Fairfield Shopping Center

5244 Providence Rd Virginia Beach, VA 23464-4202
Phone: 757-495-0988
Store Hours:
Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sun: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Meet The Experts

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Retail Manager - N
Expertise: Brass, Woodwinds, Orchestral Strings

Hello and welcome to our store. Music and especially the band has always been my passion.  I came to Virginia Beach in 1972...
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Senior Sales Associate
Expertise: Marching Band Brass, Brass, Brass Accessories, Trumpets

I have been involved in music for over thirty five years.  I am a professional trumpet player and I specialize...
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Senior Sales Associate

I have always been a double threat in music because I have been singing since I could talk and played trumpet in middle school...
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Senior Sales Associate
Expertise: Woodwind Accessories, Brass Accessories, Orchestral Strings, Guitar, Orchestral Strings Accessories, Marching Band Accessories, Trumpets, Violins, Violas, Cellos, Woodwinds, Accessories, Recorders

I've been a choir kid for most of my life; From the time I could talk until highschool. I'm originally from Delaware and then...

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Get to Know Music & Arts, Kempsville
Music & Arts has serviced the musical needs of students, teachers, and professional musicians in Virginia Beach City for fourteen Years.  Located in Kempsville, we specialize in instrument rentals and sales, music lessons, instrument repairs, accessories sales, and offer the area’s largest selection of sheet music. 

We proudly serve our local schools: Brandon, Salem, Kempsville, Larkspur, Independence, and Bayside Middle Schools; Tallwood, Salem, Kempsville, GreenRun and Bayside High Schools; Arrowhead, PointOView,White Oaks, Kempsville,KempsvilleMeadows,Bayside,Hermitage,SheltonPark,IndianLakes,Glenwood,Providence,Fairfield,Woodstock,CollegePark,Tallwood,and Centerville Elementary schools. 

Music & Arts is home to an accomplished staff of professional music educators who teach over 80 private music lessons every week in our on-site private studio.  Currently we offer the following selections:

Acoustic Guitar Lessons - Electric Guitar Lessons - Classical Guitar Lessons - Electric Bass Lessons  - Ukulele Lessons-  Keyboard Lessons - Piano Lessons - Violin Lessons - Viola Lessons - Cello Lessons

We carry great name brand educator approved instruments and accessories like:

 Conn-Selmer Band and String Instruments including Bach, Yanagisawa, Selmer Paris, Conn, Glaesel, King, Holton, Leblanc, Ludwig, Musser, Scherl and Roth, Otto Benjamin, and Armstrong.

Jupiter Band Instruments and Pearl Drums including, Azumi Flutes, the Jupiter XO Trumpet and Trombone series, and the entire student level Jupiter Capital Edition band line.

Giardinelli Flutes with a Haynes Headjoint.

Giardinelli Band instruments.

P. Mauriat saxophones and trumpets.

Yamaha Brass and Wind instruments.

Buffet Clarinets and Saxophones.

Wolfpak and Protec instrument cases.

Titan instrument stands.

Dominant,  Helicore, Prelude,  and Kaplan Strings.  Kaplan, Hill, Hidersine and Gold Flex Rosin.  Everest and Kun Shoulder Rests.

Vandoren Blue Box, V16, V12, Java, Java Red, Rico, Mitchell Lurie, Hemke, D'Addario Reserve, Jones, Emerald, and Eastman Reeds

Fender Guitars and Amps.

Yamaha Guitars, Keyboards, Digital Pianos, and Recorders.

Breedlove Guitars.

Eastman Guitars, Trumpets, Trombones, Saxophones and Strobel Violins, Violas, Cellos, and Basses.

Otto Benjamin Violins, Violas, and Cellos.

Laurel Canyon Guitars and Ukuleles.

Lanikai Ukuleles.

Zildjian and Sabian Cymbals.

Evans and Remo Drumheads.

Vic Firth, Pro Mark, Innovative Percussion and Vater Sticks and Mallets.

TC Electronics, Boss, Dunlop, Ibanez, and Zoom Guitar Effects Pedals.

Korg, Snark, Delta Lab, and Seiko Metronomes and Tuners.

Elixir, Fender, D'Addario, Martin, DR, and Ernie Ball Guitar and Bass Strings.

Marshall Amps.

Acoustic Amps.

Williams Keyboards.

Harbinger PA's.


And if we don't have it in the store we can usually send it directly to your home with FREE SHIPPING in only 5 business days!



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