Weekly Jam Class (Sun)

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March 10, 2024 April 21, 2024 EST

Taught by Erik Yates using the Wernick Method

Oakland, CA

Located at a private residence in the Glenview neighborhood; address provided upon registration

1-5pm each Sunday: March 10, March 24 April 7, April 21

Tuition: $250 for 4 sessions

Deposit of $50 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.

  • This class is now full! Please join the waitlist, as spots may open up.


Erik Yates (Oakland, CA) has been singing and playing the banjo for the past twenty years as a means of self-expression, a way of connecting with tradition, and surprisingly, as a way of making a living.… More Info!

Weekend Jam Camp

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September 14, 2024 September 15, 2024 EDT

Taught by Mike & Gail Thomas using the Wernick Method

Hollister, CA

Located at a private residence; address provided upon registration

Saturday 9am-5pm; Sunday 9am-5pm

Tuition: $250

Includes Saturday and Sunday lunch. $20 off if you register by Aug 15; $50 off for Mike and Gail’s former WM students; discounts can’t be combined. $75 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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Weekly Jam Class (Sun)

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January 7, 2024 February 4, 2024 EST

Taught by Erik Yates using the Wernick Method

Oakland, CA

Located at a private residence in the Glenview neighborhood; address provided upon registration

1-4pm each Sunday; previously scheduled for Jan 6-Feb 3

Tuition: $200 for 5 sessions

Deposit of $50 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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Level 2 Weekend Jam Camp

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November 16, 2024 November 17, 2024 EST

Taught by John David using the Wernick Method

Glendale, CA

Located at a private residence; address provided upon registration

Saturday 9am-5pm; Sunday 9am-4pm

Tuition: $275

Includes Saturday lunch. $25 off through Oct 16. $75 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.

Many options for close-by lodging: Glendale Express (moderate) and Embassy Suites (pricier) are less that 5 miles from the venue. More at hotels.com.

Level 2 Camp: Designed for Wernick Method graduates and others comfortable with the basics, soloing in different keys (exceptions below), finding melodies, leading songs, slightly faster tempos, who want a more challenging experience.

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Level 2 Weekend Jam Camp

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May 4, 2024 May 5, 2024 EDT

Taught by John David using the Wernick Method

Glendale, CA

Located at a private residence; address provided upon registration

Saturday 9am-5pm; Sunday 9am-4pm

Tuition: $275

Includes Saturday lunch. $25 off through April 4. $75 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.

Many options for close-by lodging: Glendale Express (moderate) and Embassy Suites (pricier) are less that 5 miles from the venue. More at hotels.com.

Level 2 Camp: Designed for Wernick Method graduates and others comfortable with the basics, soloing in different keys (exceptions below), finding melodies, leading songs, slightly faster tempos, who want a more challenging experience.

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Weekend Jam Camp

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May 18, 2024 May 19, 2024 EDT

Taught by Mike & Gail Thomas using the Wernick Method

Hollister, CA

Located at a private residence; address provided upon registration

Saturday 9am-5pm; Sunday 9am-5pm

Tuition: $250

Includes Saturday and Sunday lunch. $20 off if you register by Apr 30; $50 off for Mike and Gail’s former WM students; discounts can’t 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.

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Weekend Jam Camp

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September 21, 2024 September 22, 2024 EDT

Taught by John David using the Wernick Method

Carpinteria, CA at Carpinteria State Beach

205 Palm Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013 (12 miles from Santa Barbara)

Saturday 9:30am-5:30pm; Sunday 9am-4pm

Tuition: $275

$25 off if you register by Aug 21. $75 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.

In addition to local hotels, tent and RV camping available at Carpinteria State Beach campground.

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Weekend Jam Camp

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April 6, 2024 April 7, 2024 EDT

Taught by John David using the Wernick Method

Glendale, CA

Located at a private residence; address provided upon registration

Saturday 9am-5pm; Sunday 9am-4pm

Tuition: $275

Includes Saturday lunch. $25 off if you register by March 6. $75 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.

Many options for close-by lodging: Glendale Express (moderate) and Embassy Suites (pricier) are less that 5 miles from the venue. More at hotels.com.

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Weekend Jam Camp

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September 28, 2024 September 29, 2024 EDT

Taught by John David using the Wernick Method

Glendale, CA

Located at a private residence; address provided upon registration

Saturday 9am-5pm; Sunday 9am-4pm

Tuition: $275

Includes Saturday lunch. $25 off if you register by Aug 28. $75 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.

Many options for close-by lodging: Glendale Express (moderate) and Embassy Suites (pricier) are less that 5 miles from the venue. More at hotels.com.

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Jam Class at Great 48 Jam Festival

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January 4, 2024 January 6, 2024 EST

Taught by Mike & Gail Thomas using the Wernick Method

Bakersfield, CA at the Great 48 Jam Festival

Sponsored by the California Bluegrass Association

Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center, 801 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301

Thursday 7-9pm; Friday 10am-12pm; Saturday 10am-12pm

Tuition: $80 onsite, $70 in advance, or $30 per session

Festival admission is not required. Your deposit covers one session; if you attend more than one session then the teacher will collect the balance due onsite. $30 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.

Discounted hotel rate for those attending the festival (though staying at the hotel not required to participate).

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