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Wood and Strings Music Center


  • Wood & Strings Music Center | 493 Massachusetts Ave. Arlington, MA 02474.
  • The best and friendliest service in Arlington. "Best of Arlington" Award 2001.
  • Lessons with the highest quality instructors.
  • We specialize in Violin, Guitar, and Band Instrument Repair.
  • A rental department with full application of every penny spent towards purchase of the instrument!
  • All the best lines in all instruments including:
    • Alvarez and Stagg steel string and Yairi nylon string guitars, Fernandes and Stagg electric guitars, Travel guitars , and ¼ ½ ¾ Nylon guitars
    • Mandolins, Electric Mandolin, Bouzouki, Mandola, Octave Mandolin, Travel Mandolin
    • Gold Tone and Deering banjos
    • Casio and Yamaha keyboards
    • Microphones - Shure SM58 & SM58
    • Percussion - Ahiko, Clave, Congas, Eggshakers, Finger Cymbals, Guiros, Kalimba, Maracas, Tambourine, Talking Drum, Timbales.
    • Cello, Violin, Viola, and Upright Bass
    • Drive and Washburn amplifiers
    • Folk harps - Mid eastern - Megan 36string, Minstrel 29string, Heather 22string, Pixie 19string
    • Folk harps - Triplett
    • Harmonicas - Hohner, Huang, Lee Oskar, Harmonica Holder
    • Ukuleles, Baritone Ukes, and Banjolele
    • Mountain Dulcimers, Hammer Dulcimers
    • Winds - Clarinet, Flute, Native american flute, Recorder, Saxaphone, Trombone, Trumpet
  • Our repair department specializes in:
    • Guitars, mandolins, bouzoukis, electric guitars, tube-amplifiers.
    • Woodwinds including clarinets, saxophones, flutes.
    • String changes and Bow rehairs.
  • Musical toys of all types, including childrens guitars and drums, spoons, pipes, pan flutes, ocerinas and more.
  • An extensive selection of musical books. With a professional staff running our ordering and stock management, you'll find just about anything you need for learning and playing your favorite tunes. We also have Suzuki instruction books available for all instruments.
  • We carry reeds and strings in all shapes and sizes as well as supplies for brass and woodwind: Mouthpieces, ligatures, thumbsavers, dent removal, cork replacement, repads, overhaul and more.
  • For string instruments we carry: strings, bridges, tailpieces, tailpiece adjusters, shoulder rests, chin rests, and many other accessories.