Taught by Fred Staunton & George Welling using the Wernick Method*
Pickerington, OH at Violet Baptist Church
8345 Blacklick-Eastern Rd NW, Pickerington OH 43147
April 14-16, 2023
Friday 4-9pm; Saturday 9am-5pm; Sunday 1-4pm
Includes Friday dinner and Saturday lunch. $10 off if you register by March 14. $95 off for Fred & George’s returning Wernick Method students; discounts cannot be combined. $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.
Fred Staunton was first taken by bluegrass in 1980 while attending the Skyline Bluegrass Festival in WV, seeing and hearing John Hartford and the Osborne Brothers. Twenty years later he was playing electric and acoustic guitar in a worship band at church.
George Welling has played guitar and bass, and sung lead and harmony with various groups over four decades in over a dozen states. For fifteen-plus years he has taught bass, rhythm guitar and singing in Bluegrass Kids Academy classes at the Gettysburg and Delaware Valley festivals. He’s also played in big bands and led the Western Swing group the Oklahoma Twisters. Having recently moved to Ohio, he’s now active hosting and promoting bluegrass jams in the Columbus area.
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