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
Education
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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Upcoming
Events

Performance Hour
Saturday, February 04, 2023 10:00 am Kardon-Northeast Branch 3745 Clarendon Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19114
getJazzed Day
Sunday, February 05, 2023 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm Settlement Music School, Mary Louise Curtis Branch 416 Queen st.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
News December 8, 2022
December Branch Newsletters

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Settlement News November 23, 2022
Thank You to our Settlement Family

A message of thanks to our whole Settlement family from Settlement Music School CEO, Helen Eaton.

News November 21, 2022
Three Alumni Making Big Waves!

This past summer, we heard amazing news from three of our alumni, Na’Zir McFadden, Robyn Bollinger, and Michael Casimir.