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Adult Brass Ensemble - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
Brass players are invited to regain and further develop ensemble playing skills with other adult brass musicians. Ensembles may range from trios to brass choirs. Musicians will be placed in appropriate heterogeneous and homogeneous ensembles based on experience. Prerequisite: Must be able to read music. Sight-reading ability is helpful. Beginners are welcome if they also enroll in private lessons. Other meeting times may be available. Please contact us for more information.

Adult Brass Ensemble - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
Brass players are invited to regain and further develop ensemble playing skills with other adult brass musicians. Ensembles may range from trios to brass choirs. Musicians will be placed in appropriate heterogeneous and homogeneous ensembles based on experience. Prerequisite: Must be able to read music. Sight-reading ability is helpful. Beginners are welcome if they also enroll in private lessons. Other meeting times may be available. Please contact us for more information.

Adult Cello Ensemble - OC Fall 2019

Where: Ohio City
Interested in playing in an adult cello ensemble? From Bach chorales to Brubeck standards, Bartok to the Beatles, there are an abundance of arrangements for cello ensembles. Each session will include a mix of general skills and drills for bow and left hand as well as rehearsing specific pieces. This ensemble is designed for cellists of intermediate to advanced skill level. Skill requirements: two-octave scales, 0 to 3 sharp and 3 flat key signatures, and some work in thumb position. If you are unable to meet during the day, please contact Ida Mercer at imercer@themusicsettlement.org to discuss alternative cello ensemble opportunities.

Adult Cello Ensemble - OC Spring 2020

Where: Ohio City
Interested in playing in an adult cello ensemble? From Bach chorales to Brubeck standards, Bartok to the Beatles, there are an abundance of arrangements for cello ensembles. Each session will include a mix of general skills and drills for bow and left hand as well as rehearsing specific pieces. This ensemble is designed for cellists of intermediate to advanced skill level. Skill requirements: two-octave scales, 0 to 3 sharp and 3 flat key signatures, and some work in thumb position. If you are unable to meet during the day, please contact Ida Mercer at imercer@themusicsettlement.org to discuss alternative cello ensemble opportunities.

Adult Music Theory (Level 1) - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
Have you ever wanted to learn to read music, but never found the time, or thought it might be too hard? It is never too late to put some music in your life. Absolute beginners are welcome! No prior music knowledge is required. Here is your chance to develop basic note-reading skills, discover how to count rhythm patterns, figure out chords, scales and key signatures. Get a working knowledge of music symbols and terminology. Learn the notes on the keyboard and enjoy playing familiar tunes. Whether you have a desire to sing or play an instrument, this is the perfect place to start.

Adult Music Theory (Level 1) - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
Have you ever wanted to learn to read music, but never found the time, or thought it might be too hard? It is never too late to put some music in your life. Absolute beginners are welcome! No prior music knowledge is required. Here is your chance to develop basic note-reading skills, discover how to count rhythm patterns, figure out chords, scales and key signatures. Get a working knowledge of music symbols and terminology. Learn the notes on the keyboard and enjoy playing familiar tunes. Whether you have a desire to sing or play an instrument, this is the perfect place to start.

Adult Music Theory (Level 2) - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
Whether you sing or play an instrument, here is a fun and easy way to brush up on the fundamentals of music, note reading and rhythmic skills, knowledge of music terminology, intervals, chords, key signatures, scales and more! This course includes ear training, sight singing, melodic and rhythmic dictation, and everything you need to become a better musician!

Adult Music Theory (Level 2) - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
Whether you sing or play an instrument, here is a fun and easy way to brush up on the fundamentals of music, note reading and rhythmic skills, knowledge of music terminology, intervals, chords, key signatures, scales and more! This course includes ear training, sight singing, melodic and rhythmic dictation, and everything you need to become a better musician!

Adult Orchestra - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
This orchestra is geared towards advanced beginner and intermediate adults of all ages who would like to play in a group setting, and is open to string, woodwind, brass and percussion players. Previous ensemble experience is not necessary. This is a great opportunity for those who may have played in school to get back in the game!

Adult Orchestra - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
This orchestra is geared towards advanced beginner and intermediate adults of all ages who would like to play in a group setting, and is open to string, woodwind, brass and percussion players. Previous ensemble experience is not necessary. This is a great opportunity for those who may have played in school to get back in the game!

Advanced Teen Cello Ensemble - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
This ensemble explores a wide range of styles and repertoire, from Bach Chorales to arrangements of Beethoven, Bartok, Brubeck standards, and Beatles tunes. As its name suggests, this is for the advanced player. Skill requirements: three-octave scales in all major and minor keys and solid grounding in Thumb Position. Audition required. Please note: this ensemble meets on alternate weeks.

Advanced Teen Cello Ensemble - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
This ensemble explores a wide range of styles and repertoire, from Bach Chorales to arrangements of Beethoven, Bartok, Brubeck standards, and Beatles tunes. As its name suggests, this is for the advanced player. Skill requirements: three-octave scales in all major and minor keys and solid grounding in Thumb Position. Audition required. Please note: this ensemble meets on alternate weeks.

Aftercare for Kindergarten - 2019-2020

Where: University Circle
Aftercare for children enrolled in the full-day TMS Kindergarten program only. Parents may elect to have their child attend for individual days or the full week for the school year at $575 per year per day chosen. A separate registration for Aftercare is held after enrollment in Kindergarten is confirmed. Admissions are managed by the Early Childhood Office: call 216-421-5806 ext. 160.

Amati Chamber Orchestra - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
The Amati Chamber Orchestra, an advanced string ensemble, is designed to provide musicians the opportunity to further develop their musical and technical skills with other advanced players. Open (by audition) to experienced students who play string instruments (violin, viola, cello, bass). Prerequisite: Audition. Contact Derek Snyder at dsnyder@themusicsettlement.org or Callista Koh at ckoh@themusicsettlement.org to schedule an audition. Upon enrollment into the first semester, participants will also be automatically enrolled in the second semester. Prerequisite: Audition. Contact Derek Snyder at dsnyder@themusicsettlement.org or Callista Koh at ckoh@themusicsettlement.org to schedule an audition. Upon enrollment into the first semester, participants will also be automatically enrolled in the second semester.

Amati Chamber Orchestra - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
The Amati Chamber Orchestra, an advanced string ensemble, is designed to provide musicians the opportunity to further develop their musical and technical skills with other advanced players. Open (by audition) to experienced students who play string instruments (violin, viola, cello, bass). Prerequisite: Audition. Contact Derek Snyder at dsnyder@themusicsettlement.org or Callista Koh at ckoh@themusicsettlement.org to schedule an audition.

ARTS N PLAY (Summer 2019)

Where: University Circle
ARTSNPLAY, an inclusion group for children with disabilities and same-aged peers, helps support and teach behavioral, social, and communication skills. It is co-led by an Early Childhood teacher and a Board Certified Music Therapist and meets twice a week in a preschool classroom at The Music Settlement. Activities include: play time, snack, circle time, stories, arts & crafts, movement activities, outdoor activities, and music therapy. This program helps children learn how to be a part of a classroom and to accept the differences in others. To join ARTSNPLAY, children must have a known disability, and parents must provide an IEP or professional evaluation. Each child will have an individual assessment and a group classroom visit with our ARTSNPLAY staff before being accepted into the program. Tuition assistance and scholarships available to qualified applicants. Returning students can register online. Call (216) 421-5806 ext. 246 for more information.

ARTS N PLAY Music Therapy Group - 2 day 2019-2020

Where: University Circle
ARTS N PLAY, an inclusion group for children with disabilities and same-aged peers, helps support and teach behavior, social, and communication skills. It is co-led by an Early Childhood teacher and a Board Certified Music Therapist and meets twice a week in a preschool classroom at The Music Settlement. Activities include: play time, snack, circle time, stories, arts & crafts, movement activities, outdoor activities, and music therapy. This program helps children learn how to be a part of a classroom and to accept the differences in others. To join ARTS N PLAY, children must have a known special need or disability, and parents must provide an IEP or professional evaluation. Each child will have an assessment and a classroom visit with our ARTS N PLAY staff before starting the program. Tuition assistance and scholarships available to qualified applicants. Returning students can register online. For more information, call (216) 421-5806 ext. 246.

