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

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Pete Wernick's Upcoming Teaching Events
Wintergrass Festival
Bellevue, WA
Feb 23 Wintergrass.com (scroll down to Advanced Banjo Intensive Adv. Banjo Intensive
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
East Schodack, NY Feb 26-Mar 26 Sun Alan Epstein
Pawtucket, RI Mar 4-25 Sat Paul Dube
Lindenhurst, NY Mar 4 Sat Scott Wilkins
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
Luray, VA Camp Mar 3-4 Daily Sue Custer
Vienna, VA Mar 5-Apr 2 Sun Ira Gitlin
Rumson, NJ Apr 3-May 22 Mon Barry Mitterhoff
Gettysburg, PA Camp May 15-18 Daily Ira Gitlin
Southeast
Raleigh, NC Camp Mar 3-5 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Nashville, TN Mar 5-May 14 Sun Larry Kernagis
Monteagle, TN Camp Mar 31-Apr 2 Daily Larry Kernagis
Lincolnton, GA Fest May 4-6 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Cherokee, NC Fest Jun 8-10 Daily Gilbert Nelson
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 Mar 6-May 8 Mon Jeff Burke
Brook, IN Mar 12-Apr 9 Sun Cindy Ward
Berwyn, IL Mar 29-May 24 Wed Jeff Burke
Richfield, MN Apr 9-May 14 Sun Graham Sones
Jackson, MI Camp May 5-7 Daily Maggie Bilby
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
Lafayette, CO Mar 5-Apr 9 Sun Kevin Slick
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
Lake Havasu City, AZ Fest Mar 3-5 Daily Rick Sparks
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.
Alsbach-Hähnlein, Germany Feb 25 Sat Michael Jockel

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.”