Wernick Method Bluegrass Jamming Class
Taught by Austin Scelzo
May 29-31, 2020
Friday 3-5PM; Saturday & Sunday 9AM-5PM
Great Barrington, MA at the Guthrie Center, 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230
Includes breakfast and lunch on Saturday and Sunday
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.
Austin Scelzo has played music since age 11 in a variety of styles, first in a folk/singer songwriter band and currently in bluegrass bands the Angry O’Haras and On the Trail, performing traditional and cutting-edge bluegrass including original music, on fiddle, mandolin, bass, and guitar. A full-time public school music teacher in Darien, Austin has a Bachelor of Science in Music Education and is certified in the American Music System and the Mark O’Connor Method. He is passionate about empowering others and inspiring lifelong participation and love of music.
Friday, May. 29 - Sunday, May. 31
Fri. May. 29th: 3pm - 5pm
Sat. May. 30th: 9am - 5pm
Sun. May. 31st: 9am - 5pm
The Guthrie Center
2 Van Deusenville Road
Great Barrington, Massachusetts, 01230