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Transforming the lives of Chicago-Area youth by providing the highest quality music education since 1979.

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Fall Registration

View class options and register for Merit's 2017 - 2018 classes and lessons!

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Storytime

Join us on the 2nd Monday of each month for our FREE Early Childhood Storytime series.

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Did you know the Joy Faith Knapp Music Center is available to rent for meetings and event?

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Upcoming Events At Merit

Private Lessons: Fall Lessons Begin

Date: Monday, September 25th, 2017

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

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Instrumental & Vocal Music: Family Mtg. (Mandatory)

Date: Thursday, September 28th, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm

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

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Conservatory: Classes Begin

Date: Saturday, September 30th, 2017

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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