East Hartford

50 Main Street East Hartford, CT 06118-3208
Phone: 860-568-0692
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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Due to space limitations, East Hartford 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: Drums & Percussion, Guitar

Hey there! My name is Kyle Tripp and I'm very excited to be a part of the Music & Arts family. Joining this team of talented...
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Senior Sales Associate
Expertise: Trumpets, Brass Accessories, Brass

Hey, my name is Tomas Kurachi Ube! It is my pleasure to work here at Music and Arts with such a wide variety of great musicians...

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Get to Know Music & Arts, East Hartford

Welcome to Music & Arts East Hartford, CT

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Music & Arts is on a mission to get people of every age, background and interest excited about music. We’re proud to be America’s most trusted music resource, offering name brand instrument sales, rentals, repairs, a massive assortment of books and sheet music and music lessons. We avidly believe everyone’s life can be improved with music, and we proudly serve people at every stage of their musical journey.

East Hartford, we’re thrilled to be your friendly local music store! You can find us north of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Highway and the CT-3. We’re off of Main Street a stone's throw away from Porter Brook and a short walk from Welles Field.  

Since 1952, we’ve been partnering with local music education programs in schools nationwide to deliver instruments, music accessories and sheet music to America’s music students. Our East Hartford location proudly serves the following local schools:

Broad brook Elementary, Brownstone Intermediate, button ball, Center Elementary, Charles Wright Elementary, Corpus Christi, Eastbury, East Hartford Middle School, Eli Terry Elementary, Emerson-Williams elementary, Anne Fisher Magnet, Gideon Middle, Goodwin Elementary, Alfred W Hanmer, Hebron Ave, Hebron Elementary, High Crest Elementary. Hopewell, Richard Hubbard Elementary. John F Kennedy, Jumoke Academy, Langford Elementary, Lawrence Elementary, Elmer Thienes Elementary, Martin Kellogg, Metacomet Elementary, Naubuc Elementary, Nayaug Elementary, North Street Elementary, O'connell Elementary, Oliver ellsworth, Pleasant Valley Elementary, Pittkin Elementary, Poquonock Elementary, George Robertson Intermediate, Samuel B Webb Elementary, Myrtle H Stevens, St Christopher School, St Gabriel School, Two Rivers Magnet Middle, Indepent Day School, West Hill Elementary, WoodSide Intermediate and more!

Getting ready for a wedding gig at the The Glastonbury Boathouse with your string quartet? Whether you play violin professionally or the fiddle for fun, let the Music & Arts here in East Hartford be your last stop before you take the stage! With everything from strings, stands, tuners and sheet music to an experienced repair and maintenance team on staff, we’re here to help you get ready for the show. Good luck up there!

Mark McGrath, singer of the band Sugar Ray, grew up here in Hartford. If you’re interested in learning how to write music or plan an instrument, check out our music lessons! Learn guitar, bass, drums, ukulele and anything you’d hear in an orchestra from one of our wonderful university-trained instructors! We’re here to make your musical dreams a reality!


Founded in a Bethesda, Maryland home back in 1952, Music & Arts has been owned and operated by the same family for over six decades. Now the nation’s leading provider of private music lessons, instrument sales, rentals and repairs, we’re America’s most reliable musical resource. We’ve grown and changed in some remarkable ways since 1952, but our steadfast commitment to bringing music to local communities has never changed. We’re avid believers in the power of music, and we firmly believe that music makes the world a better place. Come in and see us at our East Hartford location today! Our friendly staff can’t wait to meet you!