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The Exton Music & Arts staff and school service representatives are dedicated to servicing our local schools including Avon Grove Charter School, Beaumont ES, Beaver Creek, Bradeford Heights, Brandywine Wallace, Caln, Chadds Ford, Charles F Patton, Charlestown, Collegium, Downingtown MS, E N Peirce, East Bradford, East Goshen, East Ward, Exton ES, Fern Hill, Friendship ES, Fugett MS, Garnet Valley, General Wayne, Glen Acres, Great Valley MS, Hillsdale, Hillside, Katie Markley, Kimberton Waldorf, Kings Highway, Lionville ES, Lionville MS, Mary C Howse, New Eagle, Octorara, PennWood, Pickering Valley, Pocopson, Rainbow ES, Reeceville, S W Starkweather, Shamona Creek, Springton Manor, Stetson MS, Sugartown, Tredyffrin-Easttown, Twin Valley, Uwchlan Hills, Valley Forge, West Bradford, Westtown-Thornbury, Westmont Christian Academy.
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
Starting April 21st, the Exton location will be hosting a monthly Open Mic Night. We are excited for the opportunity to be a gathering place for local musicians to display their talents and to meet with other artists. The event will happen regularly on the third Friday of every month from 6-8pm. It will be open to all genres and skill levels. Make sure you speak with a retail associate so you can reserve your spot!