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What's New At Merit?

Merit in Music

Join us March 30 for the DOC10 Film Festival as we host the opening night screening.

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Storytime

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

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Gala 2017

Save the Date for Merit's Annual Gala on Thursday, May 4, 2017 where we will honor Joe & Madeleine Glossberg and Ramsey Lewis

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Annual Report

Review Merit's 2015-2016 Annual Report.

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Upcoming Events At Merit

Merit Closed – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Date: Monday, January 16th, 2017

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

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Conservatory: Chamber Music Winter Concert

Date: Friday, January 20th, 2017
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 21st, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm

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

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"I enjoy attending Merit because everyone is so welcoming and they have made a difference in my life by bringing me closer to what I love doing most...music!"

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