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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 child-centered, full, 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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Early Childhood

Early Childhood
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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.

Now accepting applications for 2022-2023 placements at our Ohio City and University Circle campuses. 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 and encourage creative expression and promote children's Play.

  • 5 Star Award form Ohio's Step Up to Quality.
  • Licensed provider for Ohio Department of Job & Family Services (ODJFS).
  • Cleveland's PRE4CLE

Half Day Morning Programs
8:30am - 11:45 am/12:45pm; September - early June

Full Day Programs
7:00am - 5:45pm; Mid-August - June/July

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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!

EC 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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The Music Settlement is a joyous space, for me and many. Thank you for being a magical part of my life.

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