Teachers at the Old Town School

Tony do Rosario

Jazz Guitar

Styles - Jazz and Bossa Nova. Tony specializes in teaching general music, which will apply to any style of music.

Techniques - Fingerstyle, Alternate Picking, Improvisation Concepts, Rhythmic Vocabulary & Development , and Chordal Voicing Awareness

Tony’s teaching style is like being a sports coach. He analyzes his students to find their weakness in their playing so that they can work on that. He believes he can inspire students to play music at a higher level. Tony’s classroom is energetic, thought provoking, and fun.

Tony has done many things in his life one being able to play at some significant jazz clubs in the United States. Such as, New York City: Birdland and Smalls. Philadelphia: Chris Jazz
Club. Los Angeles: Catalina Bar & Grill and Baked Potato. Chicago: Jazz Showcase and
Andy's Jazz Club.

Tony do Rosario is sponsored by Eastman Guitars.

Education: Musicians Institute '94-'95.
Studied private lessons with Joe Diorio, Ted Greene & Sid Jacobs.

Started at the Old Town School in March of 2007


Private Lessons in the 8-week session beginning 10/28/2019

Mondays 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm at 4544 N Lincoln Ave
Tuesdays 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm at 4545 N Lincoln Ave
Wednesdays 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm at 4545 N Lincoln Ave
Saturdays 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm at 4544 N Lincoln Ave
Sundays 10:00 am – 5:00 pm at 4545 N Lincoln Ave


Private Lessons in the 8-week session beginning 01/06/2020

Mondays 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm at 1312 S Michigan Ave
Tuesdays 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm at 4545 N Lincoln Ave
Wednesdays 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm at 4545 N Lincoln Ave
Saturdays 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm at 4544 N Lincoln Ave
Sundays 10:00 am – 5:00 pm at 4545 N Lincoln Ave


Group Classes for the session beginning 01/06/2020

The Progressing Guitarist with Tony do Rosario

$177 ($159 members)

01/06/2020 – 02/24/2020 (7 meetings)

Mondays · 7:30 PM – 8:50 PM · 1312 S Michigan Ave

Progressing Teen Guitarist with Tony do Rosario

$404 ($384 members)

01/07/2020 – 04/21/2020 (16 meetings)

Tuesdays · 5:00 PM – 6:20 PM · 4544 N Lincoln Ave

Introduction to Jazz Guitar with Tony do Rosario

$202 ($182 members)

01/08/2020 – 02/26/2020 (8 meetings)

Wednesdays · 6:30 PM – 7:50 PM · 4544 N Lincoln Ave

Jazz Guitar 4Ever with Tony do Rosario

$202 ($182 members)

01/08/2020 – 02/26/2020 (8 meetings)

Wednesdays · 8:00 PM – 9:20 PM · 4544 N Lincoln Ave

Jazz Guitar 2 with Tony do Rosario

$202 ($182 members)

01/11/2020 – 02/29/2020 (8 meetings)

Saturdays · 11:00 AM – 12:20 PM · 4544 N Lincoln Ave

The Progressing Guitarist with Tony do Rosario

Work on fingerboard geometry, scale comprehension, chord vocabulary, and the ability to understand the framework of every song

$202 ($182 members)

01/11/2020 – 02/29/2020 (8 meetings)

Saturdays · 1:00 PM – 2:20 PM · 4544 N Lincoln Ave