SOURCE: Music & Arts

Music & Arts

June 08, 2015 11:30 ET

Music & Arts Acquires Troubadour Music Shop

The Acquisition Will Become the Company's Sixth Location in Pennsylvania

WAYNE, PA--(Marketwired - June 08, 2015) -

Announcement Highlights:

  • Now 6 Music & Arts stores in Pennsylvania
  • Location will serve the Radnor Township and Tredynffrin/Easttown school districts
  • In-store lesson program will be able to serve 400 students

Music & Arts, the largest school band and orchestra instrument retailer and music lesson provider in the country, acquired Troubadour Music Shop in Wayne. The acquisition becomes the company's 140th store in the country and sixth location in the Pennsylvania area.

"Troubadour Music Shop has been a great rental affiliate partner for nearly 13 years," said David Fuhr, vice president of sales and real estate, Music & Arts. "We're excited to continue their 22-year legacy on the Main Line and welcome them as a full member of the Music & Arts family."

The location will offer instruments for sale or rent, a wide selection of music and accessories, private and group music lessons and instrument repairs. The lesson program will have the capacity to accommodate 400 students.

Additionally, the store will continue to service school music programs in the Radnor Township and Tredynffrin/Easttown school districts.

"Troubadour Music Shop has enjoyed more than two decades of helping make musicians in the Wayne area," said Downing Jacobs, owner, Troubadour Music Shop. "We know Music & Arts will be a great fit for our customers because they have a track record of staying committed to music education and prioritizing customer needs. We look forward to them continuing the store's history and creating more music memories in the community."

Location Address:

Music & Arts

380 West Lancaster Avenue Wayne, PA 19087

For more information and for store hours, visit

The first Music & Arts, run by founder Benjamin O'Brien, opened in 1952 and was located in a small house in Bethesda, MD. Still run by the O'Brien family today, Music & Arts now has more than 500 retail and affiliate locations, 120 educational representatives and 32,000 lesson students making it the nation's largest school music retailer and lesson provider. Now based in Frederick, MD, the company of trained musicians offers friendly service for everything musical in your life including instruments, lessons, rentals and repairs. Visit for more information.

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