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 · 3:30 PM – 4:15 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 · 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Class is full — Call 773.728.6000 for waiting list info

Mixed Age Wiggleworms with Cat Tager

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

$117 ($102 members)

11/02/2019 – 12/21/2019 (6 meetings)

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

Wiggleworms 12-24 months with Cat Tager

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

$117 ($102 members)

11/02/2019 – 12/21/2019 (6 meetings)

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

Wiggleworms 6-12 months with Cat Tager

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

$117 ($102 members)

11/02/2019 – 12/21/2019 (6 meetings)

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

Mixed Age Wiggleworms with Liz Klassen

for kids with birthdays between: 01/06/2016 and 08/06/2019

$137 ($119 members)

01/06/2020 – 02/24/2020 (7 meetings)

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

Mixed Age Wiggleworms with Liz Klassen

for kids with birthdays between: 01/06/2016 and 08/06/2019

$137 ($119 members)

01/06/2020 – 02/24/2020 (7 meetings)

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

Yoga with Jackie Jasperson

$132 ($112 members)

01/06/2020 – 02/24/2020 (8 meetings)

Mondays · 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

The Progressing Guitarist with Tony do Rosario

$177 ($159 members)

01/06/2020 – 02/24/2020 (7 meetings)

Mondays · 7:30 PM – 8:50 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Vocal Techniques 1: Breath, Free Tone with Jackie Jasperson

$177 ($159 members)

01/06/2020 – 02/24/2020 (7 meetings)

Mondays · 7:30 PM – 8:50 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Mixed Age Wiggleworms with Vivian Garcia

for kids with birthdays between: 01/07/2016 and 08/07/2019

$156 ($136 members)

01/07/2020 – 02/25/2020 (8 meetings)

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

Mixed Age Wiggleworms with Vivian Garcia

for kids with birthdays between: 01/07/2016 and 08/07/2019

$156 ($136 members)

01/07/2020 – 02/25/2020 (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: 01/07/2015 and 05/07/2019

$312 ($292 members)

01/07/2020 – 04/21/2020 (16 meetings)

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

Mixed Age Wiggleworms with Anne-Marie Akin

for kids with birthdays between: 01/07/2016 and 08/07/2019

$156 ($136 members)

01/07/2020 – 02/25/2020 (8 meetings)

Tuesdays · 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Mixed Age Wiggleworms with Anne-Marie Akin

for kids with birthdays between: 01/07/2016 and 08/07/2019

$156 ($136 members)

01/07/2020 – 02/25/2020 (8 meetings)

Tuesdays · 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Songwriting: Fundamentals with Anne-Marie Akin

$202 ($182 members)

01/07/2020 – 02/25/2020 (8 meetings)

Tuesdays · 6:30 PM – 7:50 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Piano 1: Introduction to Piano with Eck Sierra

$202 ($182 members)

01/07/2020 – 02/25/2020 (8 meetings)

Tuesdays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Wiggleworms 2 years with Patrick Martin

for kids with birthdays between: 01/08/2017 and 03/08/2018

$312 ($292 members)

01/08/2020 – 04/22/2020 (16 meetings)

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

Wiggleworms 12-24 months with Patrick Martin

for kids with birthdays between: 01/08/2018 and 03/08/2019

$312 ($292 members)

01/08/2020 – 04/22/2020 (16 meetings)

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

Wiggleworms 6-12 months with Patrick Martin

for kids with birthdays between: 01/08/2019 and 08/08/2019

$156 ($136 members)

01/08/2020 – 02/26/2020 (8 meetings)

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

Vocal Techniques 1: Breath, Free Tone with Jackie Jasperson

$202 ($182 members)

01/08/2020 – 02/26/2020 (8 meetings)

Wednesdays · 12:00 PM – 1:20 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Mixed Age Wiggleworms with Vivian Garcia

for kids with birthdays between: 01/09/2016 and 08/09/2019

$156 ($136 members)

01/09/2020 – 02/27/2020 (8 meetings)

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

Mixed Age Wiggleworms with Vivian Garcia

for kids with birthdays between: 01/09/2016 and 08/09/2019

$156 ($136 members)

01/09/2020 – 02/27/2020 (8 meetings)

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

Guitar 1 with Cathy Norden

$202 ($182 members)

01/09/2020 – 02/27/2020 (8 meetings)

Thursdays · 5:30 PM – 6:50 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Guitar 2 with Deanna Devore

$202 ($182 members)

01/09/2020 – 02/27/2020 (8 meetings)

Thursdays · 5:30 PM – 6:50 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Guitar 3 with Paul Kaye

$202 ($182 members)

