Merit School of Music

Gala 2017

Merit School of Music is delighted to present the 2017 Alice S. Pfaelzer Award for Distinguished Service to the Arts to Joseph Glossberg and Madeleine Condit Glossberg and the Lifetime Achievement Award to Ramsey Lewis.

All proceeds benefit Merit School of Music and its mission to transform the lives of
Chicago-area youth by removing barriers to high quality music education. 

Caroline and Charlie Huebner
Kathy and Tom Lanctot

Merit is a nationally accredited community music school dedicated to overcoming barriers to high quality music instruction. Currently engaging a diverse student body of nearly 5,000 students, Merit offers classes from early childhood through high school.  Founded in 1979, Merit is recognized for its unique curriculum that provides a pathway for each individual student to grow both musically and personally.

Merit School of Music

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