Small but Mighty!

Planning to travel this summer? Come check our great selection of portable instruments, like ukuleles, mandolins, parlor and travel sized guitars and hand percussion.



Ibanez guitars DCSteel String Guitars- Music on the Hill is proud of their curated selection of solid top guitars starting at $299, and ranging up to all solid-wood professional instruments. Brands include- Breedlove, Eastman, Seagull, and Art and Lutherie.

Electric Guitars and Basses- Music on the Hill stocks Ibanez and Eastman Electric Guitars. Ibanez offering include 4 string basses and solid top, semi-hollow and archtop electric guitars. Eastman archtop and semi-hollow instruments have a devoted fan bass, who love the easy playablity and great aesthetics of these guitars.

Nylon String Guitars- From traditional spruce and cedar top instruments, to unexpected takes on a classic, Ortega nylon guitars are perfect for musicians of all styles.

Fractional Guitars- Music on the Hill offers fractional guitars sized 1/4 – 7/8 in stock all the time. Ortega fractional guitars are an exceptional value, offering tone quality and playability not easily found in fractional instruments.


acoustic guitarMusic on the Hill has a great selection of Kala and Ortega Ukuleles. From $50 kid’s ukes in every color of the rainbow to top-of-the-line solid spruce, mahogany, acacia and cedar top ukuleles, we can find the perfect match for you, no matter your budget or musical goals.

Keyboards and Digital Pianos

Music on the Hill is proud to be Washington DC’s only source for Casio musical instruments. From portable and affordable Casiotones to professional hybrid pianos- you can find the perfect instrument for every player and situation.


img_2405Our Green Tones 100% eco-friendly kids’ instruments range from colored block drums to animal-shaped rattles to train whistles, with everything in between. If you have a little boy or girl who you would love to introduce to some basic music and instruments, Green Tones is the place to start!


img_6846From the latest pop hits to “The Three B’s,” Music on the Hill has everything you can think of in a songbook. We communicate with area teachers to make sure that we have the lesson books in stock for piano, guitar, percussion and all brass, woodwind and string instruments.


Aside from musical instruments, Music on the Hill has a complete selection of accessories for any instrument, including guitar strings, picks, straps, drumsticks, woodwind reeds, cork grease, valve oil, violin/viola strings, shoulder pads, rosin, and more!

Instruments in Stock

New Arrivals!

  • Casio Keyboards!
    • PX-S1000 – $650 for the keyboard, $750 including the cabinet stand
    • CDP-S150 – $480 for the keyboard, $600 including the cabinet stand

Digital Pianos

  • Casio 
    • PX-870 – $999
    • PX-S1000 – $650 for the keyboard, $750 including the cabinet stand
    • CDP-S150 – $480 for the keyboard, $600 including the cabinet stand
    • Casiotone CT-S200 – $125 *In stock in black, white, and red!*

Acoustic Guitars

Nylon String Guitars

Electric Guitars



  • Eastman A Style Mandolins
  • Eastman F Style Mandolins
  • Gold Tone F Style Mandolins
    • GM-35– $420- Back in Stock Soon!