Durham

3603 Witherspoon Boulevard Suite 112 Durham, NC 27707-6849
Phone: 919-402-9270
Store Hours:
Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sun: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Store Services

Blog Archives

2017
November
11/02/2017 - NEW KEYBOARDS ARRIVED
October
10/19/2017 - New Teachers
August
08/08/2017 - Rental Season
July
07/01/2017 - OPEN HOUSE WEEKEND
May
05/11/2017 - Brass Recital

Take Lessons

Music & Arts is committed to music education

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

Meet The Experts

Bio Photo
Anthony
Retail Manager - N

Hey, my name is Tony Wrenn, store manager of the Durham Music & Arts. I was born and raised in Durham, North Carolina, where...
Bio Photo
Thomas
Retail Sales Associate

I'm Thomas, Bassist, Composer, and Sales Associate at Music and Arts! I've found passion in Jazz, Sound Design and Music Production....
Bio Photo
Tyler
Retail Sales Associate

"My name's Tyler Billman and I've been a musician for over fifteen years, with experience on piano, voice, trumpet, drumkit, bass...
Bio Photo
Alaina
Seasonal Retail Associate
“Hi I’m Lainie and I am a graduating high school senior studying music technology/audio engineering next fall. ...

Find an expert nationwide

Get to Know Music & Arts, Durham

Welcome to Music & Arts | Durham

Take a virtual tour of our store!

 

Our Mission

Music & Arts lives and breathes music. That’s why we’ve made it our mission to get people of all ages, interests and backgrounds excited about playing, learning and listening to music. With over 150 locations nationwide, we’re the nation’s most trusted music resource, providing name brand instrument and music accessory sales, private and group music instruction, rentals, repairs and a huge assortment of sheet music and books. We’re proud to serve everyone from working professional musicians to young students venturing out into the world of music for the first time. No matter where music takes you, we’re here to help you thrive.

Durham, North Carolina, welcome to your friendly local music store! We’re conveniently located on I-40 and Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd in the Patterson Place shops. You can find us just west of New Hope Creek and north of the Old Chapel Hill Road Park. We’re in the Durham City limits, but located right between Durham and Chapel Hill.

In addition to the excellent community of Durham, we also serve the surrounding areas of Chapel Hill, Dogwood Acres, Calvander, Eubanks, Blackwood, Windy Hill Farm, University, Eno, Willow Ridge, Heather Glen, Bragtown, Gorman, Joyland, Oak Grove, Bethesda, Clegg, Glenee, Blands, The Downs and more!

Interested in learning an instrument but not sure you’ll stick with it? Our instrument rental program is a great option for anyone looking to test the musical waters without committing to a serious purchase. With every instrument in our program 100% rent-to-own, you can rest assured knowing your monthly payments are contributing to the cost of a purchase should you choose to stick with it––and we hope you do!

For over six decades, Music & Arts has partnered with music education programs in schools nationwide to provide instruments, music accessories and sheet music to students. Our Durham location proudly serves the following local schools:

A L Stanback, Brogden Middle, Butner Stem, Carrington, Cressent Christian, Culbreth, Duke School, Durham Academy, Durham School of the Arts, Emerson Waldorf ,The Expedition School, Gravelly Hill, Githens, G C Hawley, Falls Lake, Hillsborough Elementary, Horton Middle, Immaculata Catholic School, Kestrel Heights, Lowes Grove, Lakewood , Lakewood Montessori, Lakeview, Lucas, Margaret B Pollard, Mills Park, Falls Lake Academy, McDougle, Neal, Guy B Phillips, W G Pearson, Research Triangle Academy, Riverside HS, Rogers-Herr, Southern Middle, St. Thomas Moore, Shepard, Smith Middle, Southern HS, Stanford, Sterling Montessori and Trinity.

Teach music here in Durham? Music & Arts has a huge appreciation for everything you do, and we’re here to make your life just a little bit easier. Come in during our monthly Teacher Appreciation Day and save 30% on books and sheet music. Thanks for enriching the lives of our local kids through music!

Did you know that Clyde McPhatter, founding member of The Drifters, is from Durham? The R&B icon got his start here, and you can too with some private lessons taught here in our store! Our private instruction team has a combined decades of experience teaching music to children and adults. They teach technique, songwriting and music theory on instruments like guitar, piano, bass, drums and anything you’d hear in an orchestra. Whether you’re looking for awesome music instruction for your kids or help with an instrument you’ve been playing for decades, we can help.

Whether you’re gearing up for a residency at The Shed Jazz Club with your jazz combo or an east coast tour with your indie rock band, let Music & Arts be your last stop before you take the stage. With everything from music accessories like guitar strings and music stands to a huge assortment of helpful books and sheet music, we’re here to help you play your best. Break a leg out there!

More About Music & Arts

Since opening our first store all the way back in 1952, we’ve been owned and operated by the same family. Everything we do as a company is informed by our values and the steadfast commitments to the many communities we serve. We’ve grown quite a bit in 65 years––we’re now the nation’s leading provider of private music lessons, band and orchestral instrument sales, rentals and repairs––but we’ve never lost sight of music’s profound impact on the many individuals we serve. Wherever you find yourself in the world of music, we’re here to serve you. Come visit our incredible location in Durham today! Our friendly staff is here to help connect you with everything you need to be successful in music.