Charleston, WV

911 Bigley Ave CHARLESTON, WV 25302
Phone: 304-345-3011
Store Hours:
Mon-Fri: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sun: Closed

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06/15/2020 - Music & Arts is open!

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

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Retail Manager - N
Expertise: Saxophones, Woodwinds, Woodwind Accessories, Keyboards, Marching Band Accessories

Jack worked as a music educator in southern West Virginia for 17 years before becoming a sales associate at Kerr's Music World,...
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Retail Sales Associate

Randy began his music career on the string bass in the school orchestra which included three years in the All State Orchestra....
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Senior Sales Associate
Jon began his career in music as a precussionist in his middle school band, picking up the bass guitar soon after.  He marched...

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Get to Know Music & Arts, Charleston, WV

Welcome to Music & Arts | Charleston, WV

Previously Kerr's Music World

Music & Arts has been on a mission to help local American communities thrive through music since 1952. From hardworking music educators to young students learning instruments for the first time, we’re honored to be a home for anyone with an interest in music. We’re the nation’s most trusted music resource, offering name brand instrument and music accessory sales, rentals, repairs, a wide assortment of books and sheet music, and personalized music instruction. 

Stop by and see us today at our Charleston store located near the I-64 and I-77 junction on Bigley Avenue. We’re carrying on the important local legacy of Kerr’s Music World with instrument sales, rentals, lessons, and more! You can find us near the Elk River and the West Virginia Lottery Commission. 

We proudly serve the wonderful community of Charleston and surrounding areas of South Charleston, Davis Creek, Dunbar, Nitro, Institute, Big Chimney, Pinch, St. Albans, Coal Fork, Cross Lanes, Malden, Rand, and Dupont.

Every musician knows how much of a hassle changing strings can be. If a broken string is keeping you from playing your instrument, let our expert instrument repair and maintenance team help! Just drop off you guitar, bass, ukulele, or orchestral instrument with us, and we’ll have it restrung and ready to go in no time! Just focus on music and we’ll take care of the rest! 

Are you a social learner looking for a fun musical challenge? Check out our group music lessons! Learn instruments like the violin, trumpet, and guitar in the company of friends, family, or coworkers! By design, you’ll learn as much from your peers as you will from the instructor in these lessons. Ask one of our friendly sales associates for more details today! 

Every night, local and national musicians take the stage at The Empty Glass to entertain local Charleston music-lovers. If you’re a local musician gearing up for a big show, let us help you prepare for you performance! Between our incredible teaching staff, instrument repair and maintenance team, and massive offering of instruments, accessories, and sheet music, we’ve got everything you need to put on an amazing show. Break a leg up there! 

Did you know that the beloved avant-garde composer George Crumb is from right here in Charleston? If you’re interested in making some music of your own, consider taking some private music lessons taught here in our store! Our passionate teaching staff are university-trained and ready to help you reach your musical goals. All ages, musical interests, and experience levels accepted! 


For over six decades, we’ve been on a mission to get people excited about the magic of music. With hundreds of locations across the nation, we’ve experienced a remarkable amount of growth over the years, but our focus on values and the importance of music on a community level has never changed. Now the nation’s leading provider of private music lessons, instrument sales, rentals, and repairs, we’re committed to helping you reach your musical goals no matter your musical background and experience. Thanks for putting your trust in Music & Arts.