Teachers at the Old Town School

Jacob Sweet

Bass Guitar, Guitar, Songwriting, Ukulele

Pop/Rock Jazz/Blues Classical

Beginner to advanced acoustic or electric guitar in any style. Rock, Folk, Country, Classical, as well as Music Theory, Songwriting and singing for guitarists.

Jacob has been performing professionally since he was a teenager. He has a wide range of performing experiences and has toured Internationally. Locally, he has played in several Chicago area bands and is the Lead Guitarist for Underwater People. They have released two CD's. Jacob holds a degree in Jazz studies in Guitar with a minor in Classical Guitar from DePaul University Music School. He teaches beginning through advanced guitar and music theory. Jacob also teaches songwriting, ukulele and voice (with a focus on rock/country vocals and the art of singing and strumming).

Education: BFA Guitar Jazz Studies / Minor Classical Guitar ; DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Started at the Old Town School in October of 1997


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

Mondays 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm at 4544 N Lincoln Ave
Tuesdays 2:00 pm – 6:30 pm at 4544 N Lincoln Ave
Wednesdays 9:30 am – 6:00 pm at 4544 N Lincoln Ave

Group Classes for the session beginning 10/30/2017

Classical Guitar Basic Repertoire with Jacob Sweet
$172 ($163 members)
for 7 weeks
10/30/2017 – 12/18/2017Mondays · 6:30 PM – 7:50 PM4544 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Guitar 4Ever with Jacob Sweet
$196 ($186 members)
for 8 weeks
10/30/2017 – 12/18/2017Mondays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM4544 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Rockabilly Ensemble with Jacob Sweet
$200 ($190 members)
for 8 weeks
10/31/2017 – 12/19/2017Tuesdays · 6:30 PM – 7:50 PM4545 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Modern Country Ensemble with Jacob Sweet · Bob Goins
Come explore your inner twang.
$200 ($190 members)
for 8 weeks
10/31/2017 – 12/19/2017Tuesdays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM4545 N Lincoln AveClass is full — Call 773.728.6000 for waiting list info

Group Classes for the session beginning 01/08/2018

Classical Guitar Basic Repertoire with Jacob Sweet
$202 ($192 members)
for 8 weeks
01/08/2018 – 02/26/2018Mondays · 6:30 PM – 7:50 PM4544 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Guitar 4Ever with Jacob Sweet
$202 ($192 members)
for 8 weeks
01/08/2018 – 02/26/2018Mondays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM4544 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Rockabilly Ensemble with Jacob Sweet
$206 ($196 members)
for 8 weeks
01/09/2018 – 02/27/2018Tuesdays · 6:30 PM – 7:50 PM4545 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Modern Country Ensemble with Jacob Sweet · Bob Goins
Come explore your inner twang.
$206 ($196 members)
for 8 weeks
01/09/2018 – 02/27/2018Tuesdays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM4545 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW

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