29th Place

1512 Seminole Trail (RT. 29) Charlottesville, VA 22901-1419
Phone: 434-973-2805
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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Blog Archives

08/09/2017 - Back to School
05/16/2017 - End of Year Specials
03/01/2017 - 72 Hour Sale

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Music & Arts is committed to music education

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

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Get to Know Music & Arts, Charlottesville

Welcome to Music & Arts! 

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Music & Arts has serviced the musical needs of students, teachers, and professional musicians in 12 counties for over 25 years. Located at 1512 Seminole Trail, Charlottesville, Virginia, 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:

A.G. Richardson Elementary

Albemarle High School

Burley Middle School

Buford Middle School

Charlottesville Day School

Charlottesville High School

Charlottesville Waldorf School

Culpeper High School

Culpeper Middle School

Emerald Hill Elementary School

Epiphany School

Farmington Elementary School

Floyd T. Binns Middle School

Fluvanna Middle School

Fluvanna High School

Jack Jouett Middle School

Joseph Henley Middle School

Leslie Walton Middle School

Louisa County Middle School

Louisa County High School

Madison County High School

Wetsel Middle School

Monticello High School

Nathaniel Greene Elementary School

Nelson County Middle School

Nelson County High School

Orange County High School

Peabody School

Pearl Sample Elementary School

Prospect Heights Middle School

St. Anne’s Belfield School

Sutherland Middle School

Sycamore Park Elementary

The Covenant School Upper/Lower Schools

The Village School

Walker Upper Elementary School

William Monroe Middle School

William Monroe High School

Western Albemarle High School


Music & Arts is home to an accomplished staff of professional music educators who teach over 165 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 - Viola Lessons - Flute Lessons - Clarinet Lessons - Saxophone Lessons - Trumpet Lessons - Trombone Lessons - Music Theory Lessons – Cello 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

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!