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Lincoln Park Campus

773.728.6000 - School/Box Office

Lincoln Park building

909 W. Armitage Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614

  • Richard Bers Armitage Concert Hall
  • Front Desk & Box Office
  • Group Classes & Private Lesson Classrooms

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Featured classes in Lincoln Park

Learn to play music in a welcoming, social environment! Old Town School of Folk Music’s Lincoln Park campus offers group classes and private lessons tailored for all ages and skill levels. Embark on your musical journey, acquire new skills, or enhance your proficiency in a wide range of instruments, dance styles, and vocal techniques.

Adult Classes

Come to learn, meet new people, and have FUN! Whether you’re a total beginner or the best on the block there’s a place – and a class – for you.

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Kids Classes

Explore a variety of classes tailored for young musicians at every age and stage. Give them the opportunity to build creativity, confidence, and community!

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Experience the joy of family music-making in these popular early childhood classes designed for babies and toddlers (and their caregivers)!

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Private Lessons

Reach your music goals with individualized programs and one-on-one learning with our talented teaching artists.

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Public Transportation

Public transportation is highly recommended for class & concert attendees!


CTA Brown Line Armitage Stop

Station Info


Blocks away from these CTA bus stops:

Parking for Lincoln Park Campus

Metered street parking is extremely limited. Best options are Armitage Avenue, Halsted St., and Sheffield Avenue. Please be advised, many side streets are permit-parking only.

More about Lincoln Park

World-class shopping, dining and entertainment options in every corner of this vibrant neighborhood.

Additional Resources via Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce

Online Class Info

Tips and information for the best class experience in the new virtual world.

Meet Our Teaching Artists

Over 250 of the most talented artists in Chicago ready to inspire you in classes and lessons!

Class Policies

Read about our policies around class refunds, credits, and applicable discounts.

Upcoming Workshops

Workshops are special, one-time educational experiences of music and dance with master teachers from around the world and at the Old Town School.

Directions & Campuses

You have to get here to be here! Easy access to our campuses via public transportation in both Lincoln Square and Lincoln Park.

Financial Aid Available

We provide financial aid to both children and adults for private lessons and group classes based on financial need.

Rental Instruments At Our Music Store

You don’t have to own an instrument to join our classes. You are able to apply a percentage of your rental fee toward a purchase of a new instrument too!


A great way to get more involved with Old Town School, supporting our mission providing arts education for everyone. Member benefits include class discounts, gifts and early access for concert tickets.