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 Pullitzer Prize-winning playwright

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Quality Arts
for All

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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PMAY Community Event: Richard Antoine White aka RAWTuba
Friday, March 31, 2023 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Mary Louise Curtis Branch 416 Queen St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147

PMAY Artists’ Initiative, in collaboration with WRTI-FM is delighted to present tubist and author, Dr. Richard Antoine White, and his brother, rapper William White, in Philadelphia for a performance and talk at our Mary Louise Curtis Branch.

Saturday, April 01, 2023 10:00 am Wynnefield Branch 4910 Wynnefield Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Settlement News March 20, 2023
Coming Up! Settlement’s Annual Concert – April 1 at 7 p.m.

Join us Saturday April 1, for a free concert of performances featuring outstanding young musicians from across all of Settlement’s branches.

Settlement News March 20, 2023
March Branch Newsletters

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Settlement News February 9, 2023
Faculty Spotlight: McEwen Walters Awarded Steinway Top Teacher Award

We are thrilled to share the news that Mr. Walters is an official recipient of the Steinway Top Teacher Award!