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Ray M.

34 Reviews
Arlington, TX
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Ray M.

34 Reviews
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Beginner to intermediate.
Banjo can be a difficult instrument at first. It requires a great deal of patience and persistence. But it's also an extremely rewarding instrument to learn.
Banjo lessons typically center on Scruggs-style
rolls, as well as building chord vocabulary.

About Ray

Born in Arlington, Texas, I began playing guitar and bass guitar in high school. After studying for several years under Joey Faust, I studied Jazz, Classical Guitar, and Music Theory at TCC in Fort Worth. I began teaching in my free time to friends and family in 2003; by 2008 I was teaching full ti

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Thomas L.
Excellent teacher. He makes it understandable and very encouraging.
Bill J.
Ray is very patient and takes time to explain everything in a way you can understand.
Jimmy W.
Ray was very informative, and very passionate about teaching me and was very respectful and made me feel welcome.. I'm very excited about returning for my other lessons.
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Antonio S.

4 Reviews
Denton, TX
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Silver Medal from Mid-West Fleadh Cheoil 2015 Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Learning Technologies, Music, Business Music and Entrepreneurship from UNT / University of North Texas
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Antonio S.

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I teach:
TENOR BANJO - MANDOLIN - TENOR GUITAR - ACOUSTIC GUITAR
Please go to the instrument listing and it will explain about that particular Instrument.

Hello,
I first want to explain about the Tenor Banjo it's different from the 5 string Banjo used mostly in Bluegrass and Country.

Tenor Banjo has 4 strings, it comes in 17 fret and 19 fret and generally used in Irish/Celtic and Jazz music.

Irish /Celtic music you play single note melodies and in Jazz the majority of the time you strum.

Standard Tuning: C, G, D, A - Same as a Viola and Cello
Irish Tenor Tuning: G, D, A, E - Same as a Mandolin and Violin
Chicago Tuning: D, G, B, E - This tuning is the same as the first four strings of a guitar

The name "Tenor" has nothing to do with the pitch, I read it was a mistake somewhere in history as 4 string banjos were used in American Tango in the 20th century called Tango Banjos, then somewhere changed to Tenor through time.

I accommodate all students differently ...

About Antonio

Hello everyone! I have been working as a professional musician since I was 14, playing Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton, Old Time and Bluegrass tunes. I'm the first in Texas to place first in Tenor Banjo & Mandolin in Mid-west Fleadh to compete in Ireland. I started the band Reel Treble with 2 ot

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Alyssa
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.
Cara Wildman
Antonio is a great musician whose warm and encouraging personality will keep you smiling and progressing on the road of your your musical journey. Be sure and book your lesson today!!
Gordon M.
Antonio is a marvelous and very talented musician and performer with experience far beyond his years. He is very friendly and helpful with a warm personality. He is expert tenor banjoist and very proficient in many other instruments as well.
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Gordon L.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Gordon L.

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About Gordon

Gordon L. began playing music at a very early age but didn't begin to learn the saxophone until he was in fifth grade. Gordon's interest in music grew when he began to work sound systems for bluegrass bands and eventually he started to experiment more with music. Soon after he would pick up g

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Alyssa K.
First lesson was great! Gordon easily and fluidly adjusted the pace by what I picked up and what challenged me. He's clearly extremely knowledgeable, but still able to talk to a beginner on a beginner's level
Drew L.
Wonderful first lesson! Looking forward to more.
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Michael K.

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Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2020
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Michael K.

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I teach beginner banjo in two styles; clawhammer (old-time) or Scruggs style (bluegrass).

About Michael

My journey with music began when I picked up the banjo as a middle schooler in West Virginia, inspired by the sounds of old-time mountain music. Fiddle has been my main focus for the past eight years, and has become a defining and shaping force in my life. I have been actively growing food for abou

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John B.

106 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Lucy
I took my first lesson with John this afternoon for the 45 minute session. He is very patient and knows how to teach very well. You will leave with homework that is applicable to your skill level and geared for improvement.
Maya B.
John is an excellent teacher, very patient, and helps you work on your technique. He definitely is the best classical guitar teacher I have ever had.
Anna
John is very patient and listens to what you are trying to get out of your lesson. I cannot recommend him enough.
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Richard C.

84 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1983
  • Bachelor's Degree from University of Maryland and Berklee College of Music Boston
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Richard C.

84 Reviews
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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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Brendon
Great teacher and great lesson. He comes prepared with exercises. Book him for lessons and you won’t be disappointed!
Barbara
Jon S.
Great first online experience. Very patient with a new student!

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Average Cost of Banjo Lessons in Grapevine, TX

The average cost of 60-minute banjo lessons in Grapevine 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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"Kelvin has taken me a long way in a short time. So grateful!"
Joe
Took Banjo lessons from Kelvin L.
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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."
Stacy
Took Banjo lessons from Aaron D.
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"Got more than was expected. A+"
Denis
Took Banjo lessons from Lisa A.
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"Glen is a cool teacher

He's been a great teacher, I've learned a lot of fun songs. I'm learning to play the banjo, this is the dirt instrument I've learned and I've had a lot of fun learning thank you Glen!"
Eunice
Took Banjo lessons from Glenn S.
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"Instructor is great. On line has its problems as connectivity can be spotty."
Kevin
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"This was my first lesson on the banjo and enjoyed learning from Richard."
Tim
Took Banjo lessons from Richard C.
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"2nd lesson with Richard. Love that he breaks music theory down easily and always catches when you mess up. Just what I needed as a beginner!"
Miranda
Took Banjo lessons from Richard C.
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"Richard gives excellent instruction and has a kind and easy going demeanor. He is proficient in the banjo and his teaching style is great. He doesn't waste time during the lesson and gives you a full an honest time of instruction. His studio is clean and inspires learning."
Rick
Took Banjo lessons from Richard C.
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"Patient and knowledgeable, good teacher! First lesson went great, I feel I have learned a lot already."
Wolf
Took Banjo lessons from Robert M.
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"We had a lot of fun."
Joe
Took Banjo lessons from Kelvin L.
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