Early Childhood, Instrumental & Vocal Classes & Private Lessons

Music Classes and Lessons

Merit School of Music offers a full range of music classes and lessons for children and adults. In addition to instrumental and vocal instruction, our students have the opportunity to practice and perform in chamber music ensembles, jazz ensembles, and Latin inspired string ensembles.

Our programs are offered on-site at our Joy Faith Knapp Music Center in Chicago’s West Loop and also at 70 off-site locations through our Bridges: Partners in Music outreach program.

Merit Continuum

Lisamarie, horn

"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!"

Help Transform Chicago's Youth, Donate Now