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We humbly serve the schools in our area for their musical needs including: Chickahominy Middle School, Liberty Middle School, Oak Knoll Middle School, Stonewall Jackson Middle School, Lee Davis High School, Atlee High School, Hanover High School, Patrick Henry High School, Goochland Middle School, Goochland High School, Louisa Middle School, Louisa High School, Brookland Middle School, Byrd Middle School, Elko Middle School, Fairfield Middle School, Holman Middle School, Hungary Creek Middle School, Moody Middle School, Pocahontas Middle School, John Rolfe Middle School, Short Pump Middle School, Tuckahoe Middle School, Wilder Middle School, Henrico High School, Hermitage High School, Freeman High School, JR Tucker High School, Glen Allen High School, Mills Godwin High School, Deep Run High School, Highland Springs High School, Varina High School, New Kent Middle School, New Kent High School, Colonial Heights Middle School, Colonial Heights High School, Bailey Bridge Middle School, Carver Middle School, Elizabeth Davis Middle School, Falling Creek Middle School, Manchester Middle School, Matoaca Middle School, Midlothian Middle School, Providence Middle School, Robious Middle School, Salem Church Middle School, Swift Creek Middle School, Tomahawk Creek Middle School, Clover Hill High School, Cosby High School, James River High School, L C Bird High School, Manchester High School, Matoaca High School, Meadowbrook High School, Midlothian High School, Monacan High School, Thomas Dale High School, Powhatan High School, St. Cecilia Band Program, St. Catherine's Private School, The Steward School, The Collegiate School, Our Lady of Lourdes School, St. Christopher's School, St. Bridget School, University of Richmond, and VCU School of Music.
Music & Arts is home to an accomplished staff of professional music educators who teach over 400 private music lessons every week in our on-site private studios. Currently we offer the following selections:
Acoustic Guitar Lessons - Electric Guitar Lessons - Classical Guitar Lessons - Electric Bass Lessons - Ukulele Lessons- Drum Set Lessons - Snare Drum Lessons - Hand and World Percussin Lessons - Keyboard Lessons - Piano Lessons - Violin Lessons - Viola Lessons - Flute Lessons - Clarinet Lessons - Saxophone Lessons - Trumpet Lessons - Trombone Lessons - Music Theory 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, Lewis and Son, and Armstrong.
Jupiter Band Instruments and Mapex Drums including, Azumi Flutes with Haynes Headjoints, the Jupiter XO Trumpet and Trombone series, and the entire student level Jupiter Capital Edition band line.
Yamaha Brass and Wind instruments.
Buffet Clarinets and Saxophones.
Howard Core String Instruments.
Wolfpak and Protec instrument cases.
Hercules instrument stands.
Dominant, Xyex, Helicore, Prelude, Pirastro, and Kaplan Strings. Kaplan, Hill, Hidersine and Gold Flex Rosin. Everest and Kun Shoulder Rests.
Vandoren Blue Box, V16, V12, Java, Java Red, Rico, Legere Signature Series, La Voz, Mitchell Lurie, Hemke, D'Addario Reserve, Jones, Emerald, and Eastman Reeds
Fender Guitars and Amps.
Yamaha Guitars, Keyboards, Digital Pianos, Drums and Recorders.
Eastman Guitars, Trumpets, Trombones, Saxophones and Strobel Violins, Violas, Cellos, and Basses.
Otto Benjamin Violins, Violas, and Cellos.
Rudoph Doetsch Violins, Violas and Cellos.
Laurel Canyon Guitars and 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.
And if we don't have it in the store we can usually send it directly to your home with FREE SHIPPING in only 3 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
Join us at the Richmond Sympony's Lollipops Concert Series for an Instrument Petting Zoo! Come on out at 10AM for the festival with food, games, fun, and of course the main attraction- the petting zoo where your children get to try out instruments like trumpets, flutes, violins, cellos, clarinets, and much more! Sponsored by Music & Arts