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The growing list of Wernick Method teachers is active in 42 states and 11 countries on three continents. If you don't see a class near you currently taking registrations, we invite you to contact teachers near you to ask about their next class ! Some classes take place on weekends, including at bluegrass festivals, so check with teachers at any location within your possible travel range.

Alabama

  • Larry Kernagis, Auburn ( email )

Alaska

Arizona

  • Mark Miracle, Phoenix, Flagstaff, Casa Grande ( email )

Arkansas

  • Jeanette Curry, Rogers ( email )

California

  • Dustin Brown, Reseda ( email )
  • John David, Glendale, Victorville ( email )
  • John Karsemeyer, Sonoma ( email )
  • Mark Miracle, Blythe, Cruise2Jam ( email )
  • Rick Sparks, Susanville, Plymouth ( email )
  • Rosemary Bridges, Paradise ( email )

Colorado

  • Annie Savage, Lafayette ( email )
  • Kevin Slick, Louisville, Boulder, Lafayette ( email )
  • Joe Quesenberry, Grand Junction ( email )
  • Sue Coulter, Durango, Pueblo ( email )

Connecticut

  • Scott Wilkins, Danbury ( email )

Delaware

  • Harry Gambrill, Wilmington ( email )
  • Heidi Olsen, Delaware Valley ( email )

District of Columbia

  • Ira Gitlin, Bethesda/Potomac/Laurel/Silver Spring ( email )

Florida

  • Joe Winebrenner, Wauwatosa ( email )
  • Gilbert Nelson, Palatka, St Petersburg ( email )
  • Larry Kernagis, Cocoa Beach ( email )

Georgia

  • Damon Postle, Athens ( email )
  • Gilbert Nelson, Jekyll Island ( email )
  • Jim "Duck" Adkins, Marietta ( email )
  • Jim Pankey, Chatsworth ( email )

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

  • Keith Baumann, Elmhurst ( email )
  • Jeff Burke, Evanston, Berwyn ( email )

Indiana

  • Cindy Ward, Brook ( email )
  • Jeff Burke, Bean Blossom ( email )
  • Russell Paswater, Indianapolis, Lawrenceburg, Bloomington ( email )

Iowa

  • Annie Savage, North Liberty ( email )

Kansas

Kentucky

  • Dave Howard, Louisville, Owensboro ( email )
  • Michelle Wallace, Morehead ( email )
  • Russell Paswater, Louisville ( email )

Louisiana

Maine

  • Dave Kiphuth, Eliot ( email )

Maryland

  • Ira Gitlin, Bethesda/Potomac/Laurel/Silver Spring ( email )

Massachusetts

  • Matt Scutchfield, Boston ( email )
  • Scott Wilkins, Middleborough/Northampton/Springfield/Watertown/Pembroke ( email )

Michigan

  • Maggie Bilby, Jerome, Jackson, Grand Rapids ( email )

Minnesota

  • Graham Sones, Waverly ( email )

Mississippi

Missouri

  • Jeff Elsloo, Kansas City ( email )
  • Jeremy Chapman, Springfield ( email )

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

  • Rick Sparks, Reno ( email )
  • Vera Vann-Wilson, Las Vegas ( email )
  • Larry Kernagis, Las Vegas ( email )

New Hampshire

  • Ellen Carlson, Exeter ( email )
  • Bob Amos/Alan Epstein, Colebrook ( email )

New Jersey

  • Barry Mitterhoff, Scotch Plains, Rumson ( email )
  • Heidi Olsen, Manasquan ( email )
  • Scott Wilkins, Cherry Hill, Runnemede, Medford ( email )
  • Jimmy Heffernan, Medford ( email )

New Mexico

  • Sue Coulter, Aztec ( email )

New York

  • Alan Epstein, Cambridge (Saratoga Springs area) ( email )
  • Bob Altschuler, Delmar (Albany area) ( email )
  • Mark Sunderwirth, New York City ( email )
  • Scott Wilkins, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Lindenhurst ( email )
  • Peter Mirando, Angola (Buffalo area) ( email )
  • Ron Perry, Rochester ( email )

North Carolina

  • Gilbert Nelson, Marion/Charlotte/Asheville/Cherokee/Shelby ( email )
  • John Bishop, Charlotte/Mt. Holly/Salisbury ( email )
  • Larry Kernagis, Maggie Valley ( email )
  • Allie Burbrink, Franklin ( email )

North Dakota

Ohio

  • Pat Carine, Dayton/Columbus/Cincinnati ( email )

Oklahoma

Oregon

  • Joe Ross, Roseburg ( email )

Pennsylvania

  • Harry Gambrill, Ridley Park ( email )
  • Patsy Kline, Lawn ( email )
  • Scott Wilkins, Scranton ( email )
  • Tom Adams, East Berlin ( email )

Rhode Island

  • Paul Dube, Pawtucket ( email )

South Carolina

  • Gilbert Nelson, Boiling Springs/Greenville/Pickens/Pumpkintown/Myrtle Beach/Owings ( email )
  • Hazel Ketchum, Charleston ( email )
  • John Holenko, Charleston ( email )

South Dakota

Tennessee

  • Keith Yoder, Knoxville ( email )
  • Jeff Burke, Nashville ( email )
  • Larry Kernagis, Mt. Juliet, Cookeville, Nashville ( email )
  • Perry Brake, Madisonville ( email )

Texas

  • Andy Lentz, Austin ( email )
  • Jake Araiza, Houston ( email )
  • Jim Penson, Dallas ( email )
  • Rick Sparks, Dallas ( email )

Utah

  • Ryan Tilby, St George ( email )
  • Tara Shupe, Salt Lake City ( email )

Vermont

  • Bob Amos, St Johnsbury ( email )

Virginia

  • Gilbert Nelson, Bristol ( email )
  • Ira Gitlin, Alexandria ( email )
  • Lynn Kelley, Virginia Beach ( email )
  • Sue Custer, Luray ( email )

Washington

  • Kelly Bogan, Spokane ( email )
  • Jon Epstein, Olympia ( email )
  • Cliff Perry, Seattle ( email )

West Virginia

Wisconsin

  • Jon Peik, Wauwatosa ( email )

Wyoming

  • Lynn Young, Buffalo, Sheridan ( email )

Switzerland

  • Angelika Torrie ( email )

Germany

  • Michael Jockel ( email )

France

  • Gilles Rézard ( email )
  • Pierre Bastide ( email )

Italy

  • Martino Coppo ( email )

Great Britain

Czech Republic

Australia

Canada

  • Monte Barwick, Kelowna BC ( email )