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Music and Movement at the BOP STOP (Fall 2017)

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. Please wear comfortable clothing as you will be sitting on the floor with your child.

Music Therapy - Group Sessions @ Solon (2017-2018)

An assessment for clients new to The Music Settlement is required prior to registration. Call (216) 421-5806 xt. 246 for more information. Multi-sensory musical, movement or ensemble sessions are tailored to the ages or abilities of group members. Sessions are fun, engaging and structured to give participants opportunities to learn and practice social and communication skills. No previous music therapy experience is required. For younger children or individuals with limited language, objectives may include developing responses such as remaining with the group, increasing attention to peers, sharing and/or turn-taking. Older clients may address skills such as group decision-making, problem solving, negotiation and on-topic conversation. Parents with small children may enjoy creative quality time with their young child while addressing important social, speech and language, motor, play and/or cognitive developmental goals! Parents, caregivers or nannies participate as active partners and may receive coaching in music experiences for home use.

2017-18 Preschool & Day School Application

Apply now for our 2017-18 Preschool & Day School classrooms!

Adult Brass Ensemble (Fall 2017)

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.

Adult Brass Ensemble (Spring 2018)

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 homogenous 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.

Adult Cello Ensemble (Fall 2017)

This informal group meets every other week to focus on ensemble playing in a fun, low-key atmosphere. It can serve as a first ensemble experience for the intermediate cellist or as a casual reading opportunity for the more experienced player. Prerequisite: Intermediate skill level or above.

Adult Cello Ensemble (Spring 2018)

This informal group meets every other week to focus on ensemble playing in a fun, low-key atmosphere. It can serve as a first ensemble experience for the intermediate cellist or as a casual reading opportunity for the more experienced player. Prerequisite: Intermediate skill level or above.

Adult Music Theory (Level 2) (Fall 2017)

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) (Spring 2018)

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 Vocal Jazz Ensemble (Fall 2017)

Adults will have fun exploring popular and Jazz vocal harmonies in a small, tight-knit singing group. Participants will have the opportunity to work on background vocals, blending techniques, harmonizing, and more. The ensemble will perform both a cappella and with a band. Prerequisite: Audition.

Adult Vocal Jazz Ensemble (Spring 2018)

Adults will have fun exploring popular and Jazz vocal harmonies in a small, tight-knit singing group. Participants will have the opportunity to work on background vocals, blending techniques, harmonizing, and more. The ensemble will perform both a cappella and with a band. Prerequisite: Audition.

Aftercare for Kindergarten (2017 - 2018)

Aftercare for children enrolled in 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.

Amati Chamber Orchestra (Fall 2017)

The Amati Chamber Orchestra (formerly our Advanced Chamber Orchestra) 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.

Amati Chamber Orchestra (Spring 2018)

The Amati Chamber Orchestra (formerly our Advanced Chamber Orchestra) 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. Please 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.

Arts & Play - Music Therapy Group - 2 Day - (2017 - 2018)

ARTS N PLAY, co-led by an Early Childhood teacher and Board Certified Music Therapist, offers twice weekly group play experiences to strengthen behavioral, social, and communication skills as developmentally appropriate. Children with special needs will have opportunities to bridge with peers who are typically developing. The program's unique music therapy component supports and reinforces these skills and the curriculum through specific music therapy experiences such as musical games, instrument play, and singing. The curriculum is designed to develop and support concepts in a classroom setting. Criteria for acceptance include identification of a special need, provision of an IEP or professional evaluation (s), and completion of an initial assessment with our staff. Admission takes place throughout the year. Children with special needs will have opportunities to bridge with peers who are typically developing. Returning students can register online. Financial aid is available to qualified applicants. For more information, call (216) 421 - 5806 xt. 246. .

ARTS N PLAY Music Therapy Group - 2 day (2017-2018)

ARTS N PLAY, co-led by an Early Childhood teacher and a Board Certified Music Therapist, of­fers twice weekly group play experiences designed to provide developmen­tally appropriate opportunities to strengthen behavioral, social and communication skills. The curricu­lum is also designed to develop and support concepts in a classroom setting. The program's unique music therapy component rein­forces the curriculum and skills through prescriptively designed music therapy interventions. Criteria for acceptance include identification of a special need, provision of an IEP or professional evaluation(s), and completion of an initial assessment with our staff. Admission takes place throughout the year. Children with special needs will have opportunities to bridge with peers who are typically develop­ing. Returning students can regis­ter online. Financial aid available to qualified applicants. For more information, call (216) 421-5806 xt. 246.

Begininnng Small Group Instruction (Adult) (Fall 2017)

Beginning Small Group Instruction is available in strings (including ukulele), winds, brass, and piano. During each 15 week session, students will learn fundamentals in a small group setting (2-4 students) that will prepare them for individual private music instruction. The class can be repeated and teachers will help guide student when they are ready for the transition to one on one instruction. This class is offered for beginning adult students (19+). Previous musical experience is not needed. Specific lesson times decided once you are placed. We have some student instruments available. Availability is limited. $165 per 15 week semester.

Beginning Chamber Orchestra (Fall 2017)

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 (Spring 2018)

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 Music Theory (Adult) (Fall 2017)

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 want to sing or play an instrument, this is the perfect place to start.

