3349 Monroe Ave Suite 8 Rochester, NY 14618-5513
Phone: 585-586-2766
Store Hours:
Mon-Fri: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sun: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Due to space limitations, Pittsford does not offer lessons. Please check our locations directory for another store near you which may offer lessons.

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I never really consciously decided to become a musician, it's just what came naturally! Dad was a sax player/singer in some working...
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Expertise: Saxophones

Tim Wicks is a fluent and vibrant tenor saxophonist who is renowened for his improvisory elegance, extravagant warmth, big sound,...
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Senior Sales Associate

I've always had an interest in playing and listening to music. Some of the music artists that my parents exposed me to growing...
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Senior Sales Associate

     Composer and Bassist, Eric J. Polenik, began composing music and learning to play the Double Bass at...

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Get to Know Music & Arts, Pittsford

Welcome to Music & Arts Pittsford! 

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Since opening our first store in 1952, a simple mission of getting people of all ages and walks of life excited about music has been the driving factor behind everything we do here at Music & Arts. As the nation’s most steadfast musical resource, we’re here to connect you with everything you need to be successful in music no matter your background, education level and musical goals. We’re a one-stop music shop, providing name brand instrument and music accessory sales, rentals, repairs, private and group music instruction and a wide offering of books and sheet music.

Pittsford, NY, we’re proud to be your friendly local music store! We’re conveniently located in the Pittsford Plaza Shopping Center on the northwest corner of French Road and Monroe Avenue. Our store has the great fortune of being surrounded by some incredible New York scenery including the Erie Canal Heritage Trail and Lock 32 State Canal Park. We encourage you to take in some of our state’s natural beauty after shopping with us!

We’re proud to serve the phenomenal community here in Pittsford and the surrounding areas of Fairport, Penfield, Henrietta Junction, Genesee Junction, West Henrietta, Industry, Mendon, Fishers, Gates Center, West Walworth, Webster, Rochester, Irondequoit and more!

Need your instrument restrung before your next show? Every musician knows how much of a pain taking time out to restring a guitar, bass or orchestral stringed instrument is before a big performance, so why not let our instrument maintenance and repair team handle it for you? Just drop your instrument off with us, and we’ll have it cleaned, restrung and tuned in no time! We’re here to help you focus on your craft!

For over 65 years, Music & Arts has partnered with schools nationwide to provide instruments, music accessories, books and sheet music to our nation’s music students. Our Pittsford location proudly serves the following school districts and private schools:

Aquinas, Avon, Attica, Addison, Albion, Allegany-Limestone, Brockport, Byron-Bergen, Bath, Bradford (Pennsylvania), Brighton, Canisteo-Greenwood, Campbell-Savona, Churchville-Chili, Caledonia-Mumford, East Rochester, East Irondequoit, Fairport, Gananda, Gates-Chili, Genesee Valley, Geneva, Greece (including Greece Christian), Hilton, Holley, Honeoye, Honeoye Falls-Lima, Hornell, Kendall, Leroy, Letchworth, Olean, Palmyra-Macedon, Penfield, Penn-Yan, Pittsford, Rochester CSD, Rush-Henrietta, Seneca Falls, Smethport (Pennsylvania), Spencerport, Watkins Glen, Wayne, Webster, Wellsville, West Irondequoit, Wheatland-Chili, Whitesville, York, Andover, Arkport, Avoca, Dundee, Hammondsport, Mount Morris, Portville, Rochester City Schools, McQuaid HS, and Mercy HS.

Got a social learner in the family? Check out our group music lessons! In these lessons, students learn guitar, ukulele, bass and other instruments in a fun group setting. By design, students learn as much from their peers as they do from the instructor in group lessons, so this is a great way for friends, families and coworkers to bond and learn something new at the same time.

Did you know that legendary jazz musician Chuck Mangione is from here in Pittsford? Every great musician needs a mentor and instructor, so if you want to learn how to master jazz, check out some private music lessons taught here in our store! Our incredible music instructors are university-trained, background-checked and ready to accommodate students of every age, background and musical interest.

Gearing up for a season of shows at the Callahan theater? Whether you play drums in a blues group or electric guitar in a metal outfit, we’ve got everything you need to get ready for your shows! From strings, effects pedals, books and sheet music to a phenomenal maintenance and repair team, we’re here to be your last stop before you take the stage!


Owned and operated by the same family since opening our first store in 1952, we’ve grown leaps and bounds over the past 65 years, but our focus on music on a personal level has never changed. Now the nation’s leading provider of instrument sales, rentals, repairs and music lessons, we owe our remarkable success to the countless steadfast relationships we’ve formed with music educators, students, parents and musicians over the years. No matter what you’re doing in the wide world of music, we’re here to help you thrive!