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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 23-26 Info/Signup Bluegrass camp
Lake George, NY Jun 24-29 Info/Signup 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
Albany, NY Apr 23-May 21 Mon Bob Altschuler
Colebrook, NH Camp May 5-6 Daily Bob Amos & Alan Epstein & Ellen Carlson
Lanesborough, MA Camp May 19-20 Daily Scott Wilkins
New York City, NY Camp Jun 2-3 Daily Scott Wilkins
Eliot, ME Jun 3 Sun Dave Kiphuth
Northampton, MA Camp Jun 23-24 Daily Scott Wilkins
Pine Bush, NY Camp Jun 30-Jul 1 Daily Scott Wilkins
Berkshire, NY Camp Jul 4-7 Daily Ron Perry
Sodus, NY Fest Jul 25-27 Daily Ron Perry
Mid-Atlantic
Washington, DC Camp May 12-13 Daily Dan Whitener
Gettysburg, PA Camp May 14-17 Daily Ira Gitlin
Wind Gap, PA Fest May 25-27 Daily Harry Gambrill
Parsons, WV Fest Aug 2-4 Daily Larry Kernagis
Southeast
Boomer, NC Camp Apr 23-26 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Lincolnton, GA Fest May 3-5 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Cherokee, NC Fest Jun 7-9 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Norris, TN Camp Jun 29-Jul 1 Daily Jodi Harbin
Marion, NC Fest Aug 16-18 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Marietta, GA Sep 5-Oct 24 Wed Duck Adkins
Bristol, TN/VA Camp Sep 18-21 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Norris, TN Camp Sep 21-23 Daily Jodi Harbin
Maggie Valley, NC Camp Oct 5-7 Daily Larry Kernagis
Mt Airy, NC Camp Oct 19-21 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Anderson, SC Fest Oct 25-27 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Raleigh/Durham, NC Camp Mar 1-3 Daily Gilbert Nelson
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
Effingham, IL Camp May 4-6 Daily Larry Kernagis
Bean Blossom, IN Fest May 31-Jun 2 Daily Jeff Burke
South Central
New Braunfels, TX Camp May 18-20 Daily Larry Kernagis
Oklahoma City, OK Camp Jun 29-Jul 1 Daily Larry Kernagis
Mountain
Lyons, CO May 6-27 Sun KC Groves
Durango, CO May 8-25 Varies Sue Coulter
Fort Collins, CO May 19 Sat Chad Fisher
Northwest
Spokane, WA Jun 12-Aug 14 Tue Kelly Bogan
Medical Lake, WA Fest Aug 10-12 Daily Kelly Bogan
Southwest
Big Bear Lake, CA Camp Jun 1-3 Daily Larry Kernagis
Flagstaff, AZ Fest Sep 15-16 Daily Rick Sparks
Non-U.S.
Paris, France Camp Jun 16-17 Daily Pierre Bastide
Burleigh Heads QLD, Australia Camp Jul 19-21 Daily Greg McGrath
Quorn SA, Australia Camp Sep 7-9 Daily Greg McGrath
Phillip Island VIC, Australia Camp Sep 15-17 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.”

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