Austin Scelzo Receives IBMA Mini-Grant

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Wernick Method teacher Austin Scelzo (based in CT) received one of IBMA’s Bluegrass in the Schools Mini-Grants. From the June 2022 issue of the IMBA Foundation Cornerstone:

Check out the video for a message from Danbury, CT-based bluegrass educator and musician Austin Scelzo. The video visits the series of Bluegrass in the Schools programs his band is implementing in Connecticut high schools (Austin is the mandolin player/fiddler in the video). Don’t miss the comments at the end from the orchestra students who participated.

During the month of May Scelzo’s band presented to 100 high school students at South Windsor (CT) High School, and also for 140 high school students at Ridgefield (CT) High School.

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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, Buck Thrailkill, Susan West, Leslie Dare, and other Wernick Method teachers!… More Info!

Bluegrass Jam Class

Taught by Austin Scelzo using the Wernick Method*

Purdys, NY at the Westchester Bluegrass Club

33 Lake Way, Purdys, NY 10578

May 21, 2022

Saturday, 3pm-6pm. This class precedes the monthly Westchester Bluegrass Club performance. After the class: informal jamming 6-7, open mic 7-8 (no charge); pro bluegrass plays paid show 8-9:30.

Tuition: $40

Full payment of $40 due upon registration. 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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Weekly Bluegrass Jam Class

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Taught by Austin Scelzo using the Wernick Method*

Bethel, CT at Note Kitchen

227 Greenwood Ave, Bethel CT 06801

Wednesdays, June 1 – July 13, 2022

6:45-9pm each Wednesday; no class on June 29

Tuition: $225 for 6 sessions

$10 off through May 1. $50 deposit reserves your spot. 50% refundable for cancellations more than one month in advance.

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