2 Best Online Banjo Teachers

  • Jennifer Heath
  • Published: September 25, 2023
  • Last updated: Oct 26, 2023
Eitan Strauss Cohn banjo

Mastering the banjo isn’t something you achieve overnight. However, with guidance from one of the best online banjo teachers, you’re set on a path to learn effectively, progress at your own pace, and cultivate a genuine love for this unique instrument.

Our methodology

We’ve vetted hundreds of educators to find the top banjo teachers across the U.S. To make our short list of the best online banjo teachers, we look for outstanding musicianship, extensive experience in teaching learners of all ages, strong skills in setting goals and organizing banjo lessons, and a proven passion for inspiring students to find their own musical expression.

Every teacher in our final selection has received glowing testimonials from their students, highlighting the personal and musical growth students enjoy as a result of studying with these top-notch educators.

Without further ado, here is Tunelark’s official list of the 2 best online banjo teachers in the U.S. —

Eitan Strauss-Cohn

Eitan Strauss Cohn banjo
Eitan Strauss Cohn

Eitan is a classically-trained guitarist and multi-instrumentalist. He has studied classical guitar for almost a decade, studying at the prestigious University of North Carolina School of the Arts for high school and receiving a bachelor’s of arts in music from San Francisco State University. He has participated in master classes with guitarists such as Aniello Desiderio, Andrew York, and Joseph Pecoraro. A fan of all styles of composition, Eitan has recently performed Yukihiro Yokoo’s Sakura variations, Sunburst by Andrew York, and the Prelude to J.S. Bach’s First Cello Suite. Eitan specializes in teaching classical and pop music styles on guitar, banjo, mandolin and ukulele. He has been teaching music and music theory to people of all ages since 2013 and feels great joy in seeing and hearing his students improve…Read more

Asher Nalley

Asher Nalley banjo
Asher Nalley

Asher is a musician and educator living in Bangor, Maine. At the age of nine he began studying guitar with Tom Kohlhepp in Erlanger, Kentucky. Asher went on to participate in the Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts and the FestivalMusicAlp held in Tignes, France, where he studied with renowned pedagogue Judicael Perroy. Asher holds a degree in guitar performance from the University of Kentucky where he studied with Dieter Hennings-Yeomans. He has performed for the Dayton Guitar Society…Read more

About Tunelark

Tunelark is a community of inspiring, professional music instructors. Our shared vision is to help our students connect with their intrinsic love of music and follow their curiosity to grow as musicians and people. 

Lessons take place over video chat so that students can learn from the comfort and convenience of their own home. 

Book a lesson with one of the instructors above, or browse our community of expert teachers and pick the one who resonates most with your goals and learning style. As always, we guarantee a great match or your money back. 

If you’re ready to get started with 1-on-1 online banjo lessons, book your first lesson with a Tunelark instructor today. Your first lesson is 50% off!