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Teachers at the Old Town School

Dan Fulkerson

Guitar

Folk Pop Rock Metal

Dan plays guitar and violin. He began Suzuki violin training at the age of four and guitar training at the age of twelve. Dan attended several Suzuki violin camps in Indiana and Wisconsin as well as the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp for guitar and violin.
He studied bluegrass fiddle with Arvel Bird from Glen Campbell’s band and had his first paying bluegrass fiddle gig at the age of twelve. Dan was accepted to perform with the All-City High School Orchestra in 1989 and 1990 and played in a punk band named First Amendment from 1986 to 1990. He was the only guitarist selected for the All-State High School Jazz Big Band of Indiana in 1990. Dan has toured the U.S., Canada and Turkey playing blues with Studebaker John and the Hawks and is currently writing and performing in a successful power pop band entitled Unibrow. He studied with Frank Gambale, Scott Henderson and Mick Goodrick at the Nation Guitar Workshop.

Dan is unfortunately unable to offer make-up lessons for missed private lessons.

Get in touch with Dan at dfulkerson@oldtownschool.org.

Education: BFA Music Performance/Jazz Theory, Ball State University, Indiana

Started at the Old Town School in May of 1997


Private Lessons in the 8-week session beginning 01/03/2022

Mondays 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Tuesdays 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Wednesdays 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Thursdays 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Sundays 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Sundays 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm


Private Lessons in the 8-week session beginning 02/28/2022

Mondays 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Tuesdays 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Wednesdays 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Thursdays 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Sundays 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Sundays 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm


Group Classes for the session beginning 01/03/2022

Electric Guitar Styles Overdrive with Dan Fulkerson

$214 ($194 members)

01/04/2022 – 02/22/2022 (8 meetings)

Tuesdays · 6:30 PM – 7:50 PM · In-Person @4545 N Lincoln Ave

‘80s Pop Metal with Dan Fulkerson

$214 ($194 members)

01/04/2022 – 02/22/2022 (8 meetings)

Tuesdays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM · In-Person @4545 N Lincoln Ave

Guitar 4 with Dan Fulkerson

$187 ($170 members)

01/05/2022 – 02/23/2022 (7 meetings)

Wednesdays · 6:00 PM – 7:20 PM · In-Person @909 W Armitage Ave

Guitar 1 with Dan Fulkerson

$187 ($170 members)

01/05/2022 – 02/23/2022 (7 meetings)

Wednesdays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM · In-Person @909 W Armitage Ave

Electric Guitar Styles Overdrive with Dan Fulkerson

$214 ($194 members)

01/06/2022 – 02/24/2022 (8 meetings)

Thursdays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM · In-Person @909 W Armitage Ave


Group Classes for the session beginning 02/28/2022

Guitar 1 with Dan Fulkerson

$214 ($194 members)

02/28/2022 – 04/18/2022 (8 meetings)

Mondays · 10:00 AM – 11:20 AM · In-Person @4544 N Lincoln Ave

Guitar 1 with Dan Fulkerson

GUITAR 1: SKILLS Your musical journey starts here. Learn chords, simple strums and tuning in a fun relaxed group setting. You’ll be introduced to the basic elements of rhythm and harmony that will have you making music in no time! Guitar 1 is for the rank beginner. If you play a little or used to play years ago, challenge yourself and enroll in Guitar 1 Rep. Students leave Guitar 1 with the following: Basic Open Position Chords A D E G C Am Em A7 B7 D7 E7 G7 A sense of playing single notes...a few licks Essential Boom Chicka Strums in 4/4 and 3/4 I IV V tunes in A D G and E A solid sense on how to read a Lead Sheet The desire to keep playing.

$214 ($194 members)

02/28/2022 – 04/18/2022 (8 meetings)

Mondays · 10:00 AM – 11:20 AM · In-Person @4544 N Lincoln Ave

Guitar Fingerboard Theory with Dan Fulkerson

Approach music theory from a guitarist’s perspective. Examine intervals, chord and scale construction, inversions, and progressions in the context of traditional & pop genres. It is highly recommended that all students of the guitar make it a point to enroll at some point in their musical journey. Leave this class with enough material to keep you busy for years. Whether you want to write your own songs, become a hot lead guitarist or just increase your musical vocabulary and ability to jam and make music with others- this is the class for you!

$214 ($194 members)

02/28/2022 – 04/18/2022 (8 meetings)

Mondays · 12:00 PM – 1:20 PM · In-Person @4544 N Lincoln Ave

Guitar Fingerboard Theory with Dan Fulkerson

Approach music theory from a guitarist’s perspective. Examine intervals, chord and scale construction, inversions, and progressions in the context of traditional & pop genres. It is highly recommended that all students of the guitar make it a point to enroll at some point in their musical journey. Leave this class with enough material to keep you busy for years. Whether you want to write your own songs, become a hot lead guitarist or just increase your musical vocabulary and ability to jam and make music with others- this is the class for you!

