Named a National Top 10 Music Organization

Charity Navigator named Settlement Music School one of the top ten organizations in the nation, working to preserve and expand music education and access to the musical arts.

“Settlement educated me on piano and so much more: how to listen, how to cultivate a mentor, responsibility, culture, and the relationship between what I give and what I get in my individual pursuits. Settlement helped me become the artist, community member, and leader that I am today.” Quiara Alegría Hudes, Settlement alumna and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright

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Quality Arts
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We designed our flexible, best-in-class programming in music, dance, and creative arts therapy with our students in mind. Regardless of age, background, ability, or economic circumstances, there is a place for you at Settlement.

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Settlement News January 4, 2024
Spotlight on Settlement Music Online and Faculty Member Scott Coulter

Learn more about faculty member Scott Coulter and his experience at Settlement Music Online!

Settlement News March 19, 2024
Settlement on 6ABC’s Art of Aging

Our Adult Chamber Players Program was featured on 6ABC’s Art of Aging series! Check out the full video and story on their website.

Settlement News March 19, 2024
Settlement Student Aidan Peterson Featured on WRTI Young Artist Spotlight

Check out Aidan’s fantastic interview as well as his “Meet the Trumpet” video on the WRTI website!