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Welcome to the Music & Arts formerly known as Zera's Music Land, located on the Post Road in Fairfield.
We specialize in instrument rentals and we love serving our local schools and communities. We are proud to say that we help literally thousands of beginners and advancing players each year. The school districts we work closest with are Fairfield, Westport, Weston, Norwalk, Stratford, Stratfield, Trumbull, Orange, and Milford. These schools include Silvermine Elementary, Wolfpit Elementary, Nathan Hale Middle School, Colombus Magnet School, Jefferson Elementary, Coleytown Middle School, Staples High School, Frenchtown Elementary, Middlebrook Elementary, Booth Hill Elementary, Trumbull High School, Roger Ludlowe High School, Fairfield Warde High School, David Wooster Middle School, Franklin Elementary, Wilcoxson Elementary, Matthewson Elementary, Harry B Flood Elementary, Meadowsie Elementary, Orchard Hills Elementary, Like Oaks Elementary, Orange Ave Elementary, Turkey Hill Elementary, Racebrook Elementary, John F Kennedy Elementary, Bedford Middle, Burr Elementary, Calf Penn Meadow Elementary, Chapel St Elementary, Coleytown Elementary, Daniels Farm Elementary, Dwight Elementary, Fairfield Woods Middle, Greens Farms Academy, Greens Farms Elementary, Holland Hill, Jennings Elementary, Kings Highway Elementary, Long Lots Elementary, Mckinley Elementary, Mill Hill Elementary, Nathan Hale Middle, Nichols Elementary, North Stratfield Elementary, Osborn Hill Elementary, Pumpkin Delight Elementary, Riverfield Elementary, Roger Ludlowe Missle, Saugatuck Elementary, Second Hill Elementary, Sherman Elementary, St James School, Stratfield Elementary, Stratford Academy Johnson House, Tomlinson Middle, Weston Intermediate, and Weston Middle. That's a lot of schools and a lot of kids! How cool is that?! Even if your school isn't on our list, we can help you with whatever you need!
We also are experts when it comes to repairs, band and orchestra instrument sales, and everything you need to start or advance your rock band. We carry top brands including Bach, Yamaha, Gemeinhardt, Giardenelli, Jupiter, Getzen and Otto Benjamin for advancing band and orchestra players. For our more guitar and keyboard inclined customers, we have Eastman, Breedlove, Yamaha, Fender, Epiphone, Ibanez, DW, Mapex, Pearl and Ampeg, just to name a few. We also have a huge variety of instruments in our local warehouses, so if you don't see a brand you're looking for in this list, give us a call and we'll make sure you get the best price around!
Private instruction is an excellent way to help your beginning or advancing student hone their skills and we have some of the top teachers in the area teaching in our store. Give us a call and we'll help match you up with the ideal teacher for you! Lessons are also a great idea for adults, either beginning or professional, to pick up some new skills and get the most enjoyment out of music as possible. We currently offer lessons for piano, voice, bass guitar, guitar, percussion, drum set, violin, viola, cello, flute, clarinet, alto saxophone, and tenor saxophone. We are always looking for qualified instructors, so if you know a great music teacher or you are a great music teacher, send them our way!
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