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Teachers at the Old Town School

Lenny Marsh

Drummers, Drum Kit

Lenny’s teaching styles are: drum set, rhythm and movement, Brazilian percussion, African drumming, and the Electric Blues Ensemble. Lenny has studied with Bobby Tilles, Kenny Aronoff, Babatunde Olajunji, Julius Adeniyi and he says, “I love all of the different music I get to teach here!”

Lenny is an educator, workshop facilitator and musician who has worked extensively with the Old Town School of Folk Music and Chicago Public Schools. Lenny has a dynamic teaching style which meets the needs of various learners, including children in pre-school through high school, young adults to elders, as well as children and adults with special needs and learning challenges.

Education: B.A. Music Education, Vandercook College of Music

Started at the Old Town School in January of 1994


Private Lessons in the 8-week session beginning 06/20/2022

Mondays 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Wednesdays 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Saturdays 10:45 am – 3:00 pm


Group Classes for the session beginning 06/20/2022

Blues Band - Live! with Lenny Marsh

$240 ($220 members)

06/22/2022 – 08/10/2022 (8 meetings)

Wednesdays · 6:30 PM – 7:50 PM · In-Person @4544 N Lincoln Ave

Blues Band - Live! with Lenny Marsh

$240 ($220 members)

06/22/2022 – 08/10/2022 (8 meetings)

Wednesdays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM · In-Person @4544 N Lincoln Ave

Big Drummers: 5 - 7 years with Lenny Marsh

for kids with birthdays between: 06/25/2014 and 08/25/2017

$160 ($140 members)

06/25/2022 – 08/13/2022 (8 meetings)

Saturdays · 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM · In-Person @4545 N Lincoln Ave

Little Drummers with Lenny Marsh

for kids with birthdays between: 06/25/2017 and 08/25/2019

$160 ($140 members)

06/25/2022 – 08/13/2022 (8 meetings)

Saturdays · 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM · In-Person @4545 N Lincoln Ave


Group Classes for the session beginning 06/20/2022

Beginning Drum Kit Mini Camp 5 - 8 Years with Lenny Marsh

for kids with birthdays between: 08/08/2013 and 09/08/2017

$115 ($95 members)

08/08/2022 – 08/12/2022 (1 meetings)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays · 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM · In-Person @4545 N Lincoln Ave

Class is full — Call 773.728.6000 for waiting list info

Beginning Drum Kit Mini Camp 8 - 12 Years with Lenny Marsh

for kids with birthdays between: 08/08/2009 and 09/08/2013

$115 ($95 members)

08/08/2022 – 08/12/2022 (1 meetings)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays · 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM · In-Person @4545 N Lincoln Ave

Class is full — Call 773.728.6000 for waiting list info