426 Crossroads Blvd Cary, NC 27518-6896
Phone: 919-854-0024
Store Hours:
Mon-Fri: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sun: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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03/06/2018 - Lessons!
02/19/2017 - Open Mic Night

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

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Hi, I'm Dan and I'm the manager of the Music & Arts in Cary, NC. I've been playing all kinds of music...

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Our Mission

Our mission here at Music & Arts is to connect people of all ages, interests and backgrounds with whatever resources they need to thrive in music. We’re a one-stop shop for students, parents, music educators and musicians, providing phenomenal private music instruction, name brand instrument and music accessory sales, rentals, repairs and a wide selection of books and sheet music. We proudly serve everyone from seasoned career musicians to young students learning how to play an instrument for the first time. No matter what you’re doing in music, we’re here to help you thrive!

Cary, NC, welcome to your friendly local music store! We’re conveniently located near I-40 and US-64 on Crossroads Blvd. You can find us just west of Cary’s gorgeous Lake Johnson and south of Walnut Creek.

In addition to the wonderful community here in Cary, we also serve the surrounding areas of Morrisville, Clegg, Bethesda, Millbrook, Falls, Neuse, Knightdale, Shotwell, Archer Lodge, Clayton, Garner, Willow Springs, Williams Crossroads, Holly Springs, Feltonville, Friendship, Apex, New Hill, Bonsal and more!

Need your guitar or bass restrung before your next show? Let our expert maintenance and repair team handle it! The last thing you should be worrying about before an important performance is the hassle of putting new strings on your instrument, so drop your axe off with us and we’ll have it cleaned and restrung in no time. We’re here to help you focus on what’s important––music!

Since 1965, Music & Arts has partnered with local music education programs in our nation’s schools to provide instruments, music accessories and sheet music to students. Our Cary location proudly serves the following local schools:

Apex MS, Archer Lodge MS, Benson MS, Bunn MS, Carnage MS, Cardinal Charter Academy, Cary Academy, Cary Christian, Clayton MS, Cleveland MS, Daniels MS, Davis Drive MS, Dillard Drive MS, Durant Road MS, East Cary MS, East Lee MS, East Millbrook MS, East Wake MS, Fuller Elementary, Fuquay Varina MS, Grace Christan, Heritage MS, Hillburn Academy, Holly Ridge MS, Holly Grove MS, Horton MS, Leesville Road MS, Ligon MS, Lufkin Road MS, Martin MS, McGees Crossroads MS, Mills Park MS, North Garner MS, Neuse Charter, Our Lady of Lourdes, Powell Elementary, Ravenscroft, Reedy Creek MS, Riverwood MS, Rolesville MS, Salem MS, Smithfield MS, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Timothy, Sterling Montessori, Thales Academy, Wake Christian Academy, Wendell MS, West Cary MS, West Lee MS, West Millbrook, Zebulon MS, and all surrounding high school programs.

Are you a local music teacher here in Cary? Music & Arts can’t thank you enough for all you do! Come in and save 30% on books and sheet music during our monthly Teacher Appreciation Day! We know how difficult your job can be, so we’re here to make life just a little bit easier. Thanks for all you do!

Whether you’ve got an important wedding gig at the Cypress Manor at Cary with your string quartet or a show at one of Raleigh’s awesome music venues with your punk band, let the Music & Arts here in Cary be your last stop before you take the stage. With everything from string rosin and guitar picks to helpful books and sheet music, we’re here to help you perform your best!

Got big dreams of performing at Cary’s Ritmo Latino Music, Art and Dance Festival someday? Our talented team of music instructors can help! With a combined decades of experience teaching technique, songwriting and music theory on a wide array of instruments, our lessons are perfect for adults and kids learning an instrument for the first time.

More About Music & Arts

WIth over 150 locations across the country, we’re proud to be the nation’s most steadfast music resource. Our remarkable story of growth has everything to do with the unshakable commitments we’ve made with the local communities we serve. We’ve grown considerably in the past 65 years––we’re now the nation’s leading provider of private music lessons, band and orchestral instruments sales, rentals and repairs––but we’ve never lost sight of music’s profound impact on an individual level. Since the very beginning, we’ve been owned and operated by the same family, and we credit our success to the way we’ve held on to our values over the years. Come visit our location in Cary today!