Children's Music Workshop online
Children's Music Workshop online
Settlement News April 1, 2020
Music tells the story of our ‘shared connection’: Why arts education is crucial in times of crisis

Settlement Music School CEO Helen Eaton recently wrote an Op-ed for WHYY on the importance of continuing arts education online during times of crisis.

Settlement News February 18, 2020
Settlement student wins Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Essentially Ellington Student Composition and Arranging Contest

Leo Steinriede was selected as the winner of the prestigious Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 8th Annual Essentially Ellington Dr. J. Douglas White Student Composition and Arranging Contest.

Settlement Faculty Member Martha Glaze Zook
Settlement News February 12, 2020
Faculty member to present special webinar through Hearing First

Faculty member Martha Glaze-Zook will present a new webinar, “Discovering and Exploring Musical Play” on March 5 on the Hearing First platform.

Settlement student Gabby Greene
Settlement News February 10, 2020
From Settlement, to Broadway, and back to Settlement

Settlement student Gabby Greene returns to our Willow Grove Branch for voice instruction after performing in the Broadway cast of School of Rock.

Marian Anderson Young Artist Study-Grant Winners Josif Collazo, Blue Shelton, and Obataiye Lyles
Settlement News February 10, 2020
Settlement students among Marian Anderson Young Artist Study-Grant winners

Obataiye Lyles, Josif Collazo, and Blue Shelton were named among the winners of this year’s Study-Grant, which supports high school artists.

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.