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Updated May 9, 2022: Masks are strongly recommended on campus and vaccination or negative covid test is required for entry. Please view our Health & Safety page for specific policy details for in-person classes and concerts. »

News From Old Town School

Current events, press releases, and important information happening on campus and across the Old Town School universe!

Musical Adventure Group

Health & Safety Measures - Together, In Tune

While we are excited to make music together in person again, we take the health and safety of our community very seriously. Please read our updated policies for visiting our campuses, as proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test is required for entry for all classes, concerts & events.

Read Our Health & Safety Update

Wiggleworms Parties At Home or Online

From Wiggleworms at home to sing-a-long parties, your child’s next birthday or special event can have a unique musical experience for groups of all sizes.

Learn More About Wiggleworms Parties

The Second Half is Online!

Our free daily jam. A tradition from the early days of Old Town School, gather together with other core guitar students after class for a jam led by teachers featuring songs from the songbook and pop classics.

View Online Second Half Schedule

Online Class Info

Tips and information for the best class experience in the new virtual world.

Meet Our Teaching Artists

Over 250 of the most talented artists in Chicago ready to inspire you in classes and lessons!

Class Policies

Read about our policies around class refunds, credits, and applicable discounts.

Upcoming Workshops

Workshops are special, one-time educational experiences of music and dance with master teachers from around the world and at the Old Town School.

Directions & Campuses

You have to get here to be here! Easy access to our campuses via public transportation in both Lincoln Square and Lincoln Park.

Financial Aid Available

We provide financial aid to both children and adults for private lessons and group classes based on financial need.

Rental Instruments At Our Music Store

You don’t have to own an instrument to join our classes. You are able to apply a percentage of your rental fee toward a purchase of a new instrument too!

Membership

A great way to get more involved with Old Town School, supporting our mission providing arts education for everyone. Member benefits include class discounts, gifts and early access for concert tickets.