Teachers at the Old Town School

Dan Fulkerson

Guitar

Folk Pop Rock Metal

Dan plays guitar and violin. He began Suzuki violin training at the age of four and guitar training at the age of twelve. Dan attended several Suzuki violin camps in Indiana and Wisconsin as well as the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp for guitar and violin.
He studied bluegrass fiddle with Arvel Bird from Glen Campbell’s band and had his first paying bluegrass fiddle gig at the age of twelve. Dan was accepted to perform with the All-City High School Orchestra in 1989 and 1990 and played in a punk band named First Amendment from 1986 to 1990. He was the only guitarist selected for the All-State High School Jazz Big Band of Indiana in 1990. Dan has toured the U.S., Canada and Turkey playing blues with Studebaker John and the Hawks and is currently writing and performing in a successful power pop band entitled Unibrow. He studied with Frank Gambale, Scott Henderson and Mick Goodrick at the Nation Guitar Workshop.

Education: BFA Music Performance/Jazz Theory, Ball State University, Indiana

Started at the Old Town School in May of 1997

Upcoming Workshops

Fri. December 01, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM · 909 W Armitage Ave
THE SOCIAL- The Decades According to Dan »

Join Dan Fulkerson to sing and play hit songs of the six decades the Old Town School has been in existence, starting in the 1950’s and ending with the tunes of today. Take home a new trove of groovin’ toons, delivered by Dan in his inimitable style.

Open to AllProgram: Guitar

$15 ($10 members)

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Sat. December 09, 1:00 PM – 2:50 PM · 4544 N Lincoln Ave
Dan’s Rhythm Method »

Admit it: Playing guitar in a rhythmic fashion can feel very awkward. Fear not! It happens to the best of us, so don't let rhythm challenges stop your musical journey.

IntermediateProgram: Guitar

$25 ($24 members)

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Sat. December 09, 3:00 PM – 4:50 PM · 4544 N Lincoln Ave
Scales With Colors »

Join Dan Fulkerson, rock and pop guitar guru, as he demonstrates his unique method of learning scales and soloing.

IntermediateProgram: Guitar

$25 ($24 members)

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Private Lessons in the 8-week session beginning 10/30/2017

Mondays 9:00 am – 10:00 am at 4545 N Lincoln Ave
Mondays 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm at 909 W Armitage Ave
Tuesdays 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm at 4545 N Lincoln Ave
Wednesdays 9:00 am – 10:00 am at 4544 N Lincoln Ave
Wednesdays 2:30 pm – 6:00 pm at 909 W Armitage Ave
Thursdays 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm at 909 W Armitage Ave
Fridays 9:00 am – 10:00 am at 4544 N Lincoln Ave
Sundays 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at 909 W Armitage Ave
Sundays 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm at 909 W Armitage Ave

Private Lessons in the 8-week session beginning 01/08/2018

Mondays 9:00 am – 10:00 am at 4545 N Lincoln Ave
Mondays 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm at 909 W Armitage Ave
Tuesdays 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm at 4545 N Lincoln Ave
Wednesdays 9:00 am – 10:00 am at 4544 N Lincoln Ave
Wednesdays 2:30 pm – 6:00 pm at 909 W Armitage Ave
Thursdays 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm at 909 W Armitage Ave
Fridays 9:00 am – 10:00 am at 4544 N Lincoln Ave
Sundays 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at 909 W Armitage Ave
Sundays 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm at 909 W Armitage Ave

