Old Town School at Columbia College

Old Town School of Folk Music and Columbia College of Chicago have begun a long-term partnership to increase arts programming for all ages in the growing South Loop community. As of September 1, 2019 - Old Town School has assumed responsibility for the Sherwood Community Music School which merged with Columbia College Chicago in July of 2007.

Read more about this partnership in our press room.

A full catalog of Old Town School classes and private lessons will be on sale this winter, with classes beginning the week of January 6, 2020.

Mixed Age Wiggleworms with Liz Klassen

for kids with birthdays between: 10/28/2015 and 05/28/2019

$156 ($136 members)

10/28/2019 – 12/16/2019 (8 meetings)

Mondays · 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Mixed Age Wiggleworms with Liz Klassen

for kids with birthdays between: 10/28/2015 and 05/28/2019

$156 ($136 members)

10/28/2019 – 12/16/2019 (8 meetings)

Mondays · 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Mixed Age Wiggleworms with Vivian Garcia

for kids with birthdays between: 10/29/2015 and 05/29/2019

$156 ($136 members)

10/29/2019 – 12/17/2019 (8 meetings)

Tuesdays · 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Mixed Age Wiggleworms with Vivian Garcia

for kids with birthdays between: 10/29/2015 and 05/29/2019

$156 ($136 members)

10/29/2019 – 12/17/2019 (8 meetings)

Tuesdays · 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

¡Hola! Wiggleworms: 1 - 4 años with Vivian Garcia

for kids with birthdays between: 10/29/2014 and 03/01/2019

$156 ($136 members)

10/29/2019 – 12/17/2019 (8 meetings)

Tuesdays · 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Adult Group Piano with Bette Coulson

for kids with birthdays between: 10/30/1920 and 10/30/2001

$155 ($135 members)

10/30/2019 – 12/18/2019 (8 meetings)

Wednesdays · 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Mixed Age Wiggleworms with Vivian Garcia

for kids with birthdays between: 10/31/2015 and 05/31/2019

$156 ($136 members)

10/31/2019 – 12/19/2019 (7 meetings)

Thursdays · 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Mixed Age Wiggleworms with Vivian Garcia

for kids with birthdays between: 10/31/2015 and 05/31/2019

$156 ($136 members)

10/31/2019 – 12/19/2019 (7 meetings)

Thursdays · 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Mixed Age Wiggleworms with Cat Tager

for kids with birthdays between: 11/02/2015 and 06/02/2019

$156 ($136 members)

11/02/2019 – 12/21/2019 (8 meetings)

Saturdays · 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Little Hoppers with Keeley Morris

for kids with birthdays between: 05/02/2016 and 11/02/2017

$156 ($136 members)

11/02/2019 – 12/21/2019 (8 meetings)

Saturdays · 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Kids Guitar - Beginner with Pedro Garcia

for kids with birthdays between: 11/02/2010 and 11/02/2013

$156 ($136 members)

11/02/2019 – 12/07/2019 (6 meetings)

Saturdays · 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Kids Piano - 4-5 yrs with Philip Caldwell

for kids with birthdays between: 11/02/2013 and 11/02/2015

$156 ($136 members)

11/02/2019 – 12/07/2019 (6 meetings)

Saturdays · 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Wiggleworms 12-24 months with Cat Tager

for kids with birthdays between: 11/02/2017 and 01/02/2019

$156 ($136 members)

11/02/2019 – 12/21/2019 (8 meetings)

Saturdays · 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Tumble & Twirl with Keeley Morris

for kids with birthdays between: 11/02/2014 and 05/02/2016

$156 ($136 members)

11/02/2019 – 12/21/2019 (8 meetings)

Saturdays · 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Kids Guitar - Intermediate Beginner with Pedro Garcia

for kids with birthdays between: 11/02/2010 and 11/02/2013

$156 ($136 members)

11/02/2019 – 12/07/2019 (6 meetings)

Saturdays · 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Wiggleworms 6-12 months with Cat Tager

for kids with birthdays between: 11/02/2018 and 06/02/2019

$156 ($136 members)

11/02/2019 – 12/21/2019 (8 meetings)

Saturdays · 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Ballet with Keeley Morris

for kids with birthdays between: 11/02/2010 and 11/02/2013

$156 ($136 members)

11/02/2019 – 12/07/2019 (6 meetings)

Saturdays · 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Adult Group Piano with Philip Caldwell

for kids with birthdays between: 11/02/1920 and 11/02/2001

$192 ($172 members)

11/02/2019 – 12/21/2019 (8 meetings)

Saturdays · 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Kids Guitar - Intermediate with Pedro Garcia

for kids with birthdays between: 11/02/2010 and 11/02/2013

$156 ($136 members)

11/02/2019 – 12/07/2019 (6 meetings)

Saturdays · 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Private Lesson Options

Our private lessons like our group classes run in 8-week sessions, however, you can begin private lessons during any week in the session. Please call our customer service folks at 773.728.6000 to register as private lesson availability is based upon individual teacher schedules.

Lessons are scheduled weekly, for 30, 45 or 60 minutes. Our experienced and professional faculty will work with you to develop an individualized program that helps you achieve your musical goals.

Call the front desk at 773.728.6000 to register.


8-week Session Prices

$344 for 30 minutes ($334 for members)

$472 for 45 minutes ($462 for members)

$592 for 60 minutes ($582 for members)


Session & Registration Dates

8-week lessons: 09/02/2019 – 10/27/2019

Monday 07/15/19: Re-registration for current students begins

Monday 07/29/19: Transfer registration

Wednesday 07/31/19: Open registration

8-week lessons: 10/28/2019 – 12/22/2019

Monday 09/23/19: Re-registration for current students begins

Monday 10/07/19: Transfer registration

Wednesday 10/09/19: Open registration