Wernick Method Bluegrass Jamming Class
Taught by Bruce Gair
Saturdays, April 20-May 4 9:30am-5:00pm
Haymarket, VA Private Residence
Early Signup Discount: $10 until Mar 20!
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.
Bruce Gair lives in Haymarket, VA, and has picked 5-string Bluegrass banjo for over 40 years, starting while stationed in South America with the foreign service. Upon his return to the US, he took up teaching kids banjo for free. A retired trial lawyer, he has taught for the Fairfax County Recreation Dep’t, at music stores and now privately. He has conducted Bluegrass workshops at his home and at music stores in Virginia. Still working to hone Bluegrass skills, Bruce presently studies with bluegrass great David McLaughlin.
Saturday, Apr. 20 - Saturday, May. 04
Sat. Apr. 20th: 9:30am - 5pm
Sat. Apr. 27th: 9:30am - 5pm
Sat. May. 4th: 9:30am - 5pm
Haymarket, Virginia, 20168