Group Classes for the session beginning 10/30/2017

Rhythm Guitar with Dan Fulkerson
$196 ($186 members)
for 8 weeks
10/30/2017 – 12/18/2017Mondays · 12:00 PM – 1:20 PM4545 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Lead Guitar Basics with Dan Fulkerson
$196 ($186 members)
for 8 weeks
10/30/2017 – 12/18/2017Mondays · 6:30 PM – 7:50 PM909 W Armitage AveREGISTER NOW
Beyond Guitar 3 with Dan Fulkerson
$196 ($186 members)
for 8 weeks
10/30/2017 – 12/18/2017Mondays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM909 W Armitage AveREGISTER NOW
Electric Guitar Styles Overdrive with Dan Fulkerson
$196 ($186 members)
for 8 weeks
10/31/2017 – 12/19/2017Tuesdays · 6:30 PM – 7:50 PM4545 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Iron Maiden Ensemble with Dan Fulkerson
$200 ($190 members)
for 8 weeks
10/31/2017 – 12/19/2017Tuesdays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM4545 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Guitar 4Ever with Dan Fulkerson
Students have been known to repeat this class endlessly! And of course, learning the guitar is a lifelong journey.
$196 ($186 members)
for 8 weeks
11/01/2017 – 12/20/2017Wednesdays · 10:00 AM – 11:20 AM4544 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Introduction to Electric Guitar Styles with Dan Fulkerson
$196 ($186 members)
for 8 weeks
11/01/2017 – 12/20/2017Wednesdays · 12:00 PM – 1:20 PM4545 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Guitar 3 with Dan Fulkerson
$196 ($186 members)
for 8 weeks
11/01/2017 – 12/20/2017Wednesdays · 6:00 PM – 7:20 PM909 W Armitage AveREGISTER NOW
Hard Rock and Metal Unplugged with Dan Fulkerson
$196 ($186 members)
for 8 weeks
11/01/2017 – 12/20/2017Wednesdays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM909 W Armitage AveREGISTER NOW
Guitar 1 with Dan Fulkerson
$172 ($163 members)
for 7 weeks
11/03/2017 – 12/22/2017Fridays · 10:00 AM – 11:20 AM4544 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Lead Guitar Basics with Dan Fulkerson
$172 ($163 members)
for 7 weeks
11/03/2017 – 12/22/2017Fridays · 12:00 PM – 1:20 PM4545 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Guitar 1 Repertoire with Dan Fulkerson
Improve your skills by learning lots of great songs, different strums and a few licks, while singing and playing at the same time!
$172 ($163 members)
for 7 weeks
11/05/2017 – 12/17/2017Sundays · 12:00 PM – 1:20 PM909 W Armitage AveREGISTER NOW

Group Classes for the session beginning 01/08/2018

Guitar 1 with Dan Fulkerson
$202 ($192 members)
for 8 weeks
01/08/2018 – 02/26/2018Mondays · 10:00 AM – 11:20 AM4545 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Building Chord Vocabulary with Dan Fulkerson
$202 ($192 members)
for 8 weeks
01/08/2018 – 02/26/2018Mondays · 12:00 PM – 1:20 PM4545 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Guitar Fingerboard Theory with Dan Fulkerson
$202 ($192 members)
for 8 weeks
01/08/2018 – 02/26/2018Mondays · 6:30 PM – 7:50 PM909 W Armitage AveREGISTER NOW
Beyond Guitar 3 with Dan Fulkerson
A special level for students who want to continue on the path of musical growth offered during our morning classes or within the confines of our Armitage location.
$202 ($192 members)
for 8 weeks
01/08/2018 – 02/26/2018Mondays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM909 W Armitage AveREGISTER NOW
Electric Guitar Styles Overdrive with Dan Fulkerson
$202 ($192 members)
for 8 weeks
01/09/2018 – 02/27/2018Tuesdays · 6:30 PM – 7:50 PM4545 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Black Keys/White Stripes Ensemble with Dan Fulkerson
$206 ($196 members)
for 8 weeks
01/09/2018 – 02/27/2018Tuesdays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM4545 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Guitar 4Ever with Dan Fulkerson
Students have been known to repeat this class endlessly! And of course, learning the guitar is a lifelong journey.
$202 ($192 members)
for 8 weeks
01/10/2018 – 02/28/2018Wednesdays · 10:00 AM – 11:20 AM4544 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Guitar 1 with Dan Fulkerson
$202 ($192 members)
for 8 weeks
01/10/2018 – 02/28/2018Wednesdays · 6:00 PM – 7:20 PM909 W Armitage AveREGISTER NOW
Electric Guitar Styles with Dan Fulkerson
$202 ($192 members)
for 8 weeks
01/11/2018 – 03/01/2018Thursdays · 6:30 PM – 7:50 PM909 W Armitage AveREGISTER NOW
Hard Rock and Metal Unplugged with Dan Fulkerson
$202 ($192 members)
for 8 weeks
01/11/2018 – 03/01/2018Thursdays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM909 W Armitage AveREGISTER NOW
Guitar 1 Repertoire with Dan Fulkerson
$202 ($192 members)
for 8 weeks
01/12/2018 – 03/02/2018Fridays · 10:00 AM – 11:20 AM4544 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Guitar Fingerboard Theory with Dan Fulkerson
$202 ($192 members)
for 8 weeks
01/12/2018 – 03/02/2018Fridays · 12:00 PM – 1:20 PM4545 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Guitar 2 with Dan Fulkerson
Your playing will take on a new dimension.
$202 ($192 members)
for 8 weeks
01/14/2018 – 03/04/2018Sundays · 12:00 PM – 1:20 PM909 W Armitage AveREGISTER NOW

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