Public transportation is highly recommended for class & concert attendees!
The Old Town School Parking Lot is just south of our East Building, just behind the City Lot (you have to go through the city lot to get to it). Pay at the gate by credit card only. Space is limited.
Blocks away from these CTA bus stops:
In a city well-known for diversity, Lincoln Square stands out as an especially vibrant cultural crossroads. This European-style neighborhood is host to many one-of-a-kind shops, restaurants, and cafés that reflect the neighborhood’s wide appeal as an unforgettable place to shop, eat, drink, and visit.
A wheelchair and stroller ramp is available through the back entrance of the West building at 4527 N Oakley Ave. Please ring the bell for access.
Tips and information for the best class experience in the new virtual world.
Over 250 of the most talented artists in Chicago ready to inspire you in classes and lessons!
Read about our policies around class refunds, credits, and applicable discounts.
Workshops are special, one-time educational experiences of music and dance with master teachers from around the world and at the Old Town School.
You have to get here to be here! Easy access to our campuses via public transportation in both Lincoln Square and Lincoln Park.
We provide financial aid to both children and adults for private lessons and group classes based on financial need.
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.