EXCELLENCE IN MUSIC. EXCELLENCE IN LIFE.

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

SUMMER CAMPS

All ages. By experience.

TUITION-FREE CONSERVATORY

All ages. By audition.

MERIT MUSIC IN COMMUNITIES

School-age children across Chicago.

MERIT By The Numbers

3,000 students
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WHAT’S HAPPENING?

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Just in time for the holiday season, we’ve launched an online store! Start shopping today for Merit hoodies, mugs, stickers, backpacks, & more.

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Chicago Musical Pathways Initiative has already started changing the lives of 50 young musicians. Apply today to be one of the next 50 students!

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Beat those winter blues with Merit’s Early Childhood music classes. Register your little ones before space fills up!

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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