Student Showcases

Most student showcase performances for our adult classes take place on the same day and at the same location that the class is regularly held. The vibe is a lot like a Second Half. Grab a drink and root for your Old Town School-mates!

Come Watch Our Adult Students ROCK!

On-site Student Showcase Dates
October - December Session: December 16 - 23
January - March Session: February 27 - March 3

Lincoln Campus Classes — Weekday Morning Classes

  • Monday Classes - 11:00 AM in Szold Hall (4545 N. Lincoln)
  • Wednesday Classes - 11:15 AM in Szold Hall (4545 N. Lincoln)
  • Friday Classes - 11:00 AM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)

Lincoln Campus Classes — Weekday Evening Classes

  • Monday 8:00 PM Classes - 8:40 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Tuesday 6:30 PM Classes - 7:20 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Tuesday 8:00 PM Classes - 8:40 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Any Tuesday Dance classes may perform starting at 7:15 PM in Szold Hall (4545 N. Lincoln)
  • Wednesday 6:00 PM & 6:30 PM Classes - 7:10 PM in Szold Hall (4545 N. Lincoln)
  • Thursday 5:30 PM Classes - 6:20 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Thursday 7:00 PM Classes - 7:30 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Thursday 8:30 PM Classes - 9:10 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)

Lincoln Campus Classes — Weekend Classes

  • Saturday Classes - 12:00 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Sunday Classes - 12:45 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln) (Djembe, West African Dance, Guitar)

Armitage Avenue Classes

  • Monday & Tuesday Classes - 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday Classes - 7:20 PM, 9:00 PM
  • Sunday Classes - 1:00 PM

More Onsite Showcases


Ensemble Showcase
Saturday, December 16, 4:30 PM
Hall, 909 West Armitage Avenue
Guitar 4Ever with Rebecca Toon
Merge Records Ensemble with Shelley Miller
Women's Rock Ensemble with Shelley Miller
Punk Ensemble with Shelley Miller

Ensemble Showcase
Sunday, December 17, 4:00 - 7:30 PM
Hall, 909 West Armitage Avenue
Beatles Acoustic with Tommi Zender
Folk Rock Acoustic Ensemble with Tommi Zender
Beyond Guitar 3 with Tommi Zender
One Hit Wonders Ensemble with Alton Smith
Eclectic Electric Ensemble with Tommi Zender & Steve Doyle

Ensemble Showcase with Charles Kim
Saturday, December 22, 6:00 PM
Szold Hall, 4545 North Lincoln Avenue
Donations will be taken for Puerto Rico recovery efforts.
Beatles for Beginners Ensemble
Classic Album Ensemble plays The Stooges' Raw Power
Crimson Octopus Society


Offsite Performances


Jug Band Ensemble & Old Time Revival Ensembles
with Jonas Friddle
The 2nd Thursday of Every Other Month (February, April, June, August, October, and December)
The Grafton, 4530 N. Lincoln Avenue

Ensemble Showcase
Friday, December 15, 8:00 PM
Independence Tap, 3932 W. Irving Park Road
Reggae Ensemble with Gregg Ostrom
Wilco Ensemble with Bob Goins
Band Coaching with Bob Goins

Klezmer Ensemble with Maryanne Bossert
Saturday, December 16, 12:00 - 2:00 PM
City News Café, 4018 N. Cicero

Blues Band - Live! with Steve Hutchins, Bruce Altice, and Harlan Terson
Sunday, December 17, 4:00 PM
Rosa's Lounge, 3420 W. Armitage Avenue

Ensemble Showcase
Wednesday, December 20, 8:00 PM
Independence Tap, 3932 West Irving Park Road
Soul Ensemble with Bill Brickey & Alton Smith
Poets of Pop Ensemble with Bill Brickey
Vocal Technique for Guitarists with Bill Brickey

Ensemble Showcase with Steve Levitt
Friday, December 22 & Saturday, December 23, 7:30 PM
Hidden Cove, 5636 N. Lincoln Avenue
Friday:
7:30PM - Concept - Soundtrack Album Ensemble plays Wings' Band on the Run
8:30 PM - Grateful Dead Ensemble
Saturday:
7:30 PM - '60s Classics Ensemble
8:30 PM - The Beatles Ensemble plays Past Masters Vol. 2

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