1258 South Church Street Burlington, NC 27215-5065
Phone: 336-584-3338
Store Hours:
Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sun: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Music & Arts is committed to music education

Due to space limitations, Burlington does not offer lessons. Please check our locations directory for another store near you which may offer lessons.

Meet The Experts

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Retail Manager - N

 Hello! I was born and raised over in good ol' Alamance County to an extremely talented family of musicians. From...
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KITTY Matkins-Anderson
Retail Manager - N
Expertise: Brass, Woodwinds, Trumpets, Trombones, French Horns, Brass Accessories, Woodwind Accessories, Flutes & Piccolos, Marching Band Accessories, Cellos, Violins, Orchestral Strings Accessories

Born and raised in Alamance County, I had the benefit of a strong band program, more importantly, parents who believed in supporting...
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Retail Sales Associate
Expertise: Bass, Guitar

In 2005, I started taking guitar lessons at my highschool and joined their jazz guitar ensemble. I continued to play for...
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Senior Sales Associate

At age 12, Karen started playing the drums and picked up the violin at the age of 15. She started taking lessons,...

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Get to Know Music & Arts, Burlington

Welcome to the Music & Arts Center of Burlington, N.C.

Formerly known as C.B Ellis, Music & Arts in Burlington, NC serves Alamance County and surrounding triad school systems with instruments, lessons, repairs, print music and accessories. This store recently moved from Alamance Crossing to a beautiful new location in the heart of downtown Burlington.


Music & Arts has serviced the musical needs of students, teachers, and professional musicians in Alamance, Guilford, and Orange Counties for well over a decade. Located at 1258 S. Church Street in Burlington NC, we specialize in instrument rentals and sales, music lessons, instrument repairs, accessories sales and offer the area’s largest selection of sheet music.

We proudly serve our local schools:

AL Stanback MS

Broadview MS

Clover Garden MS

Dillard MS

Eastern Alamance MS & HS

Eastern Guilford MS

Graham MS

Gravelly Hill MS

Grove Park MS

Hawfields MS

Hillcrest MS

Mendenhall MS

Newlin Elementary

Northeastern Randolph MS

Reidsville MS

River Mill Academy

Silk Hope School

Marvin B Smith Elementary

Southeast Guilford MS

Southern MS & HS

Turrentine MS

Western Alamance MS & HS

Woodlawn MS

R Homer Andrews Elementary

The Expedition School

Music & Arts is home to an accomplished staff of professional music educators who teach over 130 private music lessons every week in our on-site private studios.  Currently, we offer the following selections:

Acoustic Guitar Lessons • Electric Guitar Lessons • Classical Guitar Lessons • Electric Bass Lessons • Ukulele Lessons • Drum Set Lessons • Snare Drum Lessons • Percussion Lessons • Keyboard Lessons • Piano •Lessons • Voice Lessons • Violin Lessons • Flute Lessons • Clarinet Lessons • Saxophone Lessons • Trumpet Lessons • Trombone Lessons • Music Theory Lessons • Banjo Lessons


We carry great name brand educator-approved instruments and accessories like:

Conn-Selmer Band and String Instruments including Bach, Yanagisawa, Selmer Paris, Conn, Glaesel, King, Holton, Leblanc, Ludwig, Musser, Scherl and Roth, Lewis and Son, and Armstrong

Jupiter Band Instruments and Mapex Drums including, Azumi Flutes, the Jupiter XO Trumpet and Trombone series, and the entire student level Jupiter Capital Edition band line

Giardinelli Flutes with a Haynes Headjoint

Pearl Flutes and Piccolos

Buffet Clarinets

B&S brass instruments

Giardinelli Band instruments

P. Mauriat saxophones and trumpets

Yamaha Brass and Wind instruments

Buffet Clarinets and Saxophones

Howard Core String Instruments

Wolfpak and Protec instrument cases

Hercules instrument stands

Dominant, Xyex, Helicore, Prelude, Pirastro, and Kaplan Strings. Kaplan, Hill, Hidersine and Gold Flex Rosin. Everest and Kun Shoulder Rests

Vandoren Blue Box, V16, V12, Java, Java Red, Rico, Legere Signature Series, La Voz, Mitchell Lurie, Hemke, D'Addario Reserve, Jones, Emerald, and Eastman Reeds

Fender Guitars and Amps

Yamaha Guitars, Keyboards, Digital Pianos, Drums and Recorders

Breedlove Guitars

Eastman Guitars, Trumpets, Trombones, Saxophones and Strobel Violins, Violas, Cellos, and Basses

Otto Benjamin Violins, Violas, and Cellos

Laurel Canyon Guitars and Ukuleles

Cordoba Guitars

Lanikai Ukuleles

Zildjian and Sabian Cymbals

Evans and Remo Drumheads

Vic Firth, Pro Mark, Innovative Percussion and Vater Sticks and Mallets

TC Electronics, Boss, Dunlop, Ibanez, and Zoom Guitar Effects Pedals

Korg, Snark, Delta Lab, and Seiko Metronomes and Tuners

Elixir, Fender, D'Addario, Martin, DR, and Ernie Ball Guitar and Bass Strings

Marshall Amps

Acoustic Amps

Fishman Amps

Casio Keyboards

Williams Keyboards

Harbinger PAs


And if we don't have it in the store we can usually send it directly to your home with FREE SHIPPING in only three business days!