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Welcome to Music & Arts | Bowie
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Here at Music & Arts, our mission is to connect people of all ages, interests and backgrounds to the profound power of music. With over 150 locations nationwide, we’re a big company, but we’ve never lost sight of the importance of community and music’s impact on a personal level. We deliver a comprehensive shopping experience to our customers that includes everything from incredible private music instruction to instrument and accessory sales, rentals and repairs. We’re here to help you be successful in music no matter what your age, interest and background.
We’re located near the major intersection of Crain Highway and John Hanson Highway off Evergreen Parkway and Northview Drive. We’re fortunate to be sandwiched between Bowie Town Center and Collington Branch Park, and our customers often like to find a shady spot nearby to practice their instrument after shopping with us.
In addition to serving the great people of Bowie, we’re also a musical resource to the following surrounding communities: Woodmore, Mitchellville, Glen Dale, Springdale, Ardmore, Glenarden, Lanham, Seabrook, Greenbelt, Odenton, Gambrills, Crofton, Millersville, Crownsville, The Downs, Sherwood Forest, Parole, Annapolis, Riva, Edgewater, West River, Selby-On-The-Bay, Harwood, Queen Anne Estates and more!
Music & Arts is proud to serve local music education programs based in schools across the country. Our Bowie location currently serves the following schools:
Barack Obama ES, Benjamin Foulois ES, Benjamin Tasker ES, Catherine T Reed ES, Dr. Henry Wise Jr HS, Gaywood ES, Grace Christian School, Greenbelt ES, Heather Hills ES, Holy Trinity, Imagine Foundations, James mcHenry ES, Kenilworth ES, Kettering ES, Kingsford ES, Lake Arbor ES, Marlton ES, Northview ES, Perrywood ES, Pointer Ridge ES, Rockledge ES, Samuel Ogle MS, Tulip Grove ES, Thomas Johnson MS and Whitehall ES.
Are you a local music teacher? Music & Arts has a deep appreciation for music educators, and we’re here to make your life easier. Come in and save 30% on music books and sheet music during our monthly Teacher Appreciation Day. We also host open mic nights, recitals and group classes, so keep up with our events calendar to stay in the loop! Our Bowie location and the rest of our stores thrive because of the strong relationships Music & Arts has built in the communities we serve, and we’re proud to be a musical resource to students, parents, music educators and musicians of every age and background.
No, our town isn’t named after the iconic pop star David Bowie, but the late great jazz guitarist Eva Cassidy got her start here and you can too with some private music lessons taught right here in our store! Whether you’re looking for private lessons for your child or are looking to sharpen skills on an instrument you’ve been playing for decades, our incredible private music instructors can help! With experience teaching everything from music theory and songwriting to basic technique and proficiency on a variety of instruments, our instructors are here to help you with wherever you’re at on your musical journey.
Got an important show coming up at the Bowie Center For The Performing Arts? With a massive selection of everything from guitar strings and orchestral accessories to instrument sales, rentals and repairs, we’re here to help your next performance be a huge success! Our friendly staff is here to connect you with everything you need before you take the stage. Whether you’re gearing up to tackle the nation’s rock venues with your band or are rehearsing for wedding season with your string quartet, we’re here to serve you no matter where music takes you.
More About Music & Arts
Since opening the first Music & Arts store all the way back in 1952, our company has been owned and operated by the same family. We’re now the nation’s leading provider of private music lessons, band and orchestral instrument sales and instrument rentals, but we’ve never lost sight of our values and music’s vital role within the communities we serve. Music is at the very heart of who we are as a company, and nothing makes us happier than seeing the people we serve thrive in their craft. Want to see what we’re all about for yourself? Come visit our Bowie location today! Our friendly staff will be happy to meet you.
NOTHING BEATS GETTING A DEAL!
That’s why Music & Arts is proud to share our best Black Friday coupons ever. We are an authorized dealer on the biggest brand names so you can score competitive pricing on keyboards, digital pianos, electronic drums, acoustic drum kits, acoustic and electric guitars from Fender, Epiphone, Yamaha, Williams, Casio, Verve, Simmons, Pearl, Cordoba, and more. Plus, we’ll help you cross stocking stuffers off your list! There are limited time offers on your favorite reeds from D’Addario Reserve, Vandoren, and Giardinelli, as well as strings, music stands, mutes, mouthpieces, sticks, tuners and more. We know your life is busy so we grouped our stocking stuffers into easy buckets of $25 or less and $50 or less. Don’t see what you are looking for? We have the largest warehouse in the country. Ask our store associates about free shipping.
SHOPPING FOR OTHERS ON BLACK FRIDAY?
Let our store associates be your expert consultants. We can guide you throughout your purchase process and provide convenient solutions like free layaway and 0% financing. Our 30-day price match policy called Guaranteed Lowest Price (GLP) will give you confidence in our pricing. Our prices are aggressive enough to beat Amazon.com! Seriously. Learn more about GLP at www.MusicArts.com/GLP.
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JOIN US THE LAST FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH FOR OUR FUN OPEN MIC NIGHT. ALL PERFORMERS ARE WELCOME AND OF COURSE WE NEED MEAT IN THE SEATS TO ENJOY THE SPECTACLE. TALK TO AN ASSOCIATE AND SIGN UP TODAY!
TEACHER APPRECIATION DAY!
The first Monday of every month is Teacher Appreciation Day. Educators save 30% on sheet music & books in-store and online.*
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NATIONAL OPEN HOUSE LESSON EVENT
Music & Arts is committed to music education, which is why we teach over 1.5 million private music lessons per year. We are privileged to be part of their musical journey and we look forward to helping you find your voice, whether it be guitar, piano, clarinet, trumpet, violin, flute, drums, or, err…voice! Our lessons are customized by hand-selected, background-checked, university-trained instructors to fit your skill level, age, or favorite genre of music in a family friendly environment. Come see for yourself!
For the entire weekend on January 5-7, we are opening up the doors of every store location* and inviting students, parents, musicians, and educators to check out the Lesson Studio at Music & Arts. Choose from open mic performances or free beginner guitar lessons. Schedule a free appointment with one of our talented, professional lesson instructors. This could be the beginning of your lifelong relationship with music. Choose from one of the convenient neighborhood locations below