SPRING REGISTRATION NOW 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?

Have a music-loving child who isn’t quite sure which instrument to choose? The best way to pick is by trying them all. Reserve your spot today!

Spring Early Bird Registration is now open! Save $30 when you register through December 17. Explore spring music classes and lessons at Merit.

Mark your calendars for Merit’s 2022 Conservatory Winter Concerts on Friday, December 9 and Saturday, December 10! Find event details 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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