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Lauren Slipkowsky

Fiddle/Violin Instructors (PT)

The Old Town School of Folk Music seeks part-time fiddle/violin teachers to teach group
classes and private lessons at its Lincoln Park and Lincoln Square locations.


Minimum of Bachelor's Degree (Music Education or Performance preferred)
Minimum two years of teaching experience preferred
Experience teaching private fiddle/violin lessons preferred
High level of musicianship and personal responsibility
Ability to teach beginning through advanced levels required
Afternoon, evening, and weekend availability is required
Ability to teach young children through adults
Candidate with a knowledge of diverse fiddle/violin repertoire preferred
Multi-instrumentalist and ability to teach online a plus

Discounts at the School and some voluntary benefits are available for part-time

If interested and qualified, please send a resume to

Equal Employment Opportunity
Old Town School is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees. Old Town School strives to be an inclusive and equitable organization that is reflective of the diversity of the city of Chicago. We seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. This is critical to our success as a community focused organization.

About Old Town School of Folk Music
Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music (“OTSFM”) is the largest community school of the arts in the U.S. and a non-profit organization committed to celebrating American music and global cultures. Founded in 1957, Old Town School provides a wide range of music, dance, and arts courses to people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. Whatever one's interest, Old Town School provides broad access to more than 700 weekly class offerings, a broad array of private lessons, and over 400 concerts and community events per year.

Old Town School of Folk Music opened its Lincoln Square facility in 1998 and expanded in 2012. The Old Town School operates two campuses located in Chicago's Lincoln Square and Lincoln Park neighborhoods that include world-class concert halls, classrooms, an award-winning music store, and a music resource center. Online classes were introduced in 2020 and students from nearly every state and a dozen countries participated over the course of the pandemic. Children's classes are also held at several suburban satellite locations. More information is available at

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Chicago/Lincoln Square & Lincoln Park