13306 SE 240th Street Kent, WA 98042-5106
Phone: 253-850-8000
Store Hours:
Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sun: Closed

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Music & Arts is committed to music education

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

Meet The Experts

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Retail Manager - N
Expertise: Guitar, Bass, Pro Audio, Keyboards & MIDI, Keyboards, Amplifiers & Effects, Books, Sheet Music & Media, Drums & Percussion

Hi there! My name is Dillon & I am the Manager at Music & Arts in Kent, Washington. Music has been a passion of mine...
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Senior Sales Associate
Expertise: Pro Audio, Drums & Percussion, Marching Percussion, Amplifiers & Effects, Keyboards & MIDI, Accessories, Technology, Concert Percussion

Hello! My name is Ricky and I work at the Kent Music and Arts. Ive been playing drums almost my entire life and I'm also passionate...
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Senior Sales Associate
Expertise: Orchestral Strings, Orchestral Strings Accessories, Violins, Violas, Cellos, Pro Audio, Keyboards & MIDI, Keyboards, Print Music
Hi! My name is Vincent. I work at the Music & Arts in Kent. I am a singer/songwriter and have been playing the violin...

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Get to Know Music & Arts, Kent

Music & Arts in Kent is your one-stop shop for Rentals, Repairs & Supplies!

We carry several brands in-store, including:
Yamaha, Jupiter, Fender, Marshall, Otto Benjamin, Ventus, Bundy, Ibanez, Buffet, Bach, Getzen, Gemeinhardt, Eastman, etc.

We work with the Kent, Auburn, & Tahoma districts among others.
Schools include Sunrise, Panther Lake, Kent Lake, Kent Ridge, Kent Wood, & more!

We have Guitar lessons every day but Thursday & Sunday!
We have Piano lessons every day but Sunday!
We have Percussion lessons Tuesday & Saturday!

We have Flute & Saxophone lessons Thursday!
We have Voice lessons on Monday & Friday!

We have Brass lessons on Tuesday!



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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