classes                        & workshops


NEW OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC CLASSES BEGIN TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 5

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Guitar 4Ever

Tuesdays • Beginning September 5 • 8:00 pm • 8 weeks • Old Town School of Folk Music • 4544 N. Lincoln Avenue • Chicago IL • 773 728 6000.

We’ll work on finger picking accompaniment and melody, and get into acoustic blues. We’ll further our study of the finger board and work at stretching our fingers and deepening our listening skills. We’ll engage in playing ensemble and cover a bunch of great songs from the Old Town School songbook and choices by the class and instructor.

Cost $196 ($186 members). Information and enrollment at www.oldtownschool.org.


Guitar 1 Repertoire

Thursdays • Beginning September 7 • 5:30 pm • 8 weeks • Old Town School of Folk Music • 4544 N. Lincoln Avenue • Chicago IL • 773 728 6000

We’ll work on some new chords and strums. We’ll explore the beginnings of finger style and discover some simple melodies on the finger board just witing to be played. More songs of course! From pop, rock, folk, country and songs from the great collection in the Old Town School of Folk Music Songbook. Join us!

Cost $196 ($186 members). Information and enrollment at www.oldtownschool.org.


The Oak Park School of Folk Music

Saturday September 30 • 11:00 am • 1:00 pm • First United Church of Oak Park • 848 Lake Street

In 1956 the Old Town School of Folk Music was born in a living room in Oak Park, Illinois. Sixty years later, we begin again. Youth Guitar, Guitar Basics, 5-String Banjo Basics, Fiddle Repertoire, Finger Picking Guitar Basics, Improvise & Solo, Celebrating Tradition, Irish Fiddle and Singing Together:Melody & Harmony. All in one day. Join Jason McInnes, Maura Lally, Peggy Browning, Mark Mitchell and Mark Dvorak for an historic celbration of music, learning and community. 

Cost for each class is only $25. Sponsored by Music and Potlucks. Detailed information here. 312 315 4273 • musicandpotlucks@gmail.com.


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Thursday Special Folk Jam

Every Thursday, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm - FREE                                

The Old Town School of Folk Music's weekly jam. All are welcome, all are invited to join faculty, students, visitors and passers by for a memorable, musical evening. No enrollment necessary. Walk in, join in. 

Old Town School of Folk Music, 4545 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago. Learn more at www.oldtownschool.org.


Stay in touch • info@markdvorak.com • PO Box 181 • Brookfield IL 60513 • 312 315 4273