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Mike T.

18 Reviews
Manassas, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 16 to 75
  • Teaching since 2010
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Mike T.

18 Reviews
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Scruggs Style Bluegrass 5-String Banjo

About Mike

I have played bluegrass banjo since I was 16 (I am now looking at Social Security). I have been instructing for eight years since semi-retiring from my day job. I use various teaching methods and aids and have participated in training programs with the finest banjo players in the country, includi

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Reed
Mike has done a great job teaching me. In a year and a half, I have gone from never playing a stringed instrument, to being able to jam with friends and family. I learned basic three-finger Scruggs style bluegrass banjo, and I making moves now to become an intermediate player. I really recommend Mike. He is kind and warm-hearted, and works with you to meet you where you are and improve your game. I now know about 10 songs that I can play lead on, and I can roll or vamp as back-up on any other bluegrass song. Mike has set me up now to work with intermediate techniques. Mike will help you learn!
Lorie
I have been taking banjo lessons with Mike for two months. The instruction has been really useful for me. I debated for a long time about whether or not to take formal lessons. I am so glad that I did. Mike is a very good musician and instructor. I am progressing and enjoying the experience. I highly recommend him as an instructor.
Billy C.
First lesson was great. I was nervous, but Mike put me at ease and made me feel right at home. The lesson flew by, and I can't wait until we meet again.
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John B.

92 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
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John B.

92 Reviews
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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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Maya A.
Awesome first lesson. Friendly teacher. I have no musical talent but I was playing chords by the end of the first lesson.
John
Fabulous. John is very patient, extremely knowledgeable, and paces his lessons perfectly.
Keith P.
a great start, gonna be fun

Ani K.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Armenian, Turkish, English
  • A.S. - Guitar Major from Kingsborough Community College
  • Teaches Beginner
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Ani K.

12 Reviews
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Learn to read music and hand positions.

About Ani

Lessons are tailored to the students' level and goal. Caring and compassionate instructor. Your dream is my dream and I will diligently work with you to help you on your path. If you have the will to learn and practice, you will see improvements and achievements. ​ I've been teaching music to ch

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Juanita
Ani K. is very patient and fluent in her instructions. This is just what I need, as I'm learning from scratch.
A Z.
Ani K is the BEST. She taught me so many things and had so much patience and I left very happy and a lot music smarter
Jimmyse M.
Ani is an amazing singing teacher I'm looking forward and working with her again next thrusday

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Mel P.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaching since 1968
  • Music Education from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
  • Awarded EMMY award from The National Academy of Television Arts
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Mel P.

19 Reviews
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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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Russell Wyatt
Mel has done a fantastic job getting me started on Mandolin. I have a tiny bit of musical background, and he has been able to help me quickly move to where I need to be in order to challenge me to grow. I highly reccomend him.
Patrick K.
Mel is incredible and a very thoughtful instructor. He takes the time to make sure you understand the concepts and works with you to make sure you progress in an efficient logical way. He really spends the time with you and you feel like he is as committed to your learning experience as you are. I would recommend him for anyone looking for lessons and I am excited to keep studying the fiddle and violin with him.

-Patrick from Canada
Alex A.
Hi my name is Alex I had my first violin lessons today I had so much fun learning about the violin
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Francesca C.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Francesca C.

16 Reviews
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I love working with a range of kids to adults. I teach music theory and a variety of styles of music entirely dependent on what the student is looking for.

About Francesca

I am a singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles, California. I have a Bachelor's in Music from Berklee College and am going back to school in September at Cal State Northridge to get a degree in Music Therapy! My goal is to work with patients with Alzheimer's. I love playing covers of music from the

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Jason E.
great lesson and so patient with me and technology!!!
Eric K.
Kassidy
She’s very patient. Because my daughter was shy. But Francesca took her time with her. Thank you ☺️

Peter M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1974
  • Teaches students 16 and up
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Peter M.

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About Peter

A musician for over 45 years, I play 5-string banjo, plectrum banjo, mandolin, hammered dulcimer and acoustic guitar, for which I have given private lessons since 1974 t the now closed Howrs Evert Guitar studio and Hamburg Music Center. In 1975, I started a banjo instruction class for the Hamburg C

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Average Cost of Banjo Lessons in Chantilly, VA

The average cost of 60-minute banjo lessons in Chantilly is $52. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $100 per hour.
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"Great teach after first lesson. Excited to continue."
Bruce
Took Banjo lessons from Eric W.
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"Mel is a great teacher and his many past experiences in the music field have given him tons of knowledge. he has a simple and effective way of teaching music and theory. he listens to the way you learn and adapts his methods to best suit you."
levi
Took Banjo lessons from Mel P.
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"If your looking for a patient teacher, you’ve found him. Ryan has been a breeze to work with and you won’t feel like any of your questions are silly. His explanations and talents along with his patience has helped me get further then I ever thought possible."
Doreen
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"Damien is extremely professional and does an excellent job explaining the fundamentals. As Albert Einstein said, "If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." Damien has a way of explaining concepts so they are easily understood and retained, even for more complex subjects."
Austin
Took Banjo lessons from Damien S.
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"First lesson. Lots of fun.... very positive experience!"
Martha
Took Banjo lessons from Derek V.
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"Have been taking lesson from Edwin for about a month. He has really helped me adjust to learning an instrument without any musical experience at all.
Patience of a saint, really knows what he is doing. He has come up with a way to teach me at my own pace and level of understanding, yet ever so slightly helps push me to the next lesson. My confidence stays high!
I can not recommend Edwin enough, his style of helping me learn is top notch."
John
Took Banjo lessons from Edwin I.
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"Very patient and helpful."
Rene
Took Banjo lessons from Edwin I.
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"Spencer is awesome! He's super talented and kind. I'd pay for the lesson just to listen to him play. Highly recommended."
Katelyn
Took Banjo lessons from Spencer C.
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"As always, I come away from each lesson with a boatload to practice because Richard genuinely wants to help me become the best player I can be."
Phillip
Took Banjo lessons from Richard C.
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"My first lesson with Linda was great. She is very patient and very knowledgeable."
Kyle
Took Banjo lessons from Linda L.
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