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Here at Music & Arts, our mission is to connect students, music educators and musicians of every age and background with the resources they need to thrive in music. We offer the local communities we serve a comprehensive music shopping experience that provides everything from phenomenal private music instruction to music accessories, instrument sales, rentals and repairs. We’re avid believers in the powerful good music can do on a personal level, and we’re here to give you all the resources you need to be successful in your craft no matter where music takes you!
Virginia Beach, VA, welcome to your friendly local music store! Music & Arts has serviced the musical needs of students, teachers, and professional musicians in Virginia Beach and Northampton County for over 15 years. Located barely six miles from the resort oceanfront, Virginia Beach is home to over 3 million visitors each year. Our Virginia Beach store is found between the Virginia Beach Amphitheater, Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, and the United States Armed Forces School of Music. The store is a hot spot for our local military community, teachers, parents, students, and professional musicians!
Just to the east of West Neck Creek, our we serve the incredible community of Virginia Beach and the surrounding areas of Sandbridge, Pungo, Salem, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Acorn Acres, Windsor, Hobson, Carrollton, Smithfield, Rescue, Hampton, Ocean View, Bay Island, Buckroe Beach, Kiptopeke and more!
For over 65 years, Music & Arts has provided local music programs across the nation with the music resources for students. Our Virginia Beach location proudly serves the following local schools:
Alanton Elementary, Arrowhead Elementary, Atlantic Shores Christian Academy, Back Bay Christian Academy, Bayside Elementary, Bayside High, Bayside Middle, Birdneck elementary, Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School, Brandon Middle, Broadwater Academy, Brookwood Elementary, Cape Charles Christian School, Cape Henry Collegiate School, Centerville Elementary, Chesapeake Bay Academy, College Park Elementary, Costal Christian Academy, College Park Elementary, Corporate Landing Elementary, Corporate Landing Middle school, Courthouse Montessori School, Creeds Elementary, Diamond Springs Elementary, Fairfield Elementary, First Colonial High, Floyd Kellam High, Frank W. Cox High, Gateway Christian School, Glennwood Elementary, Great Neck Middle, Green Run Elementary, Green Run High, Hebrew Academy Of Tidewater, Hermitage Elementary, Holland Elementary, Hope Lutheran School, Independence Middle, Indian Lakes Elementary, John B. Dey Elementary, Kemps landing Magnet, Kempsville Middle, Kempsville High, King's Grant Elementary, Kingston Elementary, Kiptopeake Elementary, Landstown Elementary, Landstown High, Landstown Middle, Larkspur Middle, Linkhorn Park Elementary, Luxford Elementary, Lynnhaven Elementary, Lynnhaven Middle, Malibu Elementary, New Castle Elementary, Newtown Elementary, North Landing Elementary, Northampton High, Oaktree Academy, Ocean Lakes High, Occohannock Elementary, Old Donation Center, Parkway Elementary, Pembroke Meadows Elementary, Plaza Middle, Point O' View Elementary, Princess Anne Elementary, Princess Anne High, Princess Anne Middle, Providence Elementary, Red Mill Elementary, Rosemount Elementary, Salem Elementary, Salem High, Salem Middle, Seatack Elementary, Shelton Park Elementary, St. Gregory the Great School, St John the Apostle Catholic School, St Matthew's School, Star of the Sea School, Strawbridge Elementary, Tallwood Elementary, Tallwood High, Thalia Elementary, Thoroughgood Elementary, Three Oaks Elementary, Trantwood Elementary, Virginia Beach Friends School, Virginia Beach Middle, W. T. Cooke Elementary, White Oaks Elementary, Windsor Oaks Elementary, Windsor Woods Elementary and Woodstock Elementary.
Got an important jazz residency coming up at Virginia Beach’s legendary Attucks Theater? Let Music & Arts be your last stop before you take the stage! With everything from instrument repair and maintenance services to a massive selection of guitar strings, tuners, straps and sheet music, we’ve got everything you need to have a fantastic performance.
Did you know that world famous electronic music producer and songwriter Ryan Farish is from Virginia Beach? He started up his music career right here in town and you can too with some private music lessons taught in our store! Our incredible team of private music instructors have experience teaching technique, songwriting and music theory on a wide variety of instruments to students of all ages and backgrounds. So whether you’re interested in some awesome music lessons for your child or help with an instrument you’ve been playing for decades, we can help!
MORE ABOUT MUSIC & ARTS
Since opening our first store all the way back in 1952, we’ve been owned and operated by the same family. Our values mean everything to us, and though we’ve become a big company––the nation’s largest provider of private music lessons, band and orchestra instrument sales, rentals and repairs––nothing makes us happier than seeing individuals in the communities we serve thrive in music. Want to see for yourself? Come visit our Virginia Beach location today! We can’t wait to meet you!
Lesson Open House | June 21-23
Come to our Lesson Open House weekend June 21-23! We are opening the doors of every store location* and inviting students, parents, musicians, educators to check out the Lesson Studio at Music & Arts.
To celebrate Make Music Day, Music & Arts if offering Open Mic Nights nationwide at our retail locations! Students, parents, musicians, and educators are welcome. All are welcome to perform or to stop by and enjoy free live music. On Saturday, check out our free beginner guitar classes at 11 AM and 1 PM. No guitar? No problem. Borrow one from us at no charge for the class! Plus, during the Lesson Open House weekend only, get a FREE Fender or Laurel Canyon guitar* when you sign up for lessons! Choose from either a Fender electric guitar or a Lauren Canyon full size acoustic guitar, 3/4 guitar or ukuele. If piano is more your style, sign up for lessons and get $150 off select Casio digital pianos*. Our university-trained, background-checked lesson instructors are available all weekend to meet you. Click here to RSVP!
*Excludes non-lesson locations: San Antonio, TX; Lubbock, TX; Amarillo, TX; Monroe, NY; Mamaroneck, NY; Greenwich, CT; Ridgewood, NJ; Belton, TX; Copperas Cove, TX; Harker Heights, TX. Offers valid 6/21/19-6/23/19 in-store only on in-stock product WHILE SUPPLIES LAST. *Free guitar (choose from Laurel Canyon items 196896, 196901, 196909 or Fender Squier Bullet 1432284 or 1159172) with purchase of one month of lessons, EZ Pay, and lesson sign-up fee at Music & Arts. *Or $150 off select Casio digital pianos (choose from 1488964 or 1488962) with purchase of one month of lessons, EZ Pay, and lesson sign-up fee at Music & Arts. Offers valid in stores only at Music & Arts locations with lesson service. 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.