Beginning Music Theory (Adult) (Spring 2018)

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.

Beginning Music Theory (Youth) (Fall 2017)

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 Music Theory (Youth) (Spring 2018)

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 Small Group Instruction (Adult) (Spring 2018)

Beginning Small Group Instruction is available in strings (including ukulele), winds, brass, and piano. During each 15 week session, students will learn fundamentals in a small group setting (2-4 students) that will prepare them for individual private music instruction. The class can be repeated and teachers will help guide student when they are ready for the transition to one on one instruction. This class is offered for beginning adult students (19+). Previous musical experience is not needed. Specific lesson times decided once you are placed. We have some student instruments available. Availability is limited. $165 per 15 week semester

Beginning Small Group Instruction (Youth) (Fall 2017)

Beginning Small Group Instruction is available in strings (including ukulele), winds, and brass. During each 15 week session, students will learn fundamentals in a small group setting (2-4 students) that will prepare them for individual private music instruction. The class can be repeated and teachers will help guide families when each student is ready for the transition to one on one instruction. This class is offered for youth (ages 6-10). Previous musical experience is not needed. Specific lesson times decided once you are placed. We have some student instruments available for this class. Availability is limited. $165 per 15 week semester

Beginning Small Group Instruction (Youth) (Spring 2018)

Beginning Small Group Instruction is available in strings (including ukulele), winds, and brass. During each 15 week session, students will learn fundamentals in a small group setting (2-4 students) that will prepare them for individual private music instruction. The class can be repeated and teachers will help guide families when each student is ready for the transition to one on one instruction. This class is offered for youth (ages 6-10). Previous musical experience is not needed. Specific lesson times decided once you are placed. We have some student instruments available for this class. Availability is limited. $165 per 15 week semester

Brass Ensemble (Fall 2017)

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 (Spring 2018)

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.)

Cello Ensemble (Fall 2017)

This group explores cello literature that includes original works and arrangements of Renaissance vocal pieces, Baroque gems, music from the Classical and Romantic eras, and all styles of contemporary music. Prerequisite: 2 octave scales and an intermediate skill level, or permission of the instructor.

Cello Ensemble (Spring 2018)

This group explores cello literature that includes original works and arrangements of Renaissance vocal pieces, Baroque gems, music from the Classical and Romantic eras, and all styles of contemporary music. Prerequisite: 2 octave scales and an intermediate skill level, or permission of the instructor.

Cleveland Boy Choir (Fall 2017)

Boys ages 10-15 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 popular ensemble performs around the city several times per year. Financial Aid and scholarships are available.

Cleveland Boy Choir (Spring 2018)

Boys ages 10-15 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 popular ensemble performs around the city several times per year. Financial Aid and scholarships are available.

Early Childhood Enrichment - Dance Explorers (Fall 2017)

For TMS Pre-K/Preschool Early Childhood Students only: This introduction to dance is designed to give children well-rounded and developmentally appropriate training. Modern dance techniques with simple coordination, rhythm and creative problem solving instructions encourage students to explore space, movement and have fun with dance exercises.

Early Childhood Enrichment - Dance Explorers (Spring 2018)

For TMS Pre-K & Preschool Early Childhood students only: This introduction to dance is designed to give children well-rounded and developmentally appropriate training. Modern dance techniques with simple coordination, rhythm and creative problem solving instructions encourage students to explore space, movement and have fun with dance exercises.

Early Childhood Enrichment - Keyboard Explorers (Fall 2017)

For TMS Preschool or Day School & Kindergarten Early Childhood students only: 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.

Early Childhood Enrichment - Keyboard Explorers (Spring 2018)

For TMS Pre K, Preschool, Day School & Kindergarten Early Childhood students only: 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.

Early Childhood Enrichment - Keyboard Explorers II (Fall 2017)

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

Flautrageous Flute Choir (Fall 2017)

This "flautrageous" flute choir is for individuals who have a flute and want to have fun while learning to play better. A diverse repertoire of arrangements and original works provide the opportunity to try all members of the flute family, from piccolo to bass flute. Prerequisite: Intermediate or Advanced skill level

Flautrageous Flute Choir (Spring 2018)

This "flautrageous" flute choir is for individuals who have a flute and want to have fun while learning to play better. A diverse repertoire of arrangements and original works provide the opportunity to try all members of the flute family, from piccolo to bass flute. Prerequisite: Intermediate or Advanced skill level.

Group Piano Level 1 (Fall 2017)

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 PIano Level 1 (Spring 2018)

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 (Fall 2017)

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 xt. 100 to schedule an audition.

Guitar Ensemble (Spring 2018)

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 xt. 100 to schedule an audition.

Home-Based Music Therapy (2017-2018)

Call 216-421-5806 xt. 246 for more information or for placement: We create music experiences providing therapeutic benefit for adults with chronic illnesses and/or medical issues. Home-based music therapy sessions, facilitated by a Board-Certified Music Therapist, are designed particularly for those who face challenges in accessing services within the community. Sessions are built around the strengths and interests of each client. Our services provide opportunities to assist in pain management and anxiety/stress reduction through music-making, music-assisted relaxation and other techniques; aid in physical rehabilitation; enhance memory and/or attention; improve communication and encourage self-expression; increase socialization; facilitate family interaction; promote wellness and improve quality of life.

