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Welcome to Music & Arts | Olathe
Here at Music & Arts, nothing makes us happier than seeing the power of music at work in a person’s life. We’re staunch believers in the incredible power of music and are proud to be a steadfast resource for students, parents, educators and musicians of all backgrounds across the nation. We’ve built our business on the strong relationships we’ve formed with local communities and by offering a one-stop shopping experience to musicians of all backgrounds.
Our incredible location in Olathe is proud to serve the residents of Johnson County, Kansas and its surrounding areas including Overland Park, Leawood, Shawnee, Zarah, Craig, De Soto, Hesper, Wellsville, Edgerton, Gardner, New Century, Eudora, Fall Leaf, Spring Hill, Hillsdale, Paola, Bucyrus, Louisburg, Belton,Grandview, Lee’s Summit, Blue Springs, Independence, Raytown, Sugar Creek, Kansas City and more. You can find our store near the major intersection of I-35 and I-435 on W. 119th Street in the Avington Retail Shops shopping center. After you shop with us, have lunch or practice your instrument under the shade of a tree in Olathe’s gorgeous Thomas S. Stoll Memorial Park!
Our store offers a comprehensive music shopping experience that includes private and group lessons, instrument rentals, repairs and a wide assortment of instruments and accessories. Interested in getting your child enrolled in their school’s band or orchestra program but are hesitant to commit to a big Purchase? Check out our instrument rental program! Renting an instrument is a great way to test the waters with your child without breaking the bank. We’ve helped introduce tens of thousands of students to music through this program.
Music & Arts loves music educators! Teach music in Olathe? Then come check out our monthly Teacher Appreciation Day where you can save an impressive 30% on music books and sheet music! We know how difficult teaching can be, so we’re here to make your life a little easier!
Our Olathe location proudly provides band and orchestra instrument rentals for the following school districts:
- Blue Valley School District
- Olathe School District
- Springhill School District
- Gardner-Edgerton School District
- Shawnee Mission School District
- DeSoto School District
- Kansas City Kansas Public Schools
In addition to these districts, we also serve many more public and private schools in Johnson and Wyandotte counties. We’re proud members of the Olathe Chamber of Commerce, and are committed to maintaining the solid relationships we’ve formed with local schools, educators and musicians in Kansas and across the nation.
Want to learn how to write songs like local legendary emo band The Getup Kids? The world famous band got their start in Kansas City, but members Rob Pope, Ryan Pope and Jim Suptic are from right here in Olathe! Our expertly trained staff of music teachers can help you learn everything from music theory to songwriting, and they have experience teaching a variety of styles and instruments to students of every age and background. With a staff specializing in everything from guitar, piano and bass to band and orchestra instruments, we’re happy to offer a wide variety of musical expertise in our instruction to our students.
Whether you’re gearing up for a challenging semester at the Greenleaf Performing Arts Academy or are preparing to tour the country with your band, our Olathe location has got everything you need to help you be successful on your unique journey in music! With our impressive selection of music books, instruments and accessories sold by a friendly and knowledgeable staff, our store has something for every musician’s need.
More About Music & Arts
The incredible Music & Arts story of growth has everything to do with its unshakable commitment to local communities and musicians. Since opening our first store all the way back in 1952, we’ve prided ourselves on being a musical resource for parents, students, music educators and musicians of every kind. We’re a big company––with over 150 stores nationwide, we’re the nation’s largest provider of band and orchestra instrument sales, rentals and private music lessons––but we’ve never lost sight of music’s profound impact on an individual level. Our company has always been owned and operated by the same family, and we’re deeply invested in values. Want to see what we’re all about? Come check out our Olathe location today! Our friendly staff can’t wait to meet you!