Bluegrass Jamming Class
Taught by Jeanette Curry using the Wernick Method*
Sundays, Jul 30-Aug 27 1-5PM
Rogers, AR Private residence
Jeanette Curry began teaching 5-string banjo and guitar in the 1980s and now also teaches beginning mandolin. She has performed at bluegrass festivals and state fairs in the Midwest, and at Silver Dollar City in Branson, and has played with bluegrass bands including Flint Hill Flash, Subject to Change, POUR, and now The Good Shepherd Pickers as part of an outreach ministry. Jeanette studied music at the Hutchinson Community Junior College in Kansas and currently teaches at the Arkansas Music Conservatory in Bentonville and at the Shepherd Music School in Rogers, AR.
*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
Sunday, Jul. 30 - Sunday, Aug. 27
Sun. Jul. 30th: 1pm - 5pm
Sun. Aug. 6th: 1pm - 5pm
Sun. Aug. 13th: 1pm - 5pm
Sun. Aug. 20th: 1pm - 5pm
Sun. Aug. 27th: 1pm - 5pm
Rogers, Arkansas, 72756