Individual Music Therapy Sessions at Solon (2017 - 2018)

We create music experiences for individuals of all ages with special needs and/or medical issues. Sessions are built around the strengths and interests of each client. For young children, a tailored program can include singing, movement, songwriting, dramatization, improvisation, listening, and instrument playing. For elementary school-aged children, custom-designed sessions may help with task-orientation, auditory and visual sequencing, and symbol recognition and may include the above types of music experiences. For any age, music, combined with a variety of structured interventions, may increase response level, control, and independence. Adapted instruction is offered on piano, guitar, drums, and other instruments. An assessment for clients new to The Music Settlement is required prior to registration. Call (216) 421-5806, ext. 141 for more information.

Inlet Dance - 10 Class Card (Fall 2017)

Want more flexibility? Purchase a 10-class card and take 10 classes throughout the semester on any Monday or Thursday at 5:30pm or 7:00pm. Adult Modern Dance classes instruct students in modern dance, specifically Hawkins-based Release Technique. Classes begin seated on the floor, progressing to exercises standing in the center and then to movement combinations across the floor. The 7:00pm classes focus on the foundations of dance Improvisation & Non Traditional Partnering. These classes are open to ages 12 and up at. The Monday classes are geared towards students at all skill levels, whereas Thursday classes are geared to an Intermediate or Advanced skill level. Notes: Please wear form fitting work out shirts and pants and a pair of socks. Please call 216-721-8580 the day prior to attending class to notify us. Your purchased card must be picked up at the Enrollment and Customer Service office during regular business hours at least 1 day prior to your first class.

Inlet Dance - 10 Class Card (Spring 2018)

Want more flexibility? Purchase a 10-class card and take 10 classes throughout the semester on any Monday or Thursday at 5:30pm or 7:00pm. Adult Modern Dance classes instruct students in modern dance, specifically Hawkins-based Release Technique. Classes begin seated on the floor, progressing to exercises standing in the center and then to movement combinations across the floor. The 7:00pm classes focus on the foundations of dance Improvisation & Non Traditional Partnering. These classes are open to ages 12 and up at. The Monday classes are geared towards students at all skill levels, whereas Thursday classes are geared to an Intermediate or Advanced skill level. Notes: Please wear form fitting work out shirts and pants and a pair of socks. Please call 216-721-8580 the day prior to attending class to notify us. Your purchased card must be picked up at the Enrollment and Customer Service office during regular business hours at least 1 day prior to your first class.

Inlet Dance - Student Ensemble Audition

Sept. 11, 2017: This audition is required for all students who wish to be part of the Student Ensemble. Students will be notified of acceptance one week following the audition. The Inlet Student Ensemble is a pre-professional performance group that is open to students ages 12 and up. Student Ensemble members will increase their technical proficiency and dance literacy levels, learn rudiments of dance composition and performance improvisation, and have opportunities to view and critique dance performance. Students should come dressed and ready to dance (ie. sweats/ jazz pants and t-shirt)

Inlet Dance Children's Level I, 3-5 yrs (Fall 2017)

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, 3-5 yrs (Spring 2018)

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, 6-8 yrs (Fall 2017)

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, 6-8 yrs (Spring 2018)

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, 9-11 yrs (Fall 2017)

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, 9-11 yrs (Spring 2018)

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 Improv/Non Traditional Partnering, Mondays (Fall 2017)

This class will focus on the fundamentals of dance Improvisation, where students will learn structures that Inlet Dance Theatre employs when performing improvisation in front of a live audience. Structures include NEWS, Stationary line, Traveling Line, Sculptures, and more. In addition, the class will explore the foundations of Nontraditional Partnering, a weight sharing technique where students will be taught: weight into center, weight away from center, morphing, lean becomes lift, and more. They will also employ this technique to create and develop choreography and may even get to learn sections of Inlet repertoire that feature Nontraditional Partnering. These classes are open to ages 12 and up, at all skill levels.

Inlet Dance Improv/Non Traditional Partnering, Mondays (Spring 2018)

This class will focus on the fundamentals of dance Improvisation, where students will learn structures that Inlet Dance Theatre employs when performing improvisation in front of a live audience. Structures include NEWS, Stationary line, Traveling Line, Sculptures, and more. In addition, the class will explore the foundations of Nontraditional Partnering, a weight sharing technique where students will be taught: weight into center, weight away from center, morphing, lean becomes lift, and more. They will also employ this technique to create and develop choreography and may even get to learn sections of Inlet repertoire that feature Nontraditional Partnering. These classes are open to ages 12 and up, at all skill levels.

Inlet Dance Improv/Nontraditional Partnering, Thursdays (Fall 2017)

Improvisation and Nontraditional Partnering, Intermediate & Advanced: This class will focus on the fundamentals of dance Improvisation, where students will learn structures that Inlet Dance Theatre employs when performing improvisation in front of a live audience. Structures include NEWS, Stationary line, Traveling line, Sculptures, and more. In addition, the class will explore the foundations on Nontraditional Partnering, a weight sharing technique where students will be taught: weight into center, weight away from center, morphing, lean becomes lift, and more. They will also employ this technique to create and develop choreography and may even get to learn sections of Inlet repertoire that feature Nontraditional Partnering. These classes are open to ages 12 and up, at an Intermediate or Advanced level.

