Wernick Method Bluegrass Jamming Class
Taught by Rick Sparks
Friday-Saturday, Mar 20-21
Fri 6-9pm · Sat 9-11am
Las Vegas, NV at the Las Vegas Bluegrass Festival
$65 in advance · $70 onsite · $40 single session (paid onsite)
Assisted by Karen Roemmich.
This is a free festival put on the the City of Las Vegas.
Friday’s session will be held at a private residence (register in advance to get those details). Saturday’s session will be held at the festival grounds.
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.
Rick Sparks is equally at home playing banjo, guitar, mandolin, dobro and pedal steel guitar, and singing either lead or harmony. He has developed a reputation as an outstanding teacher on all of his instruments, with over 30 students currently under his wing in his home base of Reno, NV — as well as traveling throughout the west and southwest presenting Wernick Method jam camps.
Friday, Mar. 20 - Saturday, Mar. 21
Fri. Mar. 20th: 6pm - 9pm
Sat. Mar. 21st: 9am - 11am
Centennial Hills Park
7101 N. Buffalo Drive
Las Vegas, Nevada, 89101