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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, 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
Silver Bay, NY Camp Aug 22-27 Daily Pete Wernick
Mid-Atlantic
Southeast
Melbourne, FL Camp Jan 29-31 Daily Larry Kernagis
Pensacola (Navarre), FL Camp Feb 26-28 Daily Larry Kernagis
Bristol/Abingdon, VA Camp Sep 7-10 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Merlefest (Boomer), NC Camp Sep 13-16 Daily Pete Wernick
Merlefest (Boomer), NC Camp Sep 13-16 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Maggie Valley, NC Camp Oct 8-10 Daily Larry Kernagis
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
Peoria, IL Camp Apr 23-25 Daily Larry Kernagis
St. Louis, MO Camp Jun 4-6 Daily Larry Kernagis
South Central
Austin, TX Camp Apr 16-18 Daily John David
Mountain
Northwest
Southwest
Phoenix, AZ Camp Jan 8-10 Daily Larry Kernagis
Glendale, CA Camp Apr 30-May 2 Daily John David
Big Bear Lake, CA Camp May 14-16 Daily Larry Kernagis
Flagstaff, AZ Fest Sep 18-19 Daily Rick Sparks
Non-U.S.
Nový Jičín, Czech Rep. Camp Jan 22-24 Daily Petr Brandejs
Phillip Island VIC, Australia Camp Jul 24-26 Daily Greg McGrath

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.”