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Welcome to Music & Arts | Wilmington
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With over 150 locations across the country, we’re the nation’s most steadfast music resource. Our mission here at Music & Arts is to get people of all ages, interests and backgrounds excited about music. With everything from phenomenal private and group instruction to name brand instrument and music accessory sales, rentals, repairs and a wide selection of sheet music, we’re a one-stop music shop for everyone from seasoned career musicians to young students learning how to play an instrument for the first time. No matter where you find yourself in the wide world of music, we’re here to help you thrive.
Welcome to your friendly local music store, Wilmington, NC! We’re conveniently located on Shipyard Blvd and South 17th Street in southeast Wilmington. You can find us just north of Greenlawn Memorial Park and east of the Cape Fear River.
We serve the wonderful community here in Wilmington and the surrounding areas of Silver Lake, Myrtle Grove, Old Town, Sea Breeze, Carolina Beach, Boiling Spring Lakes, Bolivia, Winnabow, Leland, Navassa, Belville, Sandy Creek, Delco, Ridgewood, Wrightsboro, Castle Hayne, Kings Grant, Murrayville, Ogden and more!
Interested in learning how to play an instrument for the first time but not sure you’ll stick with it? Our instrument rental program is a great option for someone wanting to test the musical waters without committing to a serious purchase. All of our instruments are 100% rent-to-own, so you can rest assured knowing each of your monthly payments is contributing to the cost of the instrument should you choose to stick with it––and we hope you do!
For over six decades, Music & Arts has partnered with local music education programs in schools nationwide to provide instruments, music accessories, books and sheet music to students. Our Wilmington location proudly services and supports all the local schools in New Hanover County, Brunswick County, and Pender County:
Acme-Delco Middle School, Burgaw Middle School, Cape Fear Academy, Cape Fear Center for Inquiry, Cape Fear Middle School, Cedar Grove Middle School, D C Virgo Prep School, Hallsboro Middle School, Holly Shelter Middle School, Leland Middle School, Murray Middle School, Myrtle Grove Middle School, Noble Middle School, Penderlea Middle School, Roland-Grise Middle School, Shallotte Middle School, South Brunswick Middle School, St Marks Catholic School, St Mary’s Catholic School, Topsail Middle School, Trask Middle School, Waccamaw Middle School, West Pender Middle School, Williston Middle School, Wilmington Christian Academy, Hoggard High School, Ashley High School, New Hanover High School and Laney High School.
Are you a local music teacher here in Wilmington? Come in and save 30% on books and sheet music during our monthly Teacher Appreciation Day! We know how difficult your job can be, so we’re here to make your life just a little bit easier. Thanks for enriching the lives of our local students through music!
Did you know that country music legend Charlie Daniels grew up in Wilmington? The legendary performer and songwriter got his start here and you can too with some private lessons taught here in our store! Our incredible teaching staff has years of experience educating children and adults in technique, songwriting and theory on instruments like guitar, bass, drums, keys and more. Ask about our group and private lessons today!
Got a big show coming up at the Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre? Whether you play oboe in an orchestra or synths in an indie rock band, we’re here to help you perform your best. We carry everything from guitar picks and rosin for violin strings to a massive selection of books and sheet music, so let the Music & Arts here in Wilmington be your last stop before you take the stage!
More About Music & Arts
Music & Arts has been owned and operated by the same family since 1952, and nothing means more to us than our values. We’ve grown leaps and bounds over the past six decades––with over 150 locations across the country, we’re now the nation’s leading provider of private music lessons, band and orchestral instrument sales, rentals and repairs––but nothing means more to us than seeing individuals succeed through music in the many communities we serve. No matter where music takes you, we’re here to help you be your best. Come visit our Wilmington location today! We can’t wait to meet you!
NOTHING BEATS GETTING A DEAL!
That’s why Music & Arts is proud to share our best Black Friday coupons ever. We are an authorized dealer on the biggest brand names so you can score competitive pricing on keyboards, digital pianos, electronic drums, acoustic drum kits, acoustic and electric guitars from Fender, Epiphone, Yamaha, Williams, Casio, Verve, Simmons, Pearl, Cordoba, and more. Plus, we’ll help you cross stocking stuffers off your list! There are limited time offers on your favorite reeds from D’Addario Reserve, Vandoren, and Giardinelli, as well as strings, music stands, mutes, mouthpieces, sticks, tuners and more. We know your life is busy so we grouped our stocking stuffers into easy buckets of $25 or less and $50 or less. Don’t see what you are looking for? We have the largest warehouse in the country. Ask our store associates about free shipping.
SHOPPING FOR OTHERS ON BLACK FRIDAY?
Let our store associates be your expert consultants. We can guide you throughout your purchase process and provide convenient solutions like free layaway and 0% financing. Our 30-day price match policy called Guaranteed Lowest Price (GLP) will give you confidence in our pricing. Our prices are aggressive enough to beat Amazon.com! Seriously. Learn more about GLP at www.MusicArts.com/GLP.
Sign up for one month of lessons and receive a FREE GUITAR* with purchase.
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**Offer valid 11/24/17-11/26/17 in-store only on in-stock product while supplies last. Free Laurel Canyon (196896, 1332160, 196901, 196909) with purchase of one month of lessons, EZ Pay, and lesson sign up fee at Music & Arts. Valid in stores only at Music & Arts locations with lesson service (excludes San Antonio, TX; Paramus, NJ; Monroe, NY; Mamaroneck, NY). Coupon is non-transferable. Not valid with other coupons or existing lesson accounts or purchases. One coupon per customer. For questions, see Store Associate for details
TEACHER APPRECIATION DAY!
The first Monday of every month is Teacher Appreciation Day. Educators save 30% on sheet music & books in-store and online.*
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SHEET MUSIC & BOOKS!
QUESTIONS? Visit our Educator FAQ page
* See associate for details on qualifying for discount.
Come join us for our annual Christmas Recital Thurs Dec 14th
We will have students of all agess and instruments performing your favorite Christmas tunes starting at 7:00pm
Come join us
NATIONAL OPEN HOUSE LESSON EVENT
Music & Arts is committed to music education, which is why we teach over 1.5 million private music lessons per year. We are privileged to be part of their musical journey and we look forward to helping you find your voice, whether it be guitar, piano, clarinet, trumpet, violin, flute, drums, or, err…voice! Our lessons are customized by hand-selected, background-checked, university-trained instructors to fit your skill level, age, or favorite genre of music in a family friendly environment. Come see for yourself!
For the entire weekend on January 5-7, we are opening up the doors of every store location* and inviting students, parents, musicians, and educators to check out the Lesson Studio at Music & Arts. Choose from open mic performances or free beginner guitar lessons. Schedule a free appointment with one of our talented, professional lesson instructors. This could be the beginning of your lifelong relationship with music. Choose from one of the convenient neighborhood locations below