ARTS N PLAY Music Therapy Group - UC 2019-2020

Where: University Circle
ARTS N PLAY, an inclusion group for children with disabilities and same-aged peers, helps support and teach behavior, social, and communication skills. It is co-led by an Early Childhood teacher and a Board Certified Music Therapist and meets twice a week in a preschool classroom at The Music Settlement. Activities include: play time, snack, circle time, stories, arts & crafts, movement activities, outdoor activities, and music therapy. This program helps children learn how to be a part of a classroom and to accept the differences in others. To join ARTS N PLAY, children must have a known special need or disability, and parents must provide an IEP or professional evaluation. Each child will have an assessment and a classroom visit with our ARTS N PLAY staff before starting the program. Tuition assistance and scholarships available to qualified applicants. Returning students can register online. For more information, call (216) 421-5806 ext. 246.

Beginning Adult Harp Class - OC Fall 2019

Where: Ohio City
In this beginning group lever harp (aka the folk harp) class, students work together with harpist Stephan Haluska to learn basics such as posture, hand positioning, notes and strings, and other basic approaches. Focus will then move to learning melodies, and then fun, two-part simple songs. Material will cover folk, Celtic, new age, and Renaissance music. Lever harps will be provided for class use. In addition, students may sign out harps for practice at the Ohio City campus by appointment.

Beginning Adult Harp Class - OC Spring 2020

Where: Ohio City
In this beginning group lever harp (aka the folk harp) class, students work together with harpist Stephan Haluska to learn basics such as posture, hand positioning, notes and strings, and other basic approaches. Focus will then move to learning melodies, and then fun, two-part simple songs. Material will cover folk, Celtic, new age, and Renaissance music. Lever harps will be provided for class use. In addition, students may sign out harps for practice at the Ohio City campus by appointment.

Beginning Chamber Orchestra - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
Beginning Chamber Orchestra is an ensemble experience designed for beginner string players. Students will have the opportunity to learn basic note reading and ensemble playing skills. Upon enrollment in the first semester, participants will also be automatically enrolled in the second semester.

Beginning Chamber Orchestra - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
Beginning Chamber Orchestra is an ensemble experience designed for beginner string players. Students will have the opportunity to learn basic note reading and ensemble playing skills.

Beginning Group Youth Classical Guitar - OC Fall 2018

Where: Ohio City
Also known as the nylon-string or Spanish guitar, the classical guitar has a rich history dating back hundreds of years, all the way up through modern times as made famous by masters such as Andrés Segovia. The guitar has a place in a variety of music such as Classical, Bossa Nova, Cuban, folk, rock, pop, and jazz. In this introductory course for youth ages 7 to 12, students will learn to tune the guitar, learn musical notes, learn touch and technique, and begin to learn the beautiful language of Classical guitar by playing melodies and simple songs. No experience necessary. Student should provide their own classical guitar. If that is not possible, please contact us to discuss a loaner instrument from The Music Settlement.

Beginning Group Youth Classical Guitar - OC Spring 2019

Where: Ohio City
Also known as the nylon-string or Spanish guitar, the classical guitar has a rich history dating back hundreds of years, all the way up through modern times as made famous by masters such as Andrés Segovia. The guitar has a place in a variety of music such as Classical, Bossa Nova, Cuban, folk, rock, pop, and jazz. In this introductory course for youth ages 7 to 12, students will learn to tune the guitar, learn musical notes, learn touch and technique, and begin to learn the beautiful language of Classical guitar by playing melodies and simple songs. No experience necessary. Student should provide their own classical guitar. If that is not possible, please contact us to discuss a loaner instrument from The Music Settlement.

Beginning Teen Harp Class (Level 1) - OC Fall 2019

Where: Ohio City
In this beginning group lever harp (aka the folk harp) class, students work together with harpist Stephan Haluska to learn basics such as posture, hand positioning, notes and strings, and other basic approaches. Focus will then move to learning melodies, and then fun, two-part simple songs. Material will include songs from the world of rock and pop music. Lever harps will be provided for class use. In addition, students may sign out harps for practice at the Ohio City campus by appointment.

Beginning Teen Harp Class (Level 1) - OC Spring 2020

Where: Ohio City
In this beginning group lever harp (aka the folk harp) class, students work together with harpist Stephan Haluska to learn basics such as posture, hand positioning, notes and strings, and other basic approaches. Focus will then move to learning melodies, and then fun, two-part simple songs. Material will include songs from the world of rock and pop music. Lever harps will be provided for class use. In addition, students may sign out harps for practice at the Ohio City campus by appointment.

Beginning Youth Theory - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
This class is recommended for all beginning young musicians as a way to enhance their understanding and skills. Creative games and fun classroom activities help students develop skills in reading and hearing music. Many students continue taking this class through several sessions for ongoing skill development.

Beginning Youth Theory - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
This class is recommended for all beginning young musicians as a way to enhance their understanding and skills. Creative games and fun classroom activities help students develop skills in reading and hearing music. Many students continue taking this class through several sessions for ongoing skill development.

Brass Ensemble - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
Brass players are invited to further develop brass ensemble playing skills. This will augment the brass sectionals of the J@MS program, though outside students are welcome and encouraged to join. Ensembles may range from trios to brass choirs. Repertoire will cover all styles. (Note: Brass students in the J@MS program do NOT need to separately enroll in this course.)

Brass Ensemble - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
Brass players are invited to further develop brass ensemble playing skills. This will augment the brass sectionals of the J@MS program, though outside students are welcome and encouraged to join. Ensembles may range from trios to brass choirs. Repertoire will cover all styles. (Note: Brass students in the J@MS program do NOT need to separately enroll in this course.)

Cavani String Quartet Residency Program

Where: University Circle

Chamber Music Intensive (Lakewood HS) - Spring 2020

Where: Off-Campus
Directed by members of the Cavani String Quartet, CHAMBER MUSIC INTENSIVE sessions feature inspiring chamber music coaching, masterclasses, and a final concert. Students will explore some of the greatest music ever written from the past, the present, and from around the world. Emphasis will be placed on interpersonal dynamics and musical curiosity as catalysts for empowering passionate chamber music performances at the highest level. Open to violin, viola, cello, bass and piano ages 12 - 18. Winds and brass available upon special request. $400 per person per semester. Chamber Music Intensive semesters will include eight one-hour coaching sessions, two masterclasses, and a final concert performance. Coachings will be scheduled once students have been accepted and ensembles are formed.

Chamber Music Intensive (UC) -- Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
Directed by members of the Cavani String Quartet, CHAMBER MUSIC INTENSIVE sessions feature inspiring chamber music coaching, masterclasses, and a final concert. Students will explore some of the greatest music ever written from the past, the present, and from around the world. Emphasis will be placed on interpersonal dynamics and musical curiosity as catalysts for empowering passionate chamber music performances at the highest level. Open to violin, viola, cello, bass and piano ages 12 - 18. Winds and brass available upon special request. $400 per person per semester. Chamber Music Intensive semesters will include eight one-hour coaching sessions, two masterclasses, and a final concert performance. Coachings will be scheduled once students have been accepted and ensembles are formed.

Champagne Flutes - OC Fall 2019

Where: Ohio City
Champagne Flutes is a small ensemble geared toward intermediate level adult flutists who would like to have fun playing with others and enhance their ensemble playing skills. Group members typically play one to a part and work on tone, balance, cueing, and play a wide variety of repertoire. The alto, bass and contrabass flutes will also be used on occasion. Prerequisites: 2 and 1/2 octave range and ability to play in key signatures of up to 4 sharps and flats. If you're unsure which of our flute ensembles is right for you, please contact Linda White (lwhite@themusicsettlement.org) or Jane Berkner (jberkner@themusicsettlement.org).

