The Music Center, Inc. has served the North Central Florida region since January, 1979, providing musical instruments, equipment, service & lessons to our loyal customers. In January, 1979, Sheila Burnham (church pianist & piano teacher) purchased an existing music store of 2 years in Live Oak, Florida. Being a musician herself, she saw the importance of stocking quality products at a reasonable price. The core of her business was built through her music education program. In November, 1983, The Music Center, Inc. expanded its market by opening a second location.The Music Center, Inc. prides itself as a friendly neighborhood music store. Our sales staff are all musicians who actually want to spend time getting to know you.The goal is to provide good quality instruments and service, competitive prices, and musical repairs. Sheila and her staff have over 80 years combined retail experience and speak your musical language. E-mail us with your musical needs.
You can't picture The Music Center without thinking of
Sheila & Ken & their contributions to our community.
Ken Dolingo has been with The Music Center for 31 years of the 47 years of music retail experience that he brings to our business. He plays the clarinet, flute, guitar, and bass guitar. He played professionally for over 10 years. He has done sound reinforcement for a diverse group of artists including Bruce Carroll, Al Hirt, Wilson Pickett, and Jim & Jesse. He specializes in sales, sound installations and repairs. Ken is always on the eastside door to cordially greet you (literally).