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Classes/Camps

With Wernick Method classes
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Pete Wernick's Upcoming Camps (for all levels)
Owensboro, KY Oct 21-23 Info/Signup Bluegrass Jam Camp
Boulder, CO Jan 8-14 Info/Signup Bluegrass Camp
MerleFest, in Boomer, NC Apr 24-27 Info/Signup
coming soon!
Bluegrass Camp
Silver Bay, on Lake George, NY Jun 25-30 Info/Signup
coming soon!
Bluegrass Camp
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Wernick Method Bluegrass Jam Classes
Fest = Festival class  Camp = Multi-day camp
Northeast
Eliot, ME Sep 11-Oct 9 Sun Dave Kiphuth
Cambridge, NY Sep 19-Oct 24 Mon Alan Epstein
Danbury, CT Oct 15 Sat Scott Wilkins
Colebrook, NH Camp Oct 15-16 Daily Bob Amos & Alan Epstein
Wolcott, NY Oct 16-Nov 13 Sun Ron Perry
Albany, NY Oct 17-Nov 14 Mon Bob Altschuler
Springfield, MA Oct 22 Sat Scott Wilkins
Cambridge, NY Oct 30-Nov 20 Sun Alan Epstein
Pawtucket, RI Nov 12-Dec 10 Sat Paul Dube
Pawtucket, RI Mar 4-25 Sat Paul Dube
Mid-Atlantic
Luray, VA Camp Sep 2-3 Daily Sue Custer
Woodstown, NJ Fest Sep 2-4 Daily Heidi Olsen
Ridley Park, PA Sep 21-Nov 9 Wed Harry Gambrill
Medford, NJ Oct 4-Nov 22 Tue Scott Wilkins
Silver Spring, MD Oct 9-30 Sun Ira Gitlin
Luray, VA Camp Oct 14-15 Daily Sue Custer
Runnemede, NJ Nov 5 Sat Scott Wilkins
Southeast
Marietta, GA Sep 7-Oct 26 Wed Duck Adkins
Athens, GA Sep 7-Oct 26 Wed Damon Postle
Bristol, TN/VA Camp Sep 13-16 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Charleston, SC Sep 26-Dec 12 Mon John Holenko & Hazel Ketchum
Maggie Valley, NC Camp Oct 7-9 Daily Larry Kernagis
Clover SC/Charlotte, NC Oct 15 Sat Gilbert Nelson
Owensboro, KY Camp Oct 21-23 Daily Pete Wernick
Mt Airy, NC Camp Oct 28-30 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Palatka, FL Fest Nov 10-12 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Myrtle Beach, SC Fest Nov 24-26 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Jekyll Island, GA Fest Dec 29-31 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Dallas/Charlotte, NC Jan 21 Sat Gilbert Nelson
Monteagle, TN Camp Mar 31-Apr 2 Daily Larry Kernagis
"Wernick Method" certified teachers are now offering
weekly sessions in communities nationwide.
Learn to jam with other folks in your area!
Midwest
Jackson, MI Camp Sep 30-Oct 2 Daily Maggie Bilby
Evanston, IL Oct 10-Nov 21 Mon Jeff Burke
Effingham, IL Camp Nov 4-6 Daily Larry Kernagis
South Central
Rogers, AR Sep 25-Oct 23 Sun Jeanette Curry
Arlington, TX Oct 16-Nov 13 Sun Jim Penson
Dallas TX Camp Oct 21-23 Daily Rick Sparks
Mountain
Northwest
Olympia, WA Oct 1-29 Sat Jon Epstein
Olympia, WA Apr 1-29 Sat Jon Epstein
Southwest
Paradise, CA Sep 7-Nov 2 Wed Rosemary Bridges
Glendale, CA Sep 11-Oct 9 Sun John David
Flagstaff, AZ Fest Sep 17-18 Daily Mark Miracle
Non-U.S.
Borovany u Tachova, Czech Republic Camp Sep 16-18 Daily Peter Ruby
Nitra, Slovakia Camp Nov 11-13 Daily Petr Brandejs
Torcy en Valois, France Nov 19-20 Daily Pierre Bastide

MORE ABOUT THE CAMPS:

Press articles about Pete's Jam Camps (Reader's Digest, Making Music, Bluegrass Now, etc.)

Student comments! Click for large file.

“I have been waiting to start playing real bluegrass with people for quite a while, and now I can.”

“This is so much more fun than sitting on the couch playing alone.”

“I wish I had been introduced to this format much earlier. Isolated music is nowhere near as fun as being with a group.”

“A masterful job at creating a safe environment for us to learn in. Everyone in my groups has led, played solos and sung a song.”

“I've never tried to learn by ear before & it was so much fun.”

“Through the class I got hooked up with a group of folks I love playing with, and we plan to continue to meet.”