Old Town School of Folk Music and Lorenzo’s House join forces.  If you are located in the Chicagoland area and an individual living with younger-onset dementia (diagnosed between the ages of 30 – 65). Join us for an in-person interactive experience for you and your carepartner where music and expression ignite joy. This is an inclusive and stimulating learning environment of personal connection and fun.

Led by a Chicago-based musician and educator, this interactive experience where music and expression ignite joy and personal connection. Join us after each session to share conversation, refreshments and build community. 

For more information, please contact: Jennifer Walker at jennifer@lorenzoshouse.org


This is an in-person event taking place at Old Town School of Folk Music.

Location: 4545 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625.



Lenny Marsh

Lenny’s teaching styles are: drum set, rhythm and movement, Brazilian percussion, African drumming, and the Electric Blues Ensemble. Lenny has studied with Bobby Tilles, Kenny Aronoff, Babatunde Olajunji, Julius Adeniyi and he says, “I love all of the different music I get to teach here!”

Lenny is an educator, workshop facilitator and musician who has worked extensively with the Old Town School of Folk Music and Chicago Public Schools. Lenny has a dynamic teaching style which meets the needs of various learners, including children in pre-school through high school, young adults to elders, as well as children and adults with special needs and learning challenges.


Education: B.A. Music Education, Vandercook College of Music
Started at the Old Town School in January of 1994

Thank you to everyone who participated in our summer pilot series!

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