- Early Childhood
Award-winning music lessons, ensembles, and group classes for aspiring musicians of all ages and skill levels — children, teens, and adults.
Morning & Full-Day Preschool programs with a full, child-centered curriculum of creative specials like music, science, drama, social and emotional learning, and more!
Established in 1966, our pioneering Center for Music Therapy (CMT) uses guided music experiences to help individuals meet life's challenges.
BOP STOP at The Music Settlement is Cleveland's premier listening room: an intimate, acoustically pristine performance venue with sweeping views of Lake Erie.
Early Childhood at The Music Settlement provides a warm and nurturing environment that encourages natural curiosity, collaboration, exploration and discovery for children ages three to six years.
Applications for 2023-2024 school year are now available! Interested? Apply online.
We provide diverse, multi-cultural experiences through discussion, science, drama, music, stories, and sensory experiences. Our courses foster brain and social development, build confidence, inspire, encourage creative expression, and promote play.
Arts-infused curriculum to provide full foundation for learning, aligned to state standards for early childhood.
Experienced and Degreed faculty, average tenure is eight years!
Early Childhood experiences enable children to grow to their maximum potential socially, emotionally, intellectually, and physically. Children learn to work and play cooperatively with others.
For more information, please contact our Center for Early Childhood.
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Our early childhood programs have earned the highest rating of five stars in the state of Ohio's Step Up to Quality initiative for exceeding quality benchmarks over and above Ohio’s licensing standards for early childhood centers.
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We provide music and arts-infused programming to schools and organizations throughout Northeast Ohio.
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As a former teacher in Early Childhood at CMSS (Cleveland Music School Settlement), I am grateful for the curriculum CMSS provides and the leadership of Sylvia Easley for so many years.