Free Bluegrass Jam Class

Taught by Gilbert Nelson using the Wernick Method*

Big Stone Gap, VA during Mountain Music Heritage Week

Just prior to the Blue Highway Fest

Big Stone Gap Visitor Center, 306 Wood Ave E, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

October 6-8, 2022

Thursday 2-4pm; Friday and Saturday 10am-12pm

Tuition: FREE!! No festival admission required.

Attend any/all of the 3 sessions. You will be sent the full set of of student materials as soon as you register.

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Bluegrass Jam Class

Taught by Austin Scelzo using the Wernick Method*

Brunswick, ME at the Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival

29 Meadow Road, Brunswick, ME 04011

September 2-4, 2022

Friday 4-6pm; Saturday 1-3pm; Sunday 10am-12pm

Tuition: $55 onsite, $50 in advance, or $20 per session

Festival admission required. $20 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.

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Bluegrass Jam Class

Taught by Pete Wernick using the Wernick Method*

Lyons, CO at the RockyGrass Bluegrass Festival

Wildflower Pavilion at Planet Bluegrass, 500 W Main St, Lyons, CO 80540

Sunday, July 31, 2022
12:00-1:30pm

Tuition: FREE!! Festival admission is required.

Assisted by Joan Wernick and Kevin Slick

This class is only available to RockyGrass Bluegrass Festival attendees, which is sold out.


Pete Wernick of Niwot, CO is renowned worldwide for his accomplishments and contributions to bluegrass music: the hot-picking force in several trend-setting bands including Hot Rize, innovative teacher and author, songwriter, and long-term President of the International Bluegrass Music Association.

Pete was the original pioneer of bluegrass music camps in the early 1980s.

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Bluegrass Jam Class

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 23-24, 2023

Thursday and Friday, 9am-4pm both days

Tuition: $140 for both days; $80 for either day

$20 off if you register by Feb 23 to attend both days. $80 deposit holds your spot for either/both days; 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.

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Bluegrass Jam Class

Taught by Maggie Moore using the Wernick Method*

Huntington, WV at the Fly In Festival

Robert Newlon Airport, 6090 Kyle Lane, Huntington, WV 25702

August 26-27, 2022

Friday and Saturday, 11am-2pm

Tuition: $40 for 2 sessions, or $25 per session

$5 off if you register in advance; festival admission required. $25 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.

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Bluegrass Jam Class

Taught by Dave Howard using the Wernick Method*

Owensboro, KY at the ROMP Festival

Yellow Creek Park, 5710 KY-144, Owensboro, KY 42303

June 25, 2022

Saturday, 1pm-3pm

Tuition: FREE

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

Co-Taught with Jeff Burke

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Bluegrass Jam Class

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Taught by Fred Staunton & George Welling using the Wernick Method*

Granville, OH at the Ohiolina Music Festival

Infirmary Mound Park, 4309 Lancaster Road, Granville, OH 43023

September 16-18, 2022

Friday 3-5pm; Saturday and Sunday 10am-Noon

Tuition: $65 onsite, $55 in advance, or $25 per session

$25 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.

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Bluegrass Jam Class

Taught by Heidi Olsen using the Wernick Method*

Woodstown, NJ at the Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival

735 Route 40 (Harding Hwy), Pilesgrove, NJ 08098

September 2-4, 2022

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 9-11am

Tuition: $85 onsite, $75 in advance, or $30 per session

Festival admission required. $30 deposit reserves 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.

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Bluegrass Jam Class

Taught by Rick Sparks using the Wernick Method*

Merrill, OR at the Lost River Bluegrass Festival

363 W. Front Street, Merrill, OR 97633

July 9-10 2022

Saturday and Sunday, 9am-12pm

Tuition: $85 for 2 sessions, or $45 per session

Festival admission required. $10 off if you register in advance; festival admission required. $45 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.

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Bluegrass Jam Class

Taught by Pete Wernick & Gilbert Nelson using the Wernick Method

Raleigh, NC at the IBMA World of Bluegrass Festival

Inside lobby of the Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601

Friday and Saturday, Sep 30-Oct 1, 2022, 10am-Noon

Join us for either or both days!

Tuition: FREE!!

Student materials will be emailed to all pre-registered students.

Assisted by Leigh Nelson, Austin Scelzo, Kevin Slick, Buck Thrailkill, Ellen Carlson, Ira Gitlin, Annie Savage, Susan West, Leslie Dare, and other Wernick Method teachers!… More Info!

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