Bluegrass Banjo; Live Webcams Lessons!


  • 30 minute live banjo lesson with Jim Penson. 30 minutes for $25
  • 50 minute lesson, 40.00
  • HD web cam, excellent sound and video quality
  • Distance learning for those too far from a teacher


Jim is a 45 year veteran of bluegrass music having played with The Front Porch Boys, Whitehouse Harmony, Bee Creek Bluegrass, and Easy Pickinz. Over a span of decades, Jim has taught hundreds of people to play the banjo, guitar, mandolin, and dobro. Jim is also a certified Wernick Method teacher.

More about Jim's teaching...

  • A webcam with broadband access

Jim's YouTube Instructional Channel:


  • Set up an account with Skype
  • Setup a PayPal account, or use your existing account to pay for the lesson (send payment to)

Available times and days:
Generally, I am available during the following periods: (all times Central Standard)
Monday 3 to 6:30 pm
Tuesday 3 to 6:30 pm
Wednesday 3 to 6:30 pm
Thursday 3 to 6:30 pm
Friday 3 to 6:30 pm
Saturday 10 to noon


 Email Jim at

I'm an English speaker but welcome all international students. Please check your time against Central Standard when looking up availability