The Power of Song

The Power of Song Infographic

Understanding the Life-changing Impact of Music Education

Numerous studies have shown that music can profoundly impact a child’s health, wellbeing, and community. Access to high-quality music education is often costly and, in many cities, available only to a privileged few. In this infographic, learn what makes music so transformative and explore how Merit School of Music is removing barriers to the best music education in Chicago.

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