Presentation of Letters to OTSFM Board

Nine members of Save Old Town School appeared the School's Board of Directors at the meeting on November 29th to present the board members with printed, bound copies of 136 letters collected through the “Letters to the Board” campaign, to repeat our request to pause the sale of 909 W. Armitage, and our offer to help the School overcome its challenges.

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Bring a Banjo

At the rally on Saturday, we sang the song “Bring a Banjo”, which was written by Jim Wearne for a songwriting contest at the Old Town School in 1977. We tracked him down to ask permission to reprint the lyrics. He gave his blessing and wrote this wonderful post!

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Steph Wulz
Remarks from Lindsay Weinberg

Lindsay is a full time educator at the Old Town School of Folk Music (since 2005), a teaching artist through Ravinia's Reach Teach Play program, and a solo performer for both kids and adults. She is a recipient of Old Town School of Folk Music's Distinguished Teaching Artist award this year.

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Steph Wulz