Celtic Classes



List of All Celtic Classes (13 found)

Irish Step Dance: Beginner

Dance  |  Group ClassBeginner

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $128 ($118 members)

Wednesday or Thursday with Nora Kerr or Cheryl Ziemba

Irish Step Dance: Intermediate

Dance  |  Group ClassIntermediate

75 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $152 ($142 members)

Wednesday with Nora Kerr or Cheryl Ziemba

Irish Step Dance: Advanced

Dance  |  Group ClassAdvanced

75 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $152 ($142 members)

Thursday with Nora Kerr or Cheryl Ziemba

Irish Session Ensemble

Ensemble  |  Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $216 ($206 members)

Irish Session Ensemble is offered during Sessions 2, 4, and 6. Keep playing in the off-session with Fiddle 4 Irish Forever, Intermediate Bodhran, or one of our other Celtic classes.

Fiddle 4 Introduction to Irish

Fiddle & Cello  |  Group ClassAdvanced

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $196 ($186 members)

Introduction to Irish is offered during Session 1 (starting in January) and Session 5 (starting in late August/early September). Students are encouraged to continue with Irish Repertoire in Sessions 2 and 6.

Fiddle 4 Irish Repertoire

Fiddle & Cello  |  Group ClassAdvanced

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $196 ($186 members)

Irish Repertoire is offered during Session 2 (starting in March) and Session 6 (starting at the end of October), following the prerequisite class, Fiddle 4 Introduction to Irish, in Sessions 1 and 5.

Fiddle 4 Irish Forever

Fiddle & Cello  |  Group ClassAdvanced

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $196 ($186 members)

Monday with Teresa Shine

Develop the dance rhythms and technical flourishes that give Irish fiddling some of its subtle characteristics.

Introduction to the Mandolin

Mandolin  |  Group ClassBeginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $196 ($186 members)

Wednesday with Colby Maddox

If you love the sound of a mandolin but have never played a stringed instrument before, this class if for you.

Mandolin 1

Mandolin  |  Group ClassBeginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $196 ($186 members)

Thursday with Colby Maddox

Learn Mandolin fundamentals like left hand fretting, using a pick, and basic chords and melodies.

Mandolin 1 Repertoire

Mandolin  |  Group ClassBeginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $196 ($186 members)

Monday with Colby Maddox

Take Mandolin 1 Repertoire if you have experience with a stringed instrument and you are comfortable learning melodies by ear and with tablature.

Mandolin 2

Mandolin  |  Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $196 ($186 members)

Wednesday with Colby Maddox

Take Mandolin 2 to learn more challenging tunes and songs from a variety of traditions by ear and with tablature.

Mandolin 2 Repertoire

Mandolin  |  Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $196 ($186 members)

Tuesday with Colby Maddox

Take Mandolin 2 Repertoire to polish your skills, learn more songs from a variety of traditions and begin learning how to arrange and improvise.

Irish Singing

Voice  |  Group ClassBeginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $196 ($186 members)

If you would like to be contacted when this class runs again, please email Program Manager Ian Wilson with your contact information.

The Old Town School of Folk Music, Inc.
4544 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL 60625  •  773.728.6000