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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 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
Northeast
Kent Lakes, NY Oct 24-Nov 14 Sun Austin Scelzo
Mid-Atlantic
Southeast
Raleigh, NC Fest Oct 1-2 Daily Pete Wernick and Gilbert Nelson
Maggie Valley, NC Camp Oct 8-10 Daily Larry Kernagis
Morehead, KY Oct 9 Sat Michelle Wallace
Raleigh, NC Oct 13-Nov 17 Wed Leslie Dare & Susan West
Appleton, WI Oct 13-Dec 1 Wed Debbie Wagner
Abingdon, VA Camp Oct 15-17 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Abingdon, VA Camp Oct 22-24 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Fayetteville, NC Oct 24-Nov 7 Sun Buck Thrailkill
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
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
Pensacola (Navarre), FL Camp Feb 25-27 Daily Larry Kernagis
Blacksburg, SC Camp Jun 24-26 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Abingdon, VA Camp Jul 29-31 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Bristol/Abingdon, VA Camp Sep 6-9 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
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
Mountain
Northwest
Southwest
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
Non-U.S.
County Clare, Ireland Camp Nov 5-7 Daily Larry Kernagis
Paris, FR Camp Nov 27-28 Daily Pierre Bastide
Phillip Island VIC, Australia Camp Aug 12-14 Daily Greg McGrath
Kelowna, BC, Canada Camp Sep 9-11 Daily Larry Kernagis

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.”