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Welcome to Music & Arts, Sanford's full service music store!
We are the Nations Largest Rental and Lessons provider.
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Back to School rental instruments are here!
Rent for $1 for the first 2 months at the Orlando, Sanford, and Jacksonville locations!
Sanford's Music Instrument Super Store!
Welcome to our store page! We are located near the Seminole Town Center Mall next to the Panera Bread. We carry all of the instruments, books, and accessories you need! Our store features brands such as Fender, Tama, Yamaha, Jupiter, Selmer, Bach, Gemeinhardt, Pearl, Vic Firth, MXR, Zoom, Epiphone, Ibanez, Dunlop, D'Addario, Earnie Ball, GHS, Regal Tip, Ampeg, Mapex, Evans, Remo, Meinl, Sabian, Zildjian, Taylor, Eastman, Breedlove, Otto Benjamin, Mark Wood, Kohala, P Mauriat, Sonare, Mitchell, Fishman, Boss, Vader, Pro Tec, Strobel, Scherl & Roth, Martin, Elixer, Kustom, Squire, Vic Firth, Korg, Casio, Road Runner, Hercules, On Stage, and Buffet just to name a few.
We have a very knowledgable staff that can help you with just about anything music related. Our professional certified repair technicians can get your instrument sounding and playing great. From a set-up on a guitar to a complete repad on a saxophone, we have you covered. For our local teachers and music professionals, we have a HUGE selection of sheet music and method books for players of all skill sets. Our store is extremly proud to announce that we now carry music for the Florida Federation of Music Clubs.
Sanford is our home base, but our Educational Rep Benny Romero visits your schools in Seminole, Volusia, and Lake County weekly. These schools include : Teague M.S., Rock Lake M.S., S.Seminole M.S., Jackson Heights M.S., Markham Woods M.S.,Lake Mary Prep, Altermese Bentley M.S., Milwee M.S., Indian Trails M.S., Sanford M.S., Heritage M.S., Creekside M.S., Deltona M.S., Tuskawilla M.S., Galaxy M.S., Greenwood Lakes M.S., Holy Cross, Hinson M.S., Millennium M.S., River Springs M.S., Seminole High School, Lyman High School, Lake Brantley H.S., University H.S., Titusville H.S., Deland H.S., Campbell M.S. New Smyrna Beach H.S., Jackson M.S. and many many more! YES WE CAN DELIVER TO SCHOOL!
We love helping kids and adults alike in finding their passion for music. With over 230 lesson students visiting a week, this is the place to be for musicians of all ages!
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
2017 Fall “Upgrade Your Sound” Financing
Music & Arts is launching its semiannual 18-month financing offer in advance of “Upgrade Your Sound.” Customers can immediately apply for financing on instrument purchases.
*10% Off Coupon
10% off $199 or more on select band & orchestra, pianos/keyboards, drums, guitars, pro audio, and amps. Spend $199 or more on qualifying brands between 10/1/17-12/11/17 and receive an instant, max discount of 10% off before tax on select band and orchestral instruments only. Max discount value $500. Valid in-store and online on select items. Discount cannot be combined with rental credit offer and does not apply to rental payments or tuition. Non-transferable. No cash value. Not valid with other discounts, offers, prior purchases, sale items, clearance, or discontinued items. May not be applied toward institutional/educator purchase. One coupon per transaction. See store assoricate for details or visit MusicArts.com/Exclusions. For questions, call 888-731-5396.
† 18 Month Sponsored Financing
18-month Financing, 0% APR, $0 Down: Vendor-sponsored financing for well-qualified customers who spend $199 or more on band and/or orchestral items during 9/16/17-12/11/17. Customers are required to sign-up for automatic payments (referred to as EZ-Pay). Offer only available to well-qualified customers upon approved credit. Pay $0 down when you purchase a product from the following vendors only: Albert Nebel, Allora, Altus, Andreas Eastman, Armstrong, Azumi, B&S, Bach, Backun, Bellafina, Besson, Blessing, Buffet Crampon, Christopher, Conn, Conn-Selmer, Core Select, Core Series, Antoine Courtois, Doetsch, Dragon, Eastman, Eastman Master Series, Emanuel Wilfer, Frederich Wyss, Gemeinhardt, Giardinelli, Hans Hoyer, Haynes, Haynes Amadeus, Holton, Howard Core, Ivan Dunov, Jupiter, Keilwerth, King, Kohr, Leblanc, Ludwig, Meinl Weston, Otto Benjamin, P.Mauriat, Pearl, Pearl Flutes, Powell Signature, Powell- Sonare, S.E.Shires, Sandner, Scherzer, Schreiber, Selmer, Selmer Paris, Simmons, Strobel, Verve, Wilfer, Wilhelm Klier, XO, Yamaha, Yanagisawa, and Zildjian.
‡ All Other 18 Month Brand Financing
For all other brands not listed above, the financing terms and conditions are: 18-month Financing, 0% APR, 20% Down. Financing for well-qualified customers who spend $199 or more on select instruments during 9/16/17-12/11/17. Customers are required to sign-up for automatic payments (referred to as EZ-Pay). Offer only available to well-qualified customers upon approved credit. If customer qualifies, no interest will be charged during the 18-month term. If balance is not paid in full after promotional period ends, late charges will apply and APR becomes 20%. Equal monthly payments required and will be charged to the credit card selected during the promotional period and until the purchase is paid for in full. Additional restrictions and exclusions may apply. See store associate for details or visit www.MusicArts.com/Exclusions. For questions, call Customer Service at 888-731-5396.
