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What's New At Merit?

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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Conservatory Spring Concerts

Join us for the conclusion of the 2016-2017 Alice S. Pfaelzer Tuition-free Conservatory with the Spring Concert Series.

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Early Childhood Family Concert

Bring you kids and join us for a fun morning of music at Merit with Miss Carole's Macaroni Soup. This concert is free concert for all attendees.

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Summer Camps & Classes

Register today for Merit's Summer Camps & Classes

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Upcoming Events At Merit

Conservatory: Philharmonic Dress Rehearsal

Date: Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm

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

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Conservatory: Symphonic Band Dress Rehearsal

Date: Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
Time: 6:15 pm

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

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Conservatory: Wind Symphony Dress Rehearsal

Date: Thursday, April 27th, 2017
Time: 6:15 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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