El Centro

1470 W State Street #3 EL CENTRO, CA 92243
Phone: 760-352-3363
Store Hours:
Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sun: Closed

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Feb 23 - Feb 25 Grand Opening Weekend Sale All Day

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Music & Arts is committed to music education

Due to space limitations, El Centro 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, El Centro

Welcome to Music & Arts El Centro!


The nation’s most trusted one-stop music shop, we offer name brand instrument and music accessory sales, books, sheet music, instrument repairs, rentals and incredible private and group instruction for students of every age and interest.

We’re conveniently located just south of Adams Avenue and South Imperial Avenue. You can find us just a short walk away from West Park and the Dahlia Canal. We proudly serve the wonderful community here in El Centro and the surrounding areas of Seeley, Wilsie, Heber, Meloland, Imperial, Mt Signal, Calexico, Fuller, Rico, Holtville, Sandia, Bonds Corner, Dixieland, Date City and more!



Our talented teaching staff is trained at a university level and has experience teaching a variety of instruments and styles to students of all ages and backgrounds. So whether you’re looking for awesome lessons for your kids or are an old dog interested in learning some new musical tricks, our teachers are up to the task!


Among the many services that Music & Arts provides, our rental program is another major building block to a lifelong relationship with music. Music & Arts provides a Rental Program to ensure that the student will absolutely love their instrument. Our Rent-To-Own program has many opportunities for students and parents, including maintenance and repairs, chances for exchanges and upgrades, and a no-haggle return policy. Click here for more information regarding our rental program.


Need to get some repairs done to your instrument? At the El Centro location, our staff has the ability to do minor repairs on guitars and various stringed instruments. If you're looking for an overhaul or other major repairs, our Repair Shop, located here in California, has the best and certified technicians. Our shop also provides a no obligation free repair estimate prior to any work being completed! Click here for more information regarding our repair shop



For over 65 years, it’s been our mission to connect people of all walks of life with whatever resources they need to be successful in music. Founded in a Bethesda, Maryland home in 1952, our company has been owned and operated by the same family since the very beginning. Now the nation’s leading provider of music lessons, instrument sales, rentals and repairs, we credit our remarkable story of growth to the thousands of unshakable relationships we’ve formed with students, parents, teachers and educators over the past six decades. Visit our El Centro location today! We can’t wait to meet you!