Classes for Teens

Be Brilliant. Be Moved. Be Together. Be You!

Here at the Old Town School you'll gain the experience you crave in a context that values you as uniquely creative. Programs are dedicated to high-quality technical training within a fun, non-competitive environment. Our growing curriculum caters to each student's strengths with programs designed for teens just like you. You'll also have access to many options in our adult programs where you can connect with students of all ages. Be sure to check out our "teen friendly" adult offerings. Become a part of the inspiring community of Old Town School artists.

Take a class. Join the band. Get in there and be you!

Teens (ages 13-18) get 25% off the price of selected adult group classes. Ask us when you register! Please register in person or by phone (773.728.6000) to receive the discount.

Teen Collectives: Music Production and Performance Studio


Friday with Bill Brickey or Chris Kimmons

120 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks

A community of young musicians collaborating to shape their own unique sound and put on shows

Band Coaching


Monday with Jonas Friddle

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $189 ($169 members)

It's not just a class. It's a band-in-training!

Guitar 1 - Teens


Saturday with Jose Murillo

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($182 members)

Guitar 2 - Teens


Tuesday with Jose Murillo

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($182 members)

Guitar 3 - Teens


Tuesday with Jose Murillo

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($182 members)

Teen String Band


Tuesday with Jonas Friddle or Anna Jacobson

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $424 ($404 members)

Join this exploration of Old Time and Americana music for advanced string players.

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, and are available every day of the week at our Lincoln Square and Lincoln Park locations. Our experienced and professional faculty will work with you to develop an individualized program that helps you achieve your musical goals.

Stop in at either location or call the front desk at 773.728.6000 to register.

8-week Session Prices

$296 for 30 minutes ($286 for members)

$424 for 45 minutes ($409 for members)

$544 for 60 minutes ($524 for members)

Session & Registration Dates

8-week lessons: 10/26/2020 – 12/20/2020

Monday 09/21/20: Re-registration for current students begins

Monday 10/05/20: Transfer registration

Wednesday 10/07/20: Open registration


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