Tuition & Learning

Rainbow banjo

Banjo lessons available via email, video exchange and in person

I have been playing the banjo for over twenty five years and teaching for almost fifteen. I teach privately and offer banjo workshops as well as teaching at banjo camps and seminars. I have taught at The Bluegrass Plus club, East Anglian Bluegrass festival, Surrey Bluegrass festival, Didimarton Bluegrass festival, FolkEast and The Sore Fingers Summer School October Weekend. I also hold an Initial Tutor Training certificate (Level 2).

Banjo Styles Taught and Explained
Just to clarify, I teach the 5 string banjo (sometimes called the “G” banjo) in the three finger or “Bluegrass” style and folk styles mostly, although the principle is the same for many musical genres which also can be explored. Lessons are tailor made to suit individual students and all teaching materials and music is written by me. We don’t follow any particular publication currently available. I found this to work well as every student has different learning requirements.  

How Email and Video Exchange Lessons Work
What to expect from distance learning banjo lessons:
1. An email explaining the outline of the lesson and key points
2. Included is a pdf file of the banjo tablature, and audio file of the banjo tablature
3. A video of the tune or subject being worked on, with key points explained
4. Queries and questions support via email

In person lessons are conducted at my studio in Norfolk, England. I am also available for banjo workshops at festivals and musical events. For enquiries please visit the contact page.



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