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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
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
Oak Hill, NY Fest Jul 19-20 Daily Paul and Erin Dube
Sodus, NY Fest Jul 25-27 Daily Ron Perry
Goshen, CT Fest Aug 9-10 Daily Dave Benway
Colebrook, NH Camp Oct 18-20 Daily Bob Amos & Alan Epstein & Ellen Carlson
Mid-Atlantic
Parsons, WV Fest Aug 1-3 Daily Larry Kernagis
Huntington, WV Fest Aug 23-24 Daily Michelle Wallace
Woodstown, NJ Fest Aug 30-Sep 1 Daily Heidi Olsen
Virginia Beach, VA Sep 8-Oct 27 Sun Lynn Kelley
Huntington, WV Sep 10-Oct 29 Tue Maggie Moore
Claymont, DE Sep 30-Nov 18 Mon Harry Gambrill
Rockville, MD Oct 27-Nov 17 Sun Ira Gitlin
Southeast
Jefferson, NC Camp Jul 25-26 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Charleston, SC Camp Aug 10-11 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Marion, NC Fest Aug 15-17 Daily Leigh Nelson
Marietta, GA Sep 4-Oct 23 Wed Duck Adkins
Bristol/Abingdon, VA Camp Sep 17-20 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Maggie Valley, NC Camp Oct 11-13 Daily Larry Kernagis
Raleigh, NC Oct 26-Nov 2 Sat Leslie Dare & Susan West
Charlotte/Dallas, NC Jan 18 Sat Gilbert Nelson
Melbourne, FL Camp Jan 31-Feb 2 Daily Larry Kernagis
Raleigh/Durham, NC Camp Mar 6-8 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
Piketon, OH Fest Aug 29-31 Daily Russell Paswater
Coopersville, MI Camp Sep 27-29 Daily Russell Paswater
St Louis, MO Camp Nov 1-3 Daily Larry Kernagis
South Central
Oklahoma City, OK Camp Jul 19-21 Daily Larry Kernagis
Austin, TX Camp Sep 13-15 Daily John David
Mountain
Frisco, CO Camp Jul 22-26 Daily John Holenko
Murray, UT Sep 5-Oct 10 Thu Tara Shupe
Louisville, CO Sep 8-Oct 6 Sun Kevin Slick
Fort Collins, CO Sep 29-Oct 27 Sun Ed Harvey
Northwest
Seattle, WA Camp Sep 4-9 Varies Larry Kernagis
Southwest
Flagstaff, AZ Fest Sep 14-15 Daily Rick Sparks
Glendale, CA Camp Sep 20-22 Daily John David
Phoenix, AZ Camp Jan 3-5 Daily Larry Kernagis
Big Bear Lake, CA Camp May 29-31 Daily Larry Kernagis
Non-U.S.
Phillip Island VIC, Australia Camp Aug 10-12 Daily Greg McGrath
Saint-Christophe-du-Bois, France Aug 24 Sat Gilles Rézard
Týn nad Vltavou, Czech Republic Camp Aug 30-Sep 1 Daily Petr Brandejs
Paris, France Camp Nov 30-Dec 1 Daily Pierre Bastide

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.”