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Eric W.

13 Reviews
Redmond, WA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Guitar / Songwriting from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Eric W.

13 Reviews
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Banjo is my newest instrument and a new passion. I have been teaching beginners to intermediate for over 3 years. I currently play banjo in a country band as well as on a couple songs in my rock band. I provide a core curriculum of technique and music knowledge as well as customizing to the student's interest. Traditional rolls, clawhammer and chord strumming.

About Eric

Music lessons for all ages and levels on guitar, bass, violin, cello, ukulele, banjo and voice/singing. Private studio in downtown Redmond. I have been teaching for over 10 years, performing and recording as a singer/songwriter/guitarist for over 25 years. Berklee College of Music alumnus. All styl

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Bruce H.
Great teach after first lesson. Excited to continue.
Annastasia L.
Great to play with
Srinivasan
It has been a great experience so far and he does teach a LOOOTT in the hour that I learn from him!.. Its been a very pleasant experience so far!
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Joe S.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $44
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Joe S.

18 Reviews
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I have been playing banjo for about four 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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Carson C.
First lesson was great.
Analyzed previous progress with my 12 yr old and had a plan for future growth.
John P.
Very happy so far
Grant
Terrific instructor...just what i was looking for.

Jesse B.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • BA in Anthropology, Minor in Philosophy from Franklin Pierce University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jesse B.

3 Reviews
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Offering lessons on beginner to advanced banjo, basic to intermediate guitar, and basic mandolin and upright bass. I include a recording of every lesson using state of the art equipment including an amazing array of microphones from Ear Trumpet Labs and Zylia! I am endorsed by ETL and The Deering Banjo Company.

About Jesse

I have a long track record of teaching in the realm of acoustic music. Beginning in 2010 (while living in Rhode Island) I decided to share my knowledge of stringed instruments as a traveling music teacher. Through the years of performing in various bluegrass outfits, I have always had students eage

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Pat C.
still learning.
pat
since this was my 1st lesson everything went well. looking forward to my next lesson and the lesson after that and so forth.
Gerald
Jesse is extremely talented and an excellent teacher. He is very patient and encouraging in his teaching style. He knows banjo and how to motivate his students. Establishing a strong foundation is the basis of his teaching method. Everything builds on this solid foundation.

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Phil H.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 1973
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Phil H.

7 Reviews
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About Phil

I have my degree from The Eastman School of Music and have played rock and roll for decades. My joy is bringing people to music and music playing. As Music is an infinite language it has always been an eternal joy to teach and relate to my beloved students what music can say to them and what they c

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Brandon D.
Phil is very friendly and pleasant. He has a quaint in-home studio that is filled with music books, instruments and art. He really seems to know a lot about music and was very comfortable teaching me. I was very apprehensive before I went to my first lesson but, I quickly began having fun and am looking forward to future lessons with him.
Dave
very insightful
Cameron
Cameron didn’t like his lesson, he LOVED it. It was his first lesson and Phil was extremely patient. He’s looking forward to future lessons and promises to practice! Thank you, Phil, we think we have a winner that will hopefully take time away from video games.

Lyle R.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
  • Teaching since 1989
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Lyle R.

26 Reviews
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I have been playing and teaching banjo since 2006, and I'm always very excited to introduce new students to this unique instrument. I focus on the "Scruggs-style" method of playing 5-string banjo, and we'll work on techniques used in common bluegrass and folk tunes. As you advance, I'll help you in creating your own banjo solo breaks.

About Lyle

- Degree in Music Theory / History from University of Wisconsin - Whitewater. - 25 years' teaching and performing experience. - Fluent in all electric styles, plus acoustic and classical. *** Lesson Details *** I like to cover the fundamentals while focusing on your personal goals. All stages

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Scott R.
So far so good. Very patient as mistakes after mistake was made. Corrected quite a few mistakes I was making so that my habits would be good habits from the start. Let me talk to myself as I messed up and complimented me when I was on the right track.
Nancy C.
Great lesson! Thanks!
Robert C.
complete novice; adult student. First lesson very relaxed. Excellent blend through-out lesson of questions and information my goals and background as well as instructor's goals for me and his background. First "technical" part of lesson was manageable and care taken by Lyle to make sure I understood what was being presented. I left the first lesson feeling this would be a good fit between instructor and student
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Ryan B.

59 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ryan B.

59 Reviews
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I've been teaching banjo for 4 years helping students develop a love for the instrument and learn more about music along the way. My specialty is Scruggs style picking, but I'm also comfortable teaching clawhammer, reno, or melodic styles and enjoy working on hybrid and progressive styles, too. Within the first few lessons you'll have a solid base of picking and chord changes and even a few simple songs under your belt. Moving on from there I will craft lessons to move you toward a "goal song," making sure to cater your progress to your needs while keeping a focus on good technique. I enjoy working with students of all ages and experiences and I can't wait to meet you!

About Ryan

Ryan is a musician from Jefferson Park who plays a plethora of different instruments. He specializes in guitar, banjo, mandolin and ukulele, but also dabbles in accordion, piano, drums, harmonica and several others. Learning to play instruments is one of the true pleasures in his life and he hopes

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Dwayne G.
Ryan is very patient and encouraging. I am a slow learner so that's a good thing. Its only my third lesson but I see he has a strategy for progress.
Dwayne G.
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Average Cost of Banjo Lessons in Seattle, WA

The average cost of 60-minute banjo lessons in Seattle is $63. 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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$36 average
45 min
$47 average
60 min
$63 average

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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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"Great! I learned so much in a very short time and now I am off to a great new start!"
- DeAnn
Took Banjo lessons from Spencer C.
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"Lyle is awesome! Lessons are fun and helpful, he focuses on helping you meet your musical goals. I am an adult absolute novice, never played an instrument before, and I feel really good about my progress. If a year ago someone would have asked me "will you ever play an instrument?" I would have said absolutely no and that I didn't think I was even capable of learning an instrument, I considered myself to be very non-musical; but not anymore. 1 star off because we've had a lot of cancellations and reschedules but that's partially my fault as well since our lessons are on Friday nights and he warned me he often plays gigs or has to travel to gigs on that night."
- Katrina
Took Banjo lessons from Lyle R.
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"Jason was very patient with me and very nice. I loved what I've learned so far and can't wait to learn more!"
- Ashley
Took Banjo lessons from Jason M.
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"Good combination of book learnin' and improvisational instruction."
- Jen
Took Banjo lessons from Lyle R.
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"I'm loving my new banjo and so excited to have found David as a teacher. David really has been instrumental in me learning the banjo. He's a great teacher and very knowledgable about music. He sets you up for success and builds on that! I highly recommend David for the banjo or pretty much any instrument. He does it all!"
- mallory
Took Banjo lessons from David B.
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"Richard is a wonderful teacher. Very patient and knowledgeable"
- David
Took Banjo lessons from Richard C.
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"So patient"
- Stream
Took Banjo lessons from Linda L.
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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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"I know nearly nothing about music, but just love to try. Lyle is patient, and able to be flexible if I have not been able to practice (as much as I should!)"
- Patty
Took Banjo lessons from Lyle R.
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