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New York 5-String Banjo Instructor List


Name: Bob Altschuler
Style: Scruggs
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 518-475-7926

Glenn Weiser


Name: Earl Harrington
Styles: Beginner-Advanced Earl Scruggs 5 String / Basic Clawhammer
Email: [email protected]
Phone:   347-618-8212

Name: Alan Friend
Style: Old-Time Clawhammer (Beginning, Intermediate)
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 1-718-965-4074

Brooklyn, Cobble Hill

Name: Sandy Israel
Style: Scruggs, melodic, single string, and clawhammer styles.
Email: [email protected] :
Phone: 718-923-5657


Name: Nate Zaur
Style: Scruggs
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 845-887-4039

Mount Upton

Name: Dennis Crawford
Style: Scruggs (beginner/intermediate levels)
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 607-764-8453

New York City

Ben Freed
[email protected]
bluegrass banjo lessons

Name: Jack Baker
Style: Bluegrass banjo, fingerpicking folk guitar, theory
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 646-526-3351

Name: Robin Greenstein
Style: old time, clawhammer/ frailing, old-time 2 and 3 finger picking, and beginner bluegrass.
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 212-877-2662

Name: Roger Sprung
Style: Scruggs
Email: [email protected]
Phone: :(203) 426-5243

Name:   Michael P. Wolfsohn
Styles:  Beginner - Advanced Scruggs, Reno, Keith 
Email:   [email protected]
Phone:  347-240-6613

Name: Terry Dignon
Style: Clawhammer
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 718-350-5691

Queens Banjo Teacher/Instructor

Name: Evan Murphy
Style: Bluegrass, Clawhammer
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (617) 291-2517

City:  Queens, NY

Name: Nick Russo 
Style:  5 string  (Earl Scruggs technique), tenor banjo (with a plectrum), mandolin, resonator/slide, ukulele and guitar 
Email:  [email protected]
Phone: 516-982-7496

Staten Island

Name: Marc Horowitz
Style: Scruggs, all three-finger styles and also clawhammer
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 718-981-1166

Sea Cliff, NY (Nassau County, Long Island) 11579

Phil White
[email protected]
Style: Banjo / Bluegrass, Clawhammer
Also instruction in fingerpicking and flat-picking guitar. Autoharp, mandolin and blues harp.

Voorheesville, NY

Tom Thorpe
[email protected]
Style: Scruggs and Celtic
Also instruction in mandolin and guitar.
Voorheesville, NY 12186

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