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Stephen D.

4 Reviews
Yonkers, NY
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Dutch, Chinese
  • Awarded Fulbright from US government
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Stephen D.

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Banjo is very different from most other instruments, and requires a special technique. The most important thing to keep in mind is that you must project the melody, and everything else comes from that.

About Stephen

I have been playing music on the violin since the age of 7, composing since I was 14, and playing and performing on the guitar since I was 18. I've written a lot of music, and this past spring had works performed in Virginia and two in Manhattan. I have taught music for over 15 years, in college

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Sandra
Stephen is amazing and talented. He is very understanding of the initial frustration of learning a new instrument and makes it interesting and fun.
Megan
Mr. D is a very good teacher at violin. I give him 5 stars because he is nice and a good teacher.
Eve
Stephen has been teaching my son Classical Guitar lessons for over four years now, and he is one of the best music instructors we've had. Stephen is a very motivated and inspiring teacher, my son absolutely loves his music classes. We are happy to have a truly dedicated teacher, who loves working with kids and is able to pass his genuine passion for music to others. Thank you, Stephen!
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Nick R.

25 Reviews
Forest Hills, NY
Starting at $55
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • M.A. in performance from Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College
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Nick R.

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-5 string Bluegrass (Earl Scruggs technique)
-Tenor banjo (plectrum techniques)
-Plectrum banjo (plectrum techniques)
-Bluegrass, Country, Blues and Folk
-Gullah Geechee, North Indian classical music and other world music rhythms

About Nick

Professor Nick R. (guitar, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, dobro/resonator/slide, lap steel, tenor guitar, baritone resonator, bass, drums, composition) is currently the adjunct professor at Essex College, Jazz clinician for over 19 years via Kupferberg Center (Queens College) and has been on the staff a

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Paul
Nick R. is truly an extraordinary guitar instructor. He is brimming with technical proficiency, enthusiasm, and a communication skill set that is unparalleled. His ability to hone in on exactly what you are doing wrong and right for that matter means you make progress rapidly and naturally. And he is a nice guy too!!
Christina S.
Such a great teacher! I am an absolute beginner, but feel I am getting better every lesson. Plus, so fun! A +++++
Robin
Fun classical guitar lessons. Very knowledgeable and thorough teacher. My son really enjoyed his lessons.

Nick L.

New York, NY
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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 Lantigua is a musician and Composer based In New York, NY. He studied at The New School for Jazz and Contemporary music where he gained a firm grounding in music theory, arranging/compositional skills and jazz improvisation. He studied with Band leaders such as Gregoir Maret, Samir Chatterjee, and Adam Holzman; Jazz Guitarists Ed Maceachen and Richard Boukas and have taken lessons with banjoists Ryan Cavanaugh and Bennett Sullivan of Steve Martin’s musical “Bright Star”. He have been in numerous bands and ensembles ranging from Bluegrass to Jazz to even Orchestra for live film music, so he can easily help facilitate any players musical goals/interests.

About Nick

I'm Nick 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 music skills.

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Chris H.
Good teacher. Sends good videos to help you practice during the week

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Grant H.

149 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Creative Writing from Louisiana State University
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Grant H.

149 Reviews
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I like to make learning an instrument fun and easy to fit into your schedule!

If you're an adult finally getting around to learning your dream instrument or a child following your passion of playing music I tailor your lessons specifically to you. We look at what you want to play, pick specific songs that you want to learn, and learn the techniques you need to play these songs. It sounds simple, but it's so effective and much more fun to learn this way!

About Grant

Hi! I'm Grant! And it would be my pleasure to be your music instructor. I teach all of the fretted string instruments: Guitar | Banjo | Mandolin | Bass | Ukulele I structure my lesson plans specifically around what you want to learn and how you want to learn it. We will go as slow or f

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Jim G.
Patient and skilled. Also a great listener.
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Michelle L Jacques
Hello Grant. This was my first lesson. I am a former guitar player and I teach music in a School for the arts in Oakland, Ca. And...I just happen to be from NOLA. Looking forward to many more lessons.
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Aaron D.

47 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA - Music (Jazz Studies) from San Jose State University
  • Teaching since 2002
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Aaron D.

47 Reviews
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I specialize in teaching Clawhammer style and 3 finger "Scruggs" style.

About Aaron

Hello fellow and future musicians, and thanks for checking out my profile! To tell you a little about myself, I was exposed to music at a very young age since my dad was a musician. I first picked up the drums at the age of 5, and took piano lessons for a year when I was 6. I later played the sa

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Cain C.
Worked really well with my 10 yr old, super happy about our decision.
Mackenzie R.
Aaron has been teaching my 13 yr old daughter for a few weeks now and it's going great. He's teaching her songs she wants to learn and great tips to create her own songs. I would recommend him to teach anyone.

Ben Z.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, German
  • Business Administration from University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • Teaches Beginner
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Ben Z.

17 Reviews
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I can teach 5 string banjo basics to beginners. Emphasis on music fundamentals, popular banjo standards, and improvisation.

About Ben

Ben Z. has been helping people achieve their goals in guitar and music since 2001, and is passionate about teaching students of all ages and skill levels. As an instructor, Ben combines traditional teaching methods with ear training and improvisation to create well rounded experience for the studen

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Zoe W.
Great guy! Really easy-going and knows what he is doing. 10yr old daughter can’t wait for the next lesson!
Greg
Ben was really chill, and even though I had no experience at all, he was patient. His style is super easy to follow, and he encouraged me to really enjoy it.

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Average Cost of Banjo Lessons in Great Neck, NY

The average cost of 60-minute banjo lessons in Great Neck is $55. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $100 per hour.
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$34 average
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$45 average
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$55 average

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"Ryan provides professional and patient instruction, Highly recommended."
Tim
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"Very good. Can't wait until next lesson."
Judi
Took Banjo lessons from Joe S.
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"Dan is very patient and helpful, I enjoy every lesson."
Bess
Took Banjo lessons from Daniel E.
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"Lynn is a master of her craft and has lots of patience."
Nick
Took Banjo lessons from Lynn K.
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"Ray is a great patient teacher. I highly recommend him!"
Jana
Took Banjo lessons from Ray M.
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"Aaron is a brilliant instructor."
William
Took Banjo lessons from Aaron D.
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"Kelvin has taken me a long way in a short time. So grateful!"
Joe
Took Banjo lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Eric was very patient with me and that was important. He was also prepared and professional. I would recommend him to anyone that wants to learn to play an instrument."
Teresa
Took Banjo lessons from Eric L.
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"Mike is truly a patient, excellent teacher & communicator. He totally understands my needs and limitations, and always finds a way to address them and thereby helps me move forward. I am absolutely confident that in the very near future I will be able to play the banjo and be able to jam with others - and I attribute all of that to Mike and his approach. My only regret is that I didn't meet him 17 years ago when I first moved to the area and decided to learn to play the banjo. I wholeheartedly recommend him for anyone - he loves to play and he loves to teach."
Rick
Took Banjo lessons from Mike T.
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"It was perfect, Ben was really helpful and made me feel totally at ease with the whole process of learning. Can't wait for the next lesson, thanks Ben!"
Tammy
Took Banjo lessons from Ben Z.
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