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With Wernick Method classes
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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
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Wernick Method Bluegrass Jam Classes
Fest = Festival class  Camp = Consecutive full days
Northeast
Worcester, MA Sep 6-Nov 1 Thu Nelson Hiller
Colebrook, NH Camp Oct 19-21 Daily Bob Amos & Alan Epstein & Ellen Carlson
Pawtucket, RI Oct 20-Nov 17 Sat Paul Dube & Erin Dube
Webster, NY Oct 20-Nov 17 Sat Ron Perry
Albany, NY Oct 29-Nov 26 Mon Bob Altschuler
Glens Falls, NY Nov 6-Dec 4 Tue Alan Epstein
Mid-Atlantic
Clifton Forge, VA Aug 25 Sat Liam Purcell
Woodstown, NJ Fest Aug 31-Sep 2 Daily Heidi Olsen
Virginia Beach, VA Sep 12-Oct 31 Wed Lynn Kelley
Chester Springs/Glenmoore, PA Sep 17-Nov 12 Mon Harry Gambrill
Ridley Park, PA Sep 19-Nov 14 Wed Harry Gambrill
Medford, NJ Oct 1-Nov 19 Mon Jimmy Heffernan
Alexandria, VA Oct 28-Nov 18 Sun Ira Gitlin
Radford, VA Nov 10 Sat Gilbert Nelson
Southeast
Marion, NC Fest Aug 16-18 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Marietta, GA Sep 5-Nov 7 Wed Duck Adkins
Bristol, TN/VA Camp Sep 18-21 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Norris, TN Camp Sep 21-23 Daily Jodi Harbin
Bristol, TN/VA Fest Sep 22-23 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Nashville, TN Sep 27-Nov 15 Thu Robin Ruddy
Mt Juliet, TN Oct 2-Nov 20 Tue Larry Kernagis
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
Spartanburg, SC Camp Nov 2-3 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Jekyll Island, GA Fest Jan 3-5 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Melbourne, FL Camp Jan 18-20 Daily Larry Kernagis
Raleigh/Durham, NC Camp Mar 1-3 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Monteagle, TN Camp Apr 5-7 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
Berwyn, IL Sep 5-Nov 7 Wed Jeff Burke
Evanston, IL Sep 10-Oct 29 Mon Jeff Burke
Indianapolis, IN Camp Sep 14-16 Daily Russell Paswater
Springfield, MO Sep 23-Oct 21 Sun Jeremy Chapman
Springfield, MO Sep 23-Oct 21 Sun Jeremy Chapman
North Liberty, IA Oct 7-Nov 11 Sun Annie Savage
South Central
Rogers, AR Camp Sep 15-16 Daily Jeanette Curry
Paragould, AR Camp Oct 26-27 Daily Jim Talbert
Mountain
Louisville, CO Aug 18-Sep 15 Sat Kevin Slick
Murray, UT Aug 22-Sep 26 Wed Tara Shupe
Lyons, CO Sep 30-Oct 21 Sun KC Groves & Erik Yates
Northwest
Spokane, WA Aug 28-Oct 30 Tue Kelly Bogan
Auburn, WA Sep 30-Nov 4 Sun Rex Kerbs
Southwest
Glendale, CA Sep 9-Oct 7 Sun John David
Flagstaff, AZ Fest Sep 15-16 Daily Rick Sparks
Phoenix, AZ Camp Jan 4-6 Daily Larry Kernagis
Glendale, CA Jan 13-Feb 10 Sun John David
Davis, CA Camp Feb 8-10 Daily Andy Lentz
Non-U.S.
Saint-Christophe-du-Bois, France Aug 25 Sat Gilles Rézard
Quorn SA, Australia Camp Sep 7-9 Daily Greg McGrath
Phillip Island VIC, Australia Camp Sep 15-17 Daily Greg McGrath
Paris, France Camp Nov 17-18 Daily Pierre Bastide
Nový Jičín, Czech Rep. Camp Jan 25-27 Daily Petr Brandejs

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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