In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the CDC’s current recommendations, Merit School of Music has closed the Joy Faith Knapp Music Center and suspended all in-person activities until further notice. Virtual options are now available for private lessons, Early Childhood classes, and small group classes. We thank you for your understanding and continued support during this unprecedented situation.
To learn more about online offerings and supporting Merit during this time, please CLICK HERE »
Register today for our new lineup of ONLINE music camps, classes, workshops, and electives for students of all ages. These classes are a great way to stay social and creative while you’re at home for the summer.
Merit students recorded a moving performance of Holst’s Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity in honor of the healthcare professionals and other essential workers who are keeping us safe. Watch it now.
Apply today for Merit’s 20/21 Conservatory! Access to Chicago’s best music faculty, masterclasses, performance opportunities, and peer community. Tuition-free for EVERY student.
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