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Music is what we live and breathe here at Music & Arts. That’s why we’ve made it our mission to connect people of every age, interest and background with whatever resources they need to thrive in music. We’re a one-stop shop for students, parents, music educators and musicians, providing name brand instrument and music accessory sales, rentals, repairs and a massive selection of books and sheet music. It’s our pleasure to serve everyone from seasoned career musicians to young students venturing out into the world of music for the very first time, so no matter what you’re doing with music, we’re here to help you succeed.
Toms River, NJ, welcome to your neighborhood music store! We’re conveniently located right off the Garden State Parkway and Route 37 in the Toms River Shopping Center. You can find us east of the Winding River Park and south of the Riverside Cemetery.
We’re proud to serve the phenomenal community here in Toms River and the surrounding areas of Beachwood, Pine Beach, Berkeley Township, Seaside Heights, Seaside Park, Lavalette, Lacey Township, Manchester Township, Lakehurst, Silverton, Whitesville and more!
Our instrument rental program is a great option if you’re someone wanting to explore music for the first time without committing to a serious purchase. With every instrument in our program 100% rent-to-own, you can rest assured knowing all your monthly payments are contributing to the purchase of your instrument should you choose to stick with it––and we hope you do!
Since 1952, Music & Arts has been partnering with local music education programs nationwide to provide instruments, music accessories and sheet music to America’s music students. Our Toms River location proudly services school districts in the area including: Toms River, Manchester Township, Seaside Park, Seaside Heights, Point Pleasant Beach, Pine Beach, Ocean Gate, Normandy Beach, Mantoloking, Lavallette, Lamoka Harbor, Lakehurst, Island Heights, Forked River, Brick, Beachwood, Bayville, Lakewood, New Egypt, Jackson, West Creek, Tuckertown, Manahawkin, Beach Haven, Barnegat Light, Belmar, Bradley Beach, Deal, Framingdale, Freehold, Howell, Millstone Township, Cream Ridge, Imlaystown, Perrineville, Roosevelt, Allenwood, Brielle, Manasquan, Sea Girt, Spring Lake and more!
Are you a local music teacher here in Toms River? Music & Arts knows how difficult your job can be, so we’re here to make your life just a little bit easier. Come in during our monthly Teacher Appreciation Day and save 30% on books and sheet music! Thank you for enriching the lives of our nation’s kids through music!
Did you know the rock band 18th and Addison is from Toms River? They got their start in town and you can too with some private and group lessons taught in our store! Our phenomenal team of instructors have experience teaching everything from rock guitar lessons to instruction for band and orchestral instruments. Whether you’re interested in fun music lessons for your kids or some extra help with an instrument you’ve been playing for decades, we can help!
Our group lessons are a great option for families and friends interested in taking on a new challenge and bonding at the same time. These lessons are designed in a way where students learn as much from each other as they do from the instructor, so they’re highly effective for social learners.
Whether you’re gearing up for a massive show at the Pine Belt Arena with your metal band or are about to play a wedding gig with your string quartet at the Atlantis Ballroom, let Music & Arts be your last stop before you take the stage. With everything from guitar tuners and picks to helpful instructional books and a huge selection of sheet music, we’re here to help you perform your best. Break a leg!
More About Music & Arts
Since opening our first store all the way back in 1952, we’ve been owned and operated by the same family. Our values mean the world to us, and they inform each and every decision we make as a company. With over 150 locations nationwide, we’ve grown leaps and bounds over the past 65 years, but we’ve never lost sight of music’s profound impact on a personal level. We’re proud to be America’s leading provider of private music lessons, band and orchestral instrument sales, rentals and repairs. Come check out our location in Toms River today! We can’t wait to meet you!
THE SENSATIONAL STRINGS - April 21st - 6:30-7:30pm
Introducing the instruments of the Woodwind Family, the Brass Family and the Percussion Family. Join us in Mancini Hall at the Ocean County Library for a fun, hands-on series of musical programs featuring presentations and performances by professional musicians of the Garden State Philharmonic and members of the Garden State Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. Each program will introduce young people to the different instrument families of the orchestra. Children will learn about the Woodwind Family, the Brass Family, the Percussion Family and the String Family.
*REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR EACH EVENT. Call the Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library at 732.349.6200 or visit TheOceanCountyLibrary.org to register.*
Registration will open one month prior to each event.
GARDEN STATE PHILHARMONIC YOUTH ORCHESTRA PERFORMANCE
May 19th 6:30-7:30pm
Hear how all the instrument families work together to create an orchestra!
Involve your child in music! For more information about the Garden State Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and Youth Chorus Programs go to: GardenStatePhilharmonic.org or call 732-255-0460.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR EACH EVENT. Call the Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library at 732.349.6200 or visit TheOceanCountyLibrary.org to register.
Registration will open one month prior to each event.