Inlet Dance Improv/Nontraditional Partnering, Thursdays (Spring 2018)

Improvisation and Nontraditional Partnering, Intermediate & Advanced: This class will focus on the fundamentals of dance Improvisation, where students will learn structures that Inlet Dance Theatre employs when performing improvisation in front of a live audience. Structures include NEWS, Stationary line, Traveling line, Sculptures, and more. In addition, the class will explore the foundations on Nontraditional Partnering, a weight sharing technique where students will be taught: weight into center, weight away from center, morphing, lean becomes lift, and more. They will also employ this technique to create and develop choreography and may even get to learn sections of Inlet repertoire that feature Nontraditional Partnering. These classes are open to ages 12 and up, at an Intermediate or Advanced level.

Inlet Dance Student Ensemble (Fall 2017)

Prerequisite: The Inlet Student Ensemble is a pre-professional performance group that is open to students ages 12 and up. Admittance into the Inlet Student Ensemble is by audition. Members are required to attend both Monday and Thursday's Teen/ Adult Modern Dance classes, as well as Improvisation and Nontraditional Partnering classes. rnrnTraining will focus on Hawkins-based Release Technique, nontraditional partnering, performance improvisation, and choreography. Student Ensemble members will increase their technical proficiency and dance literacy levels, learn rudiments of dance composition and performance improvisation, and have opportunities to view and critique dance performance. Members will also have chances throughout the year to perform in concerts and/or special events. Members are required to sign up for the full year, and do not need to enroll separately in the Monday and Thursday evening classes. Students are featured in a performance in the spring. Two complimentary tickets to this performance are included in tuition.rnrn$832 per semester (includes Modern and Improvisation, and Non-Traditional Partnering classes on Mondays and Thursdays - 5:30pm-8:30pm)rn

Inlet Dance Student Ensemble (Spring 2017)

Prerequisite: The Inlet Student Ensemble is a pre-professional performance group that is open to students ages 12 and up. Admittance into the Inlet Student Ensemble is by audition. Members are required to attend both Monday and Thursday's Teen/Adult Modern Dance classes, as well as Improvisation and Nontraditional Partnering classes. Training will focus on Hawkins-based Release Technique, nontraditional partnering, performance improvisation, and choreography. Student Ensemble members will increase their technical proficiency and dance literacy levels, learn rudiments of dance composition and performance improvisation, and have opportunities to view and critique dance performance. Members will also have chances throughout the year to perform in concerts and/or special events. Members are required to sign up for the full year, and do not need to enroll separately in the Monday and Thursday evening classes. Students are featured in a performance in the spring. Two complimentary tickets to this performance are included in tuition. $832 per semester (includes Modern, Improvisation, and Non-Traditional Partnering classes on Mondays and Thursdays - 5:30pm-8:30pm)

Inlet Dance Student Ensemble (Spring 2018)

Prerequisite: The Inlet Student Ensemble is a pre-professional performance group that is open to students ages 12 and up. Admittance into the Inlet Student Ensemble is by audition. Members are required to attend both Monday and Thursday's Teen/ Adult Modern Dance classes, as well as Improvisation and Nontraditional Partnering classes. Training will focus on Hawkins-based Release Technique, nontraditional partnering, performance improvisation, and choreography. Student Ensemble members will increase their technical proficiency and dance literacy levels, learn rudiments of dance composition and performance improvisation, and have opportunities to view and critique dance performance. Members will also have chances throughout the year to perform in concerts and/or special events. Members are required to sign up for the full year, and do not need to enroll separately in the Monday and Thursday evening classes. Students are featured in a performance in the spring. Two complimentary tickets to this performance are included in tuition. $832 per semester (includes Modern and Improvisation, and Non-Traditional Partnering classes on Mondays and Thursdays - 5:30pm-8:30pm)

Inlet Dance Summer Dance Intensive 2017

Inlet Dance Theatre’s Summer Dance Intensive ‘17 (SDI ‘17) is an aggressive six and a half week training program for ages twelve through young adult. The SDI ‘17 focuses on increasing technical skill sets, collaborative creative process, performing improvisation and repertory. The SDI ‘17 allows students to experience being a dancer in a professional dance company. Click for more information and registration forms.

Inlet Dance Teen/Adult Int & Adv Modern, Thursdays (Fall 2017)

Teen / Adult Intermediate & Advanced Modern classes instruct students in modern dance, specifically Hawkins-based Release Technique. Classes begin seated on the floor, progressing to exercises standing in the center and then to movement combinations across the floor. These classes are open to ages 12 and up at an intermediate or advanced skill level.

Inlet Dance Teen/Adult Int & Adv Modern, Thursdays (Spring 2018)

Teen / Adult Intermediate & Advanced Modern classes instruct students in modern dance, specifically Hawkins-based Release Technique. Classes begin seated on the floor, progressing to exercises standing in the center and then to movement combinations across the floor. These classes are open to ages 12 and up at an intermediate or advanced skill level.

