Merit School of Music
removes barriers to high-quality music education so that all children can experience the transformative power of music.
All ages. All tuition-free.
School-age children across Chicago.
Not sure what age your child should start learning music? Check out this easy guide from our education experts! View guide.
Interested in auditioning for Merit’s 2023/24 Conservatory year? Sign up for your audition slot today! Click here to sign up.
“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