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
April - June Session: June 13 - 19
June - August Session: August 8 - 14

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

More Onsite Showcases

These performances are free and open to the public.


Ensemble Showcase with Shelley Miller
Saturday, June 18, 6:00 PM
Hall, 909 West Armitage Avenue
Grunge Ensemble
Women's Rock Ensemble

Ensemble Showcase
Sunday, June 26, 5:00 PM
Hall, 909 West Armitage Avenue
Guitar 4Ever with Tommi Zender
Folk Rock Acoustic Ensemble with Tommi Zender
Beatles Acoustic with Tommi Zender
Brill Building Ensemble with Alton Smith
Poets of Pop Ensemble with Bill Brickey
Soul Ensemble with Bill Brickey & Alton Smith


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

Guitar 4Ever with Scott Besaw & Jimmy Tomasello
Sunday, June 12, 5:30 PM
Independence Tap, 3932 W. Irving Park Road

Ensemble Showcase
Sunday, June 12, 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

Cabaret & Swing Vocal Harmony
Directed by: Barb Silverman, Vocal Coach and Arranger
& Paul Giallorenzo, Jazz Pianist and Arranger
Wednesday, June 15, 8:00 PM
Elastic Arts, 3429 W. Diversey, 2nd Floor
$3.00 Cover, BYOB

Reggae Ensemble with Gregg Ostrom
Friday, June 17, 7:30 PM
Fuller's Pub, 3203 W. Irving Park Road

Ensemble Showcase with Jacob Sweet
Friday, June 17, 8:00 PM
Borelli's Restaurant, 2124 W. Lawrence Avenue
Guitar 4Ever
Rockabilly Ensemble
Modern Country Ensemble

Ensemble Showcase with Steve Levitt
Friday, June 17 & Saturday, June 18, 7:00 PM
Hidden Cove, 5636 N. Lincoln Avenue
Friday:
Grateful Dead Ensemble
Concept-Soundtrack Ensemble: The Music Man
and More!
Saturday:
The Beatles Ensemble
'60s Classics Ensemble

Ensemble Showcase
Saturday, June 18, 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
Klezmer Ensemble with Marianne Bossert

Jazz Ensemble with Jack Cassidy
Sunday, June 19, 12:30 PM
The Summit of Uptown, 10 W. Summit Avenue, Park Ridge, Illinois

Blues Band - Live! with Steve Hutchins, Bruce Altice, Lenny Marsh, and Harlan Terson
Sunday, June 19, 4:30 PM
Rosa's Lounge, 3420 W. Armitage Avenue

Ensemble Showcase with Charles Kim
Sunday, June 26
Independence Tap, 3932 W. Irving Park Road
Classic Album Ensemble plays The Pixies' Doolittle
Beatles for Beginners
Teen Rock Ensemble - Terrible Riff Eaters & Crimson Octopus Society

Songwriters' Showcase with Steve Dawson
Sunday, June 26
Silvie's, 1902 W. Irving Park Road

Ensemble Showcase with John Mead
Saturday, May 7, 7:00 PM
Silvie's, 1902 W. Irving Park Road
David Bowie Ensemble
Bee Gees Ensemble
Godfathers of Funk and R&B: Soul Greats

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