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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All Offerings

All Offerings

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1. Full Day Preschool - 3 year olds

Age: 3 | Session Length: 45 Weeks

Full-day, year-round preschool for children age 3 years by Sep 30.

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1. J@MS Program

Age: 12 - 18 | Session Length: 30 Weeks

The J@MS Program is a weekly half-day program that immerses students in the energy and excitement of Jazz music.

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1. Sing and Swing at TMS - Mixed Ages

Age: 0-5 | Session Length: 10 weeks

Experience the joy of Music Together!

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2. Full Day Preschool - 4 year olds

Age: 4 - 5 | Session Length: 45 Weeks

Full-day, year-round preschool for children age 4 - 5 years by Sep 30.

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2. J@MS Ensemble

Age: 12 - 18 | Session Length: 30 Weeks

Our J@MS Ensemble offers a shorter alternative schedule for busy students who want to participate in our award-winning Jazz program!

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2. Sing and Swing at TMS - Rhythm Kids

Age: 4-8 | Session Length: 10 weeks

Enjoy drumming, games, rhythm patterns, singing and more!

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3. 2-Day Morning Preschool - 3 year olds

Age: 3 years old | Session Length: 36 Weeks

TMS half day morning preschool provides exceptional music, science, SEL and art experiences for children age 3 years by Sept 30/Dec 31.

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3. Junior J@MS

Age: 10 - 15 | Session Length: 30 Weeks

Junior J@MS offers an introduction to improvisation and combo playing for the younger beginning instrumentalist.

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4. 3-Day Morning Preschool - 3 year olds

Age: 3 years old | Session Length: 36 Weeks

TMS half day morning preschool provides exceptional music, science, SEL and art experiences for children age 3 years by Sept 30.

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4. J@MS Jazz Camp

Age: 10 - 18 | Session Length: 5 Days

Polish your music skills and discover the rich tradition of Jazz music in this summer offering of our popular school year program, J@MS.

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5. 4-Day Morning Preschool - 4 year olds

Age: 4 years old | Session Length: 36 Weeks

TMS half day morning preschool provides exceptional music, science, SEL and art experiences for children age 4 years by Sept 30.

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6. 5-Day Morning Preschool - 4 year olds

Age: 4 years old | Session Length: 36 Weeks

TMS half day morning preschool provides exceptional music, science, SEL and art experiences for children age 4 years by Sept 30.

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Adult Orchestra

Age: 18+ | Session Length: 15 Weeks (6 Days in Summer)

This is a great opportunity for those who may have played previously in life to get back in the game!

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Adult Orchestra -- Summer Session

Age: 18+ | Session Length: 6 Days

A great opportunity for those who may have played previously in life to get back in the game!

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Advanced Chamber Orchestra

Age: 8 - 18 | Session Length: 30 Weeks

This ensemble is designed for more advanced string players to continue building and refining ensemble playing.

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Beginning Chamber Orchestra

Age: 6 - 11 | Session Length: 30 Weeks

Younger string players (violin, viola, cello, bass) will have the opportunity to learn basic note reading and ensemble playing skills.

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Box Drum Workshop

Age: 55+ | Session Length: One Day

Make and decorate your own box drum and learn how to play it with master teaching artist Baba Jubal Harris.

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Camp Create

Age: 6 - 11 | Session Length: 1 Week

Join us for hands on creativity, filled with games, collaboration, and theater!

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Cello Technique Camp

Age: 14+ | Session Length: Three Days

Advance your cello skills quickly, make playing easier, increase your abilities, and refine your technique in our three-day boot camp!

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Champagne Flutes

Age: 18+ | Session Length: 15 Weeks

A small ensemble geared toward intermediate level adult flutists who like to play with others and want to enhance their performance skills.

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Cleveland Pops Youth Orchestra

Age: 12 - 18 | Session Length: 30 Weeks

In partnership with the renowned Cleveland Pops Orchestra, this ensemble nurtures and trains young musicians to reach their full artistic potential.

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Extended Day

Age: 3 - 5 years (must attend Morning Preschool/PreK) | Session Length: 35 Weeks

Afternoon Enrichment option for all morning programs.

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Flautrageous Flute Choir

Age: 15+ | Session Length: 15 Weeks

Our largest and most advanced flute choir, participants have the opportunity to play all members of the flute family.

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Group Youth Piano

Age: 7 - 10 | Session Length: 15 Weeks

This class creates a relaxed environment where students are introduced to the piano and learn basics of music theory.

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Harp Ensemble

Age: 16+ | Session Length: 15 Weeks

Learn the basics of playing the harp together as a group, drawing on folk, Celtic, and Renaissance music.

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Intro to Suzuki

Age: 4 - 6 | Session Length: 7 Weeks (1 Week for Summer)

Start your child on the path to lifelong musicianship! This parent and child course serves as a prerequisite for Suzuki instruction at TMS.

