Emergency Alert
8/14/20: Early Childhood re-opens 8/17 both campuses. Center for Music re-opens 9/9.New details available (click "more" for full details). Administrative staff working remotely. Virtual programming options available. 8/14/20: Early Childhood re-opens 8/17 both campuses. Center for Music re-opens 9/9.New details available (click "more" for full details). Administrative staff working remotely. Virtual programming options available. 8/14/20: Early Childhood re-opens 8/17 both campuses. Center for Music re-opens 9/9.New details available (click "more" for full details). Administrative staff working remotely. Virtual programming options available.
more
Search

Approved as a clinical training site by the American Music Therapy Association, The Music Settlement and our program leaders serve as a resource for therapists and educators across the country. 

View Course Catalog Start your educational journey today.

Lullaby 101 (Virtual Offering)

Lullabies are soothing songs played for or sung to children. Lullabies are a beautiful way to pass down cultural knowledge or tradition, comfort children in distress, and lull a child off to sleep. Lullaby 101 is designed to be an educational, hands-on social support group. Traditional lullabies will be introduced and taught. Participants will: learn lullaby tunes and lyrics to play and interact with young ones; learn how to choose soothing activities to help calm, cope and relax; learn simple rhythmic tapping techniques; learn how to create new and original songs. The course will provide a creative space and supportive environment for parents and children to work out their musical ideas and bond at a deeper level through song and swaddling

Music Around the World (Virtual Offering)

Though this pandemic has limited our ability to travel physically, we can still explore other parts of the world

Read to the Beat (Virtual Offering)

Read to the Beat is an enriching, motivating, and fun environment for learning literacy skills. The program intertwines music and literacy using rhythm, rhyme and storytelling. Because music is a part of every culture and is not limited by age, music-based learning experiences are an exceptional way to increase engagement, social, interaction, and skill retention. Lessons are designed using research-based methodologies and are multi-modal. Using music, participants explore a new theme each week, while also reviewing key concepts from previous lessons. Books and story-telling, playing of musical instruments, singing, listening, simple composition and movement experiences capture children’s imaginations while aiding in the development and strengthening of important literacy skills. The program utilizes drums, maracas, visual supports, and other manipulatives to help each child stay focused. Each group is one hour in length.

Rhythm - Ready - Read (Virtual Offering)

Rhythm Ready Read is an enriching, motivating, and fun environment for learning literacy skills. The program intertwines music and literacy using rhythm, rhyme and storytelling. Because music is a part of every culture and is not limited by age, music-based learning experiences are an exceptional way to increase engagement, social, interaction, and skill retention. Lessons are designed using research-based methodologies and are multi-modal. Using music, participants explore a new theme each week, while also reviewing key concepts from previous lessons. Rhythm Ready Read utilizes the writing of raps or songs. Students are led through the process of writing personal raps or songs. The process includes but is not limited to choosing words (nouns, verbs, adjectives); writing sentences; writing melodies if needed; choosing instruments, styles, etc.; performing their compositions; and creating original album art.

Songwriting for Wellness (Virtual Offering)

Songwriting is an excellent way to express yourself, work through your feelings, and talk about your experiences. Contrary to popular belief, you do not have to be a musical expert to write your own songs. This virtual summer course is open to all levels of musical experience and will introduce attendees to techniques they can use to compose their own songs. Activities include: brainstorming song ideas, working out rhyme schemes, structuring ideas into popular song formats, and learning how to use basic musical elements (i.e. melody, beat and instrumentation) to set the desired genre and mood for a song.rnrnrnrnThe course will provide a creative space and supportive environment for attendees to work out their musical ideas as well as the guidance and input of the music course leader to bring their songs into reality. By the end of the course, each attendee will have a completed original song.rnrn

CORONAVIRUS UPDATES & INFO

Get the latest updates regarding TMS's status in response to...

Statement to the Community

The intense upheaval in our nation has brought into focus...

TMS Receives $1.5M Gift from Anonymous...

Funds will support $8.5M capital campaign that includes second campus...

Sign Up For Email Updates

You’ll be the first to get event reminders and inspiring stories delivered right to your inbox.

Subscribe
No Thanks
close