01/09/2020 – 02/27/2020 (8 meetings)

Thursdays · 5:30 PM – 6:50 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Guitar 1 with Cathy Norden

$202 ($182 members)

01/09/2020 – 02/27/2020 (8 meetings)

Thursdays · 7:30 PM – 8:50 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Guitar 2 with Deanna Devore

$202 ($182 members)

01/09/2020 – 02/27/2020 (8 meetings)

Thursdays · 7:30 PM – 8:50 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Guitar 3 with Paul Kaye

$202 ($182 members)

01/09/2020 – 02/27/2020 (8 meetings)

Thursdays · 7:30 PM – 8:50 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Ukulele 1

$202 ($182 members)

01/09/2020 – 02/27/2020 (8 meetings)

Thursdays · 7:30 PM – 8:50 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Ukulele 1

$202 ($182 members)

01/10/2020 – 02/28/2020 (8 meetings)

Fridays · 12:00 PM – 1:20 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Piano Pals with Monika Miodragovic with Monika Miodragovic

for kids with birthdays between: 01/11/2002 and 01/11/2016

$172 ($172 members)

01/11/2020 – 02/29/2020 (8 meetings)

Saturdays · 8:45 AM – 9:15 AM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Mixed Age Wiggleworms with Sam Brownson

for kids with birthdays between: 01/11/2016 and 08/11/2019

$156 ($136 members)

01/11/2020 – 02/29/2020 (8 meetings)

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

Guitar 3 - Kids with Pedro Garcia

for kids with birthdays between: 01/11/2007 and 01/11/2012

$376 ($356 members)

01/11/2020 – 04/25/2020 (16 meetings)

Saturdays · 10:00 AM – 10:55 AM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Introduction to Piano Lab: 4 & 5 years with Philip Caldwell

for kids with birthdays between: 01/11/2014 and 02/11/2016

$156 ($136 members)

01/11/2020 – 02/29/2020 (8 meetings)

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

Kangaroos: Family Dance with Keeley Morris

for kids with birthdays between: 01/11/2017 and 07/11/2018

$156 ($136 members)

01/11/2020 – 02/29/2020 (8 meetings)

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

Wiggleworms 12-24 months with Sam Brownson

for kids with birthdays between: 01/11/2018 and 03/11/2019

$156 ($136 members)

01/11/2020 – 02/29/2020 (8 meetings)

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

Guitar 2 - Kids with Pedro Garcia

for kids with birthdays between: 01/11/2007 and 01/11/2012

$376 ($356 members)

01/11/2020 – 04/25/2020 (16 meetings)

Saturdays · 11:00 AM – 11:55 AM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Kids Piano: 4 - 6 years with TBA

for kids with birthdays between: 01/11/2013 and 02/11/2016

$272 ($252 members)

01/11/2020 – 02/29/2020 (8 meetings)

Saturdays · 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Mini Dancers: ages 3 & 4 with Keeley Morris

for kids with birthdays between: 02/11/2015 and 01/11/2017

$156 ($136 members)

01/11/2020 – 02/29/2020 (8 meetings)

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

Wiggleworms 6-12 months with Sam Brownson

for kids with birthdays between: 01/11/2019 and 08/11/2019

$156 ($136 members)

01/11/2020 – 02/29/2020 (8 meetings)

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

Ballet 1A: ages 5 & 6 with Keeley Morris

for kids with birthdays between: 02/11/2013 and 01/11/2015

$156 ($136 members)

01/11/2020 – 02/29/2020 (8 meetings)

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

Guitar 1 - Kids with Pedro Garcia

for kids with birthdays between: 01/11/2007 and 01/11/2012

$376 ($356 members)

01/11/2020 – 04/25/2020 (16 meetings)

Saturdays · 12:00 PM – 12:55 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Lullabies with Sam Brownson

for kids with birthdays between: 07/11/2019 and 01/11/2020

$112 ($92 members)

01/11/2020 – 02/29/2020 (8 meetings)

Saturdays · 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Youth Piano Lab - Introduction: 8 - 12 years with Zosia Holden

for kids with birthdays between: 01/11/2007 and 04/11/2012

$188 ($168 members)

01/11/2020 – 02/29/2020 (8 meetings)

Saturdays · 1:00 PM – 1:55 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

$288 for 30 minutes ($278 for members)

$416 for 45 minutes ($401 for members)

$536 for 60 minutes ($516 for members)


Session & Registration Dates

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

8-week lessons: 01/06/2020 – 03/01/2020

Monday 11/18/19: Re-registration for current students begins

Monday 12/02/19: Transfer registration

Wednesday 12/04/19: Open registration