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With Wernick Method classes
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Pete Wernick's Upcoming Teaching Events
Merlefest, NC Apr 22-25 Info/Signup coming soon! Bluegrass Camp
Lake George, NY Jun 21-26 Info/Signup coming soon! Bluegrass Camp
Watch a Wernick Method class, and hear what the students and teacher say!
Wernick Method Bluegrass Jam Classes
Fest = Festival class  Camp = Consecutive full days
Northeast
Webster, NY Oct 2-30 Wed Ron Perry
Bethel, CT Oct 5-Dec 14 Sat Austin Scelzo
Colebrook, NH Camp Oct 18-20 Daily Bob Amos & Alan Epstein & Ellen Carlson
Pawtucket, RI Nov 2-Dec 7 Sat Paul Dube and Erin Dube
Mid-Atlantic
Huntington, WV Fest Aug 23-24 Daily Michelle Wallace
Woodstown, NJ Fest Aug 30-Sep 1 Daily Heidi Olsen
Virginia Beach, VA Sep 8-Oct 27 Sun Lynn Kelley
Huntington, WV Sep 10-Oct 29 Tue Maggie Moore
Medford, NJ Sep 11-Nov 13 Wed Jimmy Heffernan
Claymont, DE Sep 30-Nov 18 Mon Harry Gambrill
Rockville, MD Oct 27-Nov 17 Sun Ira Gitlin
Southeast
Marietta, GA Sep 4-Oct 23 Wed Duck Adkins
Bristol/Abingdon, VA Camp Sep 17-20 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Morehead, KY Fest Sep 19-21 Daily Michelle Wallace
South Miami, FL Oct 2-Nov 20 Wed Max Schwartz
Maggie Valley, NC Camp Oct 11-13 Daily Larry Kernagis
Fayetteville, NC Oct 12 Sat Buck Thrailkill
Bryson City, NC Oct 19 Sat Allie Lee
Norris, TN Oct 19 Sat Jodi Harbin
Raleigh, NC Oct 26-Nov 2 Sat Leslie Dare & Susan West
Charlotte/Dallas, NC Jan 18 Sat Gilbert Nelson
Panama City Beach, FL Camp Jan 24-26 Daily Russell Paswater
Melbourne, FL Camp Jan 31-Feb 2 Daily Larry Kernagis
Raleigh/Durham, NC Camp Mar 6-8 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Wernick Method certified teachers are now offering
weekly sessions and weekend camps in communities nationwide. Learn to jam with other folks in your area!
Midwest
Piketon, OH Fest Aug 29-31 Daily Russell Paswater
Evanston, IL Sep 16-Nov 4 Mon Jeff Burke
Berwyn, IL Sep 18-Nov 6 Wed Jeff Burke
Coopersville, MI Camp Sep 27-29 Daily Russell Paswater
St Louis, MO Camp Nov 1-3 Daily Larry Kernagis
Indianapolis, IN Camp Nov 1-3 Daily Russell Paswater
South Central
Austin, TX Camp Sep 13-15 Daily John David
Mountain
Murray, UT Sep 5-Oct 10 Thu Tara Shupe
Louisville, CO Sep 8-Oct 6 Sun Kevin Slick
Fort Collins, CO Sep 29-Oct 27 Sun Ed Harvey
Lincoln, NE Oct 6-Nov 3 Sun Matt Richardson
Northwest
Spokane, WA Aug 20-Oct 22 Tue Kelly Bogan
Seattle, WA Camp Sep 4-9 Varies Larry Kernagis
Auburn, WA Oct 5-Nov 2 Sat Rex Kerbs
Southwest
Flagstaff, AZ Fest Sep 14-15 Daily Rick Sparks
Glendale, CA Camp Sep 20-22 Daily John David
Phoenix, AZ Camp Jan 3-5 Daily Larry Kernagis
Davis, CA Camp Feb 28-Mar 1 Daily Andy Lentz
Big Bear Lake, CA Camp May 29-31 Daily Larry Kernagis
Non-U.S.
Saint-Christophe-du-Bois, France Aug 24 Sat Gilles Rézard
Týn nad Vltavou, Czech Republic Camp Aug 30-Sep 1 Daily Petr Brandejs
Paris, France Camp Nov 30-Dec 1 Daily Pierre Bastide
Pilanesberg , South Africa Camp Feb 27-Mar 4 Daily Pete and Joan Wernick

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.”