list of New York Metropolitan area teachers of OT and bluegrass music
Do you know any others? please let me know
Alice Backer (Westchester County) teaches fiddle
Banjo and Fingerpicking Folk Guitar lessons in NYC
Rusty Boris: private lessons for bass and applied music theory, Ulster
PoorBob - Acoustic & Electric Guitar, Specializing in Delta Blues, Open Tunings, Slide & Chicago / Texas Blues. New Jersey Area (201) 313 -1869 email email@example.com
John Carlini teaches 5-string banjo and acoustic guitar in NJ. Email at firstname.lastname@example.org For performance info, acoustic music/jazz news, and music samples, please visit our web site www.johncarlini.com
Bill Christofersen FIDDLE LESSONS: now actively seeking fiddle students. Conversant with both bluegrass and old-time old-time styles, can be reached at 212-222-0278. Upper West Side Manhattan.
Todd Collins - mandolin, guitar, and banjo. North Jersey. www.toddcollinsmusic.com
I teach all American roots styles on guitar and mandolin, specializing in Bluegrass, Old-Time, fingerstyle Blues and Ragtime, and Jazz. My teaching approach is adaptable to individual students' needs and backgrounds but emphasizes the cultivation of an intuitive grasp of music through improvisation, theory and ear training. More information on my lesson style is available on my website at http://michaeldaves.com/index.htm
I perform as a solo artist as well as with banjoist Tony Trischka and mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile (of Nickel Creek fame), and have performed with Roseanne Cash, John Herald (of the Greenbrier Boys), Greg Garing, Chip Taylor + Carrie Rodriguez, Gordon Stone, Howard Fishman, Josh Roseman, Jen Larson, the Klezmer Mountain Boys, and Matt Munisteri (Brock Mumford).
I am taking on a few more students in daytime slots. If you are only available in the evening (6:30 on) I have a wait list for those times but things do open up from time to time. I don't teach on weekends. I am located in Park Slope, Brooklyn very near the F/R trains at the 4th ave/9th street stop. My rate is $50/hr.
Terry Dignon teaches old time
fiddle and banjo styles in NYC. Please visit http://www.terrydignon.com
to arrange a lesson.
Laura Feddersen- Experienced fiddle teacher. I enjoy working with students of all levels, from complete beginners to more advanced players. I'm located in Brooklyn and can teach at my own place or arrange to come to you. I specialize in Irish and Old Time American styles.
Give a call or drop me a line, 646 643 6329, email@example.com
My name's Finn and I teach oldtime and traditional Irish fiddle lessons. I live in Manhattan and can travel to you. I enjoy teaching all ages and skill levels and prefer one-on-one instruction. My rates are $50 an hour.
www.andrewfinnmagill.com firstname.lastname@example.org 828-273-2011
ALAN FRIEND teaches old-time clawhammer banjo in Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY. Individual lessons for beginning and intermediate level students. May travel to you if it's an easy subway ride. www.alanfriendmusic.com email@example.com
Wayne Fugate ... Mandolin ... Southern NY State / Northern NJ e-mail:
Beginning Bluegrass Banjo instruction in North Jersey. Call Gene @ 973 838 0136 after 6 PM or email: firstname.lastname@example.org 1/03
Josh Gordon teaches Appalachian fiddle and mandolin, country and swing guitar, and bass. Greenwich Village location, or will travel within reason. Adults and children welcome. Fun and patient instructor, excellent references, 20 years' experience. Please call (646) 329-5764 for information, or write to email@example.com.
Hi all. Robin Greenstein here. I'm a female guitarist/banjo player in Manhattan. I teach banjo and guitar and voice in the NYC area. I will travel to Westchester if I can bundle some students together. I am a former clinician for Martin Guitar and have a music degree as well.
I teach old time frailing and clawhammer banjo, old time 2 and 3-finger picking, and basic bluegrass banjo. Guitar: finger-picking, classical, blues, using a plectrum, accompaniment for singing and general playing. My website is www.robingreenstein.com and my e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org
Faser Hardin (Manhattan) teaches hammered dulcimer. All styles taught
Hilary Hawke teaches clawhammer and fingerstyle banjo in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. She has been teaching privately for over 5 years, holds a bachelors degree in music education and is pursuing her masters of arts degree at Columbia. She is one of the banjo instructors at the Jalopy Theatre in Red Hook, Brooklyn with group sessions starting every 8 weeks. She also runs an oldtime slow jam in Williamsburg every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month. Please check www.meetup.com/oldtimeslowjam, or email Hilary at email@example.com or www.hilaryhawkemusic.com about private lessons
this is Rob Hecht writing. i'm a 5-string fiddle player who just moved up to nyc. I am teaching mandolin, fiddle, electric bass, sax, bass clarinet, and voice. Here's a couple sites with some music: www.myspace.com/houseofisness www.myspace.com/hechtopus www.soundclick.com/robhecht
Homegrown String Band fiddle player Erica Jackofsky teaches
fiddle at her
5-string banjo lessons. Learn to handle
Ken Jewell, 5 String Banjo in Neptune NJ; firstname.lastname@example.org, 732.567.2455
My name is Peter Kelly. I live in Yonkers, NY (Westchester). I would like to take on some guitar students. I have a Bachelors in Guitar Performance from Berklee College of Music and about 8 years teaching experience. I play in an original rock/pop band called Hemenway. www.hemenwayband.com
Kosek: Master FIDDLER and teaches
fiddle.... 313 West 91st Street Apt.4A New York NY 10024. My phone (917)
696 2162. email address(email@example.com)
website : kennykosek.com
Alex Kramer teaches 5-string banjo, (3-finger, 2-finger, clawhammer, folk and pop), old-time and folk guitar, old-time fiddle, and songwriting in Brooklyn and Manhattan. My rate is $50/hr in my space in lower Manhattan or Brooklyn, more if I come to you.
