The Music Settlement Voted 'Best Music Instruction' By Readers Of Circle East Magazine

Jul 21, 2015, 14:00 ET from The Music Settlement

CLEVELAND, July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Circle East magazine readers have crowned The Music Settlement as "Best of the East" for music instruction.

"With music classes for students aged birth through retirement, The Music Settlement is a community school where creative expression belongs to everyone," said TMS President Charles D. Lawrence. "We are thrilled to be recognized for our instructional excellence by the wise readers of Circle East."

The Music Settlement is currently enrolling students for private lessons, group classes, and workshops. Sort all offerings by age and enroll on your desktop or mobile at

Recent additions to the schedule include group instruction classes for beginning youth and adult students, plus a new orchestra for advanced adult musicians.

The Music Settlement awards generous financial aid to those who qualify and recently instituted a multiple-registration discount for a person or family enrolling in more than one class per session. Students interested in private lessons are encouraged to call 216-421-5806 ext. 101 and ask for a free trial lesson in their favored instrument, with options ranging from saxophone to harp and bassoon to voice.

Award-Winning Year
In October 2014, The Music Settlement was Cleveland's first independent early childhood education program to receive the top Five-Star Award from Step Up To Quality, State of Ohio for its Preschool, Day School, and Kindergarten. BOP STOP at The Music Settlement, the nightclub donated to TMS, has won Fox 8 Buzz List "Best Night Spot" and Scene Magazine's Best of Cleveland "Best Jazz Club" awards since its grand opening last July.

The Music Settlement's preschool will celebrate its 60th anniversary in October and its Center for Music Therapy will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2016.

About The Music Settlement
Founded in 1912 by Almeda Adams as The Cleveland Music School Settlement, The Music Settlement is one of the nation's oldest community schools of music. Providing early childhood education since the 1950s and music therapy since the 1960s, The Music Settlement remains on the forefront of music-based initiatives that advance human potential. With programs for students from birth to retirement and beyond, The Music Settlement is pleased to be inspiring a second century of generations of music. It is online at and


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