Hi! Thanks for looking into lessons, there are some options and I would love to help you the way that best suits you!  Read below and drop me an email if you are interested (pickenchicken23(at)gmail.com).  Prices vary due to length of time and situation. Please email for specific details.


Tailored to a variety of styles including (and not limited to); Bluegrass, Oldtime, Folk, Songwriting, Indie-Rock, etc...  I teach out of my apartment in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. About an 8 minute walk from A,C trains at Nostrand ave, or Bedford-Nostrand stop of the G train.  

  • See teaching schedule for available times and dates
  • Buy 4 lessons at once and get $20 off.



  • 4 week sessions. Cap of 5-6 people per group.
  • Beg & Int. Clawhammer, Beg & Int. Fingerpicking.
  • Spring group dates have been updated. They are now: May 24, 31, June 7, June 14  Sign up now to reserve spot!
  • Please email for pricing.



This is a good option for people who can’t get into Brooklyn or NYC.  Great when on the road.  Email me for details.



  • Please let me know at least 24-hours in advance, I might be able to get someone else to come in in your place.
  • Please check train schedules, weekend trains can cause lateness so be prepared!



  • pickenchicken23(at)gmail.com