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Classes/Camps

With Wernick Method classes
popping up all over, we can
finally get everyone jamming!

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Pete Wernick's Upcoming Teaching Events
MerleFest, in Boomer, NC Apr 24-27 Info/Signup Bluegrass Camp
Silver Bay, on Lake George, NY Jun 25-30 Info/Signup Bluegrass Camp
RockyGrass Academy
Lyons, CO
Jun 24-27 Sold Out! Bluegrass Banjo
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Wernick Method Bluegrass Jam Classes
Fest = Festival class  Camp = Multi-day camp
Northeast
Pembroke, MA Camp Apr 8-9 Daily Scott Wilkins
Albany, NY Apr 10-May 8 Mon Bob Altschuler
Cambridge, NY Apr 24-May 22 Mon Alan Epstein
Mid-Atlantic
Rumson, NJ Apr 3-May 22 Mon Barry Mitterhoff
Medford, NJ May 10-Jul 12 Wed Jimmy Heffernan
Gettysburg, PA Camp May 15-18 Daily Ira Gitlin
Ridley Park, PA Sep 27-Nov 15 Wed Harry Gambrill
Southeast
Monteagle, TN Camp Mar 31-Apr 2 Daily Larry Kernagis
Franklin, NC Apr 9-May 28 Sun Allie Burbrink
Lincolnton, GA Fest May 4-6 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Greenville, SC Camp Jun 3-4 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Cherokee, NC Fest Jun 8-10 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Nashville, TN Jul 9-Aug 27 Sun Larry Kernagis
Marion, NC Fest Aug 17-19 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Bristol, TN/VA Camp Sep 12-15 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Cocoa Beach, FL Camp Sep 15-17 Daily Larry Kernagis
Raleigh, NC Sep 29-30 Daily Pete Wernick
Maggie Valley, NC Camp Oct 13-15 Daily Larry Kernagis
Anderson, SC Fest Oct 26-28 Daily Gilbert Nelson
"Wernick Method" certified teachers are now offering
weekly sessions in communities nationwide.
Learn to jam with other folks in your area!
Midwest
Evanston, IL Apr 3-May 29 Mon Jeff Burke
Richfield, MN Apr 9-May 14 Sun Graham Sones
Jackson, MI Camp May 5-7 Daily Maggie Bilby
Bean Blossom, IN Fest Jun 1-3 Daily Jeff Burke
Kansas City, MO Jul 9-30 Sun Jeff Elsloo
Effingham, IL Camp Nov 3-5 Daily Larry Kernagis
South Central
Austin, TX Apr 30-Jun 4 Sun Andy Lentz
New Braunfels, TX Camp May 19-21 Daily Larry Kernagis
Rogers, AR Jul 30-Aug 27 Sun Jeanette Curry
Mountain
Durango, CO Fest Apr 23 Sun Sue Coulter
Buffalo, WY Oct 15-Dec 3 Sun Lynn Young
Northwest
Spokane, WA Apr 11-Jun 13 Tue Kelly Bogan
Olympia, WA Oct 5-Nov 9 Thu Jon Epstein
Southwest
Glendale, CA Apr 23-May 20 Varies John David
Victorville, CA Fest Jun 16-18 Daily John David
Las Vegas, NV Camp Jun 21-22 Daily Larry Kernagis
Non-U.S.

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.”