New Adult Group Classes

Explore new class offerings for the session beginning January 8, 2018:


The best way to become a better player is to play with others! Here are newly added ensembles and updated themes for our next session of classes.

Sunshine Pop with Cathy Norden
Thursdays 8:30 PM

Black Keys/White Stripes Ensemble with Dan Fulkerson
Tuesdays 8:00 PM

Acoustic Blues Ensemble with Paul Kaye
Saturdays 2:30 PM

Hüsker Dü Ensemble with Shelley Miller
Saturdays 2:30 PM

Jazz Language for All Instruments with Jack Cassidy
Mondays 6:30 PM

Miles Davis Ensemble with Jack Cassidy
Mondays 8:00 PM

New Americana Ensemble with Alton Smith
Mondays 6:30 PM

Sinatra on Guitar with Steve Hutchins
Mondays 6:30 PM

Rock & Pop Chamber Music with Brandi Berry
Tuesdays 8:00 PM

Browse the full catalog of ensemble classes here »


Old Town School’s international dance program is one of the largest and most diverse in Chicago. Here are newly added dance classes and updated themes for our next session of classes.

Jazz Dance Styles - Old School Broadway with Nancy Teinowitz
Mondays 7:30 PM & Fridays 11:00 AM

Jazz Dance Styles - Iconic Fosse! with Nancy Teinowitz
Mondays 7:30 PM & Fridays 11:00 AM

Browse the full Dance and Movement catalog here. »

Art Classes for Adults

A new art class joins Introduction To Comics in our art program for adults. All of our art classes are ideal for both beginners and experienced artists.

Abstract Painting with David Downs
Sundays 12:00 PM

Teen Arts Collectives

In our new Teen Arts Collectives, students have the experience of collaborating with other young artists to share their work with the world with our professional teaching artists to guide the way. Collectives are forming now for the next semester of school, January through June and meet on Fridays at 5:30.

Learn More & Register »

Returning Classes or New Times & Teaching Artists

Classes come and go from our catalog, these classes are either returning or have new meeting times and teaching artists.

21st Century Banjo Repertoire: Mumford & Sons with Matt Brown
Tuesdays 8:00 PM

Clawhammer Banjo’s World Of Folk & Blues: Afro-Latin & Back-Beat Grooves for Clawhammer with Michael Miles
Mondays 6:30 PM

Afrobeat Ensemble with Emmanuel Ngolle Pokossi
Wednesdays 6:30 PM

'80s Ensemble with John Mead
Wednesdays 6:30 PM

Songs and Stories from a Folk Icon with Ed Holstein
Sundays 2:00 PM

Gypsy Jazz Ensemble with Michael O’Toole
Mondays 8:00 PM

Hendrix Decoded with Bob Goins
Saturdays 1:00 PM

Intro to Fingerpicking with Randy Morris
Mondays 6:30 PM & Saturdays 2:30 PM

Songwriter Ensemble with Steve Dawson & Charles Kim
Saturdays 2:30 PM

Browse the entire catalog of adult classes here »

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