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Banjo Lessons


So you bought a banjo, and now you are faced with the question, “where can I find an excellent banjo teacher in Los Angeles?  Fortunately, you’ve come to the right place!  We offer, in-home, teacher’s studio, and Skype lessons.  *If you haven’t picked up an instrument yet, please read our article, “Getting Started with Banjo.”

Guitar Lessons Los Angeles - Red Pelican Music - Ethan 2


Ethan is a superb musician, who enjoys teaching guitar, banjo, ukulele and mandolin in a wide-range of styles.  His projects include everything from bluegrass and jazz trios, to experimental rock and noise/punk groups. Ethan holds a degree in Studio Guitar Performance from USC, and has also studied privately with numerous teachers, including, Steve Morse, Mary Halvorson, Julian Lage, Adam Levy, and Robert Fripp. Ethan says, “for me, music is about connection and…

Banjo Lessons Los Angeles - Red Pelican Music - Adam 1


A multi-instrumentalist, Adam teaches banjo, guitar and dobro.  He is a dazzling player, with an organized, but easy-going teaching style, who really enjoys demystifying music for his students.  Adam is equally adept with country, rock, jazz and bluegrass. Adam earned degrees in music from both the University of Virginia, and Hollywood’s Musician’s Institute, and was a national merit scholar — no kidding! Adam currently performs and records with Billy Ray Cyrus – recently…