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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
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Wernick Method Bluegrass Jam Classes
Fest = Festival class  Camp = Consecutive full days
Northeast
Oak HIll, NY Camp Jul 10-12 Daily Scott Hopkins
Mid-Atlantic
College Park, MD Oct 9-Nov 6 Sun Ira Gitlin
Syria, VA Camp Oct 28-30 Daily Vince May
Abingdon, VA Camp Mar 17-19 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Claymont, DE Fest Mar 23-24 Daily Harry Gambrill
Abingdon, VA Camp Jul 28-30 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Abingdon, VA Camp Nov 3-5 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Southeast
Big Stone Gap, VA Fest Oct 6-8 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Maggie Valley, NC Camp Oct 7-9 Daily Larry Kernagis
Raleigh, NC Oct 12-Nov 16 Wed Leslie Dare & Susan West
Abingdon, VA Camp Oct 14-16 Daily Gilbert Nelson
New Athens, IL Camp Oct 14-16 Daily Chris Talley
Norris, TN Camp Oct 15-16 Daily Jodi Harbin
Montclair, NJ Oct 15-Nov 5 Sat Tom Morris
Myrtle Beach, SC Camp Oct 20-23 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Olive Branch, MS Camp Oct 28-30 Daily Len Lawhon
Monteagle, TN Camp Oct 28-30 Daily Larry Kernagis
Arvada, CO Nov 13-Dec 11 Sun Chris Roszell
Woodstock, NY Nov 17 Thu Austin Scelzo
Paris, FR Camp Dec 3-4 Daily Pierre Bastide
Lebanon, TN Camp Jan 13-15 Daily Derwin Hinson
Voorheesville, NY Jan 15-Feb 19 Sun Tom Behan
Czech Republic None Camp Jan 20-22 Daily Petr Brandejs
Nashville, TN Camp Jan 26-27 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Melbourne, FL Camp Jan 27-29 Daily Larry Kernagis
Nashville, TN Fest Jan 28 Sat Gilbert Nelson
Pensacola (Navarre), FL Camp Feb 24-26 Daily Larry Kernagis
Lebanon, TN Camp Mar 3-5 Daily Derwin Hinson
Dallas, NC Camp Apr 14-15 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Pawtucket, RI Apr 15-May 13 Sat Paul Dube and Erin Dube
Tampa Bay, FL Camp May 15-21 Daily Larry Kernagis
Liberty, SC Camp May 19-21 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Blacksburg, SC Jun 23-25 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Bristol/Abingdon, TN Camp Sep 5-8 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Big Stone Gap, VA Camp Oct 4-6 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Myrtle Beach, SC Camp Oct 19-22 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
Pickerington, OH Camp Oct 14-16 Daily Fred Staunton & George Welling
Lincoln, NE Oct 23-Nov 13 Sun Jenny & Matt Richardson
Appleton, WI Camp Jan 20-22 Daily Debbie Wagner
Appleton, WI Mar 1-Apr 5 Wed Debbie Wagner
Peoria, IL Camp Apr 21-23 Daily Larry Kernagis
St. Louis, MO Camp Jun 2-4 Daily Larry Kernagis
Madison, WI Camp Jul 7-9 Daily Larry Kernagis
South Central
Mountain
Durango, CO Oct 12-Dec 14 Wed Joel Denman
Northwest
Southwest
Glendale, CA Camp Nov 12-13 Daily John David
Phoenix, AZ Camp Jan 20-22 Daily Larry Kernagis
Austin, TX Camp Apr 1-2 Daily John David
Big Bear Lake, CA Camp Jun 9-11 Daily Larry Kernagis
Non-U.S.
Galway, Ireland Camp Nov 4-6 Daily Larry Kernagis
Plusquellec, FR Camp Nov 11-13 Daily Sébastien Ferry

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.”