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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.

spanish bilingual storytime

Join KIDO Chicago and Merit School of Music for a special Bilingual Storytime. Watch the live recording today and get ready to dance, sing, and read along!

virtual open house

Join Merit’s Virtual Open House! Pop into virtual classrooms, meet our celebrated music teachers, watch our students perform, & save your spot in our online fall music classes.

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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