Teachers at the Old Town School

Rebecca Toon

Voice, Guitar

Voice: Classical to Pop; Guitar: Folk, Country, Rock

Rebecca Toon has been teaching adults and kids at the Old Town School of Folk Music since 2004. She has a bachelor's and a master's in music from the University of Illinois, and is currently completing a Masters in communication sciences and disorders (speech language pathology) at Northwestern University with a primary interest in voice therapy.

Her background as a vocalist is extremely varied, including musical theater, opera and classical solo work, choral work, and popular music. She has also worked as a vocal coach and director for musical and theatrical productions around Chicago. As a voice teacher, Rebecca believes in creating a solid foundation of technique and a firm understanding of how the voice works which can be applied to a variety of musical styles. As a guitarist, her interests and experience runs to old time, folk, country, and rock.

Lessons include time spent improving technical skills and knowledge of music theory as well as studying new repertoire. She is great with kids and beginners.

Education: BFA & MFA in music from the University of Illinois
at Urbana-Champaign

Started at the Old Town School in June of 2004


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

Mondays 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm at 4545 N Lincoln Ave

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

Mondays 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm at 4545 N Lincoln Ave

Group Classes for the session beginning 10/30/2017

Guitar 2 with Rebecca Toon
$196 ($186 members)
for 8 weeks
10/30/2017 – 12/18/2017Mondays · 10:00 AM – 11:20 AM4545 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Guitar 4Ever with Rebecca Toon · Jimmy Tomasello
$196 ($186 members)
for 8 weeks
10/31/2017 – 12/19/2017Tuesdays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM909 W Armitage AveREGISTER NOW

Group Classes for the session beginning 01/08/2018

Guitar 2 Repertoire with Rebecca Toon
This class is great entry point for the self taught. You will build repertoire and develop skills.
$202 ($192 members)
for 8 weeks
01/08/2018 – 02/26/2018Mondays · 10:00 AM – 11:20 AM4545 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Old Town School Community Choir with Rebecca Toon · Melissa Grant
$110 ($100 members)
for 8 weeks
01/08/2018 – 02/26/2018Mondays · 6:30 PM – 7:50 PM4544 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Vocal Techniques 3: Practice, Musicianship with Rebecca Toon
$202 ($192 members)
for 8 weeks
01/08/2018 – 02/26/2018Mondays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM4545 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Vocal Techniques 1: Breath, Free Tone with Rebecca Toon
$202 ($192 members)
for 8 weeks
01/09/2018 – 02/27/2018Tuesdays · 6:30 PM – 7:50 PM909 W Armitage AveREGISTER NOW
Guitar 4Ever with Rebecca Toon
$202 ($192 members)
for 8 weeks
01/09/2018 – 02/27/2018Tuesdays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM909 W Armitage AveREGISTER NOW
Vocal Techniques 2: Register, Range with Rebecca Toon
$202 ($192 members)
for 8 weeks
01/10/2018 – 02/28/2018Wednesdays · 12:00 PM – 1:20 PM4545 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Vocal Techniques 1: Breath, Free Tone with Rebecca Toon
$202 ($192 members)
for 8 weeks
01/10/2018 – 02/28/2018Wednesdays · 6:30 PM – 7:50 PM4545 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Vocal Techniques 1: Breath, Free Tone with Rebecca Toon
$202 ($192 members)
for 8 weeks
01/14/2018 – 03/04/2018Sundays · 2:00 PM – 3:20 PM4544 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW

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