Welcome to the Friendly School of Folk Music! We offer a wide variety of classes, instruments, and schedule options. Private and Semi-Private lessons can begin at any time, so just CALL THE SCHOOL, 708-749-1932. Group lessons run on an eight week session schedule. Below you will find information on lessons and tuition however we love talking with people, so give us a call!
Private Lesson Tuition Rates - 8 sessions***
30 minute private lesson - $230
45 minute private lesson - $295
60 minute private lesson - $365
Semi-Private Tution Rates- 8 sessions***
Semi-Private lessons are great way for two friends or family members to share the learning experience, have someone to practice with, and save a little money in the process.
45 minute semi-private lesson - $190
***Private and Semi Private Lessons can begin at any time just call the school at 708-749-1932 to get started! The Friendly School understands life happens, so you do not need to take the sessions concurrently. We work with you to fit your schedule. We are happy to accomodate any needed schedule changes, but to prevent charge we need 24 hours notice. Less than 24 hour notice will be at the school discretion to bill for the missed class or not.
Group Lessons- 8 week session
Group lesson have 3 to 8 students and the schedule of start dates can be found below. The cost is for the 8 week session, and the classes run concurrent weeks unless stated in the class description.
50 minute group lesson - $170
Tuition is due in full by the first session. You can pay online with a credit card when you register, but there is a 3% processing fee for all credit card transactions. We welcome you to bring a check or cash to the first class to avoid the processing fee. The Friendly School offers a $30.00 family discount if you have multiple students enrolled from one family or you have a student enrolled in multiple classes.