If you’ve been mulling over the idea of learning a new instrument, then the banjo is likely to have crossed your mind at least once–especially if you’re a bluegrass fan!
But if you’re new to stringed instruments or music in general, you may be wondering how difficult the banjo will be for you to pick up.
Let’s take a look at how the banjo compares to similar instruments in terms of difficulty and go over a few key areas of the learning process so that you can decide whether the banjo is right for you!
How hard is it to learn banjo? With time and dedication, learning the banjo can be made easier when spacing out consistent practice time allowing for muscle memory development and brain connections. Playing becomes second nature with lots of time spent on the banjo.
The short answer: It really isn’t as hard as it looks!