Inlet Dance Teen/Adult Open Level Modern, Mondays (Fall 2017)

Teen / Adult Open Level Modern classes instruct students in modern dance, specifically Hawkins-based Release Technique. Classes begin seated on the floor, progressing to exercises standing in the center and then to movement combinations across the floor. These classes are open to ages 12 and up at all skill levels

Inlet Dance Teen/Adult Open Level Modern, Mondays (Spring 2018)

Teen / Adult Open Level Modern classes instruct students in modern dance, specifically Hawkins-based Release Technique. Classes begin seated on the floor, progressing to exercises standing in the center and then to movement combinations across the floor. These classes are open to ages 12 and up at all skill levels.

Intro to Suzuki (Fall 2017)

Introduction to Suzuki is designed to prepare students and parents for instrumental study in our Suzuki program. Since parental involvement is a key part of the Suzuki method and philosophy, parent attendance and participation is required for this course. These classes begin with various musical activities designed to focus on listening and developing basic musical skills necessary for all Suzuki students before instrumental study begins. Demonstrations of all instruments offered in the Suzuki program (violin, viola, cello, bass, guitar and piano) by Suzuki faculty members help families decide on the instrument their child may study. Class time is devoted to parent discussion about the Suzuki Method and the Suzuki philosophy. Introduction to Suzuki is a prerequisite for beginning Suzuki instruction. The first class meeting is for parents only. All other classes are for parent and child together. After completion of Introduction to Suzuki and required observations, students are assigned to an instructor. Due to the popularity of the program, some students may have to be wait-listed, who may choose Beginning Suzuki Semi-Private Instruction (based on availability).

Intro to Suzuki II (Fall 2017)

Introduction to Suzuki is designed to prepare students and parents for instrumental study in our Suzuki program. Since parental involvement is a key part of the Suzuki method and philosophy, parent attendance and participation is required for this course. These classes begin with various musical activities designed to focus on listening and developing basic musical skills necessary for all Suzuki students before instrumental study begins. Demonstrations of all instruments offered in the Suzuki program (violin, viola, cello, bass, guitar and piano) by Suzuki faculty members help families decide on the instrument their child may study. Class time is devoted to parent discussion about the Suzuki Method and the Suzuki philosophy. Introduction to Suzuki is a prerequisite for beginning Suzuki instruction. The first class meeting is for parents only. All other classes are for parent and child together. After completion of Introduction to Suzuki and required observations, students are assigned to an instructor. Due to the popularity of the program, some students may have to be wait-listed, who may choose Beginning Suzuki Semi-Private Instruction (based on availability).

Introduction to Suzuki (Summer 2017)

Introduction 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, July 30th 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 5th at 10 a.m. Course Tuition: $115 + $15 materials fee

J@MS Program & Ensemble (Fall 2017)

J@MS Program tuition: $472.50 Ensemble only tuition: $225.00 (PLEASE NOTE: Upon enrollment into the first semester, participants will also be automatically enrolled in the second semester. The enrollment office will register and bill students for both semesters during their initial registration. Students can discontinue at semester break if needed.) The J@MS program is a weekly half-day immersion 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

J@MS Program & Ensemble (Spring 2018)

(PLEASE NOTE: Upon enrollment into the first semester, participants will also be automatically enrolled in the second semester. The enrollment office will register and bill students for both semesters during their initial registration. Students can discontinue at semester break if needed.) The J@MS program is a weekly half-day immersion 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

Junior Chamber Orchestra (Fall 2017)

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 (Spring 2018)

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 J@MS (Fall 2017)

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 to acclimate the students to the Saturday program environment. Junior J@MS meets from 11AM to 12:30PM. Upon enrollment into the first semester, participants will also be automatically enrolled in the second semester.

Junior J@MS (Spring 2018)

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 to acclimate the students to the Saturday program environment. Junior J@MS meets from 11AM to 12:30PM. Upon enrollment into the first semester, participants will also be automatically enrolled in the second semester.

Keyboard Explorers (Fall 2017)

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 (Spring 2018)

Children experiment with improvisation and musical expression through keyboard listening, singing and movement activities. Students will begin to read music and learn basic music theory.

Keyboard Explorers II (Spring 2018)

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

Kindergarten application (2017-18)

Applications now being accepted for our 2017-18 Kindergarten program! Kindergarten is a full-day program that runs the academic school year for children turning 5-years old by September 30, 2017 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.

Magnolia Flute Ensemble (Fall 2017)

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 their journey on the flute. Contact Jane Berkner, conductor, if interested. (jberkner@themusicsettlement.org) Prerequisites: Knowledge of C, F, G, Bb, and Eb major scales (at least once octave) and ability to read sheet music with basic rhythmic notation. Contact Jane Berkner to audition.

Magnolia Flute Ensemble (Spring 2018)

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 their journey on the flute. Contact Jane Berkner, conductor, if interested. (jberkner@themusicsettlement.org) Prerequisites: Knowledge of C, F, G, Bb, and Eb major scales (at least one octave ) and ability to read sheet music with basic rhythmic notation. Contact Jane Berkner to audition.

Music and Movement (Fall 2017)

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. Please wear comfortable clothing as you will be sitting on the floor with your child.

Music and Movement (Spring 2018)

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. Please wear comfortable clothing as you will be sitting on the floor with your child.

Music and Movement at the BOP STOP (Spring 2018)

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. Please wear comfortable clothing as you will be sitting on the floor with your child.

