FALL REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

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?

Join us at Merit’s Open House on Saturday, August 6! Explore musical instruments, enjoy live performances, & more. RSVP today!

Fall registration is now open! Join Merit’s vibrant community of music lovers. Browse classes & register today.

Sing, dance, & read along with Kido & Merit’s Early Childhood team at this fun & educational bilingual musical storytime! RSVP here.

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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