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Welcome to Music & Arts | Ellicott City
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To say that music is our passion is an understatement. Here at Music & Arts, our goal is to connect people of all ages, backgrounds and interests with the resources they need to thrive in music, and we’re avid believers in music’s impact on an individual level. We offer a comprehensive music shopping experience to local communities that includes a wide selection of instruments, music accessories, rentals, repairs and phenomenal private instruction. With 150 locations nationwide, we’re proud the be the nation’s most steadfast music resource.
Ellicott City, welcome to your neighborhood music store! The Ellicott City Music & Arts location is one of our oldest and largest stores. Located off of the Baltimore National Pike and the Columbia Pike, we’re right next the Plumtree Branch and St. John’s Cemetery. In addition to serving the great people of Ellicott City, we also serve the surrounding areas of Woodmark, West Friendship, Gleneg, Dayton, Glenwood, Cooksville, Woodstock, Marriottsville, Randalstown, Milford Mills, Windsor Mill, Woodlawn, Lochearn, Pikesville, Roland Park, Catonsville, Hampden, Artubus, Sunshine, Olney, Jessup, Clarksville, Fulton, Columbia. Savage, Clarksville, Fort Meade, Laurel and more!
Nothing makes us happier than seeing the students we serve thrive, and we provide instruments and music materials to music education programs nationwide. Our Ellicott City location is proud to partner with Howard County public schools and service the local community through our support of Atholton ES, Atholton HS, Bellows Spring ES, Bollman Bridge ES, Bonnie Branch ES Bryant Woods ES, Burleigh Manor MS, Bushy Park ES, Centennial HS, Centennial Lane ES, Clarksville ES, Clarksville MS, Clemens Crossing ES, Cradlerock ES, Dayton Oaks ES, Deep Run ES, Ducketts Lane ES, Dunloggin MS, Elkridge ES, Elkridge Landing MS, Ellicott Mills MS, Folly Quarter MS, Forest Ridge ES, Fulton ES, Glenelg HS, Glenwood MS, Gorman Crossing ES, Guilford ES, Hammond ES, Hammond MS, Hammond HS, Harper's Choice MS, Hollifield Station ES, Howard HS, Ilchester ES, Jeffer's Hill ES, Lake Elkhorn MS, Laurel Woods ES, Lime Kiln MS, Lisbon ES, Long Reach HS, Longfellow ES, Manor Woods ES, Marriots Ridge HS, Mayfield Woods MS, Mount View MS, Mt Hebron HS, Murray Hill MS, Northfield ES, Oakland Mills HS, Oakland Mills MS, Patapsco MS, Patuxent Valley MS, Phelps Luck ES, Pointers Run ES, Reservoir HS, River Hill HS, Rockburn ES, Running Brook ES, St John's Lane ES, Steven's Forest ES, Swansfield ES, Talbott Springs ES, Thomas Viaduct MS, Thunder Hill ES, Triadelphia Ridge ES, Veterans ES, Waterloo ES, Waverly ES, West Friendship ES, Wilde Lake HS, Wilde Lake MS, and Worthington ES.
Local music teachers can save 30% on music books and sheet music on our monthly Teacher Appreciation Day! Music & Arts has a deep appreciation for music educators, and we’re here to connect you with everything you need to better instruct your students. We know how tough your job can be, so we’re here to make your job just a little bit easier!
Want to learn how to play incredible jazz guitar like virtuosic musician Ken Navarro? Well, the guitarist and composer got his start right here in Ellicott City and you can too with some private and group guitar lessons taught right in our store! With a combined decades of experience teaching children and adults, our incredible staff of music teachers are here to help you thrive no matter where you’re at on your musical journey. Our instructors teach everything from technique and proficiency on a wide variety of instruments to songwriting and music theory.
Whether you’re gearing up for a nationwide tour with your punk band or a wedding gig with just you and your classical guitar, let the Ellicott City Music & Arts store be your last stop before you take the stage! We’re here to connect you with whatever resources you need to make your performances successful. With everything from guitar strings to sheet music, our staff will help get you ready for your show.
More About Music & Arts
Since 1952, we’ve been owned and operated by the same family, and strong values are always in the forefront of our mind as a company. We’ve become pretty big––the nation’s largest provider of private music lessons, band and orchestral instrument sales, rentals and repairs––but we’ve never lost focus of music’s profound importance on an individual level. Our remarkable story of growth has everything to do with our unshakable commitment to the communities we serve, and parents, students, music educators and musicians of every stripe have relied on us for their musical needs for over 65 years. Come see our Ellicott City location today! Our incredible staff will be happy to meet you!
NOTHING BEATS GETTING A DEAL!
That’s why Music & Arts is proud to share our best Black Friday coupons ever. We are an authorized dealer on the biggest brand names so you can score competitive pricing on keyboards, digital pianos, electronic drums, acoustic drum kits, acoustic and electric guitars from Fender, Epiphone, Yamaha, Williams, Casio, Verve, Simmons, Pearl, Cordoba, and more. Plus, we’ll help you cross stocking stuffers off your list! There are limited time offers on your favorite reeds from D’Addario Reserve, Vandoren, and Giardinelli, as well as strings, music stands, mutes, mouthpieces, sticks, tuners and more. We know your life is busy so we grouped our stocking stuffers into easy buckets of $25 or less and $50 or less. Don’t see what you are looking for? We have the largest warehouse in the country. Ask our store associates about free shipping.
SHOPPING FOR OTHERS ON BLACK FRIDAY?
Let our store associates be your expert consultants. We can guide you throughout your purchase process and provide convenient solutions like free layaway and 0% financing. Our 30-day price match policy called Guaranteed Lowest Price (GLP) will give you confidence in our pricing. Our prices are aggressive enough to beat Amazon.com! Seriously. Learn more about GLP at www.MusicArts.com/GLP.
TEACHER APPRECIATION DAY!
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Come join us here in the store to listen to Dave Gorrie's guitar students. Its a great opportunity to support some fabulous young musicians!
An event put on by one of our amazing saxophone teachers. Greg Thompkins. All of our saxophone students here at Music & Arts are welcome to join us for some good, old fashioned holiday fun!
NATIONAL OPEN HOUSE LESSON EVENT
Music & Arts is committed to music education, which is why we teach over 1.5 million private music lessons per year. We are privileged to be part of their musical journey and we look forward to helping you find your voice, whether it be guitar, piano, clarinet, trumpet, violin, flute, drums, or, err…voice! Our lessons are customized by hand-selected, background-checked, university-trained instructors to fit your skill level, age, or favorite genre of music in a family friendly environment. Come see for yourself!
For the entire weekend on January 5-7, we are opening up the doors of every store location* and inviting students, parents, musicians, and educators to check out the Lesson Studio at Music & Arts. Choose from open mic performances or free beginner guitar lessons. Schedule a free appointment with one of our talented, professional lesson instructors. This could be the beginning of your lifelong relationship with music. Choose from one of the convenient neighborhood locations below