Settlement News

Helen Eaton at Innov8rs Unconference
Settlement News June 24, 2021
Helen Eaton at Innov8rs Unconference

Settlement CEO Helen Eaton shared her experience leading innovation at a legacy community arts school during the Innov8rs Connect Unconference, a collaborative learning event featuring a list of presenters from around the world.

Settlement Music School
Settlement News June 19, 2021
Honoring Juneteenth

A message from our CEO on Juneteenth.

A settlement student at the Mary Louise Curtis Branch
Settlement News June 14, 2021
Philadelphia Magazine features Settlement in its pandemic reflection series

“A lifeline amidst this terrible year.” That is how New York Times Bestselling Author Jennifer Weiner describes what Settlement Music School offered her this past year. Her piece, featured in the June edition of Philadelphia Magazine, focused on how music helped people stay connected to each other and to their shared humanity during the pandemic.

Dance/Movement Therapist Daniella Brown
Settlement News February 26, 2021
Settlement Launches New Four-Week Kids Movement Program

Settlement Music School is now offering Creative Release, a four-week children’s online movement class, facilitated by trained dance/movement therapist, Daniella Brown.

Settlement News February 17, 2021
Catch our Karin Fuller Capanna Faculty Recital on YouTube!

The full performance premiered on Sunday, February 14, and is available on our YouTube channel, so you can watch, re-watch, and share with all your friends!

Settlement News January 7, 2021
PHL17 visits Settlement for lessons in percussion, dance, and piano

While masked and socially distanced, Khiree Stewart jumped right in for live demo lessons with faculty members Andy Thierauf, Daniella Brown, and Ian Sadock.

Settlement News November 24, 2020
In the Key of Innovation
A free conversation on innovation, hosted by Youngmoo Kim, Professor and Director of Drexel University’s ExCITe Center and featuring Natalie Painchaud, Director of Learning at the global consulting firm Innosight and coauthor of Eat, Sleep, Innovate: How to Make Creativity an Everyday Habit Inside Your Organization, and Settlement CEO Helen Eaton.
Settlement News November 24, 2020
Continuing to grow as a musician though online lessons

Like most students, 17-year-old Emmit Fitzgerald was not too eager to leave behind his everyday routine and partake in his daily activities from his computer.


Settlement News September 29, 2020
Settlement’s Jazz Program Featured on NPR

Settlement was included in NPR’s recent Slingshot Series article “City Scenes: Ensuring Philly’s Next Generation of Jazz Musicians,” which highlights several of the region’s top jazz educators.