SUMMER COVID PROTOCOL UPDATES: Beginning June 1, Merit will be instituting new COVID protocols, including moving to masks recommended for all visitors. Current COVID protocols remains in effect through May 31, with the exception of a few special events. READ MORE »

Spring Concerts & Events 2022

🌼 MAKE SOME MUSIC WITH MERIT THIS SPRING 🌼

Spring is concert season at Merit School of Music! From Stringtacular in Pilsen to Private Lesson Recitals in our Joy Faith Knapp Music Center, our students are making music and memories all season long.

We invite you to check out our Spring Concert Calendar below and join us in person (or virtually for certain events!) to help cheer on our young musicians.

YOUR HEALTH & SAFETY ARE OUR PRIORITY

At Merit, we’re doing everything possible to keep you safe and healthy during in-person events!

👇 Browse the calendar below to view the safety protocols for each concert or event. Protocols vary based on the size, location, and audience of the events.

→ To learn more about Merit’s COVID protocols, visit www.meritmusic.org/covid.

MERIT SPRING CONCERT & EVENT CALENDAR

Merit School of Music • 38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Friday, April 22 @ 7:00 pm Saturday, April 23 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

Experience Merit’s talented Alice S. Pfaelzer Conservatory ensembles in action at our West Loop music center! Merit’s 2022 Conservatory Spring Concerts, will feature live performances by more than 300 of Chicago’s most committed, passionate, and talented young musicians. 

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • Visitors over the age of 18 will be required to show proof of vaccination OR proof of a negative PCR test
    • PCR tests must be dated no more than 72 hours prior to entry. Test results must come from an official testing center. Home test results will not be accepted.

→ Can’t make it in person? Tune in to the livestream!

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Sunday, April 24 @ 11:00 am

Join us as we celebrate the graduation of the Merit’s Alice S. Pfaelzer Conservatory Class of 2022! The ceremony will feature unforgettable student performances, a commencement address from Blake-Anthony Johnson, and some special messages from Merit leaders and alums.

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • Visitors over the age of 18 will be required to show proof of vaccination OR proof of a negative PCR test
    • PCR tests must be dated no more than 72 hours prior to entry. Test results must come from an official testing center. Home test results will not be accepted.

→ Can’t make it in person? Tune in to the livestream!

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Saturday, April 30, May 7, May 14

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Sunday, May 1 @ 1:00 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Sunday, May 1 @ 5:30 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music • 38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Tuesday-Saturday, May 10-16 & Wednesday, May 18

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • Visitors over the age of 18 will be required to show proof of vaccination OR proof of a negative PCR test
    • PCR tests must be dated no more than 72 hours prior to entry. Test results must come from an official testing center. Home test results will not be accepted.

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Friday, May 13 @ 7:00 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Sunday, May 15 @ 2:00 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Tuesday, May 17 @ 7:00 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Friday, May 20 @ 6:30 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Benito Juarez Community Academy • 1450 W. Cermak Rd., Chicago, IL 60608

Saturday, May 21 @ 11:00 am

Join us for an exciting performance featuring Merit’s Suzuki-Alegre program and young strings students from schools throughout Chicago performing a diverse array of Latinx folk music.

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Saturday, May 21 @ 2:00 pm & 4:00 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Saturday, May 21 @ 6:30 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Sunday, May 22 @ 2:00 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Sunday, May 22 @ 2:30 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Sunday, May 22 @ 7:00 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Friday, May 27 @ 4:30 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Saturday, May 28 @ 10:30 am

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Saturday, May 28 @ 12:00 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Saturday, June 4

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Saturday, June 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Sunday, June 5 @ 11:00 am

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Sunday, June 5 @ 1:00 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Sunday, June 5 @ 5:00 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Monday, June 6 @ 7:00 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Tuesday, June 7 @ 5:00 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Wednesday, June 8 @ 6:00 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Friday, June 10 @ 6:30 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Friday, June 10 @ 7:00 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Saturday, June 11 @ 2:00 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Saturday, June 11

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Saturday, June 11 @ 5:30 pm & 6:45 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Sunday, June 12 @ 4:00 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Sunday, June 12

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Thursday, June 16 @ 5:30 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Saturday, June 18 @ 12:30 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required

Merit School of Music38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

Saturday, June 18 @ 6:00 pm

Safety Protocol

  • Masks will be required at all times
  • No proof of vaccination or negative test required