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Duffie Adelson Featured in Crain’s Chicago Business


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Photo: Kyle Flubacker

Get to know our long-time president, faculty member, board trustee, and lifelong music advocate Duffie Adelson in this Q&A with Crain’s Chicago Business. She touches on childhood, memorable Merit moments over the past 40 years, and why music is critical for young people.

You can read the full article online here.

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