Champagne Flutes - OC Spring 2020

Where: Ohio City
Champagne Flutes is a small ensemble geared toward intermediate level adult flutists who would like to have fun playing with others and enhance their ensemble playing skills. Group members typically play one to a part and work on tone, balance, cueing, and play a wide variety of repertoire. The alto, bass and contrabass flutes will also be used on occasion. Prerequisites: 2 and 1/2 octave range and ability to play in key signatures of up to 4 sharps and flats. If you're unsure which of our flute ensembles is right for you, please contact Linda White (lwhite@themusicsettlement.org) or Jane Berkner (jberkner@themusicsettlement.org).

Cleveland BoyChoir - OC Fall 2019

Where: Ohio City
Boys ages 12-18 will have the opportunity to learn about the choral tradition and focus on American music while meeting other youth from around the Greater Cleveland area. This historic Cleveland ensemble will perform around the city and throughout the region. Financial aid and scholarships are available.

Cleveland BoyChoir - OC Spring 2020

Where: Ohio City
Boys ages 12-18 will have the opportunity to learn about the choral tradition and focus on American music while meeting other youth from around the Greater Cleveland area. This historic Cleveland ensemble will perform around the city and throughout the region. Financial aid and scholarships are available.

Cleveland Pops Youth Orchestra - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
The renowned Cleveland Pops Orchestra, in collaboration with The Music Settlement, presents the Cleveland Pops Youth Orchestra (CPYO). The ensemble nurtures and trains young musicians to reach their full artistic potential while promoting critical thinking, self-confidence, and leadership skills through music. Students will rehearse weekly under the baton of Carl Topilow as they explore the music of Broadway, Hollywood, jazz, light classics, and popular songs. Open to intermediate to advanced string, woodwind, and brass students ages 12 to 18 by audition. CPYO will also have unique performance opportunities in collaboration with The Cleveland Pops. For audition information, please contact Brianna Ferris at bferris@clevelandpops.com or call 216-765-7677.

Cleveland Pops Youth Orchestra - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
The renowned Cleveland Pops Orchestra, in collaboration with The Music Settlement, presents the Cleveland Pops Youth Orchestra (CPYO). The ensemble nurtures and trains young musicians to reach their full artistic potential while promoting critical thinking, self-confidence, and leadership skills through music. Students will rehearse weekly under the baton of Carl Topilow as they explore the music of Broadway, Hollywood, jazz, light classics, and popular songs. Open to intermediate to advanced string, woodwind, and brass students ages 12 to 18 by audition. CPYO will also have unique performance opportunities in collaboration with The Cleveland Pops. For audition information, please contact Brianna Ferris at bferris@clevelandpops.com or call 216-765-7677.

Early Childhood Enrichment Keyboard Explorers II - UC Spring 2019

Where: University Circle
After successful completion of Keyboard Explorers, children continue to hone skills of reading music and music theory. Option for TMS Kindergarten students.

Flautrageous Flute Choir - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
Participants have the opportunity to play all members of the flute family, from piccolo to alto, bass, and contrabass flutes. Covering a broad range of repertoire, rehearsal and concerts offer detailed instruction and fine tuning of performance skills. Prerequisite: Intermediate or Advanced skill level. If you're unsure which of our flute ensembles is right for you, please contact Linda White (lwhite@themusicsettlement.org) or Jane Berkner (jberkner@themusicsettlement.org).

Flautrageous Flute Choir - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
Participants have the opportunity to play all members of the flute family, from piccolo to alto, bass, and contrabass flutes. Covering a broad range of repertoire, rehearsal and concerts offer detailed instruction and fine tuning of performance skills. Prerequisite: Intermediate or Advanced skill level. If you're unsure which of our flute ensembles is right for you, please contact Linda White (lwhite@themusicsettlement.org) or Jane Berkner (jberkner@themusicsettlement.org).

Group Popular Guitar for Adults - OC Fall 2019

Where: Ohio City
If you're looking to expand your working knowledge of the guitar, this course will help you learn tips, techniques, soloing, and repertoire. Styles covered will include rock, blues, pop, and more. This class is for advanced beginners and above, or those that may have taken time off from playing for a while! Students should have a working knowledge of basic chord shapes in major and minor keys. Electric, acoustic steel string, and classical (nylon string) guitarists are welcome. Students must provide their own guitar: if you are in need of an instrument, please contact us.

Group Popular Guitar for Adults - OC Spring 2020

Where: Ohio City
If you're looking to expand your working knowledge of the guitar, this course will help you learn tips, techniques, soloing, and repertoire. Styles covered will include rock, blues, pop, and more. This class is for advanced beginners and above, or those that may have taken time off from playing for a while! Students should have a working knowledge of basic chord shapes in major and minor keys. Electric, acoustic steel string, and classical (nylon string) guitarists are welcome. Students must provide their own guitar: if you are in need of an instrument, please contact us.

Group Popular Guitar for Teens - OC Fall 2019

Where: Ohio City
If you're looking to expand your working knowledge of the guitar, this course will help you learn tips, techniques, soloing, and repertoire. Styles covered will include rock, blues, pop, soul, and more. This class is for advanced beginners and above, or those that may have taken time off from playing for a while! Students should have a working knowledge of basic chord shapes in major and minor keys. Electric, acoustic steel string, and classical (nylon string) guitarists are welcome. Students must provide their own guitar: if you are in need of an instrument, please contact us

Group Popular Guitar for Teens - OC Spring 2020

Where: Ohio City
If you're looking to expand your working knowledge of the guitar, this course will help you learn tips, techniques, soloing, and repertoire. Styles covered will include rock, blues, pop, soul, and more. This class is for advanced beginners and above, or those that may have taken time off from playing for a while! Students should have a working knowledge of basic chord shapes in major and minor keys. Electric, acoustic steel string, and classical (nylon string) guitarists are welcome. Students must provide their own guitar: if you are in need of an instrument, please contact us.

Group Preteen/Teen Piano (Level 1) - OC Fall 2019

Where: Ohio City
This class creates a relaxed environment where students are introduced to the piano and learn basics of technique and music theory. A piano or keyboard instrument in the home is required.

Group Preteen/Teen Piano (Level 1) - OC Spring 2020

Where: Ohio City
This class creates a relaxed environment where students are introduced to the piano and learn basics of technique and music theory. A piano or keyboard instrument in the home is required.

Group Preteen/Teen Piano - S1 - (Level 1) - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
This class creates a relaxed environment where students are introduced to the piano and learn basics of music theory. A piano or keyboard instrument in the home is required.

Group PreTeen/Teen Piano - S2 - (Level 1) - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
This class creates a relaxed environment where students are introduced to the piano and learn basics of music theory. A piano or keyboard instrument in the home is required.

Group Youth Piano - S2 - (Level 1) - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
This class creates a relaxed environment where students are introduced to the piano and learn basics of music theory. A piano or keyboard instrument in the home is required.

Group Youth Piano -S1 - (Level 1) - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
This class creates a relaxed environment where students are introduced to the piano and learn basics of music theory. A piano or keyboard instrument in the home is required.

Guitar Ensemble - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
Adults and teens at the intermediate level will grow musically and technically while performing classical repertoire in this small ensemble setting. Admission is by audition only. Please call 216-421-5806 ext. 100 to schedule an audition. Notes: Bring guitar and a footstool.  More Information .

Guitar Ensemble - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
Adults and teens at the intermediate level will grow musically and technically while performing classical repertoire in this small ensemble setting. Admission is by audition only. Please call 216-421-5806 ext. 100 to schedule an audition.

Home Based Music Therapy (Summer 2019)

Where: Off-Campus
Therapy programs using music can help adults with long-lasting illnesses and/ or medical problems meet their personal goals. Led by a Board-Certified Music Therapist, sessions are built on the strengths and interests of each person. Music therapy with The Music Settlement may: •Help ease pain and stress using music-making, music-assisted relaxation, and other approaches •Help heal the body •Help improve memory or focus •Improve sharing of ideas & feelings •Support self-expression •Provide chances to relate to others •Support family contact •Help improve well-being and feelings about life An assessment for anyone new to The Music Settlement is needed before signing up. Tuition assistance available to qualified applicants. Call (216) 421-5806 xt. 246 for more information.

