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
June - August Session: August 14 - 20
September - October Session: October 23 - 29

Lincoln Campus Classes — Weekday Morning Classes

  • Monday Classes - 11:00 AM in Szold Hall (4545 N. Lincoln)
  • Wednesday Classes - 11:15 AM in Maurer Hall (4544 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 Room B4 (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Thursday 7:00 PM Classes - 7:30 PM in Szold Hall (4545 N. Lincoln)
  • Thursday 8:30 PM Classes - 9:10 PM in Szold Hall (4545 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


Musical Theater Ensemble with Cathy Norden, Jeff Gandy, Mary Peterson
Tuesday, August 15, 6:30 PM
Maurer Hall, 4544 North Lincoln Avenue

Ensemble Showcase
Sunday, August 20, 3:00 PM
Hall, 909 West Armitage Avenue
Beatles Acoustic with Tommi Zender
Folk Rock Acoustic Ensemble with Tommi Zender
Mountain Goats Ensemble with Shelley Miller
Eclectic Electric Ensemble with Tommi Zender & Steve Doyle
Punk Ensemble with Shelley Miller
Grunge Ensemble with Shelley Miller


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
Saturday, August 12, 8:00 PM
Silvie's, 1902 W. Irving Park Road
R&B Ensemble with John Mead
Tom Petty Ensemble with John Mead
Reggae Ensemble with Gregg Ostrom

Ensemble Showcase with Dan Fulkerson
Saturday, August 12, 8:00 PM
Phyllis' Musical Inn's, 1800 W. Division
8:00 PM: Overdrive 2 Electric Guitar Styles
9:00 PM: Hard Rock and Metal Unplugged
10:00 PM: Unibrow

Klezmer Ensemble with Maryanne Bossert
Sunday, August 13, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
City News Café, 4018 N. Cicero

Ensemble Showcase
Sunday, August 13, 6:00 PM
Goldie's Place, 3839 North Lincoln Avenue
Beach Boys Ensemble with Cathy Norden
Mellow Gold Ensemble with Cathy Norden and with Steve Dawson

Ensemble Showcase
Sunday, August 13, 7:00 PM
Silvie's, 1902 W. Irving Park Road
Women's Acoustic Ensemble with Andrea Bunch
'90s Ensemble with Andrea Bunch & John Mead
Pop Divas with Andrea Bunch & John Mead
Here and Now Ensemble with Andrea Bunch

Ensemble Showcase
Wednesday, August 16, 6:30 PM
Hidden Cove, 5636 N. Lincoln Avenue
Poets of Pop Ensemble with Bill Brickey
Vocal Technique for Guitarists with Bill Brickey
Soul Ensemble with Bill Brickey & Alton Smith

Open Stage 101 with Bill Brickey
Thursday, August 17, 9:00 PM
Carbon Arc, 4614 North Lincoln Avenue

Ensemble Showcase with Steve Levitt
Friday, August 18 & Saturday, August 19, 7:00 PM
Hidden Cove, 5636 N. Lincoln Avenue
Friday:
Grateful Dead Ensemble
Concept - Soundtrack Album Ensemble
Saturday:
The Beatles Ensemble
'60s Classics Ensemble

Songwriters' Showcase with Steve Dawson
Sunday, August 20, 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Silvie's, 1902 W. Irving Park Road

Ensemble Showcase with Charles Kim
Sunday, August 20, 6:00 PM
Independence Tap, 3932 West Irving Park Road
Beatles for Beginners Ensemble
Classic Album Ensemble plays Nirvana's Nevermind

Blues Band - Live! with Steve Hutchins, Bruce Altice, and Harlan Terson
Sunday, August 20, 3:00 PM
Rosa's Lounge, 3420 W. Armitage Avenue

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