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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
Silver Bay, NY Camp Aug 22-26 Daily Pete Wernick
Silver Bay, NY Camp Aug 22-26 Daily Harry Gambrill
North Guilford, CT Fest Aug 27 Sat Austin Scelzo
Bethel, CT Sep 7-Oct 26 Wed Austin Scelzo
Contoocook, NH Camp Sep 9-11 Daily Ellen Carlson and Melissa Bragdon Caron
Spokane, WA Sep 10-Nov 12 Sat Kelly Bogan
Nottingham, NH Sep 14-Oct 26 Wed Ellen Carlson
Voorheesville, NY Sep 18-Oct 16 Sun Tom Behan
Pawtucket, RI Oct 1-29 Sat Paul Dube and Erin Dube
Oak HIll, NY Camp Jul 10-12 Daily Scott Hopkins
Mid-Atlantic
Huntington, WV Fest Aug 26-27 Daily Maggie Moore
College Park, MD Oct 9-Nov 6 Sun Ira Gitlin
Claymont, DE Fest Mar 23-24 Daily Harry Gambrill
Southeast
Brunswick, ME Fest Sep 2-4 Daily Austin Scelzo
Woodstown, NJ Fest Sep 2-4 Daily Heidi Olsen
Bristol/Abingdon, TN Camp Sep 6-9 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Raleigh, NC Fest Sep 30-Oct 1 Daily Pete Wernick and Gilbert Nelson
Maggie Valley, NC Camp Sep 30-Oct 2 Daily Larry Kernagis
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
Norris, TN Camp Oct 15-16 Daily Jodi Harbin
Myrtle Beach, SC Camp Oct 20-23 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Syria, VA Camp Oct 28-30 Daily Vince May
Monteagle, TN Camp Oct 28-30 Daily Larry Kernagis
Olive Branch, MS Camp Oct 28-30 Daily Len Lawhon
Woodstock, NY Nov 17 Thu Austin Scelzo
Paris, FR Camp Dec 3-4 Daily Pierre Bastide
Czech Republic None Camp Jan 20-22 Daily Petr Brandejs
Melbourne, FL Camp Jan 27-29 Daily Larry Kernagis
Pensacola (Navarre), FL Camp Feb 24-26 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
Granville, OH Fest Sep 16-18 Daily Fred Staunton & George Welling
Pickerington, OH Camp Oct 14-16 Daily Fred Staunton & George Welling
Lincoln, NE Oct 23-Nov 13 Sun Jenny & Matt Richardson
Peoria, IL Camp Apr 21-23 Daily Larry Kernagis
St. Louis, MO Camp Jun 2-4 Daily Larry Kernagis
South Central
Rogers, AR Camp Sep 17-18 Daily Jeanette Curry
Austin, TX Camp Sep 24-25 Daily John David
Mountain
Durango, CO Oct 12-Dec 14 Wed Joel Denman
Northwest
Roseburg, OR Sep 7-Oct 12 Wed Joe Ross
Auburn, WA Sep 17-Oct 15 Sat Rex Kerbs
Southwest
Glendale, CA Camp Sep 10-11 Daily John David
Flagstaff, AZ Fest Sep 17-18 Daily Rick Sparks
Glendale, CA Camp Nov 12-13 Daily John David
Phoenix, AZ Camp Jan 20-22 Daily Larry Kernagis
Big Bear Lake, CA Camp Jun 9-11 Daily Larry Kernagis
Non-U.S.
Phillip Island VIC, Australia Camp Aug 13-15 Daily Greg McGrath
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.”