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    Music Stores


Guitar Center

Since 2002, Guitar Center Columbus continues to be the premier music store in Central Ohio. 
Our staff works hard to provide a fun and friendly environment for all musicians, from the beginner
to the professional.  We offer a comfortable environment for equipment demo, provide an in house guitar repair service, host a free recording workshop each Saturday and play host to several free product clinics each year.  We also provide our customers one of the largest used and vintage collections in Ohio.  Please stop by and see us soon!

We are also very proud to now be offering lessons of all types.  Please call or visit our website for
more information!
Guitar Center Columbus
4661 Morse Road
Columbus, Ohio 43229
614-436-2600
Website


Music Go Round

The first Music Go Round store in Columbus was opened in August of 1996 at its present location
at 833 Bethel road, in the Olentangy Plaza Shopping Center.  In 1996, we were the only store in Columbus  who would buy your used gear, and we were the only store open on Sundays!

On Black Friday in November of 2000, the second Music Go Round store opened in the Stoneridge Plaza Shopping Center at the corner of Morse and Hamilton  roads in Gahanna.  Today, we call ourselves the Music Go Round Stores of Columbus!

We are your "GO TO" place for buying and selling your musical instruments in Central Ohio.
We buy, sell and trade USED guitars, amps, drums, cymbals, pro sound gear, keyboards, band instruments and accessories all day, every day. Our store also provides a full range of music lessons and instrument repairs.

Call us at the store for more details on how can be YOUR ultimate USED gear resource!

Music Go Round - Gahanna                             Music Go Round - Columbus
1329 Stoneridge Drive                                      833 Bethel Road
Gahanna, Ohio 43230                                      Columbus, Ohio
614-473-0100                                                  614-457-9328
Website                                                          Website



Stanton's Sheet Music

Stanton's has built a reputation as "The Sheet Music Specialists." Let Stanton's Sheet Music's website
assist you with all of your printed sheet music needs.

Purchasing Stanton’s Gift Certificates is just a download away. Stanton’s Sheet Music has made it easier
than ever to give the gift of music. Download and print right from your computer.

Stanton’s Sheet Music offers a 10% discount on most printed sheet music products to Music Educators,
Church Music Directors and College Music Majors.

Stanton's Sheet Music
330 S. Fourth Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
614-224-4257
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Music & Arts

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.
Website:  Worthington
Website:  Hilliard
Website:  Reynoldsburg
Website:  Westerville


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   Music Education Providers


SEMM Music Academy

We strive to help young musicians learn to express their curiosity, creativity, and unique musical voices. Our faculty, in addition to being accomplished performers and composers, are musicians
and educators dedicated to the art of teaching. Through classes in music theory and history, ear training, composition, improvisation and performance skills, as well as through intense coaching in private and small ensemble environments, we help introduce and guide our students through a rich musical community that can become a home for them throughout their lives.


SEMM Music Academy
Columbus, Ohio 43231
Website


Vaughan Music Studios

VMS is a music instruction facility, recording studio and artistic community, we are here to give voice—and sound—to your musical ambitions.

Whether you are a beginner looking to learn the basics or if your career is underway and you are looking for a little guidance and artistic development, our friendly and supportive staff is dedicated
to your success.  We are here for you from lessons to launch.

Talent is one of the most fragile things in life. It can only go two ways.  Waste it, and you’ll never
find your true self.  However, if you use it, nurture it, and develop it under the watchful eyes of true, caring professionals, there’s no telling how far it will take you.

Let VMS train and develop you into your future!

Vaughan Music Studios
3280 Riverside Dr.
Upper Arlington, OH 43221
614-451-1976
Website


Parish Musical Arts Conservatory


Make your mark in the music industry after a few music lessons at Parish Musical Arts Conser-
vatory. Conveniently located across the street from the Franklin Park Conservatory, Columbus
OH, we have helped the local community find their musical voice for 30 years.

Count on our instructor at the Parish Musical Arts Conservatory for professional music instruction. With 30 years of experience, Roger Parish utilizes unique techniques to assist you in developing
your musical talents. From songwriting to instrumental and voice lessons, Mr. Parish provides the instruction you need to explore your creativity through group and private lessons. Contact our music teacher in Columbus, Ohio, for professional music instruction, featuring voice and piano lessons.

