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Individual lessons and group classes for students at any level.
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Bringing accessible, high-quality music education to Chicagoland communities.
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The highest level of achievement for Merit students in tuition-free, audition-based programs.
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Merit's supporters remove barriers to music education, ensuring access for Chicago's youth.
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Faculty - Ensembles
Choir Director: Merit Music in Communities; Faculty: Voice
Ensemble Director: Concert Band, Merit Music in Communities, Faculty: Trumpet
Ensemble Director: Jazz Ensembles & Combos; Faculty: Jazz
Faculty: Band, Merit Music in Communities
Ensemble Director: Clarinet Ensemble; Faculty: Clarinet
Director of Choirs: Merit Conservatory
Ensemble Director: Merit Music in Communities; Faculty: Voice
Merit Philharmonic Director, Conservatory Symphonic Band Director, Merit Music in Communities Band Director, Clarinet Faculty
Ensemble Director: Cherub Orchestra, Merit Music in Communities; Violin Private Lessons Instructor
Music Director, Chamber Orchestra
Ensemble Director: Stradivarius Strings; Faculty: Cello
Ensemble Director: Percussion; Faculty: Percussion
Department Chair: Guitar; Ensemble Director: Guitar; Faculty: Guitar
Ensemble Director: Encore Orchestra; Faculty: Violin & Viola
Ensemble Director: Wind Symphony
Orchestra Director: Merit Music in Communities; Faculty: Viola
Ensemble Director IVM Choirs; Faculty: Voice