Home » Camp » Bluegrass Jam Camp

Bluegrass Jam Camp

posted in: Camp, Mid-Atlantic 0

Taught by Ira Gitlin using the Wernick Method*

Gettysburg, PA just prior to the Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival

Granite Hill Camping Resort, 3340 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325

May 9-12, 2022

Monday, 1pm-5pm; Tuesday/Wednesday 9am-5pm; Thursday 9am-noon

Tuition: $250

$10 off through April 9. $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.

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.


Ira Gitlin is widely known and respected in Washington-Baltimore music circles as a versatile multi-instrumentalist, teacher, and writer. A winner of the National Bluegrass Banjo Championship at Winfield, he has also performed with such nationally known performers as the Johnson Mountain Boys, Laurie Lewis, and Peter Rowan.

Ira has taught at many camps and workshops, helping students master the basic skills that will make them a welcome presence at any jam session.

Ira’s students say:

“A wonderfully engaging and informative instructor.”
“The best music teacher in the DC area, maybe even the entire world!”
“Not only knowledgeable but can teach and truly cares about the music.”
“Ira’s extraordinary knowledge/mastery of 3-4 instruments means that he can accommodate ALL learners.”

Click any photo to enlarge.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.