York has some great musical instrument shops ranging from large show rooms to small specialists. 

Mor Music

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MOR Music is situated on Franklins Yard which is just off Fossgate in the city centre. A long running shop in York, MOR Music stocks a great selection of acoustic and electric guitars, accessories, drums, percussion and recording equipment. The staff are always very friendly and helpful. MOR music are just in the process of opening MOR studios which is a recording and rehearsal facility.  

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Gear4Music

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The Gear4music showroom is based in the Clifton Moor area of York. As the largest instrument store in the city, they stock an impressive range of guitars, keyboards, drums, string, brass, woodwind and most of the mainstream instruments you could think of. They also stock a large selection of recording equipment and musical instrument accessories. Put some time aside to go and have a look around and try out a few instruments. 

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Music Room (Banks)

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Banks Music was founded in 1756 and shares a birthday with Mozart. The oldest music shop in the city, Banks is now a Music Room store which has great selection of instruments of all kinds. Banks is also the largest stocker of sheet music in York. They have a varied selection which covers classical, jazz, modern pop/rock and tuition books. The store is in the Lendal Bridge area of the city centre. 

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