Schmeeds Music Presents Encore Chat

Pete chats with vocalist Dave Lucas.
Pete chats with vocalist Dave Lucas.

Schmeeds Music proudly presents Encore Chat, an online video series of in-person interview sessions with area musicians!

Produced by JahalrecordsLLC and hosted by Schmeeds' own Pete Schmiedhauser, the each episode offers valuable insight and opinions on a variety of topics - from playing/recording techniques to travel tips for the touring musician - from new and experienced working artists.

Stop by each week for the latest featured artist on Encore Chat.


Schmeeds Music Teams With Music & Arts

Music & Arts Rental Program Video

Since 1952, Music & Arts has served students, teachers, and families with band instrument rentals through retail stores and schools. Schmeeds Music is proud to partner with Music & Arts to provide our students with quality band instrument rentals at reasonable rates.

An affordable alternative to purchasing, renting allows you to try an instrument without making a lengthy commitment – you can return, exchange, or purchase an instrument at any time.

You're also assured of getting a quality educator-approved instrument, which allows your child a greater chance of success. All band instruments are made by reputable manufacturers with quality materials and craftsmanship to provide excellent tone, response and durability.

  • Convenient, flexible and affordable rental plans
  • Easy and hassle free
  • FREE repairs with Maintenance & Repair coverage!
    (Add Liability Damage Waiver (LDW) to your rental to cover maintenance, repairs, and loss due to theft or fire while you are renting the instrument.)

Band instruments are available for rental periods of five or ten months.

Click here to rent now!


Schmeeds Music Now Offering Expert Repairs

Schmeeds Music is pleased to announce the launch of our on-site repair service. Our qualified, experienced technicians perform repairs and restoration of guitars, basses, and most other stringed instruments, providing fast, affordable service...and all work is fully gauranteed.

From simple string replacement to a complete restoration, let us help you get the most out of your instrument! Learn more.

Repairs of brass and woodwind instruments are also available.


Instructors Wanted

If you're a skilled musician and/or vocalist with a good knowledge of a range of musical styles, we'd love to hear from you! Must be reliable, organized, and able to communicate with people of all ages using a patient and encouraging approach.

Please for consideration.


Sell Your Old Instruments and Equipment

Schmeeds Music selectively buys/trades used gear. Please be sure your items are clean, in complete working condition, and include all required accessories. We'll evaluate your gear and make a fair, appropriate offer based on the type of item, brand, condition, and current inventory needs.

Please call or for more information.

Store Hours

  • Monday - Friday: 11 am - 8 pm
  • Saturday: 10 am - 3 pm
  • Sunday: Closed
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What's New


Check out the Schmeeds Music television ad from our Grand Opening!

Conveniently Located

Schmeeds Music is conveniently located off Route 10 East in Whippany NJ - just minutes from Routes 202, 287, and our store's old location.

Schmeeds Music.
55 Parsippany Road, Whippany, NJ 07981
Tel (973) 585-7777    Fax (973) 585-7780    
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