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Lyle R.

26 Reviews
Sun Prairie, WI
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • 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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Zachary W.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner
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Zachary W.

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I specialize in blues, rock and funk guitar on both the electric and acoustic, I also teach the electric bass and the banjo. I will teach-the fundamentals of music, ie. rhythm, melody and harmony, and then assist you on your journey to finding your own unique musical styling. I believe that music is the ultimate form of SELF expression so it is important that you tell me what inspires YOU and what your personal music goals are. Their are multiple ways to conceptualize the music and i will be your ally in finding what ways work best for you. i will customize lesson plans based on your personal music journey and where you want to get in your playing. whether you want to compose your own symphonies, write your own concept album, play some covers on the weekends, or just better yourself as a human being it would be my honor to teach you

About Zachary

I have been playing the guitar since my teenage years and it has been an integral part of me maturing into a responsible adult. The dedication and patience that learning an instrument have taught me are skills that i have applied to my academic and professional life. I hope to be able to impart not

Derek V.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2000
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Derek V.

20 Reviews
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I have been teaching banjo since 2007 and can guide a student with folk/ bluegrass/ old timey and pop.

About Derek

TEACHING MISSION: Capture the joy of playing music. Inspire continual playing and/or practice, regardless of student's lifestyle/career choices. I start the first lesson with a student wish list (songs, goals, etc) and every lesson we take significant steps towards the goals. Skills: Guitar/Man

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Ray H.
Derek is an excellent musician and knew exactly where I was and how to start me out. Really looking forward to our next lesson
Brian B.
Wonderful, great experience!
Very satisfied
Laura
Super Knowledgable. Psyched to learn more.

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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

Joshua K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Secondary Music Education Instrumental from Ottawa University
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Joshua K.

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Josh has been playing and performing music for over 13 years. He has achieved a bachelor's degree in instrumental music education and has experience as an instructor teaching private students and group classes for over 7 years. He has studied instrumental music education including areas of classical music, jazz, theory, history, and improvisation.

About Joshua

Experienced with students of all ages, backgrounds, and styles. Josh has been playing and performing music for over 13 years. He has achieved a bachelor's degree in instrumental music education and has experience as an instructor teaching private students and group classes for over 7 years. He has

Ani K.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Armenian, Turkish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded The Music Award to the graduating student for outstanding achievement and service to the music department. from Kingsborough Community College
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Ani K.

13 Reviews
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Online Banjo Teacher

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. ‚Äč 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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Average Cost of Banjo Lessons in Madison, WI

The average cost of 60-minute banjo lessons in Madison 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.
30 min
$32 average
45 min
$43 average
60 min
$52 average

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"After more than 30 years since I last picked up the banjo Spencer did a great job of getting me reacquainted with it in a easy going, yet effective way. Excited to continue down the path with him as my tour guide !"
Steven
Took Banjo lessons from Spencer C.
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"So far so good! My first lesson, and even though I broke a string RIGHT before the lesson, Aaron still was able to work with me."
Brandy
Took Banjo lessons from Aaron D.
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"Nick was quick to assess my ability and direction and we made immediate progress
at a comfortable pace."
Robert
Took Banjo lessons from Nick R.
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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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"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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"Kelvin was great! I learned allot in a short time. Thank you. Joe"
Joe
Took Banjo lessons from Kelvin L.
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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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"Patient instructor. Good explanation of concepts."
Dave
Took Banjo lessons from Spencer C.
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"Dan is a patient and encouraging teacher. Even after taking months off I was able to pick up a song after just one lesson because he breaks everything down to your skill level. I highly recommend him for banjo or any music lessons!"
Eldora
Took Banjo lessons from Daniel E.
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"Amazing banjo teacher for adult student

Aaron is a great teacher - and I'm sure it doesn't matter what instrument he is teaching. For me, it's the banjo. He makes in fun, tailors his teaching to what you want to learn and what type of music you like, is very patient (I'm an absolute beginner), and reliable.

He's helped me get some important basics down that I never could have just scrolling through YouTube for instructional videos. I would recommend Aaron to any parents or students any age out there. You'll be happy you went with him."
Henry
Took Banjo lessons from Aaron D.
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