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Settlement News November 3, 2021
Settlement’s Election Day performances featured on CBS3

Voters at three Settlement Music School polling places in Philadelphia and Willow Grove were treated to music while waiting in line to cast their votes on Tuesday.

Settlement alumni Kaitlyn Tierney and Brenna Markey.
Settlement News October 20, 2021
Back On Stage Together

Settlement alumni Kaitlyn Tierney and Brenna Markey appeared together in Alter Ego Chamber Opera’s production of Alcina REVAMPED.

Philadelphia Music Alliance for Youth Artists' Initiative
Settlement News September 29, 2021
B. PHL Innovation Fest Showcases PMAY’s Collaborative Success

On Sept. 29, Settlement CEO Helen Eaton and PMAY Artists’ Initiative Director Najib Wong were joined by PMAY Artist Anagha Kapsi for a performance panel focused on “How Collaboration Can Transform a Legacy Field.”

Settlement News September 10, 2021
Settlement launches ‘Artful Community’ for adults affected by paralysis

Settlement’s Kardon Center for Arts Therapy is bringing together individuals affected by paralysis as a result of a brain or spinal cord injury for in-person and virtual art therapy sessions.

Settlement News July 23, 2021
Philadelphia Business Journal Recognizes Settlement’s Veronica Plousis as a 2021 CFO of the Year

The Philadelphia Business Journal recognizes CFOs in the region who have risen to the challenge not just this past year, but throughout their careers.

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.

Voice Student Jade Ayala
Meet Our Gala Hosts: Jade Ayala

Meet Jade Ayala, Settlement voice student and one of our 113th Anniversary Virtual Gala hosts.