Join Ms. Downs this summer for Arts Camp! We'll be exploring different techniques and mediums including Acrylic Painting, Clay, Weaving, Watercolors, Embroidery and Spirography. There are two sessions of camp, 1st through 3rd grades and 4th through 6th grades. We will be Virtual unless social distancing allows in person meeting.  If in person is possible camp will take place at 2124 W. Lawrence Ave. 

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We are currently offering both Virtual and In-Person lessons.  Please visit registration pages for details.  

For details regarding our In-Person Studio Health and Safety Protocol, click here

 Summer Programs  are available for registration. Musical Chairs is offering In-Person lesson resuming July 14th in a socially distanced environment.  We will continue offering virtual opportunities for any client who prefers them. 

Private Adult Music Lessons in Chicago, Lincoln Square

Special Summer Virtual Program - The Birth of Rock and Pop

Musical Chairs offers private music lessons for you too. Whether you are wanting to refresh what you learned as a child or start from the beginning - what they say about Old Dogs doesn't apply!  Lessons are being offered via video - virtual environment as well as In-person.

Don't see what you're looking for? Let us know! We pride ourselves in offering instruction resources with the depth and versatility to tailor a program for each student's needs.

Private Lessons in Piano, Guitar, Drums (Percussion), Ukulele, Violin, Voice, Harp, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet. Students are accepted on a rolling schedule. We know that our adult students are busy and may require some schedule flexibility. We offer 3 options for private adult music lessons. No contracts or sessions. 

  • Weekly for 30-45 minutes.
  • Bi-monthly for 45 minutes.
  • Flexible Scheduling for busy adults with unpredictable schedules.

Zoom Music Shares - Our informal version of a recital, we are offering these zoom sessions as a way for the novice musicians to connect with other adult students, share what they are working on and enjoy music with others in our community. 

Borelli's After Dark Performance Nights (post quarantine) - Musical Chairs partners with Borelli's Pizzeria for adult amateur performance nights. Our adult students periodically gather for pizza,  beverages and a night of musical camaraderie that is fun for all.  



Join us for a journey through the history of Blues, Jazz, Rock, and Funk. Listen and discuss the classics as well as less known gems and jewels. Learn to distinguish music styles, genres, periods and expand your knowledge of music history. This class is donation based. A recommended donation of $20/class is suggested to compensate the instructor for their time and help them recuperate lost performance income during the Covid19 crisis, but this is completely voluntary.

Tuesday evenings from 7:30 - 8:30 pm beginning June 2.  The program will consist of two 6-week sessions.

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Tuition for Private Adult Music Lessons

$35 for 30 minute lessons      |      $50 for 45 minute lessons

For Adults