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Chicago Musical Pathways Initiative

Merit is leading the charge for traditionally underrepresented youth to gain representation in classical music.

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Merit x Chicago Athletic Association

Join us on Giving Tuesday for a panel discussion featuring a diverse group of Merit's top musicians.

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No EC Classes – Thanksgiving

Date: Monday, November 19th, 2018

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No IVM Classes – Thanksgiving

Date: Monday, November 19th, 2018

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No EC Classes – Thanksgiving

Date: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

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"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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