Tuition & Learning

Rainbow banjo

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 to name but a few. I also hold an Initial Tutor Training certificate (Level 2).

Banjo Styles
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.  

I am currently based in Norfolk, England, and I am available for one to one banjo lessons, as well as banjo workshops at festivals and musical events. For enquiries please visit the contact page.



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