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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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Music Safari Camp

Ages: Session I: 7 - 10, Session II: 5 - 6
Session Length: One Week
Skill Level: Beginner and Up

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Is your child interested in beginning music lessons, but isn’t sure what to play? Music Safari Camp is an ideal setting for young children to be introduced to musical instruments.

During this week of musical exploration, campers will engage with several families of instruments including strings, winds, brass, percussion, and keyboard. Campers will experience the instruments through hands-on learning and participate in musical games and crafts. This camp is a great opportunity to discover which instruments your camper connects with before investing in private instruction. Previous musical experience is not required.

Session 1 (June): Ages 7 - 10
Session 2 (July): Ages 5 - 6

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Session Day Time Campus Fee  
July 11, 2022 - July 15, 2022 Jul 11, 2022 - Jul 15, 2022 Monday - Friday 9:00am - 12:30pm University Circle $185 Enroll

Faculty

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Marsha Kincade

Instructor, Oboe, Bassoon, Outreach

Marsha Croskey Kincade is an oboist and music educator. She has taught private lessons for over a decade and has also coached middle school and high school double reed sectionals. Marsha is the principal oboe of the Cleveland Women’s Orchestra and also performs yearly with Winds of the Mountai... Expand

Marsha Croskey Kincade is an oboist and music educator. She has taught private lessons for over a decade and has also coached middle school and high school double reed sectionals. Marsha is the principal oboe of the Cleveland Women’s Orchestra and also performs yearly with Winds of the Mountain Empire in Big Stone Gap, VA. Her primary teachers are Tedrow Perkins, Jacqueline Leclair, and Lynne Mangan.

Throughout her career, she has taught in a variety of classroom settings in Ohio, Maryland, and Virginia schools. This includes teaching elementary general music, elementary strings, and elementary, middle, and high school band. At The Music Settlement, Marsha serves as an instructor for private lessons and Music Safari Camp. She also serves as the director for Magnifi-Pops, a pop orchestra outreach program at Magnificat High School.

Along with her work at The Music Settlement, she is also the music and band teacher at Our Lady of Angels School. Marsha has also served as an instructor for Single Reed Pedagogy and Double Reed and Flute Pedagogy at Case Western Reserve University.

Along with teaching, she has presented sessions at professional development conferences and presented research at state and national level conferences. She is a member of the Ohio Music Education Association, The National Association for Music Education, the International Double Reed Society, and the National Band Association.

Education
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
M.M., Comprehensive Music Education, Bowling Green State University
B.M., Instrumental Music Education, Youngstown State University Close
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