Willow Grove Branch
Patricia A. Manley, Branch Director
(215) 320-2630 phone
(215) 784-4070 fax
2014-15 Season (Sept. 4 - June 20)
Monday through Friday 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Hours subject to change
Experience firsthand the outstanding programs and instruction at Settlement's newest community branch. Join us for the first-ever Family Day event on Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 11 AM to 1 PM at the Willow Grove Branch. The event is free and open to everyone.
Free activities for families include:
• Snacks, plus food for sale from an on-site food truck
• Class experiences for children and their grown-ups: Children's Music Playshop (ages 6 months to 3 years) and Children's Music Workshop (ages 3 to 7)
• Drop-in dance sessions, led by Settlement faculty, in the Dance Studio
• Giveaways including a free class at Settlement and $50 iTunes gift cards
• Performances by Settlement students in the Leonard Mellman Recital Hall
All attendees will have the opportunity to try out instruments, observe lessons and classes in progress, and tour the building while learning more about the range of subjects, instruments and programs offered at Willow Grove. Contact Branch staff for more information.
Auditions for new ensembles, including trios, quartets and quintets, will be held Monday, November 17th from 7-9 PM and Thursday, November 20th from 4:30-6:00 PM.
About the ensembles:
• Open to woodwind and French horn players ages 10 to 18
• Weekly rehearsals with experienced professional coaches
• Frequent public concerts and community service opportunities
• Additional audition dates and times available by appointment
Make an audition appointment today! Contact: Amber Nicole Johnson, Branch Coordinator, at 215.320.2633 or by email.
Come to a free session of Flute Choir on November 7 at 7:00 PM. Ensembles are open to intermediate (one year of private instruction) and advanced (at least two years of private instruction) flutists ages 11-18. Audition requirements and additional information here; contact the Branch for more details.
Children's Music Playshop
Ages 6 months to 18 months: Saturdays at 11:15 AM
Ages 19 months to 3 years: Thursdays at 6:00 PM
Children's Music Workshop
Age 3: Saturdays at 9:00 AM
Ages 4 & 5: Saturdays from 10:00 to 11:00 AM,
or Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 PM - NEW!
Ages 5 & 6: Thursdays from 4:30 to 5:30 PM,
or Saturdays from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Ages 6 & 7: Thursdays from 6:30 to 7:30 PM (Advanced Class)
Beginning Piano Group Instruction
Ages 6 through 8: Thursdays from 5:00 to 6:00 PM