762 Route 17 North Paramus, NJ 07652-3108
Phone: 201-444-9800
Store Hours:
Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sun: Closed

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03/01/2016 - Print music
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Take Lessons Music & Arts is committed to music education

Due to space limitations, this location 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
Expertise: Woodwinds, Brass, Orchestral Strings

Hi! My name is Greg, store manager of the Paramus Music & Arts. I have had a very active career in music.   My main instrument...
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Retail Sales Associate
Expertise: Accessories, Woodwinds, Saxophones, Violins, Violas, Cellos, Double Basses, Orchestral Strings Accessories, Bass
Hi, my name is Jonah. I play upright bass and I am in love with music. If you ever need help with strings and woodwinds,...
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Senior Sales Associate
Expertise: Print Music, Marching Band Accessories, Books, Sheet Music & Media, Violins
Hi! My name is Tiffany, and I joined the Music & Arts family in 2016. I was the color guard captain...
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Senior Sales Associate
Expertise: Print Music, Orchestral Strings, Woodwinds, Brass

Greetings!! Before starting Music & Arts in 2013, I have had quite the variety of experiences that I bring to the table....

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Get to Know Music & Arts, Paramus

Welcome to Music & Arts - Paramus, NJ


We are excited to offer our services for the local north Jersey and New York area including towns such as Paramus, Ridgewood, Ho-Ho-Kus, Glen Rock, Montclair, Mahwah, Oradell, Allendale, Bergenfield, Caldwell West Caldwell, Clifton, Closter, Cresskill, Dumont, East Rutherford, Elmwood Park, Emerson, Fair Lawn, Fort Lee, Franklin Lakes, Garfield, Glen Ridge, Glen Rock, Hanover Township, Hasbrouck Heights, Hawthorne, Hillsdale, Lyndhurst, Maywood, Mildland Park, Montvale, New Milford, North Arlington, North Bergen, Northvale, Norwood, Oakland, Old Tappan, Park Ridge, Pearl River, Ramapo Central, Ramsey, Ridgefield, Ridgefield Park, Ringwood, Roseland, Saddle Brook, Saddle River, Secaucus, South Orangetown Central, Tenafly, Tuxedo, Upper Saddle River, Verona, Waldwick, Wallington, Wayne, Westwood Regional, Woodcliff Lake, Wood Ridge, and Wyckoff.

We can help you with everything from renting an instrument, purchasing an instrument, repairing an instrument, and caring for an instrument. Please do not hesitate to give us a call at the store and ask one of our friendly sales associates for help with your musical needs!

We look forward to seeing you!


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