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Interested in private lessons? Group lessons? Choirs? Orchestra experience? We have all that and more, housed in the most beautiful place to learn music in Cleveland. 

A Cappella Camp

Age: 13-18 // July 11-July 22 // 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Price: $414 // Financial Aid Available
The A Cappella Summer Camp is a vocal music program for teenagers, ages 13 through 18. This camp's primary focus will be on the oldest form of music "a cappella," which is still relevant to today's popular music. Students will have fun exploring popular and Jazz vocal harmonies in a small, tight-knit singing group and have the opportunity to work on background vocals, blending techniques, harmonizing, and more. A cappella music is one of the most unique music genres that will challenge students to be creative by only using their voice! Campers who attend both a morning and afternoon music camp will receive a $207 discount (making a full day of camp $621 rather than $828). Inclusion options and supportive programming may be available for students with special needs. Click to enroll online and learn more, or call us at 216-421-5806 xt. 100.

Chamber Music Camp

Age 9-18 // July 11-July 22 // 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Price: $414 // Financial Aid Available
In our Chamber Music Camp, students will be placed in small ensembles according to age and experience. They will spend time collaborating with professional musicians and faculty members to prepare chamber pieces for the camp's final concert. This camp can be paired with the afternoon Orchestra Camp or other afternoon tracks to create a full day musical experience. Campers who attend both a morning and afternoon music camp will receive a $207 discount (making a full day of camp $621 rather than $828). Inclusion options and supportive programming may be available for students with special needs. Click to enroll online and learn more, or call us at 216-421-5806 xt. 100.

Hip Hop Camp (Afternoon Session)

Age 12-18 // July 11-July 22 // 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Price: $414 // Financial Aid Available
HIP-HOP MUSIK: Dee Jay Doc and the Fresh Camp bring a collaborative hip-hop experience to The Music Settlement's summer camp program. You'll learn how to scratch, play the turntable like an instrument, compose your own beats, as well as rock the crowd in true MC style. Students will write and record songs to inspire togetherness and community participation. We also collaborate with the camp's other musical genres to create a dynamic performance that joins strings, brass and voice with our hip-hop elements to create an all original, all-camp medley that unites styles and brings us all together. Campers who attend both a morning and afternoon music camp will receive a $207 discount (making a full day of camp $621 rather than $828). Inclusion options and supportive programming may be available for students with special needs. Click to enroll online and learn more, or call us at 216-421-5806 xt. 100.

Hip Hop Camp (Morning Session)

Age 12-18 // July 11-July 22 // 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Price: $414 // Financial Aid Available
Dee Jay Doc and the Fresh Camp bring a collaborative hip-hop experience to The Music Settlement's summer camp program. You'll learn how to scratch, play the turntable like an instrument, compose your own beats, as well as rock the crowd in true MC style. Students will write and record songs to inspire togetherness and community participation. We also collaborate with the camp's other musical genres to create a dynamic performance that joins strings, brass and voice with our hip-hop elements to create an all original, all-camp medley that unites styles and brings us all together. Campers who attend both a morning and afternoon music camp will receive a $207 discount (making a full day of camp $621 rather than $828). Inclusion options and supportive programming may be available for students with special needs. Click to enroll online and learn more, or call us at 216-421-5806 xt. 100.

Jazz Camp (Afternoon Session)

Age 12-18 // July 11-July 22 // 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Price: $414 // Financial Aid Available
Polish your musical skills and discover the rich tradition of Jazz improvisation in one of our most popular offerings! Originating in southern African American communities, Jazz is a spontaneous and vital musical genre. During Jazz Camp, students will gain knowledge and develop musical skills. The camp will include workshops, classes in the history of African-American music and improvisation. There will be a performance on the last day of camp. Campers who attend both a morning and afternoon music camp will receive a $207 discount (making a full day of camp $621 rather than $828). Inclusion options and supportive programming may be available for students with special needs. Click to enroll online and learn more, or call us at 216-421-5806 xt. 100.

Jazz Camp (Morning Session)

Age 12-18 // July 11-July 22 // 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Price: $414 // Financial Aid Available
Polish your musical skills and discover the rich tradition of Jazz improvisation in one of our most popular offerings! Originating in southern African American communities, Jazz is a spontaneous and vital musical genre. During Jazz Camp, students will gain knowledge and develop musical skills. The camp will include workshops, classes in the history of African-American music and improvisation. There will be a performance on the last day of camp. Campers who attend both a morning and afternoon music camp will receive a $207 discount (making a full day of camp $621 rather than $848). Inclusion options and supportive programming may be available for students with special needs. Click to enroll online and learn more, or call us at 216-421-5806 xt. 100.

