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Old Town School of Folk Music

246 reviews on Yelp
Technical School
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Closed. Will open today at 9:00 AM·9:00 AM - 5:00 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

  • David S.
    David S.
    4/7/2019
    I came in to buy a guitar for my girlfriend, knowing nothing about guitars. I received the best customer service from the staff, hooking me up with the best quality guitar that was within my price...more
  • M M.
    M M.
    3/11/2019
    First appearances, this school seems great. Steeped in history, convenient location, beautiful music hall. But my experiences there over the last 10 years have disappointed. This review is for...more
  • Maryam S.
    6/8/2019
    It's a good place for music. But the major problem all parents complain about it, is there's no make up classes for any absent class. W r very happy with the teachers.more
  • Li K.
    4/5/2019
    Very disappointed with the work done on my instrument. It took them overnight to put on strings. Something was wrong with it when I tried to tune it. I do not know the instrument's parts, but it...more
  • Daniel S.
    3/27/2019
    I don't know, I want to love hanging out here but my feelings are kind of mixed. I've taken guitar lessons here and I've been a part of two ensembles. With guitar course it felt way too stiff. It...more