Teachers at the Old Town School

Steve Rosen

Fiddle, Banjo, Mandolin

Teaching styles include: Claw hammer and frailing style of Banjo. Old Time Fiddle. Back-up guitar for stringband. Teaches by ear. Education: Has been playing for 25 years. Additionally: Plays a variety of other instruments, inluding Mandolin, Piano and also sings country, bluegrass and old time music, as well as other vocal styles.

Started at the Old Town School in September of 1992


Group Classes for the session beginning 09/04/2017

Fiddle 1 with Steve Rosen
$196 ($186 members)
for 8 weeks
09/05/2017 – 10/24/2017Tuesdays · 6:30 PM – 7:50 PM4545 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Fiddle 3 with Steve Rosen
$196 ($186 members)
for 8 weeks
09/05/2017 – 10/24/2017Tuesdays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM4545 N Lincoln AveClass is full — Call 773.728.6000 for waiting list info

Group Classes for the session beginning 10/30/2017

Fiddle 1 Repertoire with Steve Rosen
$196 ($186 members)
for 8 weeks
10/31/2017 – 12/19/2017Tuesdays · 6:30 PM – 7:50 PM4545 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Fiddle 3 with Steve Rosen
$196 ($186 members)
for 8 weeks
10/31/2017 – 12/19/2017Tuesdays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM4545 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Fiddle 2 with Steve Rosen
$196 ($186 members)
for 8 weeks
11/01/2017 – 12/20/2017Wednesdays · 6:30 PM – 7:50 PM4544 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Old Time Ensemble with Paul Tyler · Steve Rosen
Note: the Wednesday night class is a half hour longer than most evening classes and ensembles, meeting for 110 minutes every week, allowing students to explore and arrange songs more deeply and learn more tunes.
$250 ($240 members)
for 8 weeks
11/01/2017 – 12/20/2017Wednesdays · 8:00 PM – 9:50 PM4544 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Clawhammer Banjo 1 with Steve Rosen
$172 ($163 members)
for 7 weeks
11/02/2017 – 12/21/2017Thursdays · 7:00 PM – 8:20 PM4545 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW
Clawhammer Banjo 3 with Steve Rosen
$172 ($163 members)
for 7 weeks
11/02/2017 – 12/21/2017Thursdays · 8:30 PM – 9:50 PM4545 N Lincoln AveREGISTER NOW

The Old Town School of Folk Music, Inc.
4544 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL 60625  •  773.728.6000