Bluegrass Jam Class

posted in: Northeast, Weekly Class 0

Taught by Austin Scelzo using the Wernick Method*

Bethel, CT at Note Kitchen

227 Greenwood Ave, Bethel CT 06801

Wednesdays, November 3 – December 22, 2021

6:30pm-9:00pm each Wednesday

Tuition: $195 for 8 sessions

$10 off through Oct 3. $50 deposit reserves your spot. 50% refundable for cancellations more than one month in advance.

Each student must submit either proof of COVID vaccination or negative COVID test dated no earlier than 72 hours prior to start of camp.

Until further notice, all Wernick Method classes will be conducted either outdoors or in very well-ventilated indoor spaces.


Austin Scelzo was introduced to various fiddle traditions at Mark O’Connor’s early Berklee String Camps and over time picked up all the bluegrass instruments along with singing, songwriting, and jamming.

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Bluegrass Jam Class

posted in: Northeast, Weekly Class 0

Taught by Austin Scelzo using the Wernick Method*

Kent Lakes, NY at Arts on the Lake

Lake Carmel Arts Center, 640 Route 52, Kent Lakes, NY 10512

Sundays, October 24 – November 14, 2021

1:00pm-6:00pm each Sunday

Tuition: $235 for 4 sessions

$10 off through Sep 24. $50 deposit reserves your spot. 50% refundable for cancellations more than one month in advance.

Each student must submit either proof of COVID vaccination or negative COVID test dated no earlier than 72 hours prior to start of camp.

Until further notice, all Wernick Method classes will be conducted either outdoors or in very well-ventilated indoor spaces.


Austin Scelzo was introduced to various fiddle traditions at Mark O’Connor’s early Berklee String Camps and over time picked up all the bluegrass instruments along with singing, songwriting, and jamming.

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Weekly Bluegrass Jam Class

posted in: Southeast, Weekly Class 0

Taught by Jeff Burke using the Wernick Method*

Nashville, TN at the Station Inn

402 12th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37023

Saturdays, September 18 – November 20, 2021

12:00-2:30pm each Saturday; no class on Oct 16 or Nov 6

Tuition: $250 for 8 sessions

$10 off through Aug 18. $50 deposit reserves your spot. 50% refundable for cancellations more than one month in advance.

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Weekend Bluegrass Jam Camp

posted in: Camp, Midwest 0

Taught by Fred Staunton & George Welling using the Wernick Method*

Pickerington, OH at Violet Baptist Church

8345 Blacklick Eastern Rd., Pickerington OH 43147

September 10-12, 2021

Friday 4-8pm; Saturday 9am-5pm; Sunday 1-4pm

Tuition: $170

Friday dinner and Saturday lunch included. $10 off if you register by Aug 15. $50 deposit holds your spot. 50% refundable for cancellations more than one month in advance.

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Weekly Bluegrass Jam Class

posted in: Midwest, Weekly Class 2

Taught by Debbie Wagner using the Wernick Method*

Appleton, WI at Heid Music

308 E. College Avenue, Appleton, WI 54911

Wednesdays, Feb 2 – March 9, 2022

5:30-8:00pm each Wednesday

Tuition: $180 for 6 sessions

$10 discount if you register by Jan 2. $10 discount for Debbie’s returning Wernick Method students; discounts can be combined. $50 deposit reserves 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.

$25 tuition discount for next banjo player to sign up!

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Bluegrass Jam Camp

posted in: Camp, Southwest 2

Taught by John David using the Wernick Method*

Glendale, CA at a private residence

November 20-21, 2021

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

Tuition: $250

Includes Saturday lunch. $15 off if you register by October 20. $50 deposit holds your spot; 50% refundable for cancellations more than one month in advance.

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Bluegrass Jam Camp

posted in: Camp, Non-U.S. 0

Taught by Pierre Bastide using the Wernick Method*

Paris (75012) – France – L’Établisienne

88, bvd de Picpus, Paris IdeF 75012

November 13-14, 2021

Saturday and Sunday, 9am-5pm both days

Tuition: 100 €

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Weekend Bluegrass Jam Camp

posted in: Camp, Midwest 0

Taught by Larry Kernagis using the Wernick Method*

Peoria, IL at the Courtyard Marriott

1928 West War Memorial Drive, Peoria, IL 61614

April 22-24, 2022

Friday 6-9pm; Saturday 9am-4pm; Sunday 9am-2pm

Tuition: $250

$25 discount for Larry’s returning students! $75 deposit reserves 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

posted in: Camp, Southwest 0

Taught by John David using the Wernick Method*

Glendale, CA at a private residence (outdoor shaded venue)

September 11-12, 2021

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

Tuition: $250

Includes Saturday lunch. $15 off if you register by August 11. $50 deposit holds your spot; 50% refundable for cancellations more than one month in advance.

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Weekend Bluegrass Jam Camp

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Taught by Larry Kernagis using the Wernick Method*

St. Louis, MO at the Holiday Inn Express St. Louis Airport – Maryland Heights

13615 Riverport Dr, Maryland Heights, MO 63043

June 3-5, 2022

Friday 6-9pm; Saturday 9am-4pm; Sunday 9am-2pm

Tuition: $250

$25 discount for Larry’s returning students! $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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