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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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Adult Brass Ensemble

Age: 18+ | Session Length: 15 Weeks

Brass players are invited to regain and further develop ensemble playing skills with other adult brass musicians.

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Adult Orchestra

Age: 18+ | Session Length: 15 Weeks

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

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Arcos Chamber Ensemble

Age: 12 - 18 | Session Length: 30 Weeks

This ensemble focuses on leadership, team building, and chamber music skills with the ultimate goal of performing as a self-directed group.

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Beginning Chamber Orchestra

Age: 6 - 11 | Session Length: 15 Weeks

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

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Champagne Flutes

Age: 18+ | Session Length: 15 Weeks

A small ensemble geared toward intermediate level adult flutists who would like to have fun playing with others and enhance their playing skills.

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Cleveland Pops Youth Orchestra

Age: 12 - 18 | Session Length: 15 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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Flautrageous Flute Choir

Age: 15+ | Session Length: 15 Weeks

Participants have the opportunity to play all members of the flute family, from piccolo to alto, bass, and contrabass flutes.

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Guitar Ensemble

Age: 13+ | Session Length: 15 Weeks

Adults and teens at the intermediate level will grow musically and technically while performing classical repertoire in this small ensemble setting.

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Junior Chamber Orchestra

Age: 8 - 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 Arcos Chamber Ensemble.

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Junior J@MS

Age: 10 - 17 | Session Length: 30 Weeks

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

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Klezmer Ensemble

Age: 13+ | Session Length: 15 Weeks

Experience the joy of playing traditional Jewish folk tunes and learn some Yiddish culture and history along the way in our community Klezmer band.

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Magnolia Flute Ensemble

Age: 18+ | Session Length: 15 Weeks

This ensemble is for beginning flutists who want to have fun in a small ensemble setting.

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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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Percussion Ensemble

Age: 12 - 18 | Session Length: 15 Weeks

The Music Settlement's Percussion Ensemble can best be described as a high-energy and exciting musical experience.

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Settlement Singers Active Adult Choir

Age: 55+ | Session Length: 15 Weeks

The Settlement Singers is a co-ed ensemble for active adults (55+) interested in expressing themselves through music.

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Teen Brass Ensemble

Age: 13 - 18 | Session Length: 15 Weeks

Brass players are invited to further develop brass ensemble playing skills.

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Youth Latin Jazz Band

Age: 13 to 18 | Session Length: 15 Weeks

Learn jazz arrangements, soloing, improvisation, and ensemble playing with a Latin twist!

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This wonderful group of educators, administrators, and supporters give the gift of music to students - of all ages - through lessons and performances. Lives are enriched as students and audiences experience the joys of learning and sharing music.

Sally Miller, CFM Student

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