Raleigh, NC – WM Free Bluegrass Jam Classes at IBMA – taught by Pete Wernick & Gilbert Nelson

Wernick Method Bluegrass Jamming Camp
Taught by Pete Wernick & Gilbert Nelson
Assisted by Ira Gitlin, Dee Rosser, Leigh Nelson, Ron and Nancy Perry, Pierre Bastide, Kevin Slick, Liam Purcell, and other Wernick Method teachers
Friday, Sept. 28 10:00am-12:00pm
Saturday, Sept. 29 10:00am-12:00pm
Raleigh, NC Raleigh Convention Center
Tuition: FREE!
Register now to get prep materials by mail!

All bluegrass instruments welcome
No jamming experience necessary
You will be jamming the first class!
Friendly, encouraging, knowledgeable teaching.
Mistakes allowed!
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.

Only requirements:
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)

You ust register for this class. Sign up using the tickets link to receive the student study materials for the camp.

Pete Wernick and Gilbert Nelson will be co-teaching the classes. Pete is the originator of Banjo Camps and Bluegrass Jam Camps, and creator of many bestselling bluegrass books and videos. Along with performing nationwide/worldwide with Hot Rize and others, he is dedicated to helping people learn the joys of playing bluegrass. Gilbert has been a regular on the jam scene for 30 years, with a passion for jamming, performing and teaching a variety of instruments. Gilbert’s teaching is action packed and always encouraging, emphasizing fun and success.