Merit School of Music
provides access to high-quality music education so that all children can experience the transformative power of music.
School-age children across Chicago.
We are thrilled to be featured on Wintrust Bank’s iconic Mural Building. Learn more about our art along the Kennedy Expressway.
CMPI champions young musicians from backgrounds that are under-represented in classical music. Apply today for the 2020/2021 school year.
Merit alum and internationally renowned musician Marquis Hill will headline our 2nd Annual Play On concert. Buy your tickets today!
“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