SHORT HILLS, NJ – Music & Arts, a new store featuring instruments and lessons, will be hosting a Grand Opening celebration on Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at irs 518 Millburn Ave. location.
The day-long party will showcase live music from store instructors and students, as well as the popular Chatham Brass, beginning at 11 a.m. Guitar teacher Brian Kelly will follow. Cello and piano teacher Oliver Shapiro will bring some classical flair to the day as well.
“Music & Arts started in 1952 in Maryland,” said store manager Yuri Resetovs. “We are the fifth store in New Jersey, and the sixth will be opening this summer in Wayne.” The chain now boasts more than 120 locations nationwide.
A popular offering at the store is the rental of band and orchestral instruments. A wide variety of choices are available at all price points. Lessons are offered on all instruments in all genres of music. The shop also does repairs on all instruments.
The Grand Opening will feature catered food from Cait & Abby and a giveaway drawing for a Kindle.
There will be monthly open-mike nights at the store as well as periodic performances and recitals.
Music & Arts: 518 Millburn Avenue; 973-376-8593; www.stores.musicarts.com/millburn.