Music Explorers - Learn Together (Fall 2017)

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 (Spring 2018)

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 - Group Sessions @ TMS (2017-2018)

An assessment for clients new to The Music Settlement is required prior to registration; call (216) 421-5806 xt. 246 for more information. Multi-sensory musical, movement or ensemble sessions are tailored to the ages or abilities of group members. Sessions are fun, engaging and structured to give participants opportunities to learn and practice social and communication skills. No previous music therapy experience is required. For younger children or individuals with limited language, objectives may include developing responses such as remaining with the group, increasing attention to peers, sharing and/or turn-taking. Older clients may address skills such as group decision-making, problem solving, negotiation and on-topic conversation. Parents with small children may enjoy creative quality time with their young child while addressing important social, speech and language, motor, play and/or cognitive developmental goals! Parents, caregivers or nannies participate as active partners and may receive coaching in music experiences for home use. Clients who were registered in the spring of 2017 or who are currently registered for group sessions can register for this course.

Music Therapy - Individual Sessions @ TMS (2017-2018)

An assessment for clients new to The Music Settlement is required prior to registration; call (216) 421-5806 xt. 246 for more information. We create music experiences for individuals of all ages with special needs and/or medical issues. Sessions are built around the strengths and interests of each client. For young children, a tailored program can include singing, movement, songwriting, dramatization, improvisation, listening, and instrument playing. For elementary school-aged children, custom-designed sessions may help with task-orientation, auditory and visual sequencing, and symbol recognition and may include the above types of music experiences. For any age, music, combined with a variety of structured interventions, may increase response level, control, and independence. Adapted instruction is offered on piano, guitar, drums, and other instruments.

Music Therapy - Musical Revue (2017-2018)

An assessment for clients new to The Music Settlement is required prior to registration; call (216) 421-5806 xt. 246 for more information. Teens and adults with special needs will have a unique opportunity to interact and learn new skills with peers in a rich musical experience adapted to individual need. The curriculum includes basic musical performance skills, such as singing, dancing, experiential warm-ups, musical vocabulary, dramatic expression, and stage presence. A musical "revue" format will be utilized, with therapeutic emphasis on social communication skills, conceptual skills related to abstract thinking, attending to group tasks, and following directions. Group acceptance / placement will be at the discretion of the Center.

Music Therapy - Saturday Jam (2017-2018)

New clients, please contact us at 216-421-5806 xt. 246 for more information and for placement: This monthly recreational music therapy group provides an opportunity for adults with special needs to enjoy fun, group-oriented musical experiences with their peers in a welcoming and nurturing environment. Experiences will be adapted for the skills, strengths, and needs of the participants. Drum circles, movement experiences, musical games, and group song writing are just some of the activities planned for the Saturday Jam recreational music therapy group. Clients who were registered in the spring of 2017 can register for this course. Space is limited.

Musical Mix & Mingle (2017-2018)

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. 101. For information on chamber coaching for your pre-formed group, contact Linda White at lwhite@themusicsettlement.org.

Orchestra For Adults (Fall 2017)

This orchestra is geared towards beginning and intermediate adults of all ages who would like to play in a group setting. 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!

Orchestra for Adults (Spring 2018)

This orchestra is geared towards beginning and intermediate adults of all ages who would like to play in a group setting. 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!

Percussion Ensemble (Fall 2017)

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, to parts of the body. Prerequisite: Intermediate skill level or above.

Percussion Ensemble (Spring 2018)

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, to parts of the body. Prerequisite: Intermediate skill level or above.

Preschool - Extended Day (2017 - 2018)

Morning Preschool students can join in one or more Extended Days (M, T, W, Th, &/or F) that coincide with their morning class. This program gives children the opportunity to enjoy lunch, creative play, gardening, cooking, and additional arts and language activities. Initial registration begins in the spring for the fall, with rolling registration throughout the year as days and space are available. 11:30 am - 3:30 pm.

Preschool - Lunch Bunch (2017 -2018)

Children enrolled in the Preschool programs (morning or afternoon) can register to have lunch with their friends during the day on Tuesday, Wednesday, &/or Thursday. Students bring their own lunch and enjoy social time and creative activities. Registration takes place in September online. Additional days may be added as space is available. Below is a listing of available courses, recitals, department events and tickets offered through The Music Settlement online. You may filter your results to narrow your search by using any of the filters above or entering a key word for the course you are searching for, or CLICK HERE for more targeted searches or a copy of our most recent catalog. In order to register for a course, you will need to log in to your account. You will be prompted to log in or create a new account once you have chosen an item for which to register and added it to your cart.

Private Music Instruction

Learn an instrument at The Music Settlement! You can be placed with a teacher by filling out our new-student form.

Rock & Blues Academy at The Music Settlement (Fall 2017)

The Rock & Blues Academy at The Music Settlement is a performance program designed for young beginning, intermediate and advanced musicians who wish to further explore the rock and blues genres. Available for the following instruments: bass (electric preferred), guitar (electric preferred), piano, drums, and voice. The Academy runs on Saturdays from 1:30pm -3:30pm and includes two components: theory/history class, and a rock group rehearsal. (Musicians will be placed in a rock/blues 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 (electric guitars preferred) must know open chords. Keyboard players should know major and minor root position chords. Drummers and bass players should know basic grooves.

