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Guitar, Banjo, and Ukulele Lessons

(All lessons are held online or in private studios at Enumclaw Music.)

Banjo Lessons

Lynn Brannen

Voice, Banjo, Piano and Guitar
Contact: 206-478-6526 or

Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Levels taught: Advanced voice, advanced guitar, beginning banjo, beginning piano
Ages taught: 7+
Rates: $30 per 1/2 hour for guitar, banjo, and piano, $35 per 1/2 hour for voice

Lynn has been teaching voice and guitar for 30 years. Her experience includes lead roles in light opera, musical theatre, classical performances and many years as a worship leader in her church She received a Bachelor of Arts in Music/Vocal performance from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Her vocal technique lessons will move you into experiences with your voice that you have never known.
- You will develop strength and clarity
- Expand your range
- You will sing notes you never thought possible
- Fix pitch problems

Her guitar and banjo lessons give you the choice to learn chords, read guitar music, grasp rhythmic strumming, learn flat-picking, finger picking, and music theory. If you are a beginner, the first lessons will have you playing simple chords to accompany yourself in song. A determined and patient teacher, she looks for musical abilities both latent and visible that she can encourage. A high priority for her is establishing a good relationship with her students. She believes this always enhances learning.

Banjo Lessons

Savannah Mickelsen

Flute, Guitar
Contact: 360-825-1191 or

Available: Tuesday
Levels taught: Beginning and intermediate
Ages taught: 10+
Rates: $25 per 1/2 hour

Savannah is an employee of Enumclaw Music, and was an active member in the Enumclaw High School marching band. She also performs with her church worship team. She has played flute for 6 years and is a part of the advanced wind ensemble at Enumclaw High School. She auditioned (on flute) and was accepted into the Western International Band Clinic (WIBC, an honor band) in 2019. She has played guitar for 5 years, and leads the youth worship team at her church. She is also a part of the folk group "Room At The Table", and has experience playing guitar in a jazz band setting.

She has been teaching for 4 years, and loves getting the opportunity to encourage musicians of all ages to learn and excel at their instrument.

Bass Lessons

David Bozich

Guitar, Ukulele, Cello, and Electric & Upright Bass
Contact: 360-825-1191 or

Available: Tuesday, Thursday
Levels taught: All
Ages taught: 6+
Rates: $25 ½ hour

David has played bass for 40+ years and enjoys teaching others how to play as well.

David strongly believes that everyone should have the opportunity to find their passion for music and is working on growing the Enumclaw music program. He is also actively involved in the local music community.

Voice Lessons

Andy Newell

Voice, Beginning Guitar
Contact: 253-632-7169 or

Available: Tuesdays 
Levels Taught: all 
Ages Taught: all ages 
Rates: $30 for ½ hour

Andy Newell is a long-time Enumclaw resident, so far spending most of his musical career in the Tacoma and Seattle area. He offers both Voice and Beginning Guitar lessons here at Enumclaw Music.

Andy graduated from Pacific Lutheran University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Music Education. He taught in public school for five years and has been teaching private instruction ongoing 12 years now.

Andy has enjoyed singing with both the Tacoma and Seattle Opera Choruses. He was honored to be accepted into the Tacoma Young Artists program in 2007. Andy is proud that many of his students have competed at high levels in State solo competitions.

Andy is musically multilingual, being able to sing and sight-read fluently in German, Italian, French, and English.

Phil Hansen

Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, 
Available: Monday, Tuesday, Saturday 
Rates: $140 a month
Contact: 360-825-5363

Phil Hansen has been performing as a vocalist and guitarist in the greater Puget Sound Region for many years where his main acoustic guitar interests have centered on the Contemporary Fingerstyle and Contemporary Flatpicking arenas.  His fun, informative, and entertaining shows would consist of an eclectic mix of ragtime, ragtime/blues, jazz standards, blues, pop, and folk material performed with vocals.  Phil performs as a solo or with the progressive trio “Acoutic Couti” and in the contemporary gospel band “The A Team”.


In addition to his work as a solo and group performer Phil has been a full

time music teacher since 1973 and has taught at 2 local colleges, 2 high schools, and in many music stores since that time.  He has also written eight published guitar and mandolin manuals, and many assorted articles on guitar styles and techniques in several publications.  He continues to teach, perform, and live in the greater Puget Sound Region of Washington State.


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  • Monday-Friday: 10-8
  • Saturday: 10-6
  • Sunday: 1-5
  • Holiday hours may vary
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