Wernick Method Bluegrass Jamming Class
Taught by Melissa Bragdon Caron
Saturdays, Oct 3-24 1-5pm
Yarmouth, ME 317 Main Community Music Center
Early Signup Discount:
$10 until Sep 3!
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.
Melissa Bragdon Caron is a versatile fiddler and music teacher, classically trained and having studied music education. Since moving to Portland in 2003 she has been teaching and playing fiddle, including with the Jerks of Grass bluegrass band. Melissa helped develop the 317 Main Community Music Center in Yarmouth. In her 12 years there she created a curriculum focused on jamming, playing with others, and having fun. Melissa currently teaches at her home studio in Scarborough and co-directs the New Hampshire Fiddle Ensemble, a large group of all ages and skill levels learning and performing different styles of fiddle music.
Saturday, Oct. 03 - Saturday, Oct. 24
Sat. Oct. 3rd: 1pm - 5pm
Sat. Oct. 10th: 1pm - 5pm
Sat. Oct. 17th: 1pm - 5pm
Sat. Oct. 24th: 1pm - 5pm
Community Music Center
317 Main Street
Yarmouth, Maine, 04096