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Bluegrass Jam Class

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Taught by Allie Burbrink using the Wernick Method*

Columbus, IN at Bartholomew County Public Library

536 Fifth Street, Columbus, IN 47201, Meeting Room 3

Saturdays, February 4-25, 2023

2-4:30pm each Saturday

Tuition: $100 for 4 sessions

$10 off through Jan 7; $25 off for Allie’s returning WM or studio students. $50 deposit holds your spot; 50% refundable for cancellations more than one month in advance. You will be sent the full set of of student materials as soon as you register.


Allie Burbrink is a musician, teacher, and mom. As a founding member of the Indiana-based band The Whipstitch Sallies, she sang lead and harmony, wrote songs, and played guitar, clawhammer banjo, and harmonica. Allie also played in the popular old time string band The Freight Hoppers, based in western North Carolina.

Her first solo record, a folk/children’s album called SING & PLAY ALL DAY, will be out in the fall of 2022. Whether performing, teaching, or playing with her son, Allie is enthusiastic and encouraging. She believes making music is something everyone can learn to do!

Allie’s students say:

“Allie does a great job simplifying things for me to understand and she’s a true inspiration.”
“Allie made everyone feel comfortable no matter their skill level. Very knowledgeable of the songs we worked on.”
“Allie does a really good job…..I feel that I can go to a jam session now and hang in there with them.”
“She is encouraging and knowledgable. Within minutes, she will make you feel like a rock star, and before too long, she’ll help you sound like one too.”
“She’s very flexible and can cater to different types of learners.”
“Allie Burbrink is a first rate instructor and musician who is really good with people. I learned a great deal.”
“Just love Allie. She is patient and joyfilled. She approaches her instruction several ways to make it understandable.”
“Allie was a terrific instructor. Very upbeat and positive.”

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