Special Events

Rhythm & Vine: A Virtual Wine Tasting Benefiting Music Education

Thursday, January 28 @ 7:00pm CT

Hosted virtually on Zoom

Merit School of Music’s Associate Board invites you to join us for Rhythm & Vine, a virtual wine tasting hosted in collaboration with City Winery. Drink great wine, listen to beautiful music, and support music education – all from the comfort of your own home.


DanceVision 2020: The Music of Black Voices

Live Recording Now Available!

Merit School of Music is teaming up with Ballet Chicago for DanceVision 2020: The Music of Black Voices. Join us as young musicians from Merit’s esteemed Conservatory perform pieces by Florence Price, Stevie Wonder, Maya Angelou, and more, alongside Ballet Chicago’s talented dancers.

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Live from Merit: Music Education for Deaf/Hard of Hearing Children

Live Recording Now Available!

Join us for a free virtual seminar hosted in partnership with The Foundation for Speech Rehabilitation examining the power of music education for deaf/hard of hearing children.

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Virtual Open House


Want to see what virtual music classes with the best music educators in Chicago look like? Join Merit’s Virtual Open House! Pop into virtual classrooms, meet our celebrated music teachers, & watch our students perform.




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