Home Based Music Therapy 2019-2020

Where: Off-Campus
Therapy programs using music can help adults with long-lasting illnesses and/or medical problems meet their personal goals. Led by a Board-Certified Music Therapist, sessions are built on the strengths and interests of each person. Music therapy with The Music Settlement may: Help ease pain and stress using music-making, music-assisted relaxation, and other approaches Help heal the body Help improve memory or focus Improve sharing of ideas & feelings Support self-expression Provide chances to relate to others Support family contact Help improve well-being and feelings about life An assessment for anyone new to The Music Settlement is needed before signing up. Tuition assistance available to qualified applicants. Call 216-421-5806 ext. 246 for more information or for placement.

Inlet Dance Children's Level I (age 3-5) - OC Fall 2019

Where: Ohio City
This program is designed to give children well-rounded and developmentally appropriate training. Each class combines Modern Dance techniques with creative problem solving instructions. In this level, children will be guided through exploration of space, music, and movement of the body.

Inlet Dance Children's Level I (age 3-5) - OC Spring 2020

Where: Ohio City
This program is designed to give children well-rounded and developmentally appropriate training. Each class combines Modern Dance techniques with creative problem solving instructions. In this level, children will be guided through exploration of space, music, and movement of the body.

Inlet Dance Children's Level I (age 3-5) - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
This program is designed to give children well-rounded and developmentally appropriate training. Each class combines Modern Dance techniques with creative problem solving instructions. In this level, children will be guided through exploration of space, music, and movement of the body.

Inlet Dance Children's Level I (age 3-5) - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
This program is designed to give children well-rounded and developmentally appropriate training. Each class combines Modern Dance techniques with creative problem solving instructions. In this level, children will be guided through exploration of space, music, and movement of the body.

Inlet Dance Children's Level II (age 6-8) - OC Fall 2019

Where: Ohio City
This program is designed to give children well-rounded and developmentally appropriate training. Each class combines Modern Dance techniques with creative problem solving instructions. In this level, students are introduced to Hawkins-based Release Technique. Students will learn class protocol, the progression of exercises, and how to participate in ensemble. Technique will focus on control, strength, flexibility, and mind-body integration.

Inlet Dance Children's Level II (age 6-8) - OC Spring 2020

Where: Ohio City
This program is designed to give children well-rounded and developmentally appropriate training. Each class combines Modern Dance techniques with creative problem solving instructions. In this level, students are introduced to Hawkins-based Release Technique. Students will learn class protocol, the progression of exercises, and how to participate in ensemble. Technique will focus on control, strength, flexibility, and mind-body integration.

Inlet Dance Children's Level II (age 6-8) - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
This program is designed to give children well-rounded and developmentally appropriate training. Each class combines Modern Dance techniques with creative problem solving instructions. In this level, students are introduced to Hawkins-based Release Technique. Students will learn class protocol, the progression of exercises, and how to participate in ensemble. Technique will focus on control, strength, flexibility, and mind-body integration.

Inlet Dance Children's Level II (age 6-8) - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
This program is designed to give children well-rounded and developmentally appropriate training. Each class combines Modern Dance techniques with creative problem solving instructions. In this level, students are introduced to Hawkins-based Release Technique. Students will learn class protocol, the progression of exercises, and how to participate in ensemble. Technique will focus on control, strength, flexibility, and mind-body integration.

Inlet Dance Children's Level III (age 9-11) - OC Fall 2019

Where: Ohio City
This program is designed to give children well-rounded and developmentally appropriate training. Each class combines Modern Dance techniques with creative problem solving instructions. In this level, students are moved through the Hawkins-based Release Technique progressions. Students will begin to develop core strength, an increased range of motion, coordination, and a strong sense of ensemble. Performance improvisation skills and nontraditional partnering may be introduced.

Inlet Dance Children's Level III (age 9-11) - OC Spring 2020

Where: Ohio City
This program is designed to give children well-rounded and developmentally appropriate training. Each class combines Modern Dance techniques with creative problem solving instructions. In this level, students are moved through the Hawkins-based Release Technique progressions. Students will begin to develop core strength, an increased range of motion, coordination, and a strong sense of ensemble. Performance improvisation skills and nontraditional partnering may be introduced.

Inlet Dance Children's Level III (age 9-11) - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
This program is designed to give children well-rounded and developmentally appropriate training. Each class combines Modern Dance techniques with creative problem solving instructions. In this level, students are moved through the Hawkins-based Release Technique progressions. Students will begin to develop core strength, an increased range of motion, coordination, and a strong sense of ensemble. Performance improvisation skills and nontraditional partnering may be introduced.

Inlet Dance Children's Level III (age 9-11) - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
This program is designed to give children well-rounded and developmentally appropriate training. Each class combines Modern Dance techniques with creative problem solving instructions. In this level, students are moved through the Hawkins-based Release Technique progressions. Students will begin to develop core strength, an increased range of motion, coordination, and a strong sense of ensemble. Performance improvisation skills and nontraditional partnering may be introduced.

Intro to Music Lessons - S1 - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
Do you have a young one interested in music lessons but aren't sure where to start? Then this class is for you! This short term 9 week class for children ages 6-9 creates a relaxed environment where students receive hands on exposure to a variety of instruments. Students will get to try brass, wind, and string instruments in addition to the keyboard and singing. This class is designed to help families decide what instruments their children are most interested in for musical study, and will also prepare students to enter private or small group instruction. New students who complete this course will receive a certificate for 10% off of private lessons during our regular school year.

Intro to Music Lessons -S2 - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
Do you have a young one interested in music lessons but aren't sure where to start? Then this class is for you! This short term 9 week class for children ages 6-9 creates a relaxed environment where students receive hands on exposure to a variety of instruments. Students will get to try brass, wind, and string instruments in addition to the keyboard and singing. This class is designed to help families decide what instruments their children are most interested in for musical study, and will also prepare students to enter private or small group instruction. New students who complete this course will receive a certificate for 10% off of private lessons during our regular school year.

Intro to Suzuki (Summer 2020)

Where: University Circle
Intro to Suzuki is designed to prepare students and parents for instrumental study in the Suzuki Method, and is a prerequisite for beginning Suzuki instruction at The Music Settlement. The course is comprised of fun group activities for parents and students, demonstrations of instruments offered in the Suzuki program, parent discussions, and recitals by our own Music Settlement Suzuki faculty and students. Observations of Suzuki classes and lessons are also required. After completion of the course, students may be placed with a teacher, or on a wait list, depending on the availability of an instructor and the readiness of the student. Introduction to Suzuki begins on Sunday, August 2nd with a parent only session from 3:30-4:30pm. The course meets Monday through Friday from 10:40 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and concludes with the Final Concert on Saturday, August 8th at 10 a.m. Course Tuition: $115 + $15 materials fee

J@MS Program & Ensemble - UC 2019-2020

Where: University Circle
J@MS Program tuition: $945 Ensemble only tuition: $450 Jazz at The Music Settlement (J@MS) is a weekly half-day immersion program for students ages 12-18, concentrating on skills, knowledge, and experience to achieve musical goals. Musicians enrolled in the Package Program receive History of African-American Music, Theory and Improvisation, Small Combo, and Large Ensemble (Big Band). In the J@MS Ensembles, musicians will explore a range of advanced and challenging material under the direction of our highly professional faculty. (Musicians will be placed in ensembles based upon their level of experience.) These ensembles are often selected to perform in adjudicated events, workshops and concerts throughout the year, gaining valuable performing experience in a high-level context. Prerequisite: Placement audition with Mr. Ken LeeGrand (Depending on student's skill level, exceptions to the 12 year minimum age limit are possible pending audition.) Jazz at The Music Settlement (J@MS) is a weekly half-day immersion program for students ages 12-18, concentrating on skills, knowledge, and experience to achieve musical goals. Musicians enrolled in the Package Program receive History of African-American Music, Theory and Improvisation, Small Combo, and Large Ensemble (Big Band). In the J@MS Ensembles, musicians will explore a range of advanced and challenging material under the direction of our highly professional faculty. (Musicians will be placed in ensembles based upon their level of experience.) These ensembles are often selected to perform in adjudicated events, workshops and concerts throughout the year, gaining valuable performing experience in a high-level context. Prerequisite: Placement audition with Mr. Ken LeeGrand (Depending on student's skill level, exceptions to the 12 year minimum age liming are possible pending audition.)

