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Welcome to Merrick School of Music


At Merrick School of Music, our mission is to provide exceptional music education in a professional tone. We believe that music is a powerful tool that can enrich lives and bring people together. We are committed to helping our students develop their musical talents to their fullest potential, whether they are beginners or advanced musicians. Our experienced and highly qualified instructors offer a comprehensive curriculum that covers a wide range of musical genres and styles. We strive to create a supportive and inspiring learning environment that fosters creativity, discipline, and a lifelong love of music. Our goal is to empower our students to become confident and skilled musicians who can make a positive impact in their communities and beyond.

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Young Musicians

Music Lessons. Student Concerts. Dance Lessons.

Merrick School of Music is a premier music and dance institution that has been providing high-quality instruction to students of all ages and levels since its inception. Our commitment to excellence is unparalleled, and we take great pride in offering a comprehensive and immersive learning experience that inspires our students to achieve their full potential. We prepare students for NYSSMA and All-State exams, organize student recitals throughout the year, and prepare most talented students to participate at International Music Competitions.

Summer Music Program

Designed for young musicians aged 6-18

  • 8 private 1-hour lessons on your choice of instrument (Piano, guitar, drums, flute, saxophone, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, or Voice)

  • 8 group lessons focusing on Music Theory and Chamber Music (Music ensemble)

  • Optional 1-hour weekly Dance lessons (additional fee applies)

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We will be hosting a Student Music Concert on June 17th at 6:30 pm at Curé of Ars Parish Center! Come out and support our talented students as they showcase their musical talents.

Long Island Young Soloist Competition 2024

Join us for the 2nd online Long Island Young Soloist Competition at the Merrick School of Music in August 2024. Showcase your talent and compete with other young musicians. Sign up now to participate!



We are thrilled to announce the incredible winners of this year's Long Island Young Soloist Competition! Please join us in congratulating Jack O'Hara, Jaccia-Michelle Charles, Andrew Militello, and Nia Isaacs-Corr for their outstanding performances.


These talented young musicians have dazzled us with their exceptional skills and passion for music. Their dedication and hard work have truly paid off, and we couldn't be prouder of their achievements.

We would also like to extend our gratitude to all the participants who took part in the competition. Your commitment to music and your hard work have been an inspiration to all of us.


At Merrick School of Music, we are dedicated to nurturing young musicians and providing them with a platform to showcase their talents. We believe in the power of music to transform lives and bring joy to both performers and audiences alike.


Once again, congratulations to Jack O'Hara, Jaccia-Michelle Charles, Andrew Militello, and Nia Isaacs-Corr for their well-deserved success in the Long Island Young Soloist Competition. We can't wait to see what the future holds for these extraordinary musicians.


Keep playing, keep practicing, and keep spreading the joy of music!

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Shan Jiang

Orchestra Conductor on Stage

Gerald Ford

"Music education opens doors that help children pass from school into the world around them - a world of work, culture, intellectual activity, and human involvement. The future of our nation depends on providing our children with a complete education that includes music."


2323 Merrick Ave, 2nd Floor,

Parish Center, Merrick, NY 11566

The entrance is from the side of the Hewlett Avenue parking lot.

(516) 517-2454

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Opening Hours

Monday: 5pm - 9:30pm
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 5pm - 9:30pm
Friday: 5pm - 9:30pm
Sat: 9am - 8pm
Sun: Closed

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