In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the CDC’s current recommendations, Merit School of Music has closed the Joy Faith Knapp Music Center and suspended all in-person activities. Virtual options are now available for summer camps, private lessons, Early Childhood classes, and small group classes. We thank you for your understanding and continued support during this unprecedented situation.

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Denison University On-Site

Representatives from Denison University will be at Merit in the main lobby. Stop by to learn more about scholarships and post-high school opportunities.

Open House

We invite Chicago families to our first-ever Open House, featuring a unique instrument petting zoo, student performances, and more. Families will get a behind-the-scenes look at one of the city’s … Continued