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The first Music & Arts Center was located in a small house in Bethesda, MD and run by founder Benjamin O’Brien. When Music & Arts Center opened its doors in 1952, we offered printed music, music lessons, dance lessons, and art supplies. Ben decided shortly after opening his business that he wanted to focus on music to better serve his customers – a decision that remains intact to this day.
Since the 1990s, Music & Arts Center has expanded nationwide through organic growth and a series of acquisitions and mergers with other music dealers. In 2005, Music & Arts joined forces with American Music, a division of Guitar Center, to become the largest band and orchestra instrument retailer in the United States.
Still run by the O’Brien family, Music & Arts Center now comprises close to 500 retail and affiliate locations and over 100 educational representatives nationwide. Now based in Frederick, MD, the company of trained musicians offers friendly service and everything musical for students, parents, and educators, including instruments, lessons, music books and accessories, rentals and repairs.
Music & Arts Center is designed to provide the most comprehensive offerings for student musicians and music educators. Our goal is to create the best possible multichannel experience for our customers. As a result of this, Music & Arts Center has earned notoriety as:
- The nation’s largest lesson provider, with over 1.25 Million private lessons taught each year
- The largest provider of instrument rentals, with more than 200,000 instruments rented annually
- The largest school music dealer, serving more than 5000 schools nationwide
- The largest fleet of outbound salespeople, with over 100 educational representatives visiting schools
- The largest provider of B&O repair services, with more than 75 repair shops in service across the country
Our Vision: To excite people about playing music, teaching music, and supporting musicians and their passion for music
Our Mission: To be the music retailer of choice for student musicians and music educators
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Stork Elementary School
Jasper Elementary School
Carnelian Elementary School
Alta Loma Elementary School
Hermosa Elementary School
Deer Canyon Elementary School
Banyan Elementary School
Victoria grove Elementary School
Alta Loma Jr High school
Vineyard Jr High School
Ontario Center School
Los Amigos Elementary School
Rancho Cucamonga Middle School
Bear Gulch Elementary School
Central Elementary School
Coyote Canyon Elementary School
Dona Merced Elementary School
Valle Vista Elementary School
Cucamonga Middle School
Ruth Musser Middle School
Baldy View Elementary School
Carrillo Elementary School
Citrus Elementary School
Foothill Knolls Elementary School
Magnolia Elementary School
Pepper Tree Elementary School
Sierra Vista Elementary School
Sycamore Elementary School
Upland Elementary School
Valencia Elementary School
Pioneer Jr high
Upland Jr High
Upland High School
Hillside High School
Alta Loma High School
Chaffey High School
Colony High School
Etiwanda High School
Los Osos High School
Montclair High School
Ontario High School
Rancho Cucamonga High School
Valley View High School
We all know how confusing the first experience with your instrument can be. Come let us help your new musicians with all the questions and help them learn to care for their new instruments.
We'll start with Brass instruments at 9:30am, Woodwinds at 11:00am and Percussion at 12:30
We'll also have some special deals on lessons and supplies on the day of the event.
Come on by or call 909-989-5757 for more details.
We look forward to seeing you here!
It's that time again! Our Halloween Student Showcase! Come see our lesson students show off their new skills and costumes.
This is the BIGGESTof the year. We'll have a huge inventory of Pro horns from the biggest and best brands with the best deals and financing. One day only! Whatever you do, Don't miss out!