has expanded his interest into the world of electronic music, free improvisation and world music. He most recently visited Dublin to work with composer Cal Folger Day on a historical Operett

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John Cardoza
Patient, highly knowledgeable. Works quickly and efficiently; making the most of our hour together. Looking forward to the next lesson!
Danya
Ben is a fun mandolin teacher and very thoughtful! He brings great tunes and gives helpful feedback to improve how you play.
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Nick L.

New York, NY
Starting at $35
  • BFA in Jazz and Contemporary Music from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nick L.

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Nick is a Banjoist and Composer based In New York, NY. Nick has several years of experience playing along numerous venues in NYC with the likes of Robert Brashear and The Home Away Band, Greg Cornell and The Cornell Brothers, Luba Dvorak, Craig Donovan and As a solo artist. Along with bluegrass and folk, Nick has an admiration for Kraut-rock, Jazz, Punk, Indian Classical, and Experimental music, so he can help facilitate any players musical goals/interest, no matter how niche. Nick also went to The New School For Jazz and Contemporary Music, where he gained a grounding in music theory and jazz improvisation.

About Nick

I'm Nick Lantigua a banjoist and composer based in NYC. I am a banjo teacher of 2 years, available to students of all experience levels and ages. I like to arrange my lessons so that students learn what they want to learn (at their own pace), while also gaining strong theoretical and technical musi

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Derek V.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, English
  • Awarded Supported Artist from Ableton, Izotope, Fishman
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Derek V.

19 Reviews
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I have been teaching banjo since 2007 and can guide a student with folk/ bluegrass/ old timey and pop.

About Derek

TEACHING MISSION: Capture the joy of playing music. Inspire continual playing and/or practice, regardless of student's lifestyle/career choices. I start the first lesson with a student wish list (songs, goals, etc) and every lesson we take significant steps towards the goals. Skills: Guitar/Man

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Laura
Super Knowledgable. Psyched to learn more.
Dennis
Derek is a very knowledgable instructor, easy to talk to, and I found his teaching technique is very motivating. He set realistic practice goals for the next session, which will require me to do my part, but that's the reason we show up, to learn how to play a musical instrument.
I highly recommend him.
Luis R.
Derek was very helpful! No time was wasted! Awesome 1st lesson!
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Zachary W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2018
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Zachary W.

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I specialize in blues, rock and funk guitar on both the electric and acoustic, I also teach the electric bass and the banjo. I will teach-the fundamentals of music, ie. rhythm, melody and harmony, and then assist you on your journey to finding your own unique musical styling. I believe that music is the ultimate form of SELF expression so it is important that you tell me what inspires YOU and what your personal music goals are. Their are multiple ways to conceptualize the music and i will be your ally in finding what ways work best for you. i will customize lesson plans based on your personal music journey and where you want to get in your playing. whether you want to compose your own symphonies, write your own concept album, play some covers on the weekends, or just better yourself as a human being it would be my honor to teach you

About Zachary

I have been playing the guitar since my teenage years and it has been an integral part of me maturing into a responsible adult. The dedication and patience that learning an instrument have taught me are skills that i have applied to my academic and professional life. I hope to be able to impart not

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Nick L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA in Jazz and Contemporary Music from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
  • Teaching since 2017
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Nick L.

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Nick is a Banjoist and Composer based In New York, NY. Nick has several years of experience playing along numerous venues in NYC with the likes of Robert Brashear and The Home Away Band, Greg Cornell and The Cornell Brothers, Luba Dvorak, Craig Donovan and As a solo artist. Along with bluegrass and folk, Nick has an admiration for Kraut-rock, Jazz, Punk, Indian Classical, and Experimental music, so he can help facilitate any players musical goals/interest, no matter how niche. Nick also went to The New School For Jazz and Contemporary Music, where he gained a grounding in music theory and jazz improvisation.

About Nick

I'm Nick Lantigua a banjoist and composer based in NYC. I am a banjo teacher of 2 years, available to students of all experience levels and ages. I like to arrange my lessons so that students learn what they want to learn (at their own pace), while also gaining strong theoretical and technical musi

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Average Cost of Banjo Lessons in East Elmhurst, NY

The average cost of 60-minute banjo lessons in East Elmhurst is $60. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $130 per hour.
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$35 average
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$45 average
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"Looking forward to my next lesson I think I can learn a lot from Michael"
- Tommy
Took Banjo lessons from Michael E.
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"This was my first meeting an Banjo lesson. It was just perfect for my abilities. Homework was just great. One problem is my Web Cam is vertical not horizontal."
- CPO Rob
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"Great Lessons

I had special needs as I'm old and already performing in public solo. He has tailored the lessons to my needs perfectly and I've learned a great deal in a very short period of time. I've recommended him to a couple of other musicians that I know. I plan to continue with him for quite a while."
- Dan
Took Banjo lessons from Glenn S.
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"I really enjoyed my lesson and am very excited about learning to play the banjo and taking more lessons!"
- Ben Snyder
Took Banjo lessons from Damien S.
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"Ryan was great. I am looking forward to my next lessons."
- Kevin
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"Very good first lesson! It promises to be a fruitful relationship!"
- Adrian
Took Banjo lessons from Glenn S.
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"Excellent First Day

Thank you Richard for a first day's great experience. Hope it will continue with your new Banjo"
- Kristopher (Kris)
Took Banjo lessons from Richard C.
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"Great teacher. I highly recommend Steve for banjo lessons."
- Mark
Took Banjo lessons from Steve G.
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"Great Kelvin made my lesson fun learning the forward and back roll. Can't wait for my next lesson. Got to go, practice time."
- Richard
Took Banjo lessons from Kelvin L.
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"My daughter has never played a musical instrument before and decided she wanted to play the banjo. After 3 lessons with Sam, I am truely amazed how far along she has come. I would highly recommend Sam to any child or an adult. My daughter so enjoys her banjo lessons weekly with Sam."
- Peggy
Took Banjo lessons from Sam K.
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