Music Builders Camp

Age 5-12 // June 20-July 8 // 9:00-3:00
Camp price: $625.00 // Financial Aid Available
Before-care 8:00-9:00 ($75.00) // After-care 3:00-5:00 ($125.00)
Music Builders is a nurturing, culturally rich, arts camp for children who are entering kindergarten through current sixth graders. Campers build experience and skills in music, drama and dance in a variety of genres (from musical theater to pop), strengthen confidence, creativity and caring. An original production about building a better world will be shared in a final performance for friends and family. Campers will enjoy weekly special events such as guest artists, performances and field trips. Both 3-week sessions of Music Builders will feature unique content, so families can choose session one, session two, or both for a seamless 6-week camp experience. Click to enroll online and learn more, or call us at 216-421-5806 xt. 100. 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. 141 or send us a message here to discuss whether Music Builders has the potential to be a successful experience for your child with special needs.

Music Builders Camp After-Care (3:00-5:00 p.m.)

Price: $125.00
For parents unable to pick up their child from the Music Builders Camp before 5:00 p.m., The Music Settlement offers childcare between the hours of 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Aftercare is available for the entire camp session (advance reservations required), or for $10.00 a day on an as-needed basis. *Please be advised: this course (6898) is for the after care option ONLY (9am-3pm). To participate in this course, you must also enroll in the Music Builders Camp (9am-3pm). Click to enroll online and learn more, or call us at 216-421-5806 xt. 100.

Music Builders Camp Before-Care (8:00-9:00 a.m.)

Price: $75.00
Parents may drop off their child for Music Builders Camp before 9:00 a.m. using Before Care. Childcare for campers is offered between 8:00-9:00 a.m. for the entire camp session for $5.00 on an as-needed basis. To participate in this program, you must also enroll in the Music Builders Camp. *An After Care (3-5pm) option is also available and requires separate enrollment. Click to enroll online and learn more, or call us at 216-421-5806 xt. 100.

Music Builders II Camp

Ages 5-12 // July 11-July 29 // 9:00-3:00
Camp price: $625.00 // Financial Aid Available
Before-care 8:00-9:00 ($75.00) // After-care 3:00-5:00 ($125.00)
Music Builders is a nurturing, culturally rich, arts camp for children who are entering kindergarten through current sixth graders. Campers build experience and skills in music, dram and dance in a variety of genres (from musical theater to pop), strengthen confidence, creativity and caring. An original production about building a better world will be shared in a final performance for friends and family. Campers will enjoy weekly special events such as guest artists, performances and field trips. This camp can be enrolled independent of or in conjunction with Music Builders camp earlier in the summer. Both 3-week sessions of Music Builders will feature unique content, so families can choose session one, session two, or both for a seamless 6-week camp experience. Please note: this course (7705) is for the camp only (9am-3pm). Before Care (8-9am) and After Care (3-5pm) options are also available and require separate registrations. Click to enroll online and learn more, or call us at 216-421-5806 xt. 100 Inclusion options and supportive programming may be available for students with special needs.

Music Builders II Camp - After-Care (3:00-5:00 p.m.)

Price: $125.00
For parents unable to pick up their child from the Music Builders Camp at 3:00 p.m., The Music Settlement offers childcare between the hours of 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. After care is available for the entire camp session (advance reservations required), or for $10.00 a day on an as-needed basis. Please Note: In order to participate in this course, you must also enroll in the Music Builders Camp II #7705 (9am-3pm). Click to enroll online and learn more, or call us at 216-421-5806 xt. 100.

Music Builders II Camp Before-Care (8:00-9:00 a.m.)

Price: $75.00
Parents may drop off their child[ren] before 9am with Before Care. Childcare for campers is offered between 8-9am for the entire camp session or for $5.00 on an as-needed basis. To participate in this program, you must also enroll in Music Builders Camp II. *An After Care (3-5pm) option is also available and requires separate enrollment. Click to enroll online and learn more, or call us at 216-421-5806 xt. 100.

Music Safari Camp

Ages 6-9 // June 27-July 1// 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Camp price: $125.00 // Financial Aid Available
Have you ever thought about signing your child up for music lessons but weren't sure where to begin? Then this camp is for you! During this week of musical exploration, your child will be introduced to several families of instruments including strings, winds, brass, percussion, and keyboard. All students will receive hands on experience with each of the instruments. This introductory camp is a great opportunity to discover which instruments interest your child most before investing in private instruction. Previous musical experience is not necessary. Inclusion options and supportive programming may be available for students with special needs. Click to enroll online and learn more, or call us at 216-421-5806 xt. 100.

