Wernick Method Bluegrass Jam Camp with Gilbert Nelson-Abingdon, VA

Bluegrass Jam Camp taught by Gilbert Nelson using the Wernick Method*
April 9-11, 2021

Abingdon, VA – Jubilee House Retreat Center

Friday 4-8pm; Saturday 10-7pm; Sunday 10-4pm

Tuition: $300

Assisted by Leigh Nelson

Saturday and Sunday lunch included. On-site private accommodations available; contact Leigh Nelson for more information.

Dates shown for this and all WM classes are “tentative” — expected but subject to change.

Three of our weekend Abingdon camps (April 9-11, July 23-25, and October 15-17) will have a “Level 2” emphasis, while our April 23-25 camp will have a “Basic Level” emphasis. All are welcome to attend one or more camps. Not sure which is the better fit for you? Contact Gilbert Nelson (closetpickers@gmail.com) and he’ll help you figure it out!

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)