THERE'S STILL TIME!

Merit School of Music

removes barriers to high-quality music education so that all children can experience the transformative power of music.

OUR PROGRAMS

EARLY CHILDHOOD

Newborns – 8 years

SUMMER CAMPS

All ages. By experience.

ALICE S. PFAELZER CONSERVATORY

All ages. All tuition-free.

MERIT MUSIC IN COMMUNITIES

School-age children across Chicago.

WHAT’S HAPPENING?

Want to know when you should introduce children to music lessons, and what instrument could be best suited for them? Read more to find out.

HURRY! Merit’s fall semester begins September 24. There’s still time to join our vibrant community of music-lovers. Browse classes & register today.

Save $100 when you register for a full year of Early Childhood classes! Learn more about our NEW Annual Membership.

Merit By The Numbers

2500 music students
1.4 million financial aid
25 school music programs
100 music graduates
60 percent students renting instruments

GIVE THE GIFT OF MUSIC.

“Merit has changed my life.

It’s changed the entire trajectory of where I’m going, who I believe I am. Merit has given me these opportunities, this vision, this hope for a better dream of myself.”

 

OSCAR, MERIT ALUM, STUDENT AT UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

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