Crestwood (MO)

9189 Watson Rd. SAINT LOUIS, MO 63126
Phone: 314-968-5459
Store Hours:
Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sun: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Music & Arts is committed to music education

Due to space limitations, Crestwood (MO) does not offer lessons. Please check our locations directory for another store near you which may offer lessons.

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Retail Manager - N
Expertise: Keyboards, Books, Sheet Music & Media, Violins, Cellos, Flutes & Piccolos, Clarinets, Print Music
Areas of Instruction: Voice, Piano

Like most musicians, I've had a passion for music at a very early age.  As a little girl, I remember telling my family, teachers...
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Senior Sales Associate
Expertise: Guitar, Bass

Since September of 2015, I have been a part of the fantastic Music & Arts team at both the Bridgeton, MO and Crestwood, MO...
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Senior Sales Associate
Expertise: Saxophones, Guitar, Accessories, Pro Audio

My whole life I've been surrounded by all different kinds of music. I've been playing the acoustic and electric guitar...

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Get to Know Music & Arts, Crestwood (MO)


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Our new location in Crestwood proudly serves the residents of St. Louis County and its surrounding areas. The store offers private and group lessons with highly qualified instructors in the nation's largest lesson program, student and step-up instrument rentals for private students and students within a school program, quality instrument repairs, and a wide assortment of instruments and accessories both in store and online. We are located in the Guitar Center Plaza in Crestwood, Mo. Come and visit us today! We look forward to meeting you.



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




Music & Arts is proud to service the following schools:

 Affton High School

Bayless Junior High

Bayless High School

Brentwood Middle School

Brentwood High School

Gateway Science Academy

Grand Center Arts Academy

Hixson Middle School

Kirkwood Senior High

Ladue Middle School

Maplewood-Richmond Heights Middle School

Maplewood-Richmond Heights High School

Nipher Middle School

North Kirkwood Middle School

Rogers Middle School

St. Mark Cathloic School

Steger 6th Grade Center

Webster Groves High School