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At this location, we currently offer private lessons for many ages and skill levels on the following instruments: Piccolo, Flute, Clarinet (Bass & Bb), Saxophone (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone), Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Baritone/Euphonium, Tuba, Beginning School Percussion, Violin, Viola, Cello, String Bass, Classical Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Piano, Voice, Theory, & Technologies.
We proudly serve students and families of schools in Cumberland and the surrounding counties:
Cumberland County High Schools: Cape Fear, Douglas Byrd, E.E. Smith, Gray’s Creek, Jack Britt, Massey Hill Classical, Pine Forest, Reid Ross Classical, Seventy-First, South View, Terry Sanford, & Westover.
Cumberland County Middle Schools: Anne Chesnutt, Douglas Byrd, Gray’s Creek, Hope Mills, Ireland Drive, John Griffin, Lewis Chapel, Luther Nick Jeralds, Mac Williams, Max Abbott, New Century International, Pine Forest, Reid Ross Classical, Seventy-First Classical, Spring Lake, South View, & Westover.
Cumberland County Elementary Schools: Alderman Road, Alma Easom, Armstrong, Ashley, Beaver Dam, Ben Martin, Brentwood, Bill Hefner, Cliffdale, College Lakes, Cumberland Mills, Cumberland Road, C. Wayne Collier, District 7, Eatover Central, E.E.Miller, Elizabeth Cashwell, Ed V. Baldwin, Ferguson-Easley, Gallberry Farm, Glendale Acres, Gray’s Creek, Honeycutt, Howard Hall, J.W. Coon, J.W. Seabrook, Lake Rim, Lillian Black, Long Hill, Loyd Auman, Lucile Souders, Manchester, Margaret Willis, Mary McArthur, Montclair, Morganton Rd, Ne Century International, Ponderosa, Rockfish, Sherwood Park, Stedman, Stoney Point, Sunnyside, TC Berrien, VanStory, Warrenwood, Westarea, W.H. Owen, W.T. Brown, & Walker – Spivey.
Cumberland County Private Schools: Berean Baptist, Fayetteville Academy, Freedom Christian, Northwood Temple, & Village Christian.
Bladen County: Bladen Lakes Primary, Bladenboro Middle, Bladenboro Primary, Booker T. Washington Primary, Clarkton School of Discovery, Dublin Primary, East Arcadia School, East Bladen High, Elizabethtown Middle, Elizabethtwon Primary, Plain View Primary, Tar Heel Middle, & West Bladen High.
Duplin County: B.F. Grady Elementary, Beulaville Elementary, Charity Middle, Chinquapin Elementary, Duplin Early College, E.E. Smith Middle, East Duplin High, James Kenan High, Keanansville Elementary, North Duplin Elementary, North Duplin Jr/SR High, Rose Hill-Magnolia Elementary, Wallace-Rose Hill High, Wallace Elementary, Warsaw Elementary, & Warsaw Middle.
Harnett County: Anderson Creek Primary, Angier Elementary, Benhaven Elementary, Boone Trail Elementary, Buies Creek Elementary, Coats-Erwin Middle, Coats Elementary, Dunn middle, Erwin Elementary, Gentry Primary, Harnett Central High, Harnett Central Middle, Harnett Primary, Highland Elementary, Highland Middle, Johnsonville Elementary, LaFayette Elementary, Lillington-Shawtown Elementary, North Harnett Primary, Overhills Elementary, Overhills High, Overhills Middle, South Harnett Elementary, STAR Academy, Triton High, Wayne Avennue Elementary, Western Harnett High, & Western Harnett Middle.
Hoke County Schools: East Hoke Middle, Hoke County High, McLauchlin Elementary, Rockfish Elementary, Sandy Grove Elementary, Sandy Grove Middle, Upchurch Elementary, West Hoke Elementary, West Hoke Middle.
Lee: East Lee Middle, Lee County High, SanLee Middle, Southern Lee High, & West Lee Middle.
Moore: Aberdeen Elementary & Primary, Cameron Elementary, Carthage Elementary, Crain’s Creek Middle, Elise Middle, High Falls Elementary, New Century Middle, North Moore High, Pinecrest High, Pinehurst Elementary, Robbins Elementary, Sandhills Farm Life Elementary, Southern Middle, Southern Pines Elementary & Primary, Union Pines High, Vass-Lakeview Elementary, Westmoore Elementary, West End Elementary, West Pine Elementary, & West Pine Middle.
Robeson: Fairgrove Middle, Fairmont High, Fairmont Middle, Littlefield Middle, Long Branch Elementary, Lumberton High, Lumberton Junior High, Magnolia Elementary, Orrum Middle, Parkton Elementary, Pembroke Elementary, Pembroke Middle, Piney Grove Elementary, Prospect Elementary, Purnell Swett High, Red Spring High, Red Springs Middle, Rex-Rennert Elementary, Rowland Middle, South Robeson High, St Paul Elementary, St Pauls High, St Pauls Middle, & Townsend Middle.
