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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
Eliot, ME Camp Dec 7-8 Daily Dave Kiphuth
Williston, VT Jan 5-Feb 9 Sun David Benway
Voorheesville (near Albany), NY Mar 23-Apr 20 Mon Scott Hopkins
Webster, NY May 7-Jun 18 Thu Ron Perry
Colebrook, NH Camp May 15-17 Daily Bob Amos & Alan Epstein
Silver Bay, NY Camp Jun 21-26 Daily Pete Wernick
Mid-Atlantic
Ridley Park, PA Jan 29-Mar 18 Wed Harry Gambrill
Alexandria, VA Feb 1-Mar 7 Sat Lisa Brown Bushman
Wind Gap, PA Fest Jun 12-14 Daily Harry Gambrill
Parsons, WV Fest Aug 6-8 Daily Larry Kernagis
Huntington, WV Fest Aug 28-29 Daily Michelle Wallace
Southeast
Miami, FL Camp Dec 13-15 Daily Max Schwartz
Largo, FL Camp Jan 2-3 Daily Chris Brashear
Norris, TN Camp Jan 11 Sat Jodi Harbin
Charleston, SC Jan 11-16 Daily Larry Kernagis
Okeechobee, FL Fest Jan 15-18 Daily Ron Perry
Lebanon, TN Camp Jan 18-20 Daily Derwin Hinson
Charlotte/Dallas, NC Jan 18 Sat Gilbert Nelson
Panama City Beach, FL Camp Jan 24-26 Daily Russell Paswater
Fayetteville, NC Jan 25-Feb 8 Sat Buck Thrailkill
Nashville, TN Camp Jan 30-31 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Melbourne Beach, FL Camp Jan 31-Feb 2 Daily Larry Kernagis
Nashville, TN Fest Feb 1 Sat Gilbert Nelson
Marietta, GA Feb 5-Mar 25 Wed Duck Adkins
Palatka, FL Fest Feb 13-15 Daily Ron Perry
Boca Raton, FL Feb 22-Mar 14 Sat Bob Altschuler
Mt. Juliet, TN Feb 25-Apr 21 Tue Larry Kernagis
Raleigh/Durham, NC Camp Mar 6-8 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Lebanon, TN Camp Mar 13-15 Daily Derwin Hinson
Brooksville, FL Fest Mar 26-28 Daily Ron Perry
Abingdon, VA Camp Mar 27-29 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Monteagle, TN Camp Apr 3-5 Daily Larry Kernagis
Boomer, NC Camp Apr 20-23 Daily Pete Wernick
Boomer, NC Camp Apr 20-23 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Raleigh, NC May 6-Jun 10 Wed Leslie Dare & Susan West
Olive Hill, KY Fest Jul 9-11 Daily Michelle Wallace
Jefferson, NC Camp Jul 24-26 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Bristol/Abingdon, VA Camp Sep 8-11 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Maggie Valley, NC Camp Oct 9-11 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
Evanston, IL Jan 19-Mar 22 Sun Aaron Dorfman
Richfield, MN Apr 5-May 8 Varies Graham Sones
St. Louis, MO Camp Nov 6-8 Daily Larry Kernagis
South Central
Austin, TX Camp Apr 3-5 Daily John David
Rogers, AR Camp Apr 4-5 Daily Jeanette Curry
Mountain
Lincoln, NE Feb 9-Mar 8 Sun Matt Richardson
Durango, CO Feb 13-Mar 19 Thu Sue Coulter
Ft. Collins, CO Mar 1-29 Sun Ed Harvey
Northwest
Olympia, WA Jan 11-Feb 15 Sat John Treacy
Auburn, WA Jan 18-Feb 15 Sat Rex Kerbs
Southwest
Phoenix, AZ Camp Jan 3-5 Daily Larry Kernagis
Blythe, CA Fest Jan 18-19 Daily Rick Sparks
Glendale, CA Jan 19-Feb 16 Sun John David
Casa Grande, AZ Fest Jan 24-25 Daily Rick Sparks
Davis, CA Camp Feb 28-Mar 1 Daily Andy Lentz
Lake Havasu City, AZ Fest Mar 7-8 Daily Rick Sparks
Glendale, CA Camp May 1-3 Daily John David
Big Bear Lake, CA Camp May 29-31 Daily Larry Kernagis
Kingston, NM Camp Jul 3-5 Daily Gilbert Nelson
Non-U.S.
Mexico City, Mexico Dec 7 Sat Jeff Harding
Nový Jičín, Czech Rep. Camp Jan 17-19 Daily Petr Brandejs
Alsbach-Hähnlein, Germany Feb 15 Sat Michael Jockel
Pilanesberg , South Africa Camp Feb 27-Mar 4 Daily Pete and Joan Wernick

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.”