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Our Mission

Merit School of Music transforms the lives of Chicago-area youth through removing barriers to high-quality music education.

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Our Programs

For more than 40 years, Merit School of Music has offered students the best music instruction from the highest caliber faculty in the region—both at our West Loop music center and schools and community centers across Chicagoland. We offer individual and group instruction for music-lovers of every age, level and background.