Our History

From Bach to rock, Royalton Music Center is here for you – and is one of America’s Top 100 music stores! We are thankful to be a part of the community, and have been for almost 50 years and 3 family-owned generations.

RMC offers a full line of band and orchestra instruments, guitars, amplifiers, percussion, keyboards, sheet music, accessories, special orders, and certified repairs. Along with sales, we feature an equity-building rental program for beginning students, with the option to purchase or return at anytime.

True to our commitment to education, we provide music lessons through our nationally recognized lesson program on all band and orchestra instruments, piano, guitar, drum, voice and more - with over 40 teachers who educate more than 500 students weekly. Recently, RMC was named as one of the Top 3 lesson programs in the U.S.! We are also proud to offer music therapy for special needs individuals, The Music Class for youngsters ages 0-5 years, serve as an education partner of The Cleveland Orchestra, and partner with outreach programs like The City Mission to make music accessible to all. Throughout the year, our customers enjoy special programs including recitals, a summer jazz band, an interactive rock band, group guitar lessons, group ukulele classes, a Montessori wind band, and exclusive master classes and clinics as well. Each year, we teach more than 28,000 lessons to area musicians!

For professional musicians and those aspiring to be, RMC has premiered an elite collection of step-up and professional instruments through our pro division, Professional Suite by RMC. The Professional Suite experts tour the country each month and offer private appointments at the store to help musicians find the perfect customized instrument for their needs and budget. Our vast collection of instruments stem from the most prominent makers in the world of flutes/piccolos, oboes, bassoons, clarinets, saxophones, trumpets, French horns, trombones, percussion, and strings.

We care about our customers, the community, quality instruments, and unparalleled education. It makes me happy every time someone discovers the joy of music. Whether you are beginning your musical journey or giving your old instrument an encore, we look forward to serving you for generations to come.