I can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 646-872-6261.
Fiddle...... Marty Laster- teacher
of bluegrass, swing and blues author of MelBay instructional books 30 years
experience with bands, broadway and jingles beginners- through advanced welcome.
Tara Linhardt is an award winning musician who teaches and
performs bluegrass, old time, celtic, and swing jazz styles for all levels and
all ages from my new home in Hastings on Hudson, NY. Folks do not have to learn
to read music unless they want to and need no prior experience to begin. I can
teach the basic songs and tunes, and incorporate more advanced techniques like
improvisation and theory when wanted and in a fun, no stress way. Students can
learn to jam confidently with others if they want to. More info and for
Gene Lowinger New Jersey fiddle email@example.com Has played with Bill Monroe in the '60's, published three fiddle books and written articles for FIDDLER and STRINGS magazines.
Hello! Very experienced and versatile upright and electric bass
Mark: Guitar and Violin Teacher in Central and
Northeast Jersey, As a guitar
Doug Malcolm Ridgewood NJ 201 447 6891 Bluegrass banjo
I'm an acoustic and electric guitarist who recently moved to Brooklyn from Denver, CO. I specialize in teaching bluegrass flatpicking, jazz, and country guitar styles. I've performed with Matt Flinner, Tony Furtado, Mollie O'Brien, Sally Van Meter, Drew Emmitt and Darol Anger and have played on album projects alongside artists such as Stuart Duncan, Sam Bush, Joshua Redman, Ron Miles, Del McCoury and others. I'm located in the Carroll Gardens area of Brooklyn. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Professional fiddle and mandolin player looking to teach improvisation and playing
in bergen county new jersey and surrounding areas jon miller email@example.com
Val Mindel firstname.lastname@example.org: old-time and bluegrass vocal styles, with an emphasis on harmony singing in the styles of harmony greats such as the Carters, the Louvins and the Stanleys. Also essentials for building your own harmonies. Val is recently arrived from Chicago, where she taught vocal harmony and early country repertory for the past seven years at Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music. Upper West Side 1 212 595-6710
O'Dea offers fiddle, mandolin, guitar, banjo, bass, and vocal lessons at
Dan's Music Studio in West Orange, NJ. email@example.com
"Rooster" Rick of the Homegrown String Band teaches old-timey clawhammer banjo in Rocky Point NY. (North shore of eastern Long Island)
Scott Samuels http://www.scottsamuelsmusic.com
Hank Sapoznik will take a limited number of students in
both his home town of
Elio Schiavo - Mandolin teacher for students all levels and ages. Bluegrass, Jazz, Classical. You can learn to develop improvisation skills and build good technique, learn theory and solid practice habits. I will travel to you. Brooklyn and Manhattan. You will learn in a comfortable one on one setting and will have lessons special tailored to your personal needs. Please email me firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jon Sholle (Rounder recording artist)
accepting guitar students-flatpicking, bluegrass, swing, blues- Westchester
Senecal Hello there! I give banjo lessons out of my apartment in the
JOHN "GRAY WOLF" SENETA - Mandolin instructor looking
for students S. NJ;
Eli Smith www.DownHomeRadioShow.com
Benjamin Stowe Old-time Clawhammer/Frailing banjo lessons
Tony Trischka banjo, New Jersey email@example.com.
Urban - private music instructor I teach acoustic guitar, bass guitar,
electric guitar, music theory, performance coaching, songwriting - - all
styles Robert Urban - private music instructor
Aron Weinbach - Bluegrass mandolin lessons. Specializing
in Monroe style. All levels welcome. Located in Northern New Jersey
(Bergen County). (201) 568-2075 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Phil White Highly experienced teacher on the North Shore of Nassau County welcomes new students (including teens). Learn traditional, Old Time, bluegrass, Travis and Scruggs, flat picking. Blues harp too. Some students learn both banjo and guitar! Setup and luthier service. Philj200@hotmail.com
Michael P. Wolfsohn is a master teacher, author and