Parish Musical Arts Conservatory
Columbus, Ohio
866-586-6169
Website


Music Royale

Welcome to Music Royale! Disenchanted with the big store service? So are we. That's why we have
begun the independent revolution.

We are here to show musicians young and old a new way.

Better service, better instruction, better repairs, better gear, better facilities and great prices.  Bring
music back to the people. The independent revolution!

Music Royale
3976 Powell Road
Powell, Ohio 43065
614-793-2222
Website


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    Sound, Video & Light Providers


Steward's Sound System

Complete sound, lighting and production services for parties, concerts, festivals.


Small Sounds Inc.

Complete sound, lighting and production services for parties, concerts, festivals.


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    Music Education Facts

EDUCATION FACT #1 - CONCENTRATION

As parents and loved ones, we should strive to give our children the tools to build a successful life, and one of the best choices
you can make for your children is giving them the gift of music.  We should encourage our children as early as possible to listen
to and make music.

Did you know that in addition to improving creativity, learning music cultivates many skills that will continue to be useful to your
children throughout their lives.  Studies have shown that skills associated with listening to music and taking music lessons help
develop a child’s Concentration.

That’s right, … Learning to play a musical instrument will help your child develop concentration, as they must focus on a particular activity over extended periods of time. 

Developing concentration in this way also will help them when they must focus their attention on other subjects at school. 

Consider taking private music lessons.  They’re effective and often very affordable.

EDUCATION FACT #2 - COORDINATION

As parents and loved ones, we should strive to give our children the tools to build a successful life, and one of the best choices
you can make for your children is giving them the gift of music.  We should encourage our children as early as possible to listen
to and make music.

Did you know that in addition to improving creativity, learning music cultivates many skills that will continue to be useful to your
children throughout their lives.  Studies have shown that skills associated with listening to music and taking music lessons help
develop a child’s Coordination.

That’s right, … Practicing musical instruments improves hand-eye coordination.  Children develop important motor skills when
playing music just as they do when playing different sports.

Consider taking private music lessons.  They’re effective and often very affordable.

EDUCATION FACT #3 - RELAXATION

As parents and loved ones, we should strive to give our children the tools to build a successful life, and one of the best choices
you can make for your children is giving them the gift of music.  We should encourage our children as early as possible to listen
to and make music.

Did you know that in addition to improving creativity, learning music cultivates many skills that will continue to be useful to your
children throughout their lives.  Studies have shown that skills associated with listening to music and taking music lessons help
with Relaxation.

That’s right, … More and more, music therapy is being used to complement more traditional forms of medicine. Researchers acknowledge that certain types of music can aid relaxation by lowering heart rates and blood pressure.

Consider taking private music lessons.  They’re effective and often very affordable.

EDUCATION FACT #4 - PATIENCE & PERSEVERANCE

As parents and loved ones, we should strive to give our children the tools to build a successful life, and one of the best choices
you can make for your children is giving them the gift of music.  We should encourage our children as early as possible to listen
to and make music.

Did you know that in addition to improving creativity, learning music cultivates many skills that will continue to be useful to your
children throughout their lives.  Studies have shown that skills associated with listening to music and taking music lessons help
develop a child’s Patience and Perseverance.

That’s right, … In order to learn a musical instrument, children must develop patience and perseverance, which will help them
later in life when they must tackle other more difficult challenges.

Consider taking private music lessons.  They’re effective and often very affordable.

EDUCATION FACT #5 - SELF CONFIDENCE

As parents and loved ones, we should strive to give our children the tools to build a successful life, and one of the best choices
you can make for your children is giving them the gift of music.  We should encourage our children as early as possible to listen
to and make music.

Did you know that in addition to improving creativity, learning music cultivates many skills that will continue to be useful to your
children throughout their lives.  Studies have shown that skills associated with listening to music and taking music lessons help
develop a child’s Self-Confidence.

That’s right, … The act of learning and playing a musical instrument, the encouragement of a teacher and the enthusiasm of a
proud parent, will build in a child a sense of pride and confidence.  Moreover, children who practice self-expression and creativity
often become better communicators later in life.

Consider taking private music lessons.  They’re effective and often very affordable.