Franklin, NC – WM Bluegrass Jam Class with Allie Burbrink

Bluegrass Jamming Class
Taught by Allie Burbrink using the Wernick Method*
Sundays, Apr 9-May 28 (ex. 4/23, 5/7, 5/14) 1-5PM
Franklin, NC Private residence
Tuition $175
NOTE: Class will meet 2-4pm on Easter Sunday (April 16)

Allie Burbrink is a self-taught guitar player, bluegrass and old-time musician, and former 7th grade English teacher. As a member of the Indiana-based band The Whipstitch Sallies for several years, she sang lead and harmony, wrote songs, and played guitar, clawhammer banjo, and harmonica. Allie currently plays in a duo with Frank Lee and in the popular old-time string band The Freight Hoppers, based in western North Carolina.

*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