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Every year, Settlement Music School provides more than $2.6 million in financial aid and scholarships to nearly 60% of our students. Your tax-deductible contribution makes it possible to fulfill our financial aid commitments to our families in need, provide arts therapy services for people living with special needs, deliver the finest early childhood education, and provide extensive off-site programs in our communities. Thank you for making your tax-deductible gift today!

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Our students thrive thanks to the generations of support of our mission of excellence and access.

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“I wish I had a place like Settlement when I was a child. I’m thrilled that it helps children and adults develop musically, discover their talents, and find real joy in creative expression.”

— Amy Hughart, Parent 


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Performance Hour
Saturday, March 25, 2023 10:00 am Germantown Branch 6128 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia , PA 19144
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.