159 Graceland Boulevard Worthington, OH 43214-1529
Phone: 614-880-1000
Store Hours:
Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sun: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Store Services

Blog Archives

11/14/2017 - The Gift of Learning
02/20/2017 - Spring into Music!
02/06/2017 - Blast off!

Events Calendar

Jul 07 - Aug 26 Meet Your Instrument!!! 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM daily

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Music & Arts is committed to music education

Due to space limitations, Worthington 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

Top of the morning!   I’m Charles and I’ve been an audiophile for as long as I can remember.  Coming from...
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Retail Sales Associate
I started playing music at school in the 3rd grade on Viola and soon picked up the clarinet as well. I started playing...
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Retail Sales Associate
Hello folks! My name is Cassandra but everyone calls me Cassy. My love for music started the first time I ever picked up a clarinet....

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Get to Know Music & Arts, Worthington

Welcome to Music & Arts! 

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Relocated in the summer of 2013 from our old Colonial Music location, the NEW Worthington store is located in the Graceland Shopping Center off of North High Street.  Our beautiful new location features modern lesson studios, a great selection of instruments and accessories for students and teachers, repairs, rentals, and a friendly and knowledgeable staff of musicians.  Stop by and see us today!


Some of our local schools include:



 - Bluffsview - Colonial Hills - Evening Street - Granby - Kilbourne - McCord - Slate Hill - Thomas - Wilson Hill - Worthington Estates - Worthington Hills - Worthingway

Columbus Public

 - Alpine - Centennial - Clinton - Devonshire - Dominion - Indian Springs - Indianola - Mifflin - Whetstone - Ecole Kenwood - Colerain - Gables - Oakland Park - Winterset


 - Ann Simpson Davis - Coffman - Jerome - Scioto


 - Liberty - Orange - Walnut Creek - Tyler Run

Columbus Diocese

 - Bishop Watterson - Columbus Preparatory - Immaculate Conception - Our Lady of Peace - St Michael - Bishop Ready - St Andrew


 - Gahanna Christian - Worthington Christian



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