Third Street Music School Settlement

Located on East 11th Street, Third Street Music School Settlement has been changing lives and its community by providing world-class music and dance instruction since 1894. Serving children and adults ages 0 to 99, Third Street has something for everyone! Early childhood and preschool programs instill a lifelong love of the arts and learning. For older children, teens and adults, individual/group lessons as well as enrichment programs, ensembles, and performances promote skills, achievement, and enthusiasm to all who wish to move along the pathway of excellence in music and dance.

Meet the Camp Director

Shalisa Kline Ugaz, director of programs, brings more than 20 years arts leadership and performance experience to Third Street Music School Settlement, the nation's oldest existing community school for the arts, founded in 1894. Ms. Ugaz directs all the school's activities, from music programs for children, teens, and adults, to early childhood programs including a music-centered pre-school. Third Street's approach to early childhood music and dance education integrates the development of social, rhythmic, emotional, creative, and academic skills. Begin your music journey at downtown Manhattan's premiere community music school, Third Street Music School Settlement.