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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
Hebron, CT Jan 29 Sat Austin Scelzo
Purdys, NY Feb 19 Sat Austin Scelzo
Silver Bay, NY Camp Aug 22-26 Daily Pete Wernick
Silver Bay, NY Camp Aug 22-26 Daily Harry Gambrill
Contoocook, NH Camp Sep 9-11 Daily Ellen Carlson and Melissa Bragdon Caron
Wind Gap, PA Fest Jun 10-12 Daily Harry Gambrill
Mt. Juliet, TN Jan 25-Mar 15 Tue Larry Kernagis
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
Port Charotte, FL Feb 17-Mar 31 Thu Bob Barrett
Pensacola (Navarre), FL Camp Feb 25-27 Daily Larry Kernagis
Alsbach-Hähnlein, Germany Feb 26 Sat Michael Jockel
Raleigh, NC Mar 9-Apr 13 Wed Leslie Dare & Susan West
Abingdon, VA Camp Mar 11-13 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Pickerington, OH Mar 13-Apr 10 Sun Fred Staunton & George Welling
Abingdon, VA Camp Apr 8-10 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Boomer, NC Camp Apr 25-28 Daily Pete Wernick
Boomer, NC Camp May 2-5 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Abingdon, VA Camp Jun 2-5 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Blacksburg, SC Camp Jun 24-26 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Oak Hill, NY Fest Jul 15-16 Daily Paul Dube and Erin Dube
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
Abingdon, VA Camp Oct 14-16 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Myrtle Beach, SC Camp Oct 20-23 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Monteagle, TN Camp Oct 28-30 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!
Peoria, IL Camp Apr 22-24 Daily Larry Kernagis
St. Louis, MO Camp Jun 3-5 Daily Larry Kernagis
South Central
Austin, TX Camp Apr 2-3 Daily John David
Denton, TX Camp Apr 29-May 1 Daily Debbie Wagner & Charlotte Ivy
Louisville, CO Apr 24-May 22 Sun Kevin Slick
Auburn, WA Mar 5-26 Sat Rex Kerbs
Glendale, CA Camp Jan 29-30 Daily John David
Glendale, CA Camp Apr 30-May 1 Daily John David
Big Bear Lake, CA Camp Jun 10-12 Daily Larry Kernagis
Glendale, CA Camp Jun 25-26 Daily John David
Plusquellec, FR Camp May 25-28 Daily Sébastien Ferry
Paris, FR Camp Jun 25-26 Daily Pierre Bastide
Phillip Island VIC, Australia Camp Aug 12-14 Daily Greg McGrath
Kelowna, BC, Canada Camp Sep 9-11 Daily Larry Kernagis
Galway, Ireland Camp Nov 4-6 Daily Larry Kernagis
Plusquellec, FR Camp Nov 11-13 Daily Sébastien Ferry


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.”