Scott Besaw
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Interested in learning to play the guitar? Would you like to improve your singing voice? Perhaps you'd like to be able to sing and play at the same time? Scott Besaw is a patient and enthusiastic teacher with over twenty-eight years of experience teaching guitar and vocal techniques to students of all ages. Scott teaches both private lessons and with the Old Town School of Folk Music.
Scott with one of his Old Town classes.

Old Town School of Folk Music

Scott has been a teacher at the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago since February of 2002. He teaches both adult and children's classes — from the popular Wiggleworms class for children as young as 6 months old to adult guitar and vocal classes. His current course schedule includes:
  • Open Stage 101
  • Guitar for Adults
  • Vocal Technique for Guitarists
  • Guitar and Vocal Studio
He also teaches private lessons at the Old Town School on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. For more information about Old Town, including the current class schedule and information on how to register, please visit the Old Town School of Music Web Site. To view classes taught by Scott, use the search function under the appropriate age group, adults or children, and enter "Besaw" as the instructor or visit his instructor page on their site.

Private Lessons

Scott also offers music instruction in guitar and vocal techniques independent of Old Town; however, his schedule is currently full. Please contact Scott if you are interested in learning of any openings in his schedule.