peter Thornbury, VIC 3071

  • 5String banjo tuition, 3 finger and clawhammer styles

About Me

Peter is an accomplished teacher with over 30 years of teaching experience. He has created his own teaching materials, including tablature arrangements for absolute beginners through to advanced levels and an accompanying CD, and is expert at tailoring the teaching to the needs and requirements of the individual student. He regularly runs popular workshops and group classes at banjo camps and bluegrass/ old-timey music festivals, and offers one-on-one lessons in bluegrass, clawhammer and Celtic style 5-string banjo at his studios 54 Collins st Thornbury and also on Wednesdays at 50A Junction Rd Blackburn, Melbourne. He charges $65an hour lesson and $35 for half an hour. Students come weekly, fortnightly or less often, depending what works best for the individual. Students need their own banjo for practicing. He has excellent new student banjos for sale and often secondhand ones. He carries out some repairs and set ups to get the best out of every banjo and can offer advice about banjo brands. He also has strings, tuners and picks for sale.


diploma horrticultural science

burnley horticultural college

1975 - 1977

Background Check

  • Working with Children Check (Reference No.: 0075381A-02, Expiry Date: 24/02/2024)


5 string banjo, 3 finger and clawhammer styles

Lesson Information

  • Lesson Type:
  • One to One
  • In Group
  • Online


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  • Thornbury, VIC 3071