Folk Ensembles



All acoustic instruments welcome. All folks welcome.

By definition, everyone of our music ensembles could be considered a folk ensemble.

List of All Folk Ensembles (5 found)

Americana Ensemble

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $200 ($190 members)

Thursday with Skip Landt

This class emphasizes American popular music of the 1920s and 1930s but includes songs from the folk revival and beyond.

Celebrating Tradition

Group ClassOpen to All

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $216 ($206 members)

Monday with Maura Lally or Peggy Browning

Make music together, creating your own arrangements in the tradition of Frank Hamilton & Win Stracke, our School's founders.

Folk Songs: Carrying History Forward

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $200 ($190 members)

Thursday with Peggy Browning

A fun and rewarding ensemble class for all levels of player

Folk-Rock Acoustic Ensemble

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $200 ($190 members)

Wednesday with Steve Doyle or Tommi Zender

Work on licks, harmonies, arrangements and more.

Songs and Stories from a Chicago Folk Icon

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $196 ($186 members)

Wednesday with Ed Holstein

Come join the Wednesday after-lunch club.

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