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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
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
Claymont, DE Camp Mar 24-25 Daily Harry Gambrill
Bethel, CT Nov 3-Dec 22 Wed Austin Scelzo
Myrtle Beach, SC Camp Nov 4-7 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Monteagle, TN Camp Nov 19-21 Daily Larry Kernagis
Fayetteville, NC Jan 16-30 Sun Buck Thrailkill
Casa Grande, AZ Fest Jan 21-22 Daily Rick Sparks
Nashville, TN Camp Jan 27-28 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Melbourne, FL Camp Jan 28-30 Daily Larry Kernagis
Nashville, TN Jan 29 Sat Gilbert Nelson
Appleton, WI Feb 2-Mar 2 Wed Debbie Wagner
Pensacola (Navarre), FL Camp Feb 25-27 Daily Larry Kernagis
Abingdon, VA Camp Apr 8-10 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Wind Gap, PA Fest Jun 10-12 Daily Harry Gambrill
Blacksburg, SC Camp Jun 24-26 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Abingdon, VA Camp Jul 29-31 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Bristol/Abingdon, TN Camp Sep 6-9 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Maggie Valley, NC Camp Oct 7-9 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!
Minneapolis, MN Fest Oct 30 Sat Graham Sones
Peoria, IL Camp Apr 22-24 Daily Larry Kernagis
St. Louis, MO Camp Jun 3-5 Daily Larry Kernagis
South Central
Austin, TX Camp Nov 6-7 Daily John David
Spokane, WA Nov 2-Jan 4 Tue Kelly Bogan
Glendale, CA Camp Nov 20-21 Daily John David
Phoenix, AZ Camp Jan 7-9 Daily Larry Kernagis
Blythe, CA Fest Jan 14-15 Daily Rick Sparks
Big Bear Lake, CA Camp Jun 10-12 Daily Larry Kernagis
Galway, Ireland Camp Nov 5-7 Daily Larry Kernagis
Paris, FR Camp Nov 13-14 Daily Pierre Bastide
Czech Republic None Camp Jan 21-23 Daily Petr Brandejs
Phillip Island VIC, Australia Camp Aug 12-14 Daily Greg McGrath
Kelowna, BC, Canada Camp Sep 9-11 Daily Larry Kernagis


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.”