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Merit School of Music
Joy Faith Knapp Music Center
38 South Peoria Street
Chicago, IL 60607


Academic Year Building Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sunday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm


Student Services Summer Office Hours (effective May 30) 
Monday – Friday ………………. 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Saturday / Sunday ………………………………….. Closed

Learn about our classes / Register for a class / Apply for financial assistance:

• Contact Student Services or call 312.786.9428.

Facility Rentals:

• Visit our Facility Rental page, or
• Contact the Facilities Manager or call 312.676.3686.

How you can support Merit School of Music:

• Visit our Support Merit page, or
• Contact the Development Department or call 312.267.4461.

Steven, viola

"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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