Junior Chamber Orchestra - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
This ensemble is designed for younger players who may be musically advanced for their age. Junior Chamber Orchestra prepares younger musicians for full participation in our Amati Chamber Orchestra through instruction in ensemble playing and musicality. Upon enrollment into the first semester, participants will also be automatically enrolled in the second semester.

Junior Chamber Orchestra - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
This ensemble is designed for younger players who may be musically advanced for their age. Junior Chamber Orchestra prepares younger musicians for full participation in our Amati Chamber Orchestra through instruction in ensemble playing and musicality.

Junior J@MS - 2019-2020

Where: University Circle
The Junior J@MS Program offers an introduction to improvisation and combo playing for the younger beginning or intermediate instrumentalist. This program prepares students for the J@MS Program, and helps students acclimate to the Saturday program environment.

Keyboard Explorers - S1 - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
Children experiment with improvisation and musical expression through playing at the keyboard, listening, singing, and movement activities. Students will begin to read music and learn basic music theory. Many students continue taking this class through several sessions for ongoing skill development.

Keyboard Explorers - S2 - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
Children experiment with improvisation and musical expression through playing at the keyboard, listening, singing, and movement activities. Students will begin to read music and learn basic music theory. Many students continue taking this class through several sessions for ongoing skill development.

Kindergarten application - 2019-2020

Where: University Circle
Applications now being accepted for our 2019-20 Kindergarten program! Kindergarten is a full-day program that runs the academic school year for children turning 5 years old by September 30, 2019 or accepted for early enrollment of kindergarten by their home school district. This program supports each child's success, while reinforcing essential social and academic skills. Our emergent curriculum is aligned to state standards for kindergarten and includes typical TMS Specials such as Music, Science, and Drama throughout the week.

Listen: Learn Series @ TMS - OC 2019/2020

Where: Ohio City
This series of music appreciation classes for adults will present a variety of topics in an interactive, educational, and relaxed setting. The Listen:Learn Series will feature music historians and musicologists from around Northeast Ohio, as they lead lectures and listening sessions on topics such as The Beatles, jazz history, and more. If you've ever wanted to know more about a particular style of music, then this series is for you!

Magnolia Flute Ensemble - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
The Magnolia Flute Ensemble is for beginning flutists who want to have fun in a small ensemble setting. Open to adults and seniors who are beginning or returning to their journey on the flute. Prerequisites: Knowledge of major scales up to 3 flats and 2 sharps (at least one octave), and ability to read music with basic rhythmic notation. If you're unsure which of our flute ensembles is right for you, please contact Linda White (lwhite@themusicsettlement.org) or Jane Berkner (jberkner@themusicsettlement.org).

Magnolia Flute Ensemble - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
The Magnolia Flute Ensemble is for beginning flutists who want to have fun in a small ensemble setting. Open to adults and seniors who are beginning or returning to their journey on the flute. Prerequisites: Knowledge of major scales up to 3 flats and 2 sharps (at least one octave), and ability to read music with basic rhythmic notation. If you're unsure which of our flute ensembles is right for you, please contact Linda White (lwhite@themusicsettlement.org) or Jane Berkner (jberkner@themusicsettlement.org).

Music Adventures - OC Fall 2019

Where: Ohio City
A junior version of our popular Music Safari offering. It blends instrument exploration on strings, brass, woodwinds, percussion, and keyboard, with Dalcroze-inspired music and movement activities involving singing and playing. Music Adventures builds a foundation that helps children develop their listening, improvisation, and coordination skills.

Music Adventures - OC Spring 2020

Where: Ohio City
A junior version of our popular Music Safari offering. It blends instrument exploration on strings, brass, woodwinds, percussion, and keyboard, with Dalcroze-inspired music and movement activities involving singing and playing. Music Adventures builds a foundation that helps children develop their listening, improvisation, and coordination skills.

Music Adventures - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
A junior version of our popular Music Safari offering. It blends instrument exploration on strings, brass, woodwinds, percussion, and keyboard, with Dalcroze-inspired music and movement activities involving singing and playing. Music Adventures builds a foundation that helps children develop their listening, improvisation, and coordination skills.

Music Adventures - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
A junior version of our popular Music Safari offering. It blends instrument exploration on strings, brass, woodwinds, percussion, and keyboard, with Dalcroze-inspired music and movement activities involving singing and playing. Music Adventures builds a foundation that helps children develop their listening, improvisation, and coordination skills.

Music and Movement (Summer 2019)

Where: University Circle, Ohio City
Parent/Caregiver and child participate in movement activities, singing, and chanting. The atmosphere is warm and informal, yet musically rich. Children enjoy all aspects of musical discovery.

Music and Movement - OC Fall 2019

Where: Ohio City
Parent / caregiver and child participate in movement activities, singing and chanting. The atmosphere is warm and informal, yet musically rich. Children enjoy all aspects of musical discovery.

Music and Movement - OC Spring 2020

Where: Ohio City
Parent / caregiver and child participate in movement activities, singing and chanting. The atmosphere is warm and informal, yet musically rich. Children enjoy all aspects of musical discovery.

Music and Movement - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
Parent / caregiver and child participate in movement activities, singing and chanting. The atmosphere is warm and informal, yet musically rich. Children enjoy all aspects of musical discovery.

Music and Movement - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
Parent / caregiver and child participate in movement activities, singing and chanting. The atmosphere is warm and informal, yet musically rich. Children enjoy all aspects of musical discovery.

Music Explorers - Learn Together (Summer 2019)

Where: University Circle
Experience the joy of music together! This class is designed for the parent/caregiver and child to learn songs, create music, and explore a variety of simple hand instruments. This is the next step forward after Music & Movement. Space is limited to 8 pairs.

Music Explorers Learn Together - OC Fall 2019

Where: Ohio City
Experience the joy of music together! This class is designed for the parent/caregiver and child to learn songs, create music, and explore a variety of percussion instruments.

Music Explorers Learn Together - OC Spring 2020

Where: Ohio City
Experience the joy of music together! This class is designed for the parent/caregiver and child to learn songs, create music, and explore a variety of percussion instruments.

Music Explorers Learn Together - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
Experience the joy of music together! This class is designed for the parent/caregiver and child to learn songs, create music, and explore a variety of percussion instruments.

Music Explorers Learn Together - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
Experience the joy of music together! This class is designed for the parent/caregiver and child to learn songs, create music, and explore a variety of percussion instruments.

