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 until further notice. Virtual options are now available for private lessons, Early Childhood classes, and small group classes. We thank you for your understanding and continued support during this unprecedented situation.

To learn more about online offerings and supporting Merit during this time, please

Summer Camps & Classes

Learn something new this summer! 

Summer at Merit gives students the opportunity to meet new friends and mentors, gain life-changing confidence and performance experience, and try something new. Whether your student is a new musician or has been practicing for years, Merit has a workshop, camp, or group program tailored to their unique needs and interests. 

New to Merit?

Click the summer catalog to browse our current offerings for beginner and intermediate-level students.


Flexible options for all families:

  • One-week and two-week camps
  • Private lessons
  • Group classes
  • One-day workshops

Instruments offered:

  • Band
  • Guitar
  • Piano
  • Strings
  • Voice

Questions? Browse our FAQs or email to learn more about Merit’s summer programs.