West Hartford

989 Farmington Avenue West Hartford, CT 06107-2103
Phone: 860-231-9562
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, West Hartford does not offer lessons. Please check our locations directory for another store near you which may offer lessons.

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We’re avid believers in the profound good music can do in a person’s life here at Music & Arts. That’s why we’ve made it our mission to get people of all ages and walks of life excited about the art form we love. From name brand instrument and music accessory sales, rentals and repairs to phenomenal music instruction and a wide selection of books and sheet music, we’re America’s most trusted one-stop music shop. Whether you’re a busy professional musician getting ready for the next show or the parent of a child learning about music for the very first time, you’re always welcome here at Music & Arts.

Welcome to Music & Arts in West Hartford, CT, located at the heart of West Hartford Center on Farmington Ave. You can find us just west of Trout Brook and east of Fairview Cemetery. We proudly serve the musicians of West Hartford, Farmington, Bloomfield, Newington, New Britain and beyond!

Are you a music educator based in West Hartford? Here at Music & Arts, we’ve got a huge appreciation for America’s hardworking music teachers. Come in the first Monday of every month for Teacher Appreciation Day and save 30% on books and sheet music! Thanks for enriching the lives of our local youth through music!

For the past 65 years, we’ve been partnering with local music education programs in schools to provide instruments, music accessories and sheet music to our nation’s music students.

Schools that we currently serve include Aiken Elementary, Braenburn Elementary, Bugbee Elementary, Charter Oak International Academy, Duffy Elementary, Morley Elementary, Norfeldt Elementary, Smith STEM, Webster Hill Elementary, Wolcott Elementary, Bristow Middle, Sedgwick Middle, King Philip Middle, Conard High School, Hall High School, Highcrest Elementary, Renbrook, Noah Wallace Elementary, Thompson Brook, East Farms Elementary, West Woods Upper Elementary, Farmington High, Irving Robbins, Martin Kellogg Middle, and many more!

Did you know that the R&B artist Notch is from Hartford? If you want to learn how to write music or play an instrument, check out our music lessons! With combined decades of experience, our university-trained staff teaches children and adults theory, technique and songwriting for a variety of instruments, so whether you want to learn to rock on the bass or read music for the oboe, we can help. Ask about our music lesson options today!

Gearing up for a big residency at the Playhouse On Park? With everything from picks, music stands and tuners to a huge selection of books and sheet music, we’ve got everything you need to get ready for your shows. Let the Music & Arts here in West Hartford be your last stop before you take the stage! Break a leg up there! Well, not literally of course….


Owned and operated by the same family since 1952, the first Music & Arts store was run out of a small Bethesda, Maryland home. Over 150 locations and six decades later, we’ve grown leaps and bounds over the years, but our commitment to sharing the joy of music with people remains as steadfast as ever. Now the nation's leading provider of music lessons, instrument sales, rentals and repairs, we’re proud to connect America with everything it needs to thrive in music. Stop in and see us today! We can’t wait to meet you!