3250 Old Washington Rd WALDORF, MD 20602
Phone: 301-843-2799
Store Hours:
Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sun: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Music & Arts is committed to music education

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

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Retail Manager - N
Expertise: Drums & Percussion, Guitar, Bass, Keyboards & MIDI, Pro Audio
My name is Austin, and I'm the manager here at the new Waldorf location. I've been involed in music my entire life, and played...
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Retail Sales Associate
My name is Katie! I've been around music my entire life. I have been involved with community theater since I was kid....
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Senior Sales Associate
Expertise: Keyboards, Woodwinds, Brass, Drums & Percussion

Brian has expert knowledge in a variety of instruments including guitars, keyboards, orchestra strings, brass, woodwinds,...

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Get to Know Music & Arts, Waldorf

Welcome to Music & Arts | Waldorf! 

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Music & Arts Waldorf

Our Mission

Our mission here at Music & Arts is to get people of every age and background excited about music. We’re avid believers in the profound impact music can have in a person’s life, and we’ve been proud to serve students, parents, music educators and musicians nationwide since 1952. With a wide selection of instruments and music accessories, repairs, rentals and incredible private music instruction, we aim to offer a comprehensive shopping experience to anyone interested in music.

Waldorf, MD residents, welcome to your friendly neighborhood music store! We’re conveniently located near the major intersection of Crain Highway and Leonardtown Road on Old Washington Road and Terrace Drive. We’re right across the highway from the Charles County Shopping Center and a short drive away from Maryland’s gorgeous Cedarville State Forest.

Our store is proud to serve to good people of Waldorf and its surrounding areas including St Charles, White Plains, Delight, Ashford, Windsor Mill, Lancaster, Westlake Village, White Hall Terrace, Danville, Willbrook, Brandywine, Cheltenham, Windsor Manor, North Key Estates, Ashbox, Cedarville, Baden, Malcom, Meadow Creek Manor, Bryantown, Masons, Hughesville, Patuxent, Aquasco, Dentsville, Charlotte Hall, Amys Acres, Newport, Allens Fresh, Port Tobacco, La Plata, Pomfret, Avon Crest, Bennsville and more.

Waldorf is only 23 miles away from Washington DC, and though it’s a small city, it’s a great place to start a career in music. Did you know that Joel and Benji Madden of the band Good Charlotte grew up right here in Waldorf? They learned how to play music here and you can too with our awesome private music lessons! Our incredible expertly trained private lesson staff has experience teaching students of every age, interest in background. From band and orchestra instruction to songwriting and music theory with guitars and keyboards, our private music teachers can help guide you with wherever you’re at on your musical journey.

Whether you’re gearing up to tackle DC’s incredible music venues with your punk band or are rehearsing for a classical concert at the Waldorf Culture Center, let us help you get ready for the gig! With a huge selection of music books, sheet music, music accessories and instruments, our staff will be happy to connect you with everything you need to make your shows successful. Teach music in Waldorf? Music & Arts loves music educators! Come in and save 30% off music books and sheet music during our monthly Teacher Appreciation Day!

More about Music & Arts

We’re a big company––the nation’s leading provider of private music lessons, band and orchestra instrument sales and instrument rentals––but we’ve never forgotten the importance of what music does on an individual level. Since opening our first store all the way back in 1952, we’ve built our business on the unshakable relationships we’ve formed with students, parents, music educators and musicians across the country. With over 150 locations nationwide, we’re proud to be the nation’s most reliable musical resource. We’ve always been owned and operated by the same family, and values and community mean the world to us. Want to see for yourself? Come visit our incredible Waldorf location today!