Rock & Blues Academy at The Music Settlement (Spring 2018)

The Rock & Blues Academy at The Music Settlement is a performance program designed for young beginning, intermediate and advanced musicians who wish to further explore the rock and blues genres. Available for the following instruments: bass (electric preferred), guitar (electric preferred), piano, drums, and voice. The Academy runs on Saturdays from 1:30pm -3:30pm and includes two components: theory/history class, and a rock group rehearsal. (Musicians will be placed in a rock/blues 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 (electric guitars preferred) must know open chords. Keyboard players should know major and minor root position chords. Drummers and bass players should know basic grooves.

Senior Adults Small Group Instruction (Fall 2017)

All students will be required to rent or purchase an instrument. Speak to your teacher regarding recommended instrument dealers.

Small Chamber Emsemble Inquiry (Fall 2017)

Playing in a chamber ensemble allows students to hone their musical skills in a social setting that promotes teamwork, leadership, and personal responsibility. Participating students will be placed in small groups, ranging from trio to sextet, according to age and experience. Chamber ensembles will explore a range of repertoire for greatest technical and artistic growth. Students will be coached by members of prominent Cleveland-based chamber ensembles. Please register in this inquiry course to be put on the placement list. You can also contact the ECS office directly at 216-421-5806 xt. 100 or ecs@themusicsettlement.org. The Center for Music will be in contact to place you in a chamber ensemble. Notes: While the Center for Music will make every effort to create groups in a timely manner, assignment to a group may not occur right away as placement is dependent on many factors, including instrument, age and experience level o participants.

Small Group Brass (Fall 2017)

Lesson day and time will be set once you are placed in your small group. The Music Settlement. Room assignments can be viewed online when lessons are scheduled. Price: $247.50 (Standard charge) Gender: Coed Spaces: Tentative Never allow internet registration Notes: All students will be required to rent or purchase an instrument. Speak to your teacher regarding recommended instrument dealers.

Small Group Strings - Youth - (Fall 2017)

Never allow internet registration Notes: All students will be required to rent or purchase an instrument. Speak to your teacher regarding recommended instrument dealers.

Small Group Strings - Youth - (Spring 2018)

Lesson day and time will be set once you are placed in your small group. The Music Settlement. Room assignments can be viewed online when lessons are scheduled. Price: $165.00 (Standard charge) Ages: At least 6 but less than 11 Gender: Coed Spaces: Unlimited openings Never allow internet registration Notes: All students will be required to rent or purchase an instrument. Speak to your teacher regarding recommended instrument dealers.

Small Group Winds - Youth - (Spring 2018)

Lesson day and time will be set once you are placed in your small group. The Music Settlement. Room assignments can be viewed online when lessons are scheduled. Price: $165.00 (Standard charge) Ages: At least 6 but less than 11 Gender: Coed Spaces: Unlimited openings Never allow internet registration Notes: All students will be required to rent or purchase an instrument. Speak to your teacher regarding recommended instrument dealers.

Suzuki Camp (Summer 2017)

Students who are currently studying violin, viola, cello, bass, guitar or piano in the Suzuki Method can join The Music Settlement Suzuki faculty and guest clinicians for a week of instruction, motivation and fun! Campers will participate in group classes and special ensembles during camp session. 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 each day at noon. Suzuki Camp begins on Sunday, July 30th at 3pm. Families will get their weekly schedules, meet teachers, and start the fun! The camp culminates with a Grand Finale Concert on Saturday August 5th at 10 am. Inclusion options and supportive programming may be available for students with special needs. Call The Music Settlement's Center for Music Therapy at 216-421-5806 xt, 140 or send us a message here to discuss whether Suzuki Camp has the potential to be a successful experience for your child with special needs. Notes: Suzuki Camp begins with Orientation on Sunday, July 30th. Check-in begins at 3pm. Camp concludes with the Grand Finale Concert on Saturday, August 5th at 10:00 AM. You will receive camp welcome materials and any required forms prior to the beginning of camp. Please be advised that failure to return required forms may result in a late start.

Suzuki Camp - Extended Day (12:30pm-3:00pm) (Summer 2017)

Extended Day offering for Suzuki Camp. Campers must also be enrolled in Suzuki Camp.

Suzuki Camp After Care (3pm-5pm) (Summer 2017)

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.

Suzuki Private Instruction (2016-2017)

Suzuki Students who were registered in 2015-2016 for Suzuki private lessons can register for 2016-2017 lessons in this course. Just add this course to your cart to complete the registration. Before you register, please make sure you have spoken to your instructor and have the following information: The name of your instructor, the length of the lesson and the day and time of your lesson. 2016-2017 Suzuki Rates 30 min: $35 per week ($1,260 total) 45 min: $47.25 per week ($1,701 total) 60 min: $63.75 per week ($2,295 total) Notes: Please note that this course is for returning students only taking Suzuki private lessons. Once registered into this course, lessons will be scheduled with your instructor. You will be contacted shortly if we require additional information to complete your registration. Financial aid and scholarship will be applied once lessons are officially scheduled with the instructor.

