Merit School of Music
removes barriers to high-quality music education so that all children can experience the transformative power of music.
School-age children across Chicago.
Join us at our first-ever Open House. Behind-the-scenes tours, student performances, an instrument petting zoo, and more!
Registration is OPEN! Browse and register for group classes, private lessons, and Early Childhood. Classes fill up fast — reserve your spot TODAY.
IT TAKES A VILLAGE TO RAISE AN ORCHESTRA.
HERE’S HOW YOU CAN HELP
For 40 years, Merit School of Music has been known as “Chicago’s best kept secret.”
With your help, we can be known simply as “Chicago’s best.”
We ask all of our friends and followers to give within their means to support our mission, whether by donation, volunteerism, or telling their neighbor about Merit.
Make a gift. See a concert. Share a video on social.
Thank you for believing in our students! They appreciate your support.