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What's New At Merit?

Instrumental & Vocal Music Concerts

Join us Jan. 30, 31 & Feb. 1 for our Instrumental & Vocal Music Winter Concerts. All concerts are free and open to the public.

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Friends of Merit Society

Learn more about how you can join the Friends of Merit Society today.

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Rental Opportunities

Learn more about rental opportunities at the Joy Faith Knapp Music Center

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Storytime

Join us on the 2nd Monday of the month for our FREE Early Childhood Storytime!

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Upcoming Events At Merit

Conservatory: Chamber Music Winter Concert

Date: Friday, January 19th, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Merit School of Music, Joy Faith Knapp Music Center

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Conservatory: Solo Voice Winter Recital

Date: Saturday, January 20th, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm

Location: Merit School of Music, Joy Faith Knapp Music Center

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Conservatory: Wind Symphony Rehearsal

Date: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm

Location: Merit School of Music, Joy Faith Knapp Music Center

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"My dream is to be a professional violist, and Merit is helping me to reach this goal with quality training and excellent performance opportunities."

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