Teachers at the Old Town School

Jane Hanna

Guitar

Styles - ‘70s Glam Rock, ‘60s Psychedelic, ‘80s New Wave, ‘90s Alternative, Standards, Golden Oldies, Sun Records, Indie Rock, Power Pop, Proto-Punk, Punk, Post-Punk, Shoegaze, Classic R&B & Soul

Techniques - Acoustic Guitar Basics, Multipart Arrangements, Electric Rhythm Guitar, Performance Techniques, Music History, Being a Good Bandmate

Jane is a patient and fun teacher who brings a lot of humor, historical context, and a personal enthusiasm for music and learning to the table. Her classroom is always a relaxed and social environment where there's room for everybody — from the shy to the irreverent; the anxious to the confident; the beginner to the slightly rusty to the old pro. She is very attentive to every individual’s unique abilities and tastes, while encouraging a strong group dynamic. You’ll laugh a lot, get to know each other, figure things out as a team, and play a diverse array of tunes. You’ll make music...and friends!

Jane started playing piano as a Suzuki kid when she was barely 3 years old and can still do the bow. As she grew up, she started playing a little jazz organ, picked up the oboe, and did some singing (not at the same time). She’s also played in a handful of rather loud bands, such as Vamplifier, with whom she still gigs.

Education: MA, University of Chicago (Humanities, Cultural Policy)
BA, University of Iowa (Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature, Science and the Arts)

Started at the Old Town School in July of 2008


Group Classes for the session beginning 09/04/2017

Guitar 1 with Jane Hanna
$196 ($186 members)
for 8 weeks
09/07/2017 – 10/26/2017Thursdays · 7:00 PM – 8:20 PM4544 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Guitar 1 with Jane Hanna
$196 ($186 members)
for 8 weeks
09/09/2017 – 10/28/2017Saturdays · 11:00 AM – 12:20 PM4544 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Glam Rock Ensemble with Jane Hanna · Bob Goins
$216 ($206 members)
for 8 weeks
09/09/2017 – 10/28/2017Saturdays · 2:30 PM – 3:50 PM4545 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW

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