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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
Thornton, NH Camp Aug 1-2 Daily Dave Kiphuth
Colebrook, NH Camp Oct 14-15 Daily Bob Amos & Alan Epstein
Pawtucket, RI Oct 28-Nov 18 Sat Paul Dube
Mid-Atlantic
Parsons, WV Fest Aug 3-5 Daily Larry Kernagis
Woodstown, NJ Fest Sep 1-3 Daily Heidi Olsen
Ridley Park, PA Sep 27-Nov 15 Wed Harry Gambrill
Southeast
Greenville, SC Camp Jun 3-4 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Cherokee, NC Fest Jun 8-10 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Memphis, TN Camp Jun 9-11 Daily Larry Kernagis
Nashville, TN Jul 9-Aug 27 Sun Larry Kernagis
Louisville, KY Aug 12-Sep 30 Sat Dave Howard
Marion, NC Fest Aug 17-19 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Marietta, GA Sep 6-Oct 25 Wed Duck Adkins
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
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
Arlington, TX Jul 16-Aug 13 Sun Jim Penson
Rogers, AR Jul 30-Aug 27 Sun Jeanette Curry
Lucas, TX Sep 17-Oct 1 Sun Jim Penson
Mountain
Moffat, CO Camp Aug 8-9 Daily John Holenko and Hazel Ketchum
Buffalo, WY Oct 15-Dec 3 Sun Lynn Young
Northwest
Olympia, WA Oct 5-Nov 9 Thu Jon Epstein
Southwest
Victorville, CA Fest Jun 16-18 Daily John David
Las Vegas, NV Camp Jun 21-22 Daily Larry Kernagis
Glendale, CA Sep 17-Oct 15 Sun John David
Non-U.S.
Ploukonice, Czech Republic Camp Aug 4-6 Daily Peter Ruby
St Christophe Du Bois, France Aug 26-27 Daily Gilles Rézard
Quorn SA, Australia Camp Sep 8-10 Daily Greg McGrath
Borovany u Tachova, Czech Republic Camp Oct 13-15 Daily Peter Ruby

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.”