Bluegrass Jam Class

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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, Kevin Slick, Buck Thrailkill, Ellen Carlson, Ira Gitlin, Annie Savage, Susan West, Leslie Dare, and other Wernick Method teachers!… More Info!

Weekly Bluegrass Jam Class

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Taught by Leslie Dare & Susan West using the Wernick Method*

Raleigh, NC at Community United Church of Christ

814 Dixie Trail, Raleigh, NC 27607 (Corner of Wade and Dixie)

Wednesdays, October 12 – November 16, 2022

6:30-9pm each Wednesday

Tuition: $195 for 6 sessions

$10 off through September 12; $10 discount for family members; discounts can 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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Bluegrass Jam Camp

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Taught by Leslie Dare & Susan West using the Wernick Method*

Jefferson, NC at the Ashe County Bluegrass & Old-Time Fiddlers Convention

Ashe County Park, 527 Ashe Park Road, Jefferson, NC 28640

Fri-Sun, July 22-24, 2022

Friday 1-5pm; Saturday 9am-5pm; Sunday 9am-noon

Tuition: $195

Includes admission to convention and Saturday lunch. $10 off through July 1; $10 discount for family members; discounts can 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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About Gilbert Nelson

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Teacher Gilbert Nelson with banjo

Gilbert Nelson has been a regular on the jam scene for 30 years, with a passion for jamming, performing and teaching a variety of instruments. Gilbert’s teaching is action packed and always encouraging, emphasizing fun and success, providing a safe and supportive learning environment while still finding ways to stretch comfort zones and bring students to a higher level of musical maturity.

Gilbert leads his own band “The Jam Town Grass” as well as coaching other groups in musicianship and stagecraft.

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Pete Wernick’s MerleFest Bluegrass Camp

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for Intermediate/Advanced (“Level 2” ) jammers

Boomer, NC just prior to MerleFest

Camp Harrison, 7901 South NC Highway 18, Boomer NC 28606 (10 miles south of Wilkesboro)

April 25-28, 2022

Monday – Thursday 9:15-5pm each day

Tuition: $425

Includes lunches, snacks, and Camp Harrison student fee. $100 deposit holds your spot; 50% refundable for cancellations more than one month in advance. Other meals and on-site bunkhouse or camping are arranged directly with Camp Harrison.

You will be sent the full set of of student materials as soon as you register.

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Bluegrass Jam Camp

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Taught by Gilbert Nelson using the Wernick Method*

Boomer, NC just after MerleFest

Camp Harrison, 7901 South NC Highway 18, Boomer NC 28606 (10 miles south of Wilkesboro)

May 2-5, 2022

Monday – Thursday 9:15am-5:00pm each day

Tuition: $425

Includes lunches, snacks, and Camp Harrison student fee. $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.

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