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Intro to Suzuki (Summer 2024)

Age: 4 - 6 | Session Length: One Week

Start your child on the path to lifelong musicianship with this parent education and musical enrichment course.

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J@MS Jazz Camp

Age: 10 - 18 | Session Length: 5 Days

Polish your music skills and discover the rich tradition of Jazz music in this summer offering of our popular school year program, J@MS.

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Junior Chamber Orchestra

Age: 7 - 12 | Session Length: 30 Weeks

This ensemble is designed for younger string players who may be musically advanced for their age in preparation for our advanced ensembles.

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Keyboard Explorers

Age: 4 - 6 | Session Length: 15 Weeks

An introduction to the keyboard in a relaxed, group setting.

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Kids Camp

Age: 3 - 6 | Session Length: One Week

Young children will work directly with our Early Childhood teachers to explore and engage in an arts & sciences-rich environment!

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Kindergarten

Age: Age 5 years by September 30 | Session Length: Academic School Year

Kindergarten aligns to the state requirements of a kindergarten and supports each individual child’s success.

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Kindergarten +

Age: Age 5 years by September 30 | Session Length: Academic School Year

The TMS Kindergarten experience, including Before and After Care.

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Kindergarten Camp

Age: 6 - 7 | Session Length: 3 Weeks

A full-day camp created especially for current and former TMS Kindergarten graduates.

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Lunch Bunch

Age: 3 - 5 (must attend Morning Preschool/PreK) | Session Length: 35 Weeks

Register to have lunch with friends following morning Preschool.

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Modern Dance

Age: 3 - 5 | Session Length: 15 Weeks

Explore space, music, and movement with our Modern Dance class, presented by Inlet Dance Theatre.

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Music Film Series

Age: 18+ | Session Length: One Day

Join The Music Settlement's Creative Aging Department for a summer series celebrating your favorite musical films on the big screen!

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Music Safari Camp

Age: 5 - 6 | Session Length: One Week

Music Safari Camp is an ideal setting for young children to be introduced to musical instruments.

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Music Therapy Musical Revue

Age: 15+ | Session Length: 36 Weeks

Teens and adults with disabilities who want to join a social community can practice and learn new social skills while sharing and making music...

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Musical Mix and Mingle

Age: 16+ | Session Length: One Day

Come join us for a social afternoon of chamber music making. Open to strings, winds, and piano.

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Old-Time Fiddle Boot Camp

Age: 13+ | Session Length: 3 Days

Learn how to play "off the page" and produce an authentic old-time fiddle sound.

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Old-Time Jam

Age: 12+ | Session Length: One Day

Learn and share folk tunes by ear at this monthly informal session for acoustic strings.

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Piano Camp Jr.

Age: 6 - 10 | Session Length: One Week

For campers new to the piano, this interactive and fun camp combines keyboard instruction, musical games, and eurhythmics activities.

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Piano Camp: From Movies to Mario Bros.

Age: 8 - 18 | Session Length: 5 Days

Explore the music of Super Mario Bros., Final Fantasy, Harry Potter, Star Wars, and more in our Piano Camp, led by Department Head Rich Seil.

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Popular Guitar Club

Age: 10-13 | Session Length: 15 Weeks

Learn the basics of guitar playing in this new small group course. Guitars are free to borrow from TMS while enrolled in the course.

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Private Sessions

Age: All ages | Session Length: 46 Weeks

We design music programs for people of all ages with disabilities and/or health concerns.

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Rock & Pop Band

Age: 10 - 18 | Session Length: 15 Weeks

Join our Rock & Pop Band and learn how to play rock, blues, funk, reggae, classic, alternative, and modern rock in fun, student-forward ensembles.

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Rock & Pop Music Camp

Age: 10 - 18 | Session Length: One Week

Rock & Pop Music Camp is a modern music experience that encompasses a wide variety of styles.

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Root Beer Flutes

Age: 10 - 14 | Session Length: 15 Weeks

Rehearse flute ensemble repertoire and try out other members of the flute family, including the piccolo, and the alto and bass flutes.

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STEAM Saturdays

Age: 3 - 8 | Session Length: 1 Day

These free STEAM sessions offer themed learning experiences for children ages 3 - 8 years old accompanied by an adult.

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Suzuki Camp

Age: 4 - 18 | Session Length: One Week

Join The Music Settlement Suzuki faculty and guest clinicians for a week of instruction, motivation, and fun.

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The Settlement Singers

Age: 18+ | Session Length: 15 Weeks (6 Days in Summer)

The Settlement Singers is a co-ed ensemble for adults interested in expressing themselves through music.

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The Settlement Singers -- Summer Session

Age: 18+ | Session Length: 6 Days

The Settlement Singers is an opportunity for adults to learn new music, make new friends, and develop their performance skills.

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Young Scientists

Age: 2 - 3 | Session Length: 8 weeks

Designed as a play-based experience, Young Scientists engages adults and children in learning, interaction, curiosity, and STEM exploration.

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