About Melhart Music Center

At Melhart Music Center, we are more than just a music store - we're a passionate community dedicated to fostering the love of music in all its forms. Melhart Music has been dedicated to providing a musical haven for enthusiasts, students, and professionals. Our family-owned business has been serving musicians of all levels in McAllen, Texas.

Our Story

Established in 1969, Melhart Music Center has been a cornerstone of the local music community for 55 years. Founded by Jimmie Ray Melhart, a musician with a vision to create a space that fosters creativity, learning, and a love for music.

Our Mission

At Melhart Music Center, our mission is simple: to inspire and nurture the musical spirit in everyone at all ages. We believe that music has the power to connect, heal, and bring joy. Whether you're a beginner picking up an instrument for the first time or a seasoned musician honing your craft, we are here to support your musical journey.


What Sets Us Apart

A Legacy of Excellence


For over decades, Melhart Music Center has been a cornerstone of the local music scene. From humble beginnings as a small piano shop, we've grown into a comprehensive music center offering a wide range of instruments, accessories, sheet music, and expert repair services, and a manufacturing facilityMelhart’s manufacturers more than 250 different products and is the #1 band tower manufacturer in the U.S.

Expertise You Can Trust

Our team consists of experienced musicians and knowledgeable staff who are passionate about helping you find the perfect instrument, gear, or accessories. We offer expert advice and personalized recommendations to ensure you make the right choices for your musical needs. Whether you need advice on choosing the perfect instrument, assistance with repairs and maintenance, or guidance on music education, our knowledgeable staff is here to assist you every step of the way.

Comprehensive Selection


Explore our extensive inventory featuring a wide range of musical instruments, equipment, and accessories. From guitars, drums, and brass instruments to audio gear and sheet music, we have everything a music enthusiast needs.

Educational Programs

Melhart Music Center is not just a retail space; it's a hub for music education. Our music lessons cater to all skill levels and ages, providing a supportive and encouraging environment for students to grow and excel.

Community Involvement

At Melhart Music Center, we believe in giving back to the community that has supported us for decades. Through partnerships with schools, music festivals, and charitable organizations, we strive to contribute to the vibrancy of the musical culture in our area.

Visit Us Today

Come and experience Melhart Music Center. Our store is more than just a place to shop; it's a destination for music lovers. Whether you're seeking expert advice, quality instruments, or a welcoming space to learn and grow, you'll find it all here.

Thank you for being a part of our musical journey. We look forward to serving you and being a part of your musical story.

Melhart Music Center - Where Music Comes to Life!