Suzuki Private Lessons (2017-2018)

Students who are currently registered for Suzuki private lessons can register for 2017-2018 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.

Teen Vocal Jazz Ensemble & Package (Spring 2018)

Young vocalists will have the opportunity to take advantage of our premiere J@MS program. Upon enrollment into the first semester, participants will also be automatically enrolled in the second semester. Musicians can either enroll in the ensemble only (1:00-2:00), or also enjoy the J@MS immersion program (9am-1:30pm), which includes: Jazz history class, a small combo, and a theory/improvisation course. Teens will have fun exploring popular and Jazz vocal harmonies in a small, tight-knit singing group. Students will have the opportunity to work on background vocals, blending techniques, harmonizing, and more. Prerequisite: Audition

TMS POPS Ensemble and/or Package (Fall 2017)

TMS POPS is a premiere ensemble that encompasses a wide variety of American musical forms of string playing, including classical, folk, bluegrass, Jazz, blues, rock, and hip-hop. America is a musical melting pot with traditions that are derived from the European classical, Latin, and African traditions. TMS POPS presents musicians the opportunity to perform from each of these musical heritages and creatively express themselves through authentic improvisation and arranging. Students can choose to enroll in the ensemble only or the TMS POPS Package, which runs from 10am-1:30pm, and will allow musicians to further concentrate on their musical skills through collaboration with the musicians in the J@MS combos and a theory/improvisation class, taught by our J@MS faculty at The Music Settlement. Upon enrollment into the first semester, participants will also be automatically enrolled in the second semester.

TMS POPS Ensemble and/or Package (Spring 2018)

TMS POPS is a premiere ensemble that encompasses a wide variety of American musical forms of string playing, including classical, folk, bluegrass, Jazz, blues, rock, and hip-hop. America is a musical melting pot with traditions that are derived from the European classical, Latin, and African traditions. TMS POPS presents musicians the opportunity to perform from each of these musical heritages and creatively express themselves through authentic improvisation and arranging. Students can choose to enroll in the ensemble only or the TMS POPS Package, which runs from 10am-1:30pm, and will allow musicians to further concentrate on their musical skills through collaboration with the musicians in the J@MS combos and a theory/improvisation class, taught by our J@MS faculty at The Music Settlement. Upon enrollment into the first semester, participants will also be automatically enrolled in the second semester.

Voice For Young Singers - Ages 11 - 14 (Spring 2018)

This class opens up the world of singing for young vocalists. It helps them develop the basics of proper singing technique in a disciplined but enjoyable way. It is an excellent musical introduction before the start of private voice lessons which may begin at age 13 and up.

Voice For Young Singers - Ages 11 - 14 (Fall 2017)

This class opens up the world of singing for young vocalists. It helps them develop the basics of proper singing technique in a disciplined but enjoyable way. It is an excellent musical introduction before the start of private voice lessons which may begin at age 13 and up.

Voice For Young SIngers - Ages 7 - 10 - (Fall 2017)

This class opens up the world of singing for young vocalists. It helps them develop the basics of proper singing technique in a disciplined but enjoyable way. It is an excellent musical introduction before the start of private voice lessons which may begin at age 13 and up.

Voice For Young Singers - Ages 7 to 10 (Spring 2018)

This class opens up the world of singing for young vocalists. It helps them develop the basics of proper singing technique in a disciplined but enjoyable way. It is an excellent musical introduction before the start of private voice lessons which may begin at age 13 and up.

Young Musicians (Fall 2017)

This unique Dalcroze-inspired offering invites children to learn music through body movements. It encourages students to explore music by associating familiar motions such as walking and running with the rhythm of music. Activities involving singing and playing hand instruments help children to develop listening, improvisation, and coordination skills.

Young Musicians (Spring 2018)

This unique Dalcroze-inspired offering invites children to learn music through body movements. It encourages students to explore music by associating familiar motions such as walking and running with the rhythm of music. Activities involving singing and playing hand instruments help children to develop listening, improvisation, and coordination skills.

Young Musicians at BOP STOP (Monday afternoons, Fall 2017)

This unique Dalcroze inspired offering --held at BOP STOP on Mondays at 4:15pm-- invites children to learn music through body movements. It encourages students to explore music by associating familiar motions such as walking and running with the rhythm of music. Activities involving singing and playing hand instruments help children to develop listening, improvisation, and coordination skills.

Young Musicians at BOP STOP (Monday afternoons, Spring 2018)

This unique Dalcroze inspired offering invites children to learn music through body movements. It encourages students to explore music by associating familiar motions such as walking and running with the rhythm of music. Activities involving singing and playing hand instruments help children to develop listening, improvisation, and coordination skills.

Young Musicians at BOP STOP (Tuesday mornings, Fall 2017)

This unique Dalcroze inspired offering invites children to learn music through body movements. It encourages students to explore music by associating familiar motions such as walking and running with the rhythm of music. Activities involving singing and playing hand instruments help children to develop listening, improvisation, and coordination skills.

Young Musicians at BOP STOP (Tuesday mornings, Spring 2018)

This unique Dalcroze inspired offering invites children to learn music through body movements. It encourages students to explore music by associating familiar motions such as walking and running with the rhythm of music. Activities involving singing and playing hand instruments help children to develop listening, improvisation, and coordination skills.

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