Music Therapy Friends in Harmony - OC & UC 2019-2020

Where: University Circle, Ohio City
People of all ages need social skills to get along with others and manage feelings and behavior, whether at home, in school, or in the community. Fun and helpful Friends in Harmony music therapy groups allow children and teens with disabilities the chance to practice these important social, emotional, and behavioral skills while making music together. Friends in Harmony groups are led by a Board-Certified Music Therapist and include singing, song-writing, playing instruments, listening, moving, and more. Center staff will make the final decision about joining a group and placement. Tuition assistance and scholarships available to qualified applicants. We create groups as we receive requests. For more information, call (216) 421-5806 ext. 246 2019-2020 Tuition: $19 per 30 minutes (Payment is made once placement is confirmed)

Music Therapy Group Sessions - OC & UC 2019-2020

Where: University Circle, Ohio City
Multi-sensory musical, movement or ensemble sessions use what each person likes, things they are good at, and things they need help with to make a program that matches their goals. Fun and engaging sessions give people a chance to learn and practice social, music and life skills. No previous music or music therapy experience is needed. For young children or those with less language, goals may include improving skills like remaining with the group, paying attention to others, sharing or turn-taking. Older people may focus on skills like group decision-making, problem solving, cooperation and on-topic conversation. Intergenerational Music Therapy Groups allow parents, other family members, and caregivers to enjoy quality time with their loved one and participate as active partners, often receiving coaching in music experiences for home use. Anyone new to The Music Settlement needs an assessment before signing up. Tuition assistance and scholarships available to qualified applicants. Call (216) 421-5806, ext. 246 for more information. Clients who were registered in the spring of 2019 or who are currently registered for group sessions can register for this course. Just add this course to your cart to complete the registration. Tuition (36 weeks): 45-minute group session $1,398.60 // 60-minute group session $1,864.80.

Music Therapy Group Sessions - Off-campus 2019-2020

Where: Off-Campus
Multi-sensory musical, movement or ensemble sessions use what each person likes, things they are good at, and things they need help with to make a program that matches their goals. Fun and engaging sessions give people a chance to learn and practice social, music and life skills. No previous music or music therapy experience is needed. For young children or those with less language, goals may include improving skills like remaining with the group, paying attention to others, sharing or turn-taking. Older people may focus on skills like group decision-making, problem solving, cooperation and on-topic conversation. Intergenerational Music Therapy Groups allow parents, other family members, and caregivers to enjoy quality time with their loved one and participate as active partners, often receiving coaching in music experiences for home use. Anyone new to The Music Settlement needs an assessment before signing up. Tuition assistance and scholarships available to qualified applicants. Call (216)421-5806 ext. 246 for more information. Clients who were registered in the spring of 2019 or who are currently registered for group sessions can register for this course. Just add this course to your cart to complete the registration. Tuition (36 weeks): 45-minute group session $1,674.00 // 60-minute group session $2,232.00

Music Therapy Group Sessions - Off-campus Summer 2019

Where: Off-Campus
Multi-sensory musical, movement or ensemble sessions use what each person likes, things they are good at, and things they need help with to make a program that matches their goals. Fun and engaging sessions give people a chance to learn and practice social, musical and life skills. No previous music therapy experience is needed. For young children or those with less language, goals may include improving skills like remaining with the group, paying attention to others, sharing or turn-taking. Older people may focus on skills like group decision-making, problem solving, cooperation and on-topic conversation. Parents of small children may enjoy creative quality time with their young child while working on important social, speech and language, motor, play or cognitive developmental goals! Parents, caregivers or nannies take part as active partners and may receive coaching in music activities for home use. Anyone new to The Music Settlement needs an assessment before signing up. Tuition assistance and scholarships available to qualified applicants. Call (216) 421-5806, ext. 246 for more information. 2019 Summer Group Session Off-site Prices: (per session) 45 minute: $45.15 60 minute: $60.20

Music Therapy Group Sessions - UC Summer 2019

Where: University Circle
Multi-sensory musical, movement or ensemble sessions use what each person likes, things they are good at, and things they need help with to make a program that matches their goals. Fun and engaging sessions give people a chance to learn and practice social, musical and life skills. No previous music therapy experience is needed. For young children or those with less language, goals may include improving skills like staying with the group, paying attention to others, sharing or turn-taking. Older people may focus on skills like group decision-making, problem solving, cooperation and on-topic conversation. Parents of small children may enjoy creative quality time with their young child while working on important social, speech and language, motor, play or cognitive developmental goals! Parents, caregivers or nannies take part as active partners and may receive coaching in music activities for home use. Anyone new to The Music Settlement needs an assessment before signing up. Tuition assistance and scholarships available to qualified applicants. Call (216) 421-5806, ext. 246 for more information. 2019 Summer Group Session Prices (per session): 45 minute: $37.80 60 minute: $50.40

Music Therapy Musical Revue - UC 2019-2020

Where: University Circle
Teens and adults with disabilities who want to be with others can practice and learn new social skills while sharing and making music together. The program includes singing, dancing, musical games, and warm-ups. Also, the participants are taught music vocabulary, drama skills, and how to be on stage. Group members learn to talk with others, stay with the group, follow directions, and share ideas. Each member will have the chance to do a solo in addition to performing with the group. Those new to The Music Settlement need to come to a group assessment/audition before being accepted into the program. Tuition assistance available to qualified applicants. Call (216) 421-5806 ext. 246 for more information. Total Tuition for 36 weeks: $1,170.00 Down Payment of $100 charged at time of registration

Music Therapy Musical Revue - UC Summer 2019

Where: University Circle
Teens and adults with disabilities who want to be with others can practice and learn new social skills while sharing and making music together. The program includes singing, dancing, musical games, and warm-ups. Also, the participants are taught music vocabulary, drama skills, and how to be on stage. Group members learn to talk with others, stay with the group, follow directions, and share ideas. Each member will have the chance to do a solo in addition to performing with the group.

Music Therapy Private Sessions - OC & UC 2019-2020

Where: University Circle, Ohio City
We design music programs for people of all ages with disabilities and/or health concerns. Our Board Certified Music Therapists will work with you to build private sessions that use what each person likes, things they are good at, and things they need help with to make a program that matches their goals. Engaging music experiences are adjusted to fit each person's age and can include singing, movement, songwriting, listening, instrument playing and more! Adapted music lessons may be given on piano, guitar, drums, and other instruments, as well as voice. An assessment for anyone new to The Music Settlement is needed before signing up. Tuition assistance and scholarships available to qualified applicants. Call (216) 421-5806, ext. 246 for more information. Clients who were registered in the spring of 2019 or who are currently registered for private sessions can register for sessions in this course. Just add this course to your cart to complete the registration. Tuition (36 weeks): 45-minute private session $2,214.00 // 60-minute private session $2,952.00

Music Therapy Private Sessions - Off-campus 2019-2020

Where: Off-Campus
We design music programs for people of all ages with disabilities and/or health concerns. Our Board Certified Music Therapists will work with you to build private sessions that use what each person likes, things they are good at, and things they need help with to make a program that matches their goals. Engaging music experiences are adjusted to fit each person's age and can include singing, movement, songwriting, listening, instrument playing and more! Adapted music lessons may be given on piano, guitar, drums, and other instruments, as well as voice. An assessment for anyone new to The Music Settlement is needed before signing up. Tuition assistance and scholarships available to qualified applicants. Call (216) 421-5806, ext. 246 for more information. Tuition (36 weeks): 45-minute individual session $2,565.00 // 60-minute individual session $3,420.00 All sessions occur off-site. Clients who were registered in the spring of 2019 or who are currently registered for individual sessions can register for sessions in this course. Just add this course to your cart to complete the registration.

Music Therapy Private Sessions - Off-campus Summer 2019

Where: Off-Campus
We design music programs for people of all ages with disabilities and/ or health concerns. Our Board Certified Music Therapists will work with you to build private sessions that use what each person likes, things they are good at, and things they need help with to make a program that matches their goals. Fun and engaging music experiences are adjusted to fit each person's age and can include singing, movement, songwriting, listening, instrument playing and more! Adapted music lessons may be given on piano, guitar, drums, and other instruments or voice. An assessment for anyone new to The Music Settlement is needed before signing up. Tuition assistance and scholarships available to qualified applicants. Call (216) 421-5806, ext. 246 for more information. 2019 Summer Individual Session Prices (per session): 45 minute: $69.60 60 minute: $92.80

Music Therapy Private Sessions - UC Summer 2019

Where: University Circle
We design music programs for people of all ages with disabilities and/ or health concerns. Our Board Certified Music Therapists will work with you to build private sessions that use what each person likes, things they are good at, and things they need help with to make a program that matches their goals. Fun and engaging music experiences are adjusted to fit each person's age and can include singing, movement, songwriting, listening, instrument playing and more! Adapted music lessons may be given on piano, guitar, drums, and other instruments or voice. An assessment for anyone new to The Music Settlement is needed before signing up. Tuition assistance and scholarships available to qualified applicants. Call (216) 421-5806, ext. 246 for more information. 2019 Summer Individual Session Prices (per session): 45 minute: $59.70 60 minute: $79.60

Music Therapy Saturday Jam - UC 2019-2020

Where: University Circle
Adults with disabilities enjoy fun, group music-making with their peers in a welcoming and nurturing setting at this monthly recreational music therapy group. Some of the planned activities include drum circles, movement, musical games, and group song-writing. Experiences will be adapted to meet the skills, strengths, and needs of group members. An assessment for anyone new to The Music Settlement is needed before signing up. Tuition assistance available to qualified applicants. Returning clients may register online. New clients please contact us at 216-421-5806 ext. 246 for more information.

