Five-String Banjo – Level One


This is an introduction to playing five-string banjo for complete beginners. Using the ‘Scruggs’ or three-finger picking style which is the basis of bluegrass banjo. This style can also be easily adapted to other genres of music and is a great starting point for exploring the capabilities of this versatile instrument.

You May Achieve

Learning in a supportive, small-group situation (2–5 students) you will be able to develop basic skills in banjo playing.


Twangy, percussive, spine-tingling – the banjo has a unique sound. In its various forms, it is famous for blazing-fast bluegrass rolls and licks, moody country blues riffs, quirky trad jazz and driving Celtic rhythms.

Your Instructor – Steve Williams

Skill Level – Level One

When It Is Happening

Dates: TBA [8 Session]
Time: TBA
Fee: TBA Concession: TBA – 50 cent fee will apply if you book online
Note: Your own Banjo is required.

Other Payment Options

Due to the current circumstances involving the coronavirus we prefer payment online.
If you do not want to pay online we have other payment options.
1. You can call us on 5253 1960 and book and pay over the phone using your card.
NOTE: Invoices can be supplied for corporate claim purposes.

Steve Williams – Bio

Steve Williams is a keen amateur musician and member of the Porch Pickers acoustic band. He has been playing five-string banjo for five years.

Continue your learning.

If you are enjoying your banjo learning you can move onto another more advanced course. Read the full details.

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