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October Crifasi October Crifasi is a professional singer-songwriter, and music educator with experience teaching nationwide, including several years on the faculty at the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago, Illinois. While a full-time instructor at Old Town School, October honed her skills as a group teacher, ensemble leader, songwriter, and performer working with artists like Justin Townes Earle and founding the school's first femal rock ensemble (still being taught by a former student). Her positive and humorous attitudes towards the guitar and music in general made her a student favorite and an integral part of the guitar faculty. October has maintained an active teaching studio and group program in Los Angeles for over twelve years, as well as providing coaching and consultation services to the local film and television community working on projects for the Great American Country Channel (GAC), MTV, and Lifetime Networks. She currently writes a monthly column for Acoustic Guitar Magazine called Here's How (tips and techniques for beginners) and is a guest private and group instructor on October Crifasi's official website: Blog: