Bluegrass Jamming Class
Taught by Alan Epstein using the Wernick Method*
Mondays, Apr 24-May 22 6-9PM
Cambridge, NY Hubbard Hall
Alan Epstein has played mandolin and sung in bluegrass bands in Colorado, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and New York since the 1970s. A certified Wernick Method jam teacher since 2012, he has taught at camps around the country and hosts jam classes in New York state. Alan excels at helping students master both mandolin and bluegrass fundamentals, giving them the confidence to enjoy a broad range of musical experiences.
*Wernick Method Classes teach real bluegrass jamming!
Hands-on learning in large and small groups
Learn many bluegrass standards
Gentle tempos! Mistakes expected!
Full ground rules and etiquette of typical jams
How to lead songs and how to follow new songs
How to find melodies, fake solos, sing harmony
Ear skills taught and emphasized, as in real bluegrass
Reading skills not needed or used
Group and individualized instruction on backup skills
Understanding, low-pressure, time-tested teaching
Monday, Apr. 24 - Monday, May. 22
Mon. Apr. 24th: 6pm - 9pm
Mon. May. 1st: 6pm - 9pm
Mon. May. 8th: 6pm - 9pm
Mon. May. 15th: 6pm - 9pm
Mon. May. 22nd: 6pm - 9pm
25 E. Main St.
Cambridge, New York, 12816