Banjo Lessons to Start September 6

After informal teaching on and off for the past 30 years, I’m going to start ‘officially’ teaching on Thursday, September 6, 2007. Teaching and learning seem to fit my personality well, and I can think of few things more enjoyable than banjos!

If you’re interested, or know someone who is interested in learning how to play the banjo in the Huntsville / North Alabama area, then contact me at Phill@PhillGibson.com and I’ll send you all the details!

Of course, learning to play one is only part of the fun. Some banjoists collect banjos, or banjo-related items, or tablature, maybe. Personally, I’m also very keen on the history and social context that surrounds the banjo, and the various people and personalities you encounter along a most delightful journey.

About Phill Gibson

I'm from Huntsville, Alabama where I work as a Software Engineer and part-time banjo instructor. My wife Miiko and I worship at Rivertree Downtown. I've been playing various instruments since my teen years. I started mandolin and dulcimer at about age 17 and banjo at 20. I love just about all kinds of music. In terms of banjo styles, I play and teach Scruggs, melodic, clawhammer, and 2-finger styles. I'm also very keen on theology, being a Trail Care Partner with the Land Trust of North Alabama, photography, urban planning, architecture, astronomy, ATM (amateur telescope making), birding, martial arts, and about 30 other distracting hobbies to a (mercifully) lesser extent.
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