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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Karen D.

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If country picking, blue grass, or even pop/rock is a favorite of yours then banjo is a really fun instrument to learn. As with all instruments I teach, we would start with basics and in no time the be picking and strumming away on songs you love. I also incorporate learning the notes, chords, theory, and picking, strumming, techniques and rhythms to become a well rounded musician.

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Stacie J.
Karen obviously loves the piano & guitar. She’s probably an excellent teacher for those instruments. Why do I say that? That’s what she talked about! She spent half my lesson trying to convince me to learn one of those instruments. Could work on listening skills! Not even sure if she owns a set of bongos herself. Didn’t start teaching me anything until last 10 min & then I had to leave early anyway. So 50 min out of 60 and about 5 I actually learned a few things I could have been practicing for at least 30 min of class. Use her if you want to learn something else other than bongos.
John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
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Kevin F.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded 1st prize- Georgia Music Teachers Association Competition from GMTA
  • Bachelors In Music Performance-Classical Guitar from Kennesaw State University
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Kevin F.

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I teach Banjo rolls, proper techniques, songs, melodies, Scruggs Style, improvisation, and music theory to the highest degree. I am a classically trained guitarist that specializes in fingerstyle instruments to the most advanced level possible. I have over 20 years of teaching experience and have earned Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Classical Guitar and currently hold a position at a Major University.

About Kevin

My name is Kevin and I am a professional musician, performer, and teacher with over 20 years experience. I have earned Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Classical Guitar and have taught at 4 colleges, at 1 of which I am still faculty. I play Guitar, Bass Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele, beginner P

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Norman Griswold
Kevin is an excellent instructor. He supports your desires for playing with great understanding of what you need to improve to achieve your goals. He is also very personable and easy to work with. His experience gives him the ability to understand what is difficult and how to master those situations.
Henry Curran
Kevin has guided me along my guitar journey for over 5 years. He is a patient instructor with musical knowledge and a pedigree to match any level student. From classical to Blue Grass, Kevin will help you reach your playing goals.
Jody
I have been taking banjo lessons from Kevin for a couple of years. Kevin is a wonderfully talented instructor and a great musician himself! He shapes my lessons around practical use in performance, always encouraging and ever-challenging, but with plenty of patience and just plain fun. Trust me, you will not find a better teacher!
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Frankie P.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Master of Music from Boston University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1997
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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 Educa

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Sarah
Enjoyed my first lesson! Got my work cut out!
Carter M.
Frankie’s great. My son has progressed well and is learning a lot!
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John B.

111 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1986
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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 music

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Annie
John is the best! He is super kind, patient, and friendly and he'll meet you where you are skill-wise so that improving at your instrument is fun and not intimidating! :-)
Felicia
John was awesome. This is my first time playing acoustic guitar, and he broke it down and made it palatable for me to chew!
Eugene N.
John is great!
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Mark B.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Awarded Artist Grant from Minnesota Legacy
  • Certificate from Recording Institute of Detroit
  • Teaching since 1990
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Mark B.

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I teach beginning to advanced students in Scruggs or 3 finger style, melodic style, Reno style and Minstrel or stroke style. Other areas covered are basic music theory, chord inversions, back up techniques, creating leads and many other valuable subjects.

About Mark

Mark B. is a Legacy Artist with the state of Minnesota on Banjo and has played and taught banjo and mandolin for over 30 years. He has performed as a solo artist with the program "Historical Notes" and with the Circle B Cowboys, The Blue Bell Lodge Wranglers, The Smokey Hills Wranglers, and has perf

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Pat
Mark has been wonderful! He has the knowledge of music theory and a lifetime of experience playing the banjo as a professional musician. He understands the importance of that feeling of accomplishment for a beginner, all while maintaining appropriate challenges for the student to aim for. He is easy to talk to and is always encouraging, which makes me feel comfortable to make mistakes as I learn more techniques at faster tempos. I would highly recommend Mark to anyone who is remotely interested in the banjo!
Ze D.
Mark is a great teacher. He is patient, flexible and quick at spotting what you are doing wrong and how you can improve it. I am a novice banjo player, and have been struggling for the longest time with some basic issues. Mark has been helping me move past these fundamental difficulties, and it has been fun too.
mike
Mark is a great teacher, especially for a beginner adult like me.
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Gabriel D.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Gabriel D.

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I do my best tailor the lessons to the individual student's learning style and interests. We'll cover everything you need to know to progress as effectively as possible while keeping it at a pace you're comfortable with.

About Gabriel

I teach banjo, mandolin, and guitar from beginner to advanced levels in bluegrass, country, old-time, and folk styles. I love sharing my passion with students and watching them develop! I've been performing professionally since age fifteen and recently moved back to my home area of Eau Claire from

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"Mark is a great teacher. He is patient, flexible and quick at spotting what you are doing wrong and how you can improve it. I am a novice banjo player, and have been struggling for the longest time with some basic issues. Mark has been helping me move past these fundamental difficulties, and it has been fun too."
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Took Banjo lessons from Mark B.
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"Started tenor banjo lesson with Jason. It was a great lesson- he made me feel much more comfortable with the instrument and excited about future lessons."
Jacob
Took Banjo lessons from Jason M.
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"Eric is infinitely patient. He's really attentive to detail and relaxed about it."
Hobart
Took Banjo lessons from Eric L.
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"Great instructor. Looking forward to many more lessons."
Joel
Took Banjo lessons from Mark B.
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"Excellent choice for instructor. This will be fun."
Mike
Took Banjo lessons from Mike T.
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"I enjoy learning from Grant. he is relaxed, knowledgable and gives me bite sized assignments to improve step by step from one week to the next. Thanks Grant!"
Paul
Took Banjo lessons from Grant H.
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"love learning banjo with Grant!"
Bryan
Took Banjo lessons from Grant H.
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"Had a great first lesson with Rich, who was funny, precise, and adaptable."
Scott
Took Banjo lessons from Richard C.
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"Very patient and helpful."
Rene
Took Banjo lessons from Edwin I.
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"I have really enjoyed my lessons with Mark. As a new student who has never before played banjo, I learned much in my first month and recently signed up for more. He is very patient and personable and has always answered my many questions. For those of us who live in remote small towns, these online lessons have been very convenient."
Scott
Took Banjo lessons from Mark B.
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