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I Come For to Sing:The Homecoming Alumni Concert

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Join us for this fun-filled homecoming event featuring many friends and former teachers. Join Frank Hamilton, the very first teacher of the Old Town School, …

A Beginner Learns Guitar

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A Beginner Learns Guitar is MD's 29 page reflection for those who are new to the guitar and for those who haven't started yet. The chapters are presented …

Folk singer Dvorak to present Academy of Lifetime Learning

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JOURNAL GAZETTE & TIMES COURIER 

February 22, 2012

CHARLESTON IL - A free workshop presented by professional folk singer Mark Dvorak is planned for March 14.

New Old Town School of Folk Music classes

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The new session at the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago begins March 5, 2012 and there is still room in MD's classes. 

Mondays beginning March 5, …

Win Stracke's Dream

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Singer, performer, activist, educator and co-founder of Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music, Win Stracke was born on February 20, 1908. 

To celebrate Win's …

Noam Pikelny on WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour

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In 2010 five string banjo wizard Noam Pikelny was awarded the first Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass. Pikelny credits the Old Town …

Best Albums of 2011 by Michael Glitz

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Award winning free lance writer Michael Glitz has weighed in on his picks for the best albums for the year 2011. Number 24 is Live From the Old Town School, …

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Chicago area listeners can purchase all of MDs CDs at the Old Town School of Folk Music's Music Store. The store is located in the Lincoln Avenue West Building, …

Cover Me

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Two MD originals have been included on projects recently released by Chicago artists. MD performs the previously unreleased, In the Shadow of the Mountain

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