Music Instruction Music Instruction

Award-winning music lessons, ensembles, and group classes for aspiring musicians of all ages and skill levels — children, teens, and adults.

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Early Childhood Early Childhood

Morning & Full-Day Preschool programs with a full, child-centered curriculum of creative specials like music, science, drama, social and emotional learning, and more!

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Music Therapy Music Therapy

Established in 1966, our pioneering Center for Music Therapy (CMT) uses guided music experiences to help individuals meet life's challenges.

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Bop Stop Bop Stop

BOP STOP at The Music Settlement is Cleveland's premier listening room: an intimate, acoustically pristine performance venue with sweeping views of Lake Erie.

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2023 Annual Meeting Award Winners

The Music Settlement hosted their Annual Meeting on Monday, September 18, 2023. This meeting gives TMS the opportunity to provide a snapshot of the past fiscal year ending June 2023, a glimpse into the future, and honor the individuals and organizations who have been instrumental to our success.

The Arts Advocate of the Year Award recognizes an individual or organization that demonstrates excellence in advocating for our local or regional arts ecosystem. We are honored to present this year's Arts Advocate of the Year award to Jeremy Johnson.

BOP STOP’s “Cool Cat” Award, which recognizes an individual or organization whose love of music fuels them to support the BOP STOP’s mission and enhance Cleveland’s jazz scene, is presented to Timothy C. Beyer.

The Collaborator of the Year Award, which recognizes an individual or organization that demonstrates outstanding commitment and dedication to working alongside The Music Settlement in support of its mission, vision, and programming, very deservingly goes to Tri-C – Cuyahoga Community College.

The Community Partner of the Year Award recognizes an outstanding community partner that demonstrates excellence in the realm of community engagement, as well as dedication to advancing the mission and programs of The Music Settlement. This year’s recipient is Cleveland Play House and their Manager of Partnerships, Yining Lin.

The Ida Mercer Community Impact Award is presented to an employee who demonstrates dedication, commitment, and creativity in advancing our mission and programs throughout the community. Completely employee driven, nominations are submitted by our staff and faculty members. The award is excitedly presented to Christopher Jenkins, Head of Musical Community Engagement.

Congratulations to all awardees and thank you for your continued passion and work in our arts community!

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