STAY HOME. MAKE MUSIC. REGISTER TODAY!

Merit School of Music

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

OUR PROGRAMS

EARLY CHILDHOOD

Newborns – 8 years

PRIVATE LESSONS

Ages 4+

GROUP CLASSES

Ages 4+

SUMMER CAMPS

All ages. By experience.

ALICE S. PFAELZER CONSERVATORY

All ages. All tuition-free.

MERIT MUSIC IN COMMUNITIES

School-age children across Chicago.

MERIT By The Numbers

3000 merit music students
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25 community sites
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WHAT’S HAPPENING?

fall music classes private lessons

Register today to make music with Merit this fall! Explore our exciting line-up of group classes, private lessons, and electives – all available from the comfort of your own home.

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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.

online music classes

Keep your little ones creative and active with Merit’s online music classes for babies, toddlers, & kids. Sign up today to gain unlimited access to ALL of our online music classes for children 5 and under!

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, PIANO, FRESHMAN AT UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

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