Student Showcases

Most student showcase performances for our adult classes take place on the same day and at the same location that the class is regularly held. The vibe is a lot like a Second Half. Grab a drink and root for your Old Town School-mates!

Come Watch Our Adult Students ROCK!

On-site Student Showcase Dates
March - April Session: April 23 - 29
April - June Session: June 18 - 24

Lincoln Campus Classes — Weekday Morning Classes

  • Monday Classes - 11:00 AM in Szold Hall (4545 N. Lincoln)
  • Wednesday Classes - 11:00 AM in the front lobby (4545 N. Lincoln)
  • Friday Classes - 11:15 AM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)

Lincoln Campus Classes — Weekday Evening Classes

  • Monday 8:00 PM Classes - 8:40 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Tuesday 6:30 PM Classes - 7:30 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Tuesday 8:00 PM Classes - 8:40 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Any Tuesday Dance classes may perform starting at 7:15 PM in Szold Hall (4545 N. Lincoln)
  • Wednesday Evening Classes - 7:10 PM in Szold Hall (4545 N. Lincoln)
  • Thursday 5:30 PM Classes - 6:30 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Thursday 7:00 PM Classes - 7:30 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Thursday 8:30 PM Classes - 9:10 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)

Lincoln Campus Classes — Weekend Classes

  • Saturday Classes - 12:00 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Sunday Classes - 12:30 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln) (Djembe, West African Dance, Guitar)

Armitage Avenue Classes

  • Monday & Tuesday Classes - 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday Classes - 7:20 PM, 9:00 PM
  • Sunday Classes - 1:00 PM

More Onsite Showcases


Ensemble Showcase
Sunday, April 22, 5:30 PM
Hall, 909 West Armitage Avenue
5:40 PM - Eclectic Electric Ensemble with Tommi Zender & Steve Doyle
6:30 PM - New Americana Ensemble with Alton Smith
7:25 PM - Beatles Acoustic with Tommi Zender
7:55 PM - Folk Rock Acoustic Ensemble with Tommi Zender
8:25 PM - Beyond Guitar 3 (aka COTQ Ensemble) with Tommi Zender

Musical Theater Ensemble with Cathy Norden, Jeff Gandy, Mary Peterson
Tuesday, April 24, 6:30 PM
Maurer Hall, 4544 North Lincoln Avenue

Ensemble Showcase
Saturday, April 28, 4:45 PM
Hall, 909 West Armitage Avenue
4:45 PM - Steely Dan Ensemble with Cathy Norden
5:30 PM - Guitar 4Ever with Rebecca Toon & Jimmy Tomasello
6:00 PM - Punk Ensemble with Shelley Miller
6:45 PM - Merge Records Ensemble with Shelley Miller


Offsite Performances


Jug Band Ensemble & Old Time Revival Ensemble
with Jonas Friddle
The 2nd Thursday of Every Other Month (February, April, June, August, October, and December)
The Grafton, 4530 N. Lincoln Avenue

Ensemble Showcase with John Mead
Saturday, April 21, 8:00 PM
Silvie's, 1902 W. Irving Park Road
'80s Ensemble
R&B Ensemble plays songs of the Isley Brothers
Tom Petty Ensemble

Ensemble Showcase
Sunday, April 22, 5:30 PM
Silvie's, 1902 W. Irving Park Road
Women's Acoustic Ensemble with Andrea Bunch
Windy City Ensemble with Andrea Bunch
'90s Ensemble with Andrea Bunch
Here and Now Ensemble with Andrea Bunch & Randy Morris

Chicago Bluegrass Showcase
Bluegrass Ensemble
with John Huber & Colby Maddox
Monday, April 23, 9:00 PM
The Grafton, 4530 North Lincoln Avenue

Ensemble Showcase with Dan Fulkerson
Friday, April 27, 7:30 PM
Phyllis' Musical Inn, 1800 W. Division
7:30 PM - Overdrive 2 Electric Guitar Styles
8:30 - Black Keys/White Stripes Ensemble
9:30 - Unibrow

Ensemble Showcase with Steve Levitt
Friday, April 27 & Saturday, April 28, 7:00 PM
Hidden Cove, 5636 N. Lincoln Avenue
Friday:
Grateful Dead Ensemble
Concept - Soundtrack Album Ensemble
Saturday:
The Beatles Ensemble plays Meet the Beatles
'60s Classics Ensemble

Klezmer Ensemble with Maryanne Bossert
Saturday, April 28, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
City News Café, 4018 N. Cicero

Ensemble Showcase
Saturday, April 28, 4:00 PM
Phyllis' Musical Inn, 1800 W. Division
4:00 PM - Reggae Ensemble with Gregg Ostrom
5:00 PM - Wilco Ensemble with Bob Goins
6:00 PM - Hendrix Ensemble with Bob Goins
7:00 PM - Band Coaching with Bob Goins

Ensemble Showcase with Charles Kim
Sunday, April 29, 7:00 PM
Independence Tap, 3932 W. Irving Park Road
Beatles for Beginners Ensemble
Crimson Octopus Society
Classic Album Ensemble plays Modern Lovers' Modern Lovers
Songwriter Ensemble

Songwriters' Showcase with Steve Dawson
Sunday, April 29, 7:00 PM
Silvie's, 1902 W. Irving Park Road

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