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Here in East Plano we have 8 lesson studios which is the largest studio capacity of the Music & Arts stores in North Texas! We give over 100 lessons per week here at the East Plano location! We have well qualified teachers that are background checked and certified to teach! You can see a list of our qualified teachers as well as their educational history by clicking the "View Teachers" link above!
We have accessories for Band and orchestra instruments as well as combo instruments such as guitars, drum sets, and digital pianos! If you need drum heads, drum sticks, drum accessories, guitar strings, tuners, metronomes, cables, microphones, guitar pedals, brass valve oil, slide grease, woodwind reeds, ligatures, mouthpieces, brass care kit items, woodwind care kit items, violin strings, viola strings, cellos strings, bass strings, or even musical gifts such as necklaces, bracelets, ornaments, figurines and other trinkets!
The fun doesn't stop there! We have tons of sheet music for piano, vocals, guitar, woodwind instruments, brass instruments, and percussion! Our print section ranges from method books for band and orchestra classes, ensembles for all instruments, solo books, fun books, new release popular hits, individual sheet music selections and tons of discounted print in our Great Deals section!
That is our store in a nut shell but we have so much more to offer! Please call us or come by to check us out when you can we are here 7 days every week from 10:00am-9:00pm Monday-Friday, 10:00am-6:00pm Saturday, and 12:00pm-5:00pm Sundays! We hope to see you soon!
The first Music & Arts was located in a small house in Bethesda, MD and run by founder Benjamin O’Brien. When Music & Arts opened its doors in 1952, we offered printed music, music lessons, dance lessons, and art supplies. Ben decided shortly after opening his business that he wanted to focus on music to better serve his customers – a decision that remains intact to this day.
Since the 1990s, Music & Arts has expanded nationwide through organic growth and a series of acquisitions and mergers with other music dealers. In 2005, Music & Arts joined forces with American Music, a division of Guitar Center, to become the largest band and orchestra instrument retailer in the United States.
Still run by the O’Brien family, Music & Arts now comprises close to 500 retail and affiliate locations and over 100 educational representatives nationwide. Now based in Frederick, MD, the company of trained musicians offers friendly service and everything musical for students, parents, and educators, including instruments, lessons, music books and accessories, rentals and repairs.
Music & Arts is designed to provide the most comprehensive offerings for student musicians and music educators. Our goal is to create the best possible multichannel experience for our customers. As a result of this, Music & Arts has earned notoriety as:
- The nation’s largest lesson provider, with over 1.25 Million private lessons taught each year
- The largest provider of instrument rentals, with more than 200,000 instruments rented annually
- The largest school music dealer, serving more than 5000 schools nationwide
- The largest fleet of outbound salespeople, with over 100 educational representatives visiting schools
- The largest provider of B&O repair services, with more than 75 repair shops in service across the country
Our Vision: To excite people about playing music, teaching music, and supporting musicians and their passion for music
Our Mission: To be the music retailer of choice for student musicians and music educators
WE PROUDLY SUPPORT LOCAL SCHOOLS FROM THE FOLLOWING DISTRICTS*
Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD
But if you are not in one of these school districts still come by and we would be happy make sure we get you what you need!
Bethany Christian School
Episcopal School of Dallas
John Paul II High school
Plano Christian Academy
University of Texas in Dallas (UTD)
We believe that private lessons are the building blocks to a life long relationship with music. Our strong commitment to music education is fundamental to our business, and we work hard to find instructors who are experts in their field/instrument.
-Learn from professional instructors who play in symphonies, local ensembles, and acclaimed bands.
-Prepare for performances, auditions, competitions, and gigs.
-Customize lessons based on interests and abilities.
-Showcase your progress and perform at in-store recitals, jam sessions, open mics, and more!
Click the link below to view our teachers:
Click the link below to request a lesson time:
Bach, Buffet, Conn, Eastman, Fox, Gemeinhardt, Getzen, Haynes Classic, Holton, Jupiter, LeBlanc, Schilke, Selmer, Ventus, Yamaha, and Yanagisawa
Doetsch, Dragon, Eastman, Emiliani, Frederich Wyss, Howard Core, Klier, Kohr, Lewis, Otto Benjamin, Paesold, and Sandner
Want to set up an appointment to try out an instrument? Email us at email@example.com
Featuring rentals from these brands and more:
-Yamaha, Buffet, Bach, King, Jupiter, Eastman, Gemeinhardt, Selmer
Click below to setup your rental:
We do band and orchestra repair!
-Keeping your instrument in top shape is very important. Whether it's rehairing a violin bow, overhauling a flute, repadding a saxophone, soldering a brass instrument or reconditioning an entire tuba, our professionals can handle any kind of instrument repair or restoration. Our repair technicians are well-trained professionals, who deliver work that is affordable, timely, and unconditionally guaranteed.
-We reccommend having your instrument checked out every 3-4 months, even if it seems like nothing is wrong. Our preventative maintenance mentality will help keep your instrument in your hands and not in the shop. Next time you're in, ask us about our maintenance plan!
Music & Arts – in partnership with Willis Music– is bringing another season of piano workshops to your local community! These exciting events are FREE OF CHARGE and run by seasoned clinicians that specialize in piano pedagogy. Learn the latest classroom techniques, win prizes, get amazing discounts on sought-after materials, and meet the authors from your favorite publications!
You don’t want to miss this opportunity, so RSVP now!
Call 972-424-1317 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Workshop
Motivating students to practice can be exhausting. The solution is easy: give them exciting, inspiring pieces! Students will come into every lesson with more enthusiasm than ever. Join Glenda Austin for an entertaining session packed with captivating music and valuable teaching tips.
About the Clinician
Glenda Austin holds degrees in the areas of vocal and instrumental music education, including a MM in piano performance from the University of Missouri. For nearly 30 years she has taught piano, elementary, middle school and secondary music in Missouri.
In addition to teaching, Ms. Austin enjoys being pianist for FirstUnitedMethodistChurch in Joplin. She is an adjunct faculty member of Missouri Southern State University where she accompanies the Concert Chorale and Chamber Choir. Her memberships include Joplin Piano Teachers Association, American Choral Directors Association, Missouri Choral Directors Association, Music Teachers National Association, Missouri Music Teachers Association, and National Association for Music Educators, Missouri Music Educators Association and Pi Beta Phi Sorority.
Ms. Austin is a composer for The Willis Music Company. Her music ranges in difficulty and many titles have been placed on the National Federation of Music Clubs as well as state repertoire lists. Several of her pieces have been commissioned by teacher’s organizations. Ms. Austin has presented piano workshops on local, state and national levels. She has also traveled to Japan to present her music where her music has been published and recorded by Zen-On Music Company.
Ms. Austin currently resides in Joplin, Missouri with her husband, David, and their two children, Susan and Scott.