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With Wernick Method classes
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finally get everyone jamming!

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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
Silver Bay, NY Camp Aug 23-28 Daily Pete Wernick
Contoocook, NH Camp Sep 11-13 Daily Ellen Carlson and Melissa Bragdon Caron
Yarmouth, ME Oct 3-24 Sat Melissa Bragdon Caron
Silver Bay, NY Jun 20-25 Daily Pete Wernick
Parsons, WV Fest Aug 6-8 Daily Larry Kernagis
Huntington, WV Fest Aug 28-29 Daily Michelle Wallace
Wind Gap, PA Fest Aug 28-30 Daily Jimmy Heffernan
Alexandria, VA Oct 25-Nov 15 Sun Ira Gitlin
Owensboro, KY (to be rescheduled) Jul 12-Aug 30 Sun Chris Armstrong
Abingdon, VA Camp Jul 31-Aug 2 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Norris, TN Aug 1 Sat Jodi Harbin
Marietta, GA Sep 2-Oct 21 Wed Duck Adkins
Bristol/Abingdon, VA Camp Sep 8-11 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Mt. Juliet, TN Sep 10-Nov 5 Thu Larry Kernagis
Raleigh, NC Oct 7-Nov 18 Wed Leslie Dare & Susan West
Maggie Valley, NC Camp Oct 9-11 Daily Larry Kernagis
Monteagle, TN Camp Oct 30-Nov 1 Daily Larry Kernagis
Merlefest (Boomer), NC Camp Apr 26-29 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Merlefest (Boomer), NC Camp Apr 26-29 Daily Pete Wernick
Wernick Method certified teachers are now offering
weekly sessions and weekend camps in communities nationwide. Learn to jam with other folks in your area!
Bean Blossom, IN Fest Sep 30-Oct 2 Daily Jeff Burke
St. Louis, MO Camp Nov 6-8 Daily Larry Kernagis
South Central
Oklahoma City, OK Camp Sep 25-27 Daily Larry Kernagis
Austin, TX Camp Oct 23-25 Daily John David
Rogers, AR Camp Oct 31-Nov 1 Daily Jeanette Curry
Port of Galveston, TX Feb 20-25 Daily Larry Kernagis
Olympia, WA Sep 19-Oct 24 Sat John Treacy
Big Bear Lake, CA Camp Sep 11-13 Daily Larry Kernagis
Glendale, CA Camp Oct 16-18 Daily John David
Phoenix, AZ Camp Jan 8-10 Daily Larry Kernagis
Flagstaff, AZ Fest Sep 18-19 Daily Rick Sparks
Paris, France Camp Nov 28-29 Daily Pierre Bastide
Phillip Island VIC, Australia Camp Jul 24-26 Daily Greg McGrath


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.”