Old Town School of Music

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The Old Town School of Folk Music teaches and celebrates music and cultural expressions rooted in the traditions of diverse American and global communities.

Founded in 1957, the Old Town School of Folk Music provides a wide range of music, dance, theater, and visual arts courses to people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. Whatever one's interest, the Old Town School provides broad access to more than 700 accredited class offerings, private lessons, and workshops that span an array of artistic genres.

  • Ravenswood Branch

    4544 N Lincoln Ave, Ravenswood, Chicago
  • Ranch Triangle Branch

    909 W. Armitage Avenue, Ranch Triangle, Chicago
  • Near South Side Branch

    1312 S. Michigan Avenue, Near South Side, Chicago

Courses offered by Old Town School of Music



Zumba is a fusion of Latin and popular music dance themes that creates a dynamic, exciting and effective alternative to "working out." Zumba combines dance moves from salsa, merengue, samba, flamenco, and African, with hip pops, booty shakes and shoulder shimmies

by Old Town School of Music

Adult Tap

Tap is a rhythmic, percussive, folk dance, originating in America that is like poetry in motion, spoken by various rhythms of the feet, using shuffles, stomps, slides, turns, and time-steps to create dynamic show-stopping routines

by Old Town School of Music

Hip-Hop Dance

Driven by choreography, this class introduces students to hip-hop-based movement combinations and contemporary styles of performance dance

by Old Town School of Music

Flamenco Dance

Join this lively introduction to the passionate dances of Spain's streets and bistros. Learn about its Spanish, Moorish, African, and Romani influences

by Old Town School of Music

Belly Dance

Egyptian belly dance has its roots in Egyptian social and folkloric dances but has been influenced by western dance genres. From its origins to our days, Egyptian raqs sharqi has changed and it has spread around the world. However, it maintains certain elements that distinguish it from other genres

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