Charleston, SC – WM Bluegrass Jamming Class with John Holenko and Hazel Ketchum

Bluegrass Jamming Class
Taught by John Holenko and Hazel Ketchum using the Wernick Method*
Mondays, Feb 6-Apr 17 (ex. 4/10) 7-9PM
Charleston, SC Hungry Monk Music
Tuition $250

John Holenko and Hazel Ketchum own and run Charleston’s popular folk music school Hungry Monk Music — a place to gather with friends and be encouraged to explore a lifelong love of music. The pair teach Bluegrass, Irish music, singing, songwriting, guitar, mandolin and folk dance forms at camps in Charleston, Boston and Maine. Hazel and John play in numerous bands and perform and record with their own band The Hungry Monks. John has published several books with Mel Bay and Hazel has created recordings for children. Hazel also teaches music at The Cooper School and Oak Grove Montessori in Charleston.

*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