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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Anne & Howard Gottlieb Hall

Designed specifically for acoustic chamber music, and the largest performance hall available, Gottlieb Hall provide a stunning setting for all musical & stage performances, lectures, podcast tapings, recordings, auditions – any event where stellar acoustics are important to the success of your event.

The two-level hall seats up to 350 people (250 on the main floor and a 100-seat balcony); or main level seats may be removed to create an open and airy space to accommodate cocktail receptions, banquets or other custom set-ups. The 1,000-sq. foot performance stage accommodates 80 seats.

As with all events held at Merit School of Music, Gottlieb Hall events enjoy the benefit of visibility and signage in the front lobby, along with the support of Merit facilities staff, ensuring a welcoming and helpful environment for guests.