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Here at Music & Arts, our mission to connect students, parents, music educators and musicians of every age, interest and background to whatever resources they need to thrive in music. With over 150 locations across the nation, we’re a big company, but we’ve never lost sight of music’s incredible impact on local communities and the individuals behind them. With everything from phenomenal private music instruction to instrument and music accessory sales, rentals and repairs, we’re a one-stop shop for anyone interested in music.
Located just off of Old Scaggsville Road, our Laurel Music & Arts store is just to the east of High Ridge Park and a short walk from Maryland's gorgeous Patuxent River. You can find us in the Cherrytree Shops. In addition to being a music resource the incredible community of Laurel, MD, we’re also happy to serve the surrounding communities of Carriage Hill, West Laurel, Fulton, Burtonsville, Maple Lawn, Macgills Commons, Highland, Spencerville, Cloverly, Clarksville, Columbia, Hickory Ridge, Wild Lake, Towne Center, Long Reach, Guilford, Jessup, Hanover, Ellicott City, Severn, Fort Meade, Russet, Maryland City, Bowie, South Laurel, Greenbelt, Ammondale, Beltsville and more!
Interested in learning an instrument but not sure if you’ll stick with it? Our instrument rental program is the answer! With a variety of premium rent-to-own instruments available for rent, this option is perfect if you want to explore an instrument without making large purchase.
Music & Arts is elated to support local music programs in schools across the nation. Being an integral part of the musical development of so many of our nation’s children is a complete honor, and our Laurel location is proud to be partners with the following local schools: Reservoir High School, River Hill High School, Atholton High School, Lime Kiln Middle School, Murray Hill Middle School, Hammond Middle School, Hammond Elementary School, Fulton Elementary School, Clemens Crossing Elementary School, Gorman Crossing Elementary School, Forest Ridge Elementary School, Pointers Run Elementary School, and many more!
It’s no secret that big cities like Baltimore and Washington DC are huge and important music scenes, but did you know that many influential musicians got their start right here in Laurel? Both legendary indie act Le Tigre’s Kathleen Hanna and metal band Megadeath’s former lead guitarist Marty Freedman learned how to play music in Laurel and you can too with some private music lessons taught right in our store! Whether you want to learn how to shred on the guitar or write catchy songs on the piano, our incredible staff of music instructors is here to help! With a combined decades of experience teaching everything from music theory and songwriting to basic technique on a wide variety of instruments, our staff is here to help you succeed in your unique musical interests.
Got an important gig coming up? Whether you’re gearing for a rock tour across the country or a job in the orchestra supporting a play at the Laurel Mill Playhouse, Music & Arts is here to make sure your performances are successful. With everything from guitar strings and bows to music instruction books and sheet music, we’re here to be your last stop before you take the stage. Our friendly staff of music experts is here to connect with everything you need to thrive in your craft.
Music & Arts loves music educators, and we’re here to make your lives just a little bit easier! Come in on our monthly Teacher Appreciation Day and save 30% on music books and sheet music! We appreciate you and your incredibly important role in guiding our nation’s kids in music, and this is our way of saying thank you.
More About Music & Arts
Since 1952, we’ve been owned and operated by the same family, and to us, nothing is more important than our values. We’re now the nation’s leading providers of private music lessons, band and orchestral instrument sales and rentals, and we’re avid believers in the profound good the music does in the communities we serve. We pride ourselves on being the nation’s most reliable music resource, and by offering everything from incredible private music instruction to the most trusted brands in music, we’re here to serve you no matter your age, background in musical interest. Want to see what we’re all about? Come visit our Laurel location today! Our friendly staff will be happy to meet you.