Musical Mix & Mingle #1 September 2019

Where: University Circle
String players, wind players, pianists are invited to enjoy an afternoon of music making with other adult amateur chamber musicians. Musicians are placed in trios, quartets and quintets as appropriate, and music is distributed in advance to allow for home practice. Musicians work together on chamber Sundays, with ensemble coaches available. At the end of the afternoon, players share experiences over refreshments. Preregistration is required. Participants must be able to read music and play well enough to be placed in an ensemble. Sight-reading ability is required and will be needed in case of a repertoire change. For information, call (216) 421-5806, ext. 100. For information on chamber coaching for your pre-formed group, contact Linda White at lwhite@themusicsettlement.org.

Musical Mix & Mingle #2 November 2019

Where: University Circle
String players, wind players, pianists are invited to enjoy an afternoon of music making with other adult amateur chamber musicians. Musicians are placed in trios, quartets and quintets as appropriate, and music is distributed in advance to allow for home practice. Musicians work together on chamber Sundays, with ensemble coaches available. At the end of the afternoon, players share experiences over refreshments. Preregistration is required. Participants must be able to read music and play well enough to be placed in an ensemble. Sight-reading ability is required and will be needed in case of a repertoire change. For information, call (216) 421-5806, ext. 100. For information on chamber coaching for your pre-formed group, contact Linda White at lwhite@themusicsettlement.org.

Musical Mix and Mingle #3 March 2020

Where: University Circle
String players, wind players, pianists are invited to enjoy an afternoon of music making with other adult amateur chamber musicians. Musicians are placed in trios, quartets and quintets as appropriate, and music is distributed in advance to allow for home practice. Musicians work together on chamber Sundays, with ensemble coaches available. At the end of the afternoon, players share experiences over refreshments. Preregistration is required. Participants must be able to read music and play well enough to be placed in an ensemble. Sight-reading ability is required and will be needed in case of a repertoire change. For information, call (216) 421-5806, ext. 100. For information on chamber coaching for your pre-formed group, contact Linda White at lwhite@themusicsettlement.org.

Musical Mix and Mingle #4 June 2020

Where: University Circle
String players, wind players, pianists are invited to enjoy an afternoon of music making with other adult amateur chamber musicians. Musicians are placed in trios, quartets and quintets as appropriate, and music is distributed in advance to allow for home practice. Musicians work together on chamber Sundays, with ensemble coaches available. At the end of the afternoon, players share experiences over refreshments. Preregistration is required. Participants must be able to read music and play well enough to be placed in an ensemble. Sight-reading ability is required and will be needed in case of a repertoire change. For information, call (216) 421-5806, ext. 100. For information on chamber coaching for your pre-formed group, contact Linda White at lwhite@themusicsettlement.org.

Percussion Ensemble - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
The Music Settlement's Percussion Ensemble can best be described as a high-energy and exciting musical experience. This ensemble utilizes traditional and non-traditional instruments, from mallet instruments and drums, to trash cans and parts of the body. Prerequisite: Intermediate skill level or above.

Percussion Ensemble - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
The Music Settlement's Percussion Ensemble can best be described as a high-energy and exciting musical experience. This ensemble utilizes traditional and non-traditional instruments, from mallet instruments and drums, to trash cans and parts of the body.

Preschool, Day School and Kindergarten application 2020-2021

Where: University Circle, Ohio City
Apply online for our Preschool, Day School and Kindergarten programs

Private Music Instruction

Where: University Circle, Ohio City
Learn an instrument at The Music Settlement! Click here to complete our new-student form. Our Enrollment and Customer Service office will be in touch to schedule your private lessons.

Rock & Pop Academy at The Music Settlement - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
The Rock & Pop Academy at The Music Settlement is a performance program designed for young beginning, intermediate and advanced musicians who wish to explore the rock and pop genres. Available for the following instruments: electric bass, guitar (electric preferred), piano, drums, and voice. The Academy offers three separate, two hour sessions on Saturdays that include a rock group rehearsal and theory/history class. Musicians will be placed in a group based on age and experience. Each semester will culminate in a high energy performance at a local live music venue. Prerequisites: Must have your own instrument and be able to tune it. Guitarists must know open chords. Keyboard players should know major and minor root position chords. Drummers and bass players should know basic grooves. (Please note: the 11:00 am group does not include the theory/ history class.)

Rock & Pop Academy at The Music Settlement - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
The Rock & Pop Academy at The Music Settlement is a performance program designed for young beginning, intermediate and advanced musicians who wish to explore the rock and pop genres. Available for the following instruments: electric bass, guitar (electric preferred), piano, drums, and voice. The Academy offers three separate, two hour sessions on Saturdays that include a rock group rehearsal and theory/history class. Musicians will be placed in a group based on age and experience. Each semester will culminate in a high energy performance at a local live music venue. Prerequisites: Must have your own instrument and be able to tune it. Guitarists must know open chords. Keyboard players should know major and minor root position chords. Drummers and bass players should know basic grooves. (Please note: the 11:00 am group does not include the theory/ history class.)

Rock & Pop Academy at TMS - OC Fall 2019

Where: Ohio City
The Rock & Pop Academy at The Music Settlement is a performance program designed for young beginning, intermediate and advanced musicians who wish to explore the rock and pop genres. Available for the following instruments: electric bass, guitar (electric preferred), piano, drums, and voice. The Academy includes a rock group rehearsal and theory/history class. Musicians will be placed in a group based on age and experience. Each semester will culminate in a high energy performance at a local live music venue. Prerequisites: Must have your own instrument and be able to tune it. Guitarists must know open chords. Keyboard players should know major and minor root position chords. Drummers and bass players should know basic grooves.

Rock & Pop Academy at TMS - OC Spring 2020

Where: Ohio City
The Rock & Pop Academy at The Music Settlement is a performance program designed for young beginning, intermediate and advanced musicians who wish to explore the rock and pop genres. Available for the following instruments: electric bass, guitar (electric preferred), piano, drums, and voice. The Academy includes a rock group rehearsal and theory/history class. Musicians will be placed in a group based on age and experience. Each semester will culminate in a high energy performance at a local live music venue. Prerequisites: Must have your own instrument and be able to tune it. Guitarists must know open chords. Keyboard players should know major and minor root position chords. Drummers and bass players should know basic grooves.

Root Beer Flute Ensemble - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
The Magnolia Flute Ensemble is for beginning flutists who want to have fun in a small ensemble setting. Open to adults and seniors who are beginning or returning to their journey on the flute. Prerequisites: Knowledge of major scales up to 3 flats and 2 sharps (at least one octave), and ability to read music with basic rhythmic notation. If you're unsure which of our flute ensembles is right for you, please contact Linda White (lwhite@themusicsettlement.org) or Jane Berkner (jberkner@themusicsettlement.org).

Root Beer Flutes Ensemble - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
Root Beer Flutes is an ensemble for advanced-beginning students aged 10 to 13 who have played flute for at least one year. Participants will rehearse flute ensemble repertoire, and receive instruction on flute-playing basics and ensemble performance skills. They will also have opportunities to try out other members of the flute family, including alto and bass flutes. Prerequisite: the ability to play one-octave major scales up to 3 flat keys and 2 sharp keys.

