The Burnham Plan Centennial - Bold Plans, Big Dreams

Program Partners


Merit School of Music provides high-quality music education to students in metropolitan Chicago. Its primary goals are to help young people achieve their full musical potential, to remove economic barriers to participation, and to stimulate personal and educational growth through music.  

Partner Category: Civic and Non-Profit Organization

Centennial Activities

Friday, February 13, 2009 noon
Saturday, February 14, 2009 noon

Connecting Chicago Neighborhoods Through Music

Merit School of Music

Merit will theme and dedicate the 2009 MeritFest performance at Symphony Center to coincide with the Burnham Plan Centennial. The concert will span two days and feature student musicians from Merit's outreach programming at 90 sites throughout Chicagoland. A high profile guest M.C. will weave the performances together with the theme of the Centennial. [MORE]

Merit School of Music


Merit School of Music
38 South Peoria Street
Chicago, IL 60607
312.267.4489 (fax)
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Contact: Duffie Adelson, 312.786.9428 x233,

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