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New Year, New Classes

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?

Registration is now open for Merit’s spring line-up of group classes & private lessons! Classes begin February 1. Learn more today.

Merit offers a variety of fun & engaging music classes for little ones. Learn more about the benefits of music education for babies & toddlers!

At Merit, your health & safety are our priority. Learn how we’re keeping our community safe during in-person instruction.

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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