Teachers at the Old Town School

Jonas Friddle

Banjo, Fiddle, Guitar, Mandolin, Ensembles, Band Coaching

Jonas Friddle is a North Carolina native with a history in the Appalachian music tradition and is an experienced performer on the Guitar, Banjo, Fiddle and Mandolin. After graduating from Berea College he spent a year abroad as a Watson Fellow studying community building through traditional music in Ireland, Scotland, Australia and Canada. He performs professionally with his group Jonas Friddle and the Majority (www.jonasfriddle.com).

Jonas' musical specialties include Old Time Music, Americana, Jug Band Blues, Modern Folk and Songwriting. He enjoys teaching all ages and has worked in several departments of the Old Town School of Folk Music including: Group Classes, Private Lessons, Adult and Youth Fiddle and Banjo, Wiggleworms and Summer Camp. Jonas feels music is an important part of his day to day life and loves being able to teach others to make it part of their lives as well.

Education: Berea College

Started at the Old Town School in January of 2008

  • http://www.jonasfriddle.com/

Private Lessons in the 8-week session beginning 10/29/2018

Mondays 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm at 4545 N Lincoln Ave
Mondays 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm at 4545 N Lincoln Ave
Tuesdays 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm at 4545 N Lincoln Ave
Wednesdays 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm at 4544 N Lincoln Ave
Wednesdays 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm at 4544 N Lincoln Ave
Thursdays 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm at 4545 N Lincoln Ave
Thursdays 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm at 4545 N Lincoln Ave
Fridays 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm at 4545 N Lincoln Ave


Private Lessons in the 8-week session beginning 01/07/2019

Mondays 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm at 4545 N Lincoln Ave
Mondays 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm at 4545 N Lincoln Ave
Tuesdays 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm at 4545 N Lincoln Ave
Wednesdays 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm at 4544 N Lincoln Ave
Wednesdays 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm at 4544 N Lincoln Ave
Thursdays 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm at 4545 N Lincoln Ave
Thursdays 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm at 4545 N Lincoln Ave
Fridays 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm at 4545 N Lincoln Ave


Group Classes for the session beginning 01/07/2019

Beginning Strummers: 5 - 7 years with Jonas Friddle

for kids with birthdays between: 01/07/2011 and 01/07/2014

$376 ($356 members)

01/07/2019 – 04/22/2019 (16 meetings)

Mondays · 4:00 PM – 4:55 PM · 4545 N Lincoln Ave

Intermediate Strummers: 5 - 7 years with Jonas Friddle

for kids with birthdays between: 01/07/2011 and 01/07/2014

$376 ($356 members)

01/07/2019 – 04/22/2019 (16 meetings)

Mondays · 5:00 PM – 5:55 PM · 4545 N Lincoln Ave

Class is full — Call 773.728.6000 for waiting list info

Kids’ Ensemble with Jonas Friddle · Geoff Dolce

for kids with birthdays between: 01/07/2007 and 01/07/2013

$212 ($202 members)

01/07/2019 – 02/25/2019 (8 meetings)

Mondays · 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM · 4545 N Lincoln Ave

Kids’ Fiddle: Book Three with Jonas Friddle

for kids with birthdays between: 01/08/2006 and 01/08/2011

$424 ($404 members)

01/08/2019 – 04/23/2019 (16 meetings)

Tuesdays · 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM · 4545 N Lincoln Ave

Youth String Band with Jonas Friddle · Anna Jacobson

for kids with birthdays between: 01/08/2005 and 02/08/2011

$424 ($404 members)

01/08/2019 – 04/23/2019 (16 meetings)

Tuesdays · 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM · 4545 N Lincoln Ave

Old-Time Revival Ensemble with Jonas Friddle · Anna Jacobson

$222 ($212 members)

01/08/2019 – 02/26/2019 (8 meetings)

Tuesdays · 6:30 PM – 7:50 PM · 4545 N Lincoln Ave

Band Coaching: Cowboy Jesus and The Sugar Bums with Jonas Friddle

for kids with birthdays between: 01/09/2006 and 01/09/2009

$212 ($202 members)

01/09/2019 – 02/27/2019 (8 meetings)

Wednesdays · 5:30 PM – 6:25 PM · 4545 N Lincoln Ave

Jug Band Ensemble with Jonas Friddle

$206 ($196 members)

01/09/2019 – 02/27/2019 (8 meetings)

Wednesdays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM · 4545 N Lincoln Ave