Free Bluegrass Jam Class

Taught by Austin Scelzo using the Wernick Method*

Woodstock, NY at the Bearsville Theatre

291 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY 12498

December 16, 2021

Thursday, 4-6pm, just prior to Bearsville Theater Bluegrass Supper Series

Tuition: FREE

You will be sent the full set of of student materials as soon as you register.

Each student must submit proof of COVID vaccination. Instructions are provided upon registration.

Until further notice, all Wernick Method classes will be conducted either outdoors or in very well-ventilated indoor spaces.


Austin Scelzo was introduced to various fiddle traditions at Mark O’Connor’s early Berklee String Camps and over time picked up all the bluegrass instruments along with singing, songwriting, and jamming. While enjoying four years as a middle school music teacher. Austin’s bluegrass journey began with CT-based groups The Angry O’Haras and On the Trail, on fiddle and vocals.

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Bluegrass Jam Camp

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Taught by Harry Gambrill using the Wernick Method*

Claymont, DE, starting just prior to the Wilmington Bluegrass Festival

Crown Plaza Hotel, 630 Naamans Rd, Claymont, DE 19703

March 24-25, 2022

Thursday and Friday, 9am-4pm both days

Tuition: $130 for both days; $70 for either day

$15 off if you register by Feb 24. $70 deposit holds your spot for either/both days; 50% refundable for cancellations more than one month in advance.

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Bluegrass Jam Class

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Taught by Austin Scelzo using the Wernick Method*

Bethel, CT at Note Kitchen

227 Greenwood Ave, Bethel CT 06801

Wednesdays, November 3 – December 22, 2021

6:30pm-9:00pm each Wednesday

Tuition: $195 for 8 sessions

$10 off through Oct 3. $50 deposit reserves your spot. 50% refundable for cancellations more than one month in advance.

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Bluegrass Jam Class

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Taught by Austin Scelzo using the Wernick Method*

Kent Lakes, NY at Arts on the Lake

Lake Carmel Arts Center, 640 Route 52, Kent Lakes, NY 10512

Sundays, October 24 – November 14, 2021

1:00pm-6:00pm each Sunday

Tuition: $235 for 4 sessions

$10 off through Sep 24. $50 deposit reserves your spot. 50% refundable for cancellations more than one month in advance.

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Weekly Bluegrass Jam Class

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Taught by Austin Scelzo using the Wernick Method*

Norwalk, CT at Eco Evolution

135 Washington St, Norwalk, CT 06854

Wednesdays, September 15 – October 27, 2021

(Previously scheduled to start Sep 1)

6:30-9:00pm each Wednesday; no class on September 29 or October 13

Tuition: $150 for 5 sessions

$50 deposit reserves your spot. 50% refundable for cancellations more than one month in advance.

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Bluegrass Jam Class

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Taught by Austin Scelzo using the Wernick Method*

Kent Lakes, NY at Arts on the Lake

Lake Carmel Arts Center, 640 Route 52, Kent Lakes, NY 10512

Saturdays, July 31, Aug 7, and Aug 21, 2021

9:00am-2:00pm each Saturday, including lunch break

Tuition: $165 for 3 sessions

$10 off through July 17. $50 deposit reserves your spot. 50% refundable for cancellations more than one month in advance.

All Wernick Method classes this summer will be conducted either outdoors or in very well-ventilated indoor spaces.

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Bluegrass Jam Class

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Taught by Rick Sweeney using the Wernick Method*

North Adams, MA at a private residence

Tuesdays, August 10 – September 14, 2021

6:30-9:00pm each Tuesday

Tuition: $200 for 6 sessions

$20 discount through July 10. $50 deposit reserves your spot. 50% refundable for cancellations more than one month in advance.

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Bluegrass Jam Class

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Taught by Paul Dube & Erin Dube using the Wernick Method*

Pawtucket, RI at a private residence on outdoor deck

Vaccinations required; see “precautions” below.

Saturdays, Sep 11 – Oct 16, 2021

12:30-4:30pm each Saturday; no class on Sep 18

Tuition: $195 for 5 sessions

$10 off if you in register by Aug 11. $20 discount for Paul & Erin’s returning students; discounts can’t be combined. $50 deposit holds your spot; 50% refundable for cancellations more than one month in advance.

This class is full; please join the waitlist.

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Basic Level Bluegrass Jam Camp

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Taught by Harry Gambrill using the Wernick Method*

Silver Bay, NY at the Silver Bay YMCA Conference Center

87 Silver Bay Rd, Silver Bay NY 12874

August 22-27, 2021

Assisted by Tom Behan

Tuition: $450

$100 deposit holds your spot; 50% refundable for cancellations more than one month in advance.

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Bluegrass Jam Camp

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Taught by Ellen Carlson and Melissa Bragdon Caron using the Wernick Method*

Contoocook, NH within the Fiddleheads Jam Camp

Methodios Camp and Retreat Center, 329 Camp Merrimac Rd, Contoocook, NH 03229

September 10-12, 2021

Friday 10:30am-10:30pm; Saturday 8:30am-10pm; Sunday 8:30am-1:30pm

Tuition: $386 – base price, 3-day camp

$386 covers full camp: Friday 10:30am — Sunday 1:30pm and includes 2 lunches /1 dinner. Additional meals and housing choices extra; early-pay discounts up to $40 available. Full info at: fiddleheadscamp.com

Students may take the Wernick Method Bluegrass Camp for 3 days or may attend Friday only of the WM camp + Fiddleheads events Saturday and Sunday for the same price.

For info about Friday meals and Thursday accommodations options, write to Ellen Carlson at: fiddleac@comcast.net

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