Sampson: Hargrove Elementary, Plain View Elementary, Roseboro Elementary, Salemburg Elementary, Union Intermediate, Hobbton Middle, Midway Middle, Roseboro-Salemburg Middle, Union Middle, Hobbton High, Lakewood High, Midway High, & Union High.
As a company, we strive to carry the best brands of products to serve our community.
Band and Orchestra Instruments: Yamaha, Buffet, Jupiter, Giardinelli, Bach, Ventus, Strobel, Otto Benjamin, Bellafina, Verve, and Selmer
Combo Instruments: Alvarez, Breedlove, Casio, Yamaha, Fender, Ibanez, Eastman, Laurel Canyon, Lanika, Epiphone, Toca, Jett, Pearl, Vic Firth
Accessories: Titan, Wolfpak, Yamaha, Giardinelli, Harbinger, Gender, zcoustic, audio-technica, Marshall, Monster, D'Addario, Dunlop, Snark, Hercules, Hohner, Rico, Shure
Sheet Music & Print: Alfred, Bastien, Faber, Hal Leonard, Schirmer, FJH, Kjos, & many more.
About Our Rentals
As a company, Music & Arts is the largest provider of instrument rentals, with more than 200,000 instruments being rented annually. Our rental program is easy and 100% rent to own! All of your rental payments go towards the purchase of the instrument you are renting. The program also offers special payoff and exchange options so that you end up owning exactly what you need. We highly recommend taking advantage of our rental instrument repair plan. Some repairs can be costly, and its nice to know that you'll be covered when the time comes for routine maintance as well as the unexpected.
We carry educator-approved brands for our band & orchestra instruments, have a full assortment of method books, and all the accessories to clean and care for an instrument.
For more information about how to rent or our program, please call us at 910.864.8808.
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
The first annual Fayetteville Strings Showcase will be the largest string event in town. This one day only event will feature the greatest selection of vendor supplied brands and models ever assembled in this area. Players will have the opportunity to play through dozens of instruments and work with our on-site experts to choose the perfect one. Current Music & Arts string rental customers will be allowed to use 100% of their rental credit to purchase. Everyone will have access to the deepest discounts of the year with qualified buyers having the option of interest-free financing. This is truly the best chance to play your heart out and find the instrument you've always been looking for. Please call your local Music & Arts location, or contact the Fayetteville Music & Arts at 910-864-8808 or firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment now!
The annual Charlotte Horns of Plenty is the largest band instrument sales event in the Carolinas. Once a year on this special day we offer you the opportunity to test play and select from hundreds of instruments supplied by the biggest names in the industry. Vendor representatives will be on hand along with our own instrument experts to help you select your perfect horn. One day only interest-free financing will be offered to qualified buyers, the deepest discounts of the year will be provided, and some vendors will even be offering double rebates. This is truly the best chance to play your heart out and find the instrument you've always been looking for. Please call your local Music & Arts location, or contact the Charlotte store at 704-341-0000, email@example.com to make an appointment now!
Check out this link to see what HOP is all about! Horns of Plenty
Music & Arts – in partnership with Hal Leonard– is bringing another season of piano workshops to your local community! These exciting events are FREE OF CHARGE and run by seasoned clinicians that specialize in piano pedagogy. Learn the latest classroom techniques, win prizes, get amazing discounts on sought-after materials, and meet the authors from your favorite publications!
You don’t want to miss this opportunity, so RSVP now at www.musicarts.com/pianoworkshop!
Call 910-864-8808 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Workshop
Every piano student is different and guiding them down a customized path that encourages creative and independent learning requires a wide variety of skills, music, and resources. Join one of our expert clinicians as they share their expertise, teaching tips and motivational strategies using new releases from Hal Leonard.
About the Clinician
Barbara Kreader is a Keyboard Consultant for Educational Keyboard Publications to the Hal Leonard Corporation in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Kreader has taught piano continuously for nearly 35 years. A faculty member of NorthwesternUniversity’s Division of Preparatory and Community Music from 1974 – 1985, she also maintained an independent studio at her home in Evanston, Illinois where she continues to teach 45 students.
As a child and young adult, Kreader studied piano with Beth Miller Harrod, attending RockyRidgeMusicCenter in Estes Park, Colorado for several summers. More recently, she was the Program Director of the Junior Student Seminars at Rocky Ridge.
A graduate of NorthwesternUniversity, Kreader earned a M.M. in piano performance in 1974 studying piano with Laurence Davis and piano pedagogy with Frances Larimer.
The editor of Clavier magazine from 1982 – 1988, Kreader has published articles in Clavier, The Piano Quarterly, and Keyboard Companion.
Kreader served as moderator for the three Baldwin/Clavier Keyboard Teacher’s Videoconferences presented in 1986, 1987, and 1988. From 1988 – 1989 she instituted a Baldwin sponsored program of piano lessons and supervised practice in the after-school child care programs in the Evanston District 65 schools. She also served as the Editor of Baldwin Piano and Organ Company’s Soundboard during this time. She joined Hal Leonard in November 1989.
One of the co-authors of the Hal Leonard Student Piano Library, Barbara Kreader has given workshops in over 130 cities in the United States, Canada, Australia, China, Taiwan, and Malaysia.