Paulding Music Center is owned and operated by John Walsh. A graduate
of Michigan State University, John has been teaching and performing in the
Atlanta area since 1982. Experienced in managing other music stores
for 15+ years, John realized a dream to open his own store where the fun of
Music comes first. His philosophy is that Music is not something you
have to do — it is a choice. Your experience in your local Music Shop
should be upbeat and fun without pressure or intimidation. Our sales
force is paid generously and is not on commission. We provide
comprehensive, fast and friendly service at great prices.
What we offer:
Instrument & Accessory
Sales & Trade-Ins:
Over 100 guitars in-stock! If we don’t have it, we can usually get it! Just
ask. We also take trade-ins and sell instruments on consignment. We
also buy quality, in-demand used instruments. Brings yours by the shop for a
quote. Check out our
ebay store for great deals online!
In-house guitar and amp repair by John Walsh.
Repairing for 15+ years- John usually can take care of your
restringing, rewiring, guitar setups or pickup replacement the within the
same or the next day. A good selection of repair parts are kept in-stock and
specialty parts are usually in within one week or less. We stock amp tubes,
machine heads, potentiometers, strap locks and more.
Band and Orchestra Equipment repair by Whit Gardener.
Degreed in instrument
repair and a graduate of Western Iowa Tech, Whit has been repairing
instruments for 35+ years. Whit is a mamber of NAPBIRT (National Association
of Professional Band Instrument Technicians) and is qualified to repair all
band instruments, woodwinds and brass alike. Reasonable rates with
free estimates. Turn-around is usually one week or less. Basic repair or
complete overhaul, we have you covered.
Learn more here.
School Band Equipment
Sales & Rental:
Paulding Music Center is proud to offer school band instrument rentals for
Dallas, Acworth, Kennesaw, Marietta, Cartersville and to other areas in
Greater Metro Atlanta. Why it makes
sense to rent : Renting is an inexpensive and practical way to
try an instrument without obligation. All rental payments are applied
towards your purchase if you decide to buy. You are free to cancel your
contract at any time. Our flexible exchange policy allows you to exchange
instruments until you find the right choice for your budding musician. We
are an apporved Music and Arts Rental Outlet. We feature
educator-approved QUALITY band & orchestra instruments. All
Music Lessons are available for all ages for a variety of instruments.
Lessons are one-on-one private instruction for 30 minutes, once per week.
Tuition is paid by the calendar month at $22.50 per half hour lesson
($90-$112.50 monthly). Lesson payments are not refundable. One excused
absence is allowed per month — 24 hour notice is required. If you
need to discontinue your lessons, we need a minimum of one week’s notice.
Lessons will be pro-rated only for newly enrolling students.