Music Safari II Camp

Ages 6-9 // July 25-29 // 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Camp price: $125.00 // Financial Aid Available
Have you ever thought about signing your child up for music lessons but weren't sure where to begin? Then this camp is for you! During this week of musical exploration, your child will be introduced to several families of instruments including strings, winds, brass, percussion, and keyboard. All students will receive hands on experience with each of the instruments. This introductory camp is a great opportunity to discover which instruments interest your child most before investing in private instruction. Previous musical experience is not necessary. Inclusion options and supportive programming may be available for students with special needs. Click to enroll online and learn more, or call us at 216-421-5806 xt. 100.

Orchestra Camp

Age 9-18 // July 11-July 22 // 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Price: $414 // Financial Aid Available
Students in the Orchestra Camp will refine their musical skills through classical repertoire and alternative styles of orchestral music. The camp experience will culminate in a high-energy performance with the other students in TMS summer music camps. Campers who attend both a morning and afternoon music camp will receive a $207 discount (making a full day of camp $621 rather than $828). Inclusion options and supportive programming may be available for students with special needs. Click to enroll online and learn more, or call us at 216-421-5806 xt. 100.

Piano Camp

Age: 9-18 // July 11-July 21 // 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Price: $414 // Financial Aid Available
The theme for this this year's piano camp is "music that paints a picture or tells a story." Piano Campers will listen to, and learn about "Program Music" and discover how musical notes can depict stories or form pictures in the mind. They will also investigate how composers used these methods through the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Contemporary period of music, including popular music, jazz, blues, and films. Students will also work to identify what they think might be possible pictures and stories in pieces that have no descriptive titles, and learn to enjoy all types of music. The camp will include sessions in music theory, keyboard technique, performance practices and individual practice and coaching. Piano Camp will conclude Friday evening, July 22, with a student recital of solos and duets prepared during camp. Campers who attend both a morning and afternoon music camp will receive a $207 discount (making a full day of camp $621 rather than $828). Inclusion options and supportive programming may be available for students with special needs. Click to enroll online and learn more, or call us at 216-421-5806 xt. 100.

Rock & Blues Camp

Age 10-19 // July 11-July 22 // 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Price: $414 // Financial Aid Available
The Rock and Blues summer camp is a modern music experience that encompasses a wide variety of styles, including Classic Rock, Funk, Reggae, Grunge, Folk, and Blues. Musicians will take part in a hands-on creative Rock ensemble that will help students take what they have learned and apply it in an ensemble setting. Aspects of this camp will include: playing with a group, music theory and ear training, live performance etiquette, songwriting and Rock & Blues history. The camp will culminate in a live performance. Campers who attend both a morning and afternoon music camp will receive a $207 discount (making a full day of camp $621 rather than $828). Inclusion options and supportive programming may be available for students with special needs. Click to enroll online and learn more, or call us at 216-421-5806 xt. 100.

Suzuki Camp

Current Suzuki Students only // Jul. 31 - Aug. 5
$325.00 // After-Care and Extended Day available
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 time. Additionally, 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 31st at 3p.m. There, families will get their weekly schedules, meet teachers, and start the fun! The camp culminates with a Grand Finale Concert on Saturday August 6th at 10 a.m. Inclusion options and supportive programming may be available for students with special needs. Click to enroll online and learn more, or call us at 216-421-5806 xt. 100.

Suzuki Camp After-Care (3:00-5:00 p.m.)

Aug. 1-5 // 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Price: $40.00
For parents unable to pick up their child before 5:00pm, The Music Settlement is able to offer childcare between the hours of 3:00-5:00pm. Aftercare is available for the entire camp session (advance reservations required), or for $10.00 per day on an as-needed basis. Click to enroll online and learn more, or call us at 216-421-5806 xt. 100.

Suzuki Camp Extended Day (12:30-3:00 p.m.)

August 1-5 // 12:30-3:00 p.m.
Price: $90.00
During the Full Day Suzuki Camp offering, your child can create cool artwork, write a compositional masterpiece, or explore drumming in the afternoons to further enhance his/her camp experience.* The Suzuki Camp Orchestra provides the older Suzuki students the 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. Click to enroll online and learn more, or call us at 216-421-5806 xt. 100.

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