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Old Town School of Folk Music

230 reviews on Yelp
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Closed. Will open today at 9:00 AM·9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Mon:9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Tue:9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Wed:9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Thu:9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Fri:9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Sat:9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sun:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
In 1957, folk musician Win Stracke opened a small school teaching folk music in Old Town. Today, Old Town School of Folk Music has moved further north and expan... more
In 1957, folk musician Win Stracke opened a small school teaching folk music in Old Town. Today, Old Town School of Folk Music has moved further north and expanded into not only an internationally known school, but also a performance venue that features many well-known folk performers. Students can learn a variety of ethnic dance and music styles. Sign up to learn how to play blues harmonica, Irish ballad singing, African drumming and much more. There is also a retail store where you can find dozens of books and tapes.... less
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Reviews

  • Gus D.
    Gus D.
    10/27/2017
    My wife signed our daughter up for the Lullabies class (0-6 months) with Julie and I ended up being pleasantly surprised. The class is only 30 minutes but our daughter seems to really enjoy it. If...more
  • Tim S.
    Tim S.
    10/6/2016
    Their World Music Wednesday series pulled us into the space last night after wandering by it for the past few years, have to say I feel a little like a chump for not exploring this space sooner....more
  • Emily R.
    Emily R.
    5/15/2017
    I highly recommend taking belly dance classes here with Erika - she's a great instructor, very knowledgeable about Egyptian dance. The school offers each class the opportunity to perform at the...more
  • Shelley H.
    12/7/2017
    This review is about the customer service ONLY. I didn't end up getting lessons here because I was so frustrated with setting everything up. First of all, every time you call this place you wait...more
  • Kathy S.
    Kathy S.
    7/14/2017
    One of the things I miss most about living in Lincoln Square is The OTSOFM. They have dance and music classes that are taught by instructors with professional experience and performances from...more