The five-string banjo is an incredibly versatile and fun instrument to play! I offer lessons in clawhammer style, the most commonly used for old time (pre-bluegrass) styles. I am not currently accepting students interested in 3-finger/bluegrass/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.