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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Children and parents/caregivers are welcome to gather at Merit School of Music for a musical storytime every month. Merit’s highly qualified and engaging teaching artists look forward to meeting your little ones and sharing the fun and adventure of books and music! No pre-registration is required.
Parents take the lead at our Merit Parent Association Meetings. The MPA is a resource for our Merit Parent Family that fosters opportunities for parents/guardians to connect with each other and – together – through participation in fundraising and volunteering efforts, help Merit provide the highest quality music education for our children. Come and find … Continued
We’re partnering with Ballet Chicago! RSVP today to see an exciting event featuring Merit’s Suzuki-Alegre String Ensemble, Ballet Chicago company dancers, and premier works by young choreographers. Performances at the Chicago Cultural Center on November 21 at 10:30 am and 12 pm are open to audiences of all ages. Learn more + RSVP at Ballet … Continued
Join Merit School of Music at Time Out Market for a special Musical Storytime! With Thanksgiving around the corner, our talented team of performing artists will combine music, movement, and early literacy skills to explore this upcoming holiday. We look forward to meeting your little ones and sparking the joy of books through music at … Continued
The Joy Faith Knapp Center will be closed Thanksgiving Day and the weekend following. Enjoy your holiday!