Settlement Music School (Philadelphia)

Settlement Music School (Philadelphia)

Settlement Music School is a music school in Philadelphia. Founded in 1908, is the largest community-based school of the arts in the United States according to the National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts. Settlement is dedicated to providing everyone with programs and activities in music and the related arts that will help them achieve their greatest potential. With six branches in South, West and Northeast Philadelphia, Germantown, Jenkintown and Camden, NJ, the School now serves about 15,000 students of all abilities, regardless of race or financial circumstances and awards nearly $2 million a year in financial aid. Settlement is the largest employer of musicians in the region, with more than 250 dedicated faculty members, most of whom have advanced degrees.

External links

[http://www.smsmusic.org Official site]


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