$214 ($194 members)

02/28/2022 – 04/18/2022 (8 meetings)

Mondays · 6:30 PM – 7:50 PM · In-Person @909 W Armitage Ave

Guitar 2 Repertoire with Dan Fulkerson

If you are self taught or have completed Guitar 2, this is the level to repeat as much as you want to build up your songbag. We strongly urge guitar students at this level and above to supplement their studies by taking Guitar Fingerboard Theory. You should know chords A, C, D, E, G, Am, Dm, Em, A7, B7, D7, E7. This class will teach you songs with these and new chords. Students can plan to leave Guitar 2 rep with the following skills: F chord Dm Bm (simple) Bass runs in keys A C D E G Arpeggios in 4/4 3/4 6/8 Simple Scale knowledge Slash chords and bass notes on Strings E A D A developing friendship with the capo The desire to keep playing

$214 ($194 members)

02/28/2022 – 04/18/2022 (8 meetings)

Mondays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM · In-Person @909 W Armitage Ave

Electric Guitar Styles Overdrive with Dan Fulkerson

Electric Guitar Styles Overdrive is an ongoing class for those intermediate guitarists who have the desire to play electric. Our focus will be on advancing technique, rhythm, speed, and tonal control of the instrument. Songs will be presented and taught with consideration to enhancing and harnessing the techniques needed to make each song sound as much like the original as possible.

$214 ($194 members)

03/01/2022 – 04/19/2022 (8 meetings)

Tuesdays · 6:30 PM – 7:50 PM · In-Person @4545 N Lincoln Ave

‘80s Pop Metal with Dan Fulkerson

We wanna rock! Get ready to shred and hit the high notes. It’s gonna feel like the Sunset Strip. Why wouldn't you want to spray as much aqua net into your hair and tease it up like Nancy Wilson from the band Heart in the video of her mega hit "These Dreams" or like Tommy Lee from Motley Crue in the video for "Looks that Kill"? What a strange time. This class involves learning all the bluesy riffs to "Girls,Girls,Girls",to more straight forward rocker songs like "Paradise City". and a whole lot more songs of this glamorous riff oriented genre.

$214 ($194 members)

03/01/2022 – 04/19/2022 (8 meetings)

Tuesdays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM · In-Person @4545 N Lincoln Ave

Guitar 2 with Dan Fulkerson

Guitar 2: SKILLS You’ll learn new chords and ways of playing and connecting them with bass runs, arpeggios, and using a capo. Discover different rhythms, pick out some melodies. Before taking Guitar 2,you should play basic open chords in the keys of A,D,E and G smoothly without losing the beat. Students can plan to leave Guitar 2&2 rep with the following skills: F, Dm, Bm (simple), Bass runs in keys A C D E G, Arpeggios in 4/4 3/4 6/8, Simple Scale knowledge, Slash chords and bass notes on Strings E A D A, developing friendship with the capo and the desire to keep playing.

$214 ($194 members)

03/02/2022 – 04/20/2022 (8 meetings)

Wednesdays · 10:00 AM – 11:20 AM · In-Person @4544 N Lincoln Ave

Guitar 4Ever with Dan Fulkerson

An intermediate level course beyond guitar 4, with an emphasis on musicianship. Continue to work on playing with others, playing from memory and creating your own ongoing organic songbag. Students have been known to repeat this class endlessly!

$214 ($194 members)

03/02/2022 – 04/20/2022 (8 meetings)

Wednesdays · 6:00 PM – 7:20 PM · In-Person @909 W Armitage Ave

Guitar 1 Repertoire with Dan Fulkerson

Here we improve skills by learning lots of great songs, different strums and a few "licks," while singing and playing at the same time! We suggest that students repeat the "rep" classes as needed. There are hundreds of tunes to learn at every skill level.

$214 ($194 members)

03/02/2022 – 04/20/2022 (8 meetings)

Wednesdays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM · In-Person @909 W Armitage Ave

Electric Guitar Styles Overdrive with Dan Fulkerson

Electric Guitar Styles Overdrive is an ongoing class for those intermediate guitarists who have the desire to play electric. Our focus will be on advancing technique, rhythm, speed, and tonal control of the instrument. Songs will be presented and taught with consideration to enhancing and harnessing the techniques needed to make each song sound as much like the original as possible.

$214 ($194 members)

03/03/2022 – 04/21/2022 (8 meetings)

Thursdays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM · In-Person @909 W Armitage Ave

Guitar 1 with Dan Fulkerson

GUITAR 1: SKILLS Your musical journey starts here. Learn chords, simple strums and tuning in a fun relaxed group setting. You’ll be introduced to the basic elements of rhythm and harmony that will have you making music in no time! Guitar 1 is for the rank beginner. If you play a little or used to play years ago, challenge yourself and enroll in Guitar 1 Rep. Students leave Guitar 1 with the following: Basic Open Position Chords A D E G C Am Em A7 B7 D7 E7 G7 A sense of playing single notes...a few licks Essential Boom Chicka Strums in 4/4 and 3/4 I IV V tunes in A D G and E A solid sense on how to read a Lead Sheet The desire to keep playing.

$214 ($194 members)

03/06/2022 – 04/24/2022 (8 meetings)

Sundays · 12:00 PM – 1:20 PM · In-Person @909 W Armitage Ave