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Germantown Branch piano student, Obataiye Lyles.
Germantown Branch piano student, Obataiye Lyles.
Uncategorized October 15, 2019
Germantown Student raises funds for Indiana University Piano Academy on GoFundMe

When faced with a large tuition bill for a summer piano academy, our Germantown student Obataiye Lyles decided to raise the funds himself on GoFundMe.

Students from the Gleeksman-Kohn Children's Choir rehearse at the Germantown Branch
July 26, 2019
Settlement CEO writes op-ed about the impact of arts education on the local economy

In the Summer 2019 edition of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s InBusiness magazine, Settlement Music School CEO Helen Eaton explains how community arts schools are uniquely positioned to help advance Philadelphia’s economic future through what they teach.

Cole Griscom, composition and theory student of Roberto Pace, Robert Capanna Musicianship Distinguished Faculty Chair.
May 7, 2019
Cole Griscom performs in Gold Award Recital at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall

Cole Griscom performed his own composition, Theme and Variations in E-flat Minor, at the Golden Key Music Festival in Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall.

Jadon Heath, piano student at Settlement Music School's Wynnefield Branch.
May 6, 2019
Jadon Heath wins gold in two local NAACP ACT-SO categories

Jadon Heath, piano student of Stephanie Ben-Salem at our Wynnefield Branch, took the Gold Medal prize in both the Contemporary and Classical categories of the NAACP’s Philadelphia region ACT-SO competition.

Sandra Carlock, Arthur Judson Distinguished Faculty Chair at Settlement Music School.
May 6, 2019
Five Questions with Sandra Carlock

We talked with pianist Sandra Carlock, Arthur Judson Distinguished Faculty Chair, who has been recognized as a Top Music Teacher by Steinway & Sons for the third year in a row.