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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Kindergarten +

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


Students must be 5 years by September 30th or those accepted for early enrollment of kindergarten by their home school district. TMS does not provide early admissions screening, and will accept the decision of the home school district.

  • Academic School Year is Mid- August to early June.
  • Student must be enrolled in TMS Kindergarten to participate in Kingdergarten +.
  • Kindergarten + offers extended hours for Before and After school care (7:00 - 8:45am & 3:30pm - 5:30pm) for an additional fee.

Our Kindergarten curriculum aligns with state standards for kindergarten while providing a socially supportive and enriching classroom experience. Classrooms have a smaller group size to support individual instruction and are led by a certified teacher. Typical TMS Specials such as Music, Drama, and Science are woven into the week.

TMS is an ODJFS licensed kindergarten. Students will receive a report card and follow all ODE standards and requirements for kindergarten.

Applications Now Available for the 2024 - 2025 School Year!

Tuition Rates for the 2024 - 2025 School Year:

  • School Year: +$3,450 (5 days a week), for a total of $16,850 (including Kindergarten tuition)

Financial Aid is available to those who qualify with a maximum of $5,000 in aid.


Session Day Time Campus Fee  
August 26, 2024 - May 30, 2025 Aug 26, 2024 - May 30, 2025 Monday - Friday 7:00am - 5:30pm University Circle $16,850 annually Apply
August 26, 2024 - May 30, 2025 Aug 26, 2024 - May 30, 2025 Monday - Friday 7:00am - 5:30pm Ohio City $16,850 annually Apply
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Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything."

Plato, philosopher

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