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Several positions available, including Early Childhood teachers, music faculty and therapists.

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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Continuing Music Theory

Ages: 18+
Session Length: 15 Weeks

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A fun group theory course for musicians of mixed skill levels.

Topics include intervals, chords, melody writing, harmonizing, ear training, and more - from Bach to The Beatles! Previous musical experience is required.

Not sure if this is the course for you? Contact Linda Allen at LAllen@TheMusicSettlement.org.

Complete beginners, please see Beginning Music Theory.

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Session Day Time Campus Fee  
September 28, 2022 - January 25, 2023 Sep 28, 2022 - Jan 25, 2023 Wednesday 6:30pm - 7:30pm University Circle $175 Enroll
February 08, 2023 - May 24, 2023 Feb 08, 2023 - May 24, 2023 Wednesday 6:30pm - 7:30pm University Circle $175 Enroll

Faculty

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Linda Allen

Administrative Assistant; Accompaniment Department Head; Instructor, Piano, Music Theory

Linda Allen has been with The Music Settlement for over forty years and served as Registrar from 1978-2012. She previously was a music instructor for the Cleveland Public Schools Supplementary Center for 9 years, and also taught theory at the Cleveland Institute of Music and CWRU. She earned her BM... Expand

Linda Allen has been with The Music Settlement for over forty years and served as Registrar from 1978-2012. She previously was a music instructor for the Cleveland Public Schools Supplementary Center for 9 years, and also taught theory at the Cleveland Institute of Music and CWRU.

She earned her BM and MM degrees in composition at CIM, where her major teachers were Arthur Loesser, piano and Marcel Dick, composition. She received many scholarships and awards, including the CIM Bloch Award and the Aspen Music Festival composition prize.

A former long time member of the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus and the Robert Page Singers, she is currently organist and choir director at St. James Anglican Catholic Church. She is also a member of the keyboard/percussion section of the Lakeside Summer Symphony and the Cleveland Women's orchestra.

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