Weekend Jam Camp
October 18, 2024 – October 20, 2024 EDT
Taught by Liz Wolfe & Scott Hopkins using the Wernick Method
Warwick Conference Center, 62 Warwick Center Rd, Warwick NY 10990
Friday 7:00-9:30pm; Saturday 9:30am-6:00pm; Sunday 9:30-4:30pm
Assisted by Ellen Carlson
Onsite lodging and meals at Warwick Conference Center arranged through Liz Wolfe (firstname.lastname@example.org). Double occupancy plus meals for $300; single occupancy and meal-only plans available as well.
$25 off through Aug 1. $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.
Liz Wolfe (New York, NY) is a lifelong musician and dedicated educator with years of experience. She is deeply involved in the New York City bluegrass scene, organizing and leading jams, and helping beginners gain confidence. Her website lists bluegrass jams all over the New York area. As a vocalist, she has sung and performed around the city and received training from Broadway coach Rona Leslie. Liz plays guitar and ukulele, and created a popular ukulele course and songbook. With a strong community presence and a passion for expanding the joy of bluegrass, she’s eager to inspire students to learn to jam.
Scott Hopkins (Delanson, NY) grew up hearing bluegrass recordings in his home. At 15 he took up banjo and also joined the school band on tuba, fully immersing himself in the study of music. Scott received music education degrees from Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam and the University of Connecticut, winning the Crane Concerto Competition on tuba. Scott is a school band teacher and has continued to play banjo in bands in New York and Vermont. He currently performs with the Upstate Bluegrass Band and has released an acclaimed banjo recording, using his skills as composer, arranger, producer and engineer.