- P. Mauriat [Download PDF]
- $25.00 Mail-In Rebate on qualifying Trumpets
- $50.00 Mail-In Rebate on qualifying Alto, Tenor, Soprano Saxophones
- $100.00 Mail-In Rebate on qualifying Baritone Saxophone
- Yamaha [Download PDF]
- $50.00 Instant Savings on qualifying models
- $100.00 Instant Savings on qualifying Models
- Conn Selmer [Download PDF]
- KHS [Download PDF]
- Up to $500.00 Instant Savings available on Jupiter Winds!
- Up to $175.00 Instant Savings available on Azumi Flutes!
- Up to $600.00 Instant Savings available on XO Brass!
**12 Month Financing
12-month Financing, 0% APR, 20% Down. Valid in-store for well-qualified customers who spend $299 or more on select band, orchestral, OR combo instruments. Customers are required to sign-up for automatic payments (EZ-Pay). Offer valid for well-qualified customers upon approved credit. If customer qualifies, no interest will be charged during the 12-month term. If balance is not paid in full after promotional period ends, late charges will apply and APR becomes 20%. Equal monthly payments are required and will be charged to the credit card selected during the promotional period and until the balance is paid for in full. Additional restrictions and exclusions may apply. See store associate for details or visit www.MusicArts.com/Exclusions. For questions, call Customer Service at 888-731-5396.
Special Educator Pricing
Attend a Horns of Plenty or String Showcase event between 10/1/17-12/11/17 and receive special educator price on band and orchestral instruments only. Valid at event only. For registered educators only. Not valid with other discounts, offers, prior purchases, sale items, clearance, or discontinued items.
Rental customers with accounts in good standing are eligible to use 100% of their accrued rental credit towards the purchase of a new instrument of equal or greater value. Rental customer rental credit offers vary by state and instrument type. Please refer to a sales associate or your rental agreement to find out how much of your qualifying rental credit may be applied to the instrument you are purchasing. If you do not have access to a sales associate and have specific questions about your state specific agreement, please call our customer service team toll-free at 888-731-5396. Cannot be combined with 0% Down, 18-Months, No Interest offers. Qualifying rental credit does not include rental taxes, late fees, lease fees (if applicable) or Liability Damage Waiver and LDW tax (if applicable).
Come and meet one of Sanford's most talented guitar instructors. Chris Peters has been featured in "Guitar Player" Maganzine and has been teaching guitar for over 15 years. He teachers every level from beginning to professional, and can help you with any questions you have about your guitar or ukulele. Its gonna be a great afternoon and we look forward to seeing you there! To RSVP Call 407-345-0544.
About Chris Peters:
Guitar is a challenging and amazing instrument. It is the most influential instrument of the modern era, and it sounds like nothing else. The guitar is unique, as it can do anything: melody, harmony, bass, percussion, etc. It can also be manipulated to sound like almost any instrument.
Learning the guitar has been one of the most rewarding and fulfilling endeavors in my life, and I hope it will be for you as well. My teaching philosophy is the same today as it was in 1997 (when my career began): my mission is to endow students with the tools to play anything that inspires them.
I believe in the concept of textbook correct technical fundamentals and theoretical knowledge; a musician with proper technique and music theory will not be artistically stifled by physical or mental limitations. I develop proprietary exercises, to address the student’s specific needs, rather than relying solely on off the shelf resources. This permits lessons to be flexible and adaptable.
I also believe in real world application of knowledge. I encourage students to provide a wish list of songs (they would like to play), so they can experience how their acquired technique and theory facilitates learning songs; after all, mastering an instrument is pointless unless you can put this knowledge to good use, learning music you love.
If you have the drive and desire to master your craft, I can help you achieve your goals, regardless of age, musical preference, experience, or ability. I look forward to working with you. Thanks.
- 17 years combined study with Michael Kramer (piano) and David Hopwood (guitar)
- Private instruction to students of all ages, styles, and abilities, since 1997; Seminole State College applied music adjunct professor (guitar) 2007 – 2010.
- Studio session work (TV, commercials, video games, multimedia projects, songs) for clients such as Disney, Universal Studios, Ron Jon Surf Shop, Billy Graham Ministries, Yanni, Silicon Optix, Activision, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Wright Entertainment Group, Dexter Redding, “The Wurms” and others.
- Guitar Player Magazine 2007 “Guitar Hero” competition finalist (not the video game).
- DiMarzio pickups endorsee
- Live performance, including pit orchestra for “Bye Bye Birdie” and “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat”, Jemfest, Winter Park and Heathrow art festivals, and various other live performances.
All of our music lesson instructors have background checks, and are community certified. We only recruit professional instructors with exceptional knowlege in music, theory, and with a wide range of music styles. We are your local Orlando Music Store with everthing you need. Our lesson rooms have glass windows so you can see the progress of your students as they are taking their lesson. Your musicians can take lessons in a clean, safe, and fun environment. Private music lessons are prefered by most band directors as well. What we do at Music & Arts helps to reinforce what your students are learning in school.
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.