Bluegrass Jam Camp prior to MerleFest
April 24, 2023 – April 27, 2023 EDT
Taught by Gilbert Nelson using the Wernick Method
Boomer, NC just prior to MerleFest
Camp Harrison, 7901 South NC Highway 18, Boomer NC 28606 (10 miles south of Wilkesboro)
Monday – Thursday 9:15am-5:00pm each day
Includes lunches, snacks, and Camp Harrison student fee. $15 off through Feb 1. $100 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.
Other meals and on-site bunkhouse, RV, and camping accommodations are are arranged through Leigh Nelson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In 2023 we will again present two concurrent camps:
|Qualifications||Level 1-1.5 (this camp)
| Level 2|
(directed by Pete Wernick)
|Overall||Ability to change chords smoothly between G, C, D, A (or the notes that work on bass and fiddle)||Ample experience with bluegrass jamming; able to solo in more than one key; able to follow guitar chord changes; willing/able to lead songs; experienced using the basic chord number system and jam etiquette|
|Tempos||60-95 beats/minute||Ranging over 100 beats/minute (if not sure you can handle that speed for soloing, please check)|