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What's New At Merit?

Fall Registration

Save the date to register for classes and lessons!

Important Dates

Storytime

Join us this fall on the 1st Monday of each month for our FREE Early Childhood Storytime.

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Video: Fulfilling Dreams

See how Merit is creating pathways for our students to accomplish their dreams.

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Upcoming Events At Merit

Merit Closed – Labor Day

Date: Monday, September 5th, 2016

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

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Conservatory: Large Ensemble Rehearsals

Date: Saturday, September 10th, 2016

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

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Conservatory: Parent Meeting (Mandatory)

Date: Saturday, September 10th, 2016
Time: 12:00 pm

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

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"I love the family environment that Merit provides for me. It makes me feel like I am contributing to a community and it makes me feel safe."

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