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Jam Class prior to Fiddleheads Jam Camp

September 6, 2024 All day

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

Contoocook, NH at the Fiddleheads Jam Camp

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

Friday 10am-3pm

Tuition: $75 (in addition to Fiddleheads camp tuition)

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.

Methodios Camp and Retreat Center Brochure See photos of the Retreat House, dining hall, cabins, waterfront area, etc.

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


Ellen Carlson (Nottingham, NH) and Melissa Bragdon Caron (Scarborough, ME) co-direct the New Hampshire Fiddle Ensemble. Ellen has been performing for 35 years, currently with High Range. She teaches fiddle, guitar and mandolin, privately and at major festivals.

Melissa, a versatile fiddler and music teacher, helped develop the 317 Main Community Music Center in Yarmouth. She teaches at her home studio, and plays with the Jerks of Bluegrass.

“Learning from Ellen has been such a fun, positive learning experience for me!”
“Melissa has a gift for teaching and playing music. She is patient, knowledgeable, encouraging and kind.”
“Ellen has such an encouraging safe way of challenging me to stretch. I love that. She is also extremely knowledgeable about music. She is wonderful to learn from!”
“Melissa carries a vast knowledge of music and is easy to learn from. She lights a spark in her students that never leaves, and gave me countless opportunities to grow as a musician.“
329 Camp Merrimac Rd
Contoocook, NH 03229 United States
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