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Home of Music & Arts Vivace Band Camp, the North Fulton store is located in the Mansell Crossing Shopping Center on North Point Parkway in Alpharetta. We look forward to meeting you and can't wait to help share the gift of music with you and your family!
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; this includes instruments, lessons, music books, 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 for several reasons:
The nation’s largest lesson provider, with over 1.25 Million private lessons taught each year
Our instructors are experienced, fun and flexible and make learning music fun!
Our core purpose is to create music makers!
We have everything, you need whether it's your first instrument or you're upgrading. We carry all the top brands including Fender, Taylor, Epiphone, Breedlove, Eastman, Yamaha, Ibanez, Mapex, Meinl, Tama, Pearl, Vox, Ampeg, and many many more!!!
Local Schools We Service: Autrey Mill Middle School, Crabapple Middle School, Elkins Point Middle School, Haynes Bridge Middle School, Holcomb Bridge Middle School, Hopewell Middle School, Northwestern Middle School, River Trail Middle School, Taylor Road Middle School, Webb Bridge Middle School, Alpharetta High Shool, Cambridge High School, Centennial High School, Chattahoochee High School, Milton High School, North Springs Highs School, Northview High Schools, Roswell High School
Band Instrument Brands: Armstrong, Avanti Flutes, Bach Brass, Benge, Besson Blessing, Buffet, Bundy, Conn-Selmer, CGConn, Eastman, Emerson, Fox Products, Gemeinhardt, Getzen, HAynes, Jupiter, Keilwerth, King, Leblanc, Pearl Flutes,P.Mauriat, Schilke, Selmer, Selmer Paris, Sonare Winds, Ventus, Verve, Yamaha
The largest provider of B&O repair services, with more than 75 repair shops in service across the country
Simply drop off your instrument at our store, and we will send it to our certified repair technicians for all your repair needs. We also offer coverage for your instruments! Give us a call for more information!
Our Vision: To excite people about playing and teaching music, supporting musicians and their passion for music
Our Mission: To be the music retailer of choice for student musicians and music educators