Activities & Resources
Old Town School of Folk Music352in Chicago, IL 60614
about Old Town School of Folk Music:
Children's classes run eight or 16 weeks, and are forty-five minutes to one hour in length.
Teen classes are just for students ages 11-18, and are offered during afterschool and weekend hours. All classes meet once a week, and most are 80 minutes in length, in a relaxed group atmosphere of eight to twelve students. Most teen music classes cost $90 for 8 weeks of classes; theater classes run 16 weeks.
Starlight: Teen Open Mic at the Old Town School takes the stage from 7pm to 10pm on the second Friday of every month. Call for information or to be added to the teen open mic mailing list. This new monthly event is a showcase for musicians, actors, and audience members. Come to participate or watch, and check out what the Old Town School is all about. The school provides the auditorium, stage, sound equipment, and snacks; you provide the entertainment. At the 909 W. Armitage Avenue location.
Birthday Parties: Kids can "wiggle" and jam at their next birthday party, or you can hire a kid's performer to attend your next family-oriented social event. Call Jenna Murfin at 773.751.3326 to book your favorite teacher. The Referral Service can also provide anything from classical, to blues, to latin music and more.
Summer camp programs, including music and theatre camps, are open to children ages six through 10.