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.
Just in time for the holiday season, we’ve launched an online store! Start shopping today for Merit hoodies, mugs, stickers, backpacks, & more.
Chicago Musical Pathways Initiative has already started changing the lives of 50 young musicians. Apply today to be one of the next 50 students!
“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