Lessons On Banjo

The five-string banjo is an incredibly versatile and fun instrument to play! I offer lessons in clawhammer style  most commonly used for old time (pre-bluegrass) music – as well as bluegrass/3-finger/Scruggs style. Lessons will include extensive review of fundamental left and right hand techniques, repertoire, iconic recordings of master players, and reading musical notation (standard and/or tablature). l encourage teaching by ear in lessons, but provide notation and written instruction for all tunes and exercises to encourage consistent practice at home.

Clawhammer Demonstration:

Bluegrass/3-finger/Scruggs Style:


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