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Teachers at the Old Town School

Philip Caldwell

Piano, Voice

Musical Theater, Jazz, Pop

Piano: Faber Method

Phil Caldwell has 20 years' experience as a pianist/music director in Chicago theater, including productions for The Goodman Theatre, American Theater Company, the national touring company of The Second City, Victory Gardens, Emerald City Theatre Company, Davenport's Cabaret, Annoyance Theatre, Organic Theater Company, Red Tape Theatre Company, and Live Bait Theater. He is currently a faculty member in the Theatre department at Columbia College Chicago and has also worked as a vocal coach and accompanist in the Theatre Conservatory at Roosevelt University, the community music department at DePaul University, and for the vocal arts component of the City of Chicago's Gallery 37 program for high school students. Phil also serves as music director for the Edison Park United Methodist Church.

Education: BM, Piano Performance: The Sherwood Conservatory of Music
MA, Interdisciplinary Arts: Columbia College Chicago

Started at the Old Town School in September of 2019


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

Wednesdays 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Saturdays 9:15 am – 5:30 pm