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Welcome to Howren Music Company


We are proud to be Charlotte’s oldest (and best) independent music store!   Our long history is testament to our commitment to always putting the customer first.

Whether you are a beginner or a professional musician, Howren Music is pleased to help you along your journey.   Our staffs of musicians are here to help you with the basics of getting started to fine tuning your craft.  

Our family looks forward to the opportunity to help your family on your musical journey.


In HIS Service,

Dennis & Julie Howren

Howren Music Company



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Come Play With Us!


  • Charlotte’s oldest music company! Owned and operated by three generations of Howren’s since 1950!
  • Three locations to serve you!
  • Open 6 days a week 
  • We specialize in growing musicians!  We can help any age and any skill level!  We want you to “BE A PLAYER!”
  • Our employees and teachers are all skilled MUSICIANS ready to help you along your musical journey.
  • We are a service-oriented company, and we feel that the customer is our boss.

Make us your FIRST STOP for:

  • Instrument Rentals and Purchases
  • Lessons
  • Repairs
  • Supplies & Accessories

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