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 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.
Fridays were very special days for Benjamin this spring. This spunky six year old, who will be starting kindergarten this fall, was enrolled in Settlement Music School’s online Children’s Music Workshop class with faculty member Krysta Fogel on Fridays.
Lena Sinker has been studying with Andrea Carlson for two years and has experienced major improvements in her self-esteem and self-confidence while learning to read music and play guitar.
Claire Needleman’s life is rooted in music. She sings all day, has a deep love for oldies, and is known to take home the music trivia contest prize every year at camp.
Omai Harvey doesn’t want to think about what would happen if he couldn’t continue his violin lessons online with Lynne Budnick-Lennon these past few months. When you ask him about it, he gets a little emotional.
Helen Eaton, Chief Executive Officer of Settlement Music School, has received one of the highest honors in her field with the 2020 Arts Education Award.