Merit School of Music to Play Hours of Live Music

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Education

More than 300 top students from Merit School of Music’s Alice S. Pfaelzer Tuition-free Conservatory will play on…and on…and on at Performathon, a free, 12-hour marathon fundraiser, Friday, February 26 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, February 27, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Parents and children interested in performances by outstanding young musicians are invited to drop by anytime at Merit’s state-of-the-art home in Chicago’s West Loop, the Joy Faith Knapp Center, 38 S. Peoria St. The school’s top young musicians and ensembles – from all areas of the city, and who attend the Conservatory at no charge – will be performing non-stop on two stages for nearly 12 hours, for a must-see benefit performance of live classical and jazz selections. For more information about Performathon and the weekend’s full concert schedule, visit or call (312) 786-9428.

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