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What's New At Merit?

Conservatory Winter Concerts

Join us for the Conservatory Winter Concerts on Friday, December 15 and Saturday, December 16, 2017.

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Early Childhood Classes

Register today for the Winter Session of our Early Childhood classes!

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Early Childhood Gift Certificates

Give the gift of music this holiday season with an Early Childhood Gift Certificate.

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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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Upcoming Events At Merit

Fulcrum Point: 19th Annual Concert for Peace

Date: Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm

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

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Merit Closed – Winter Break

Date: Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

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

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Conservatory: No Classes

Date: Saturday, January 6th, 2018

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

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