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- Why Choose Merit
Individual lessons and group classes for students at any level.
- Community Programs
Bringing accessible, high-quality music education to Chicagoland communities.
- Selective Programs
- Chicago Musical Pathways
The highest level of achievement for Merit students in tuition-free, audition-based programs.
Who we are and what we believe in.
How Merit makes a difference.
Merit's supporters remove barriers to music education, ensuring access for Chicago's youth.
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Vice President for Finance & Administration
Texas Christian University, BBA
Northwestern University, MBA
Amy is honored to lead the administrative team at Merit, which includes Finance, Human Resources and Facilities. Previously she served as Director of Business and Finance Administration at Moravian College in Pennsylvania.
In her ‘for-profit’ career, she ‘grew up’ at Northern Trust in Chicago. A proud mom, Amy is married with two amazing children and a fat dog and resides in the suburbs of Chicago.
As a GenXer – I heart me the 80s music: Tears for Fears and Depeche Mode; as a working professional in the 90’s I have to hitch my ride to any Lilith Fair bands.