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Robert M.

18 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Robert M.

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About Robert

Professional musician in the Asheville, NC. area offering private guitar, banjo, ukulele, mandolin, and bass lessons. I am also available for studio recording and live performance. With over 28 years experience, I have been teaching all ages, styles, and levels. This is not a hobby or part-time

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Blake
Blake really enjoyed it & Robert was patient & very informative.
Mikhaela
Although I'm a fairly new learner, I chose Robert as a teacher because he teaches everything from beginner to advanced. I'm glad I did -- his depth of knowledge is clear and he understands my questions quickly and can answer from different angles to make sure I understand. After just two lessons I feel like I've gained a lot already and am excited to continue learning.
Michael
Robert is a super nice guy, great teacher, and extremely knowledgeable about the guitar.
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Eric L.

18 Reviews
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  • Awarded Award from Gigmasters
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1977
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Eric L.

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Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play recognizable tunes. First, starting off with simple arrangments and then building as you become more advanced. I typically use Banjo Primer, Claw Hammer Banjo Primer and "You Can Teach Yourself Banjo" These books break everything down and gets you up and running very quickly. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Eric

Hi, Welcome to my TL's profile! If you're looking at this site, you're already on your way to becoming an AWESOME musician! Whether this is your first attempt at music lessons or you've been playing for a while and trying to improve your skills, I'm EXCITED about working with you. I am a p

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Deena A.
OK, so this was my first lesson which might limit effectiveness, but Eric was patient, easy to work with, and moved me along pretty quickly. A positive experience.
Mardell M.
Very good teacher, very patient and understandable.
Bob M.
Eric is an excellent teacher! Eric explains the lessons in a manner which is very easily understood. He is also very patient, I highly recommend Eric to anyone and everyone who wants to learn the banjo/guitar!
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Frankie P.

24 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music from Boston University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Frankie P.

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A very fun instrument to play. I tend to focus on Earl Scruggs style rolls, understanding and incorporating melody, and chords.

About Frankie

Hello, future student. I want to tell you just a little about myself to see if you would like to study with me. I have over 20 years of teaching experience with degrees from West Virginia University, Berklee College of Music, the University of West London, along with a Doctorate in Music Educ

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A great first step for me to start my guitar journey, Frankie is very helpful ! 11/10 would recommend to everyone
Michael
good first steps
Sean
Works with you to find the best way forward for YOU. Fantastic instructor.
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Joe S.

26 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Joe S.

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I have been playing banjo for about six years now as a supplement to my guitar playing. It has a been a real joy learning the different styles and techniques.

About Joe

I absolutely love teaching music! After over 20 years of teaching, performing, writing, and recording in all styles/genres, it continues to be a great adventure. It is a joy to pass this on to others...especially seeing my students that never touched the instrument going on to be very proficient

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Carter A.
Just had my first lesson with Joe. I can already tell he cares a lot about the craft and is willing to adjust his instruction to fit the student.
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Don M.
Joe’s really down to earth, a good teacher and I look forward to a lasting relationship with him.
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Richard C.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Bachelor's Degree from University of Maryland and Berklee College of Music Boston
  • Teaching since 1983
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Richard C.

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Lean how to play bluegrass banjo including melody and finger picking. Also "Clawhammer" techniques.

About Richard

I have studied, performed and taught music for over 30 years. Accordion was my first instrument at age 7 which was a great introduction to the keyboard, melody and harmony. That was followed by guitar and other stringed instruments (Banjo, Ukulele) as well as drums. I studied with great teachers

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Phillip D.
I started with Richard in July, and by October I'm not only playing and singing songs on the banjo, I'm also learning musical theory that I never really fathomed learning. It's opened up a side of my brain that's been rather dormant for the last forty seven years.
andrea W.
My first lesson was very good. I am excited to keep learning more. Richard makes it an easy process.
Kenneth S.
Friendly, knows his stuff, and adjust to my needs.
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Jesse M.

101 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jesse M.

101 Reviews
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Learn basics about rhythm, harmony, and melody, and how they apply to the banjo.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on voice/singing, guitar, bass, drums, piano, and ukulele. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with classic

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Brenden R.
Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.

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The average cost of 60-minute banjo lessons is $54. 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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"Ray is very patient and takes time to explain everything in a way you can understand."
Bill
Took Banjo lessons from Ray M.
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"Great teacher! Looking forward to more lessons"
Steve
Took Banjo lessons from Jason M.
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"First lesson, very positive, informative. Patient. Cant wait for next!"
Steve
Took Banjo lessons from Richard C.
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"Mel is a very patient and knowledgable teacher. I feel like I fumble along at the beginning of a lesson but by the end Mel has improved my technique and timing. I would definitely recommend Mel to anyone who wants to learn or improve on their instrument!"
Elizabeth Coyne
Took Banjo lessons from Mel P.
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"David is punctual, very patient, and makes lessons fun as well as challenging which is essential for progress."
Lance
Took Banjo lessons from David F.
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"Ray is patient, knowledgeable and very talented. I am having fun learning to play the banjo."
Brenda
Took Banjo lessons from Ray M.
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"Great lessons progressing skills on a difficult instrument."
Michael
Took Banjo lessons from Ray M.
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"Second lesson on the banjo and Richard has taught me so much in just one week! If you want to learn from the ground up, he is the man! Laying the foundation is going to take time and practice, but he gives you so much to work with."
Phillip
Took Banjo lessons from Richard C.
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"going to be a lot of fun starting me out right where I want to be"
Lorraine
Took Banjo lessons from Lisa A.
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"Holy &^%! I am playing something that actually sounds like Music! Fransesca is easy to review! SHE IS AMAZING! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!"
Jason
Took Banjo lessons from Francesca C.
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