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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
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Wernick Method Bluegrass Jam Classes
Fest = Festival class  Camp = Consecutive full days
Glens Falls, NY Feb 10-Mar 9 Mon Alan Epstein
Pawtucket, RI Mar 7-Apr 4 Sat Paul Dube and Erin Dube
Voorheesville (near Albany), NY Mar 23-Apr 20 Mon Scott Hopkins
Portland, CT May 2-Jun 20 Sat Austin Scelzo
Webster, NY May 7-Jun 18 Thu Ron Perry
Colebrook, NH Camp May 15-17 Daily Bob Amos & Alan Epstein
Great Barrington, MA Camp May 29-31 Daily Austin Scelzo
Silver Bay, NY Camp Jun 21-26 Daily Pete Wernick
Grey Fox (Oak Hill), NY Camp Jul 13-16 Daily Scott Hopkins
Ridley Park, PA Jan 29-Mar 18 Wed Harry Gambrill
Alexandria, VA Feb 1-Mar 7 Sat Lisa Brown Bushman
Matawan, NJ Camp Mar 14-15 Daily Dan Whitener
Alexandria, VA Mar 15-Apr 5 Sun Ira Gitlin
Claymont, DE Camp Mar 26-27 Daily Harry Gambrill
Gettysburg, PA Camp May 11-14 Daily Ira Gitlin
Wind Gap, PA Fest Jun 12-14 Daily Harry Gambrill
Parsons, WV Fest Aug 6-8 Daily Larry Kernagis
Huntington, WV Fest Aug 28-29 Daily Michelle Wallace
Nashville, TN Camp Jan 30-31 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Melbourne, FL Camp Jan 31-Feb 2 Daily Larry Kernagis
Nashville, TN Fest Feb 1 Sat Gilbert Nelson
Marietta, GA Feb 5-Mar 25 Wed Duck Adkins
Nashville, TN Feb 8-Apr 11 Sat Jeff Burke
Palatka, FL Fest Feb 13-15 Daily Ron Perry
Lebanon, TN Camp Feb 17-19 Daily Derwin Hinson
Mt. Juliet, TN Feb 25-Apr 21 Tue Larry Kernagis
Raleigh/Durham, NC Camp Mar 6-8 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Lebanon, TN Camp Mar 13-15 Daily Derwin Hinson
Bryson City, NC Camp Mar 14-15 Daily Allie Lee
West Palm Beach, FL Mar 21 Sat Max Schwartz
Brooksville, FL Fest Mar 26-28 Daily Ron Perry
Abingdon, VA Camp Mar 27-29 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Norris, TN Camp Mar 28 Sat Jodi Harbin
Monteagle, TN Camp Apr 3-5 Daily Larry Kernagis
Merlefest (Boomer), NC Camp Apr 20-23 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Merlefest (Boomer), NC Camp Apr 20-23 Daily Pete Wernick
Raleigh, NC May 6-Jun 10 Wed Leslie Dare & Susan West
Olive Hill, KY Fest Jul 9-11 Daily Michelle Wallace
Jefferson, NC Camp Jul 24-26 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Bristol/Abingdon, VA Camp Sep 8-11 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Maggie Valley, NC Camp Oct 9-11 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!
Berwyn, IL Feb 23-Apr 19 Sun Aaron Dorfman
Richfield, MN Apr 5-May 8 Varies Graham Sones
St. Louis, MO Camp Nov 6-8 Daily Larry Kernagis
South Central
Austin, TX Camp Apr 3-5 Daily John David
Rogers, AR Camp Apr 4-5 Daily Jeanette Curry
Lyons, CO Feb 9-Mar 8 Sun KC Groves
Lincoln, NE Feb 9-Mar 8 Sun Matt Richardson
Durango, CO Feb 13-Mar 19 Thu Sue Coulter
Ft. Collins, CO Mar 1-29 Sun Ed Harvey
Louisville, CO Mar 8-Apr 5 Sun Kevin Slick
Davis, CA Camp Feb 28-Mar 1 Daily Andy Lentz
Lake Havasu City, AZ Fest Mar 7-8 Daily Rick Sparks
Glendale, CA Camp May 1-3 Daily John David
Big Bear Lake, CA Camp May 29-31 Daily Larry Kernagis
Kingston, NM Camp Jul 3-5 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Alsbach-Hähnlein, Germany Camp Feb 15 Sat Michael Jockel
Azé, France Camp Feb 22-23 Daily Gilles Rézard
Paris, France Camp Jun 6-7 Daily Pierre Bastide


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.”