Student Showcases

Most student showcase performances for our adult classes take place on the same day and at the same location that the class is regularly held. The vibe is a lot like a Second Half. Grab a drink and root for your Old Town School-mates!

Come Watch Our Students ROCK!

On-site Student Showcase Dates
June - August Session: August 8 - 14
August - October Session: October 17 - 23
October - December Session: December 12 - 18

Lincoln Campus Classes — Weekday Morning Classes

  • Monday Classes - 11:00 AM in Szold Hall (4545 N. Lincoln)
  • Wednesday Classes - 11:00 AM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Friday Classes - 11:15 AM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)

Lincoln Campus Classes — Weekday Evening Classes

  • Monday 6:30 PM Classes - 7:20 PM in the Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Monday 8:00 PM Classes - 8:40 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Tuesday 6:30 PM Classes - 7:20 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Tuesday 8:00 PM Classes - 8:40 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Any Tuesday Dance classes may perform starting at 7:15 PM in Szold Hall (4545 N. Lincoln)
  • Wednesday 6:00 PM & 6:30 PM Classes - 7:15 PM in Szold Hall (4545 N. Lincoln)
  • Thursday 5:30 PM Classes - 6:15 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Thursday 7:00 PM Classes - 7:30 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Thursday 8:30 PM Classes - 9:00 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)

Lincoln Campus Classes — Weekend Classes

  • Saturday Classes - 11:50 AM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Sunday Classes - 12:45 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln) (Beginning with dance classes and ending with percussion classes.)

Armitage Avenue Classes

  • Monday & Tuesday Classes - 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday Classes - 7:20 PM, 9:15 PM
  • Sunday Classes - 1:00 PM

Offsite Performances


Jug Band Ensemble & Old Time Revival Ensembles
with Jonas Friddle
The 2nd Thursday of Every Other Month (February, April, June, August, October, and December)
The Grafton, 4530 N. Lincoln Avenue

Ensemble Showcase
Saturday, August 6, 7:00 PM
Independence Tap, 3932 W. Irving Park Road
Gypsy Jazz Ensemble with Michael O'Toole
Glam Rock Ensemble with Jane Hanna & Bob Goins
Great Songwriters Ensemble with Eddie Holstein & Bob Goins
Klezmer Ensemble with Marianne Bossert

Ensemble Showcase
Sunday, August 7, 6:30 PM
Silvie's, 1902 W. Irving Park Road
Women's Acoustic Ensemble with Andrea Bunch
Here and Now Ensemble with Andrea Bunch
'90s Alternative Ensemble with Andrea Bunch & John Mead
Pop Divas with Andrea Bunch & John Mead

Ensemble Showcase with Steve Levitt
Friday, August 12 & Saturday, August 13, 7:00 PM
Hidden Cove, 5636 N. Lincoln Avenue
Friday:
Grateful Dead Ensemble
Concept-Soundtrack Ensemble: The Wizard of Oz
and More!
Saturday:
The Beatles Ensemble
'60s Classics Ensemble
Women's Rock Ensemble with Shelley Miller

Ensemble Showcase
Friday, August 12, 9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Silvie's, 1902 W. Irving Park Road
R&B Ensemble with John Mead
Eagles Ensemble with John Mead

Blues Band - Live! with Steve Hutchins, Bruce Altice, and Harlan Terson
Sunday, August 14, 4:30 PM
Rosa's Lounge, 3420 W. Armitage Avenue

Songwriters' Showcase with Steve Dawson
Sunday, August 14, 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Silvie's, 1902 W. Irving Park Road

Ensemble Showcase with Charles Kim
Sunday, August 14
Independence Tap, 3932 W. Irving Park Road
Classic Album Ensemble plays The Velvet Underground's Loaded
Muppets Ensemble
Teen Rock Ensemble - Crimson Octopus Society

Ensemble Showcase
Sunday, August 21, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Silvie's, 1902 W. Irving Park Road
Classic Country Ensemble with Alton Smith & Steve Dawson
Mellow Gold Ensemble with Cathy Norden & Steve Dawson
Brill Building Ensemble with Alton Smith
Psychedelic Garage Ensemble with Cathy Norden

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