One-on-one 4-string banjo lessons (tenor & plectrum) available for all ages and all levels, from complete beginners to professionals. For those located in the New York City area, in-person lessons are encouraged.
For those not located in the New York City area, lessons are available via Skype, the free internet video conferencing service.
Master classes (2+ hours) also available upon request, in-person only
Cynthia has a long track record of teaching workshops for 4-string banjo players who wish to improve their skills and musicianship. She gives workshops at banjo events in the USA and abroad, and occasionally hosts her own Banjo Getaway Day events.
Cynthia has taught Traditional Jazz Workshops at public schools and universities, including the New School of Music in New York City. She has also coached aspiring traditional jazz bands.
Cynthia has given many lecture/demos about the history of the banjo for educational institutions and social organizations, both as a solo presentation and with her ensemble.
She has also performed a variety of educational banjo & classic jazz programs for schools (all ages), universities, & clubs.