Wernick Method Bluegrass Jamming Class
Taught by John Treacy
Saturdays, Jan 11-Feb 15 1-4:30pm
Olympia, WA Private Residence
Early Signup Discount: $10 until Dec 11!
All bluegrass instruments welcome
No jamming experience necessary
You will be jamming the first class!
Friendly, encouraging, knowledgeable teaching.
Singing not required, but encouraged and taught.
Easy 2- and 3-chord songs, slow speeds.
Soloing not required! “Faking” solos taught.
Do you qualify? It’s easier than you may think!
If you play guitar, mandolin, banjo, fiddle, bass, or dobro… you can be part of a bluegrass jam.
You must be able to tune your instrument (electronic tuning devices welcome) and change smoothly between G, C, D, and A. (Fiddles and basses need to know which notes work with which chords)
The sooner you sign up, the sooner you’ll receive the student study materials for the camp. Click on ‘Tickets’ above.
John Treacy of Olympia, Washington plays mandolin and guitar with the Late For Dinner String Band, singing lead and harmony vocals. Since the ‘90s he has performed in numerous bands, playing a mix of old time, bluegrass, and other acoustic string music. John teaches mandolin and has offered workshops on jamming and bluegrass repertoire at Walker Creek Music Camp, California Bluegrass Association’s Summer Music Camp, and the Puget Sound Guitar Workshop. For 16 years, John was part of the leadership of the California Coast Music Camp.
Saturday, Jan. 11 - Saturday, Feb. 15
Sat. Jan. 11th: 1pm - 4:30pm
Sat. Jan. 18th: 1pm - 4:30pm
Sat. Jan. 25th: 1pm - 4:30pm
Sat. Feb. 1st: 1pm - 4:30pm
Sat. Feb. 8th: 1pm - 4:30pm
Sat. Feb. 15th: 1pm - 4:30pm
Olympia, Washington, 98501