Settlement Singers Active Adult Choir - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
he Settlement Singers is a co-ed ensemble for active adults (55+) interested in expressing themselves through music. Designed to foster a creative and social experience, participants will practice breathing and vocal techniques, gain performance skills, learn to read rhythms and pitch patterns, and memorize text and music. The course will culminate in a celebratory performance for friends, family, and the community.

Settlement Singers Active Adult Choir - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
The Settlement Singers is a co-ed ensemble for active adults (55+) interested in expressing themselves through music. Designed to foster a creative and social experience, participants will practice breathing and vocal techniques, gain performance skills, learn to read rhythms and pitch patterns, and memorize text and music. The course will culminate in a celebratory performance for friends, family, and the community.

Summer 2020 Suzuki Camp

Where: University Circle
Students who are currently studying violin, viola, cello, bass, guitar or piano in the Suzuki Method can join TMS Suzuki faculty and guests for a week of instruction, motivation and fun! Campers will participate in both group classes and special ensembles. Each student will receive two, 30-minute private lessons scheduled after camp hours during the week. Daily recitals will showcase our Suzuki faculty and camp students every day at noon. Suzuki Camp begins on Sunday, August 2nd at 3pm. Families will get their weekly schedules, meet teachers, and start the fun! Suzuki Camp then runs M-F 9am-12:30pm. The camp culminates with a grand finale concert on Saturday, August 8th at 10 am. Inclusion options and supportive programming may be available to assist campers with disabilities. Please call The Music Settlement's Center for Music Therapy at 216-421-5806 ext. 246 or send us a message here to discuss whether Suzuki Camp has the potential to be a successful experience for your child. Please note that an individual assessment may be required for anyone new to The Music Settlement. Inclusion options and supportive programming may be available to assist campers with disabilities. Please call The Music Settlement's Center for Music Therapy at 216-421-5806 ext. 246 or send us a message here to discuss whether Suzuki Camp has the potential to be a successful experience for your child. Please note that an individual assessment may be required for anyone new to The Music Settlement.

Summer 2020 Suzuki Camp - After Care (3pm-5pm)

Where: University Circle
For parents unable to pick up their child before 5:00pm, The Music Settlement offers aftercare between the hours of 3:00-5:00pm, and is available for the entire camp session. The Suzuki Camp Aftercare option is also available for $10.00 per day on an as-needed basis. Advance reservations required.*Classes may vary slightly depending on enrollment.

Summer 2020 Suzuki Camp - Extended Day (12:30pm - 3:00pm)

Where: University Circle
During Suzuki Camp Extended Day, campers will create cool artwork, write a compositional masterpiece, and/or explore drumming in the afternoons to further enhance the camp experience.* The Suzuki Camp Orchestra provides older Suzuki students with an opportunity to learn alternative styles of orchestral music and to reinforce musical and technical skills. Students must be in Book 2 or above to participate in the orchestra, or at the discretion of the Suzuki Camp Director. *Classes may vary slightly depending on enrollment.

Suzuki Private Lessons - UC 2019 -2020

Where: University Circle
Students who are currently registered for Suzuki private lessons can register for 2019-2020 lessons by adding this course to their cart to complete the registration. The Enrollment and Customer Service department will need the following information upon registration: (1) Instructor name (2) Length of the lesson (3) Day and time of the lesson. (Please see instructor to arrange lesson day and time.) 2019-2020 Suzuki Rates 30 min: $35 per week 45 min: $48 per week 60 min: $65 per week

Suzuki Private Lessons - UC Summer 2019

Where: University Circle
Summer 2019 Suzuki Private Lesson Tuition: $35.00 per 30 minute lesson $48.00 per 45 minute lesson $65.00 per 60 minute lesson Students who are currently registered for Suzuki private lessons can register for summer private lessons by adding this course to their cart to complete the registration. Students must take a minimum of 4 lessons during the 8 week summer term. The Enrollment and Customer Service department will need the following information upon registration: (1) Instructor name (2) Number of lessons (minimum 4 lessons) (3) Length of the lesson (4) Day and time of the lesson Please see instructor to arrange summer lesson day and time. Please note: Tuition is due in full at time of registration for summer lessons. If you register for the incorrect number of lesson, your tuition will be adjusted.

TMS Klezmer Ensemble

Where: University Circle
Come experience the joy of playing traditional Jewish folk tunes, and learn some Yiddish culture and history along the way in our brand new community Klezmer band! Often called “Jewish jazz,” Klezmer music is a soulful music that uses very distinctive models and scales for melodies, and improvisation. Open to string, brass, wind, percussion, and voice. Advanced beginner skill level and up. Familiarity with D major and minor scales, 2 octaves is recommended. This ensemble is open to ages 14 and up. Adults of all ages are welcome! Please bring your own instrument. Ensemble Director Henry Samuels is a double bass instructor with TMS, and has performed across the US, China, Europe, and Japan. He performs with orchestras such as The Cleveland Orchestra, Akron Symphony, and the Bluewater Chamber Orchestra. Henry is engaged in the Jewish music scene of Cleveland and is currently a member of the Case Western Reserve University Klezmer Ensemble, lead by violinist Steven Greenman. He is also the bassist for the Workman’s Circle Klezmer Orchestra.

Voice for Young Adult Singers - (Ages 15 - 18) - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
Students will participate in weekly solo coaching in a small group format, as well as small group instruction on proper singing technique, ensemble skills, and sight singing. This class is perfect for high school choir members looking to improve their skills, prepare for solo and ensemble contest, or audition for a show.

Voice for Young Singers (Ages 11 -14) - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
This class opens up the world of singing for young vocalists. It helps them develop the basics of proper singing technique in a small group format. The more individualized approach is excellent preparation for voice lessons, which may begin at age 13.

Voice for Young Singers - (Ages 11 -14) - OC Spring 2020

Where: Ohio City
This class opens up the world of singing for young vocalists. It helps them develop the basics of proper singing technique in a small group format. The individualized approach is excellent preparation for voice lessons, which may begin at age 13.

Voice for Young Singers - (Ages 7 - 10) - OC Fall 2019

Where: Ohio City
This class opens up the world of singing for young vocalists. It helps them develop the basics of proper singing technique in a small group format. The individualized approach is excellent preparation for voice lessons, which may begin at age 13.

Voice for Young Singers - (Ages 7 - 10) - OC Spring 2020

Where: Ohio City
This class opens up the world of singing for young vocalists. It helps them develop the basics of proper singing technique in a small group format. The individualized approach is excellent preparation for voice lessons, which may begin at age 13.

Voice for Young Singers - (Ages 7 - 10) - UC Fall 2019

Where: University Circle
This class opens up the world of singing for young vocalists. It helps them develop the basics of proper singing technique in a small group format. The more individualized approach is excellent preparation for voice lessons, which may begin at age 13.

Voice for Young Singers - (Ages 7 - 10) - UC Spring 2020

Where: University Circle
This class opens up the world of singing for young vocalists. It helps them develop the basics of proper singing technique in a small group format. The more individualized approach is excellent preparation for voice lessons, which may begin at age 13.

Youth Latin Jazz Band - (OC) Spring 2020

Where: Ohio City
Students will learn Latin Jazz arrangements, soloing and improvisation, and ensemble playing while covering styles from Cuban, to Brazillian, to Puerto Rican and beyond. Open to students in grades 8-12 with a minimum of one year private study on drums, percussion, woodwinds, brass, bass, guitar, and piano.

Youth Latin Jazz Band - OC Fall 2019

Where: Ohio City
Students will learn Latin Jazz arrangements, Afro-Cuban hand percussion, soloing and improvisation, and ensemble playing while covering styles from Cuban, to Brazillian, to Puerto Rican and beyond. Open to students in grades 8-12 with a minimum of one year private study on drums, percussion, woodwinds, brass, bass guitar, and piano.

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