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Welcome to Empire Music Online

Since 2002, Empire Music has aimed to deliver the finest in-store shopping experience.  Today we take our love of helping guitar players of all abilities to our new website.  We are proud to be known as one of the most hands on and knowledgeable guitar stores in the country.  Now you can receive the same amazing in-store experience on our new website.

You will find that you can now Skype with us directly from any product on our website–we want to meet you!  We promise to deliver the highest quality products and services at everyday guaranteed pricing.  Always contact us to make sure you are getting the best price and payment options.  If you are in Pittsburgh, we would love to meet you in person…Visit us at our retail store at 719 Washington Road in Mt. Lebanon. Call 412-343-5299 and we can answer all of your questions and get you the guitar, amp or effect that you need at a price that will make your smile!

Lessons at Empire

Each week over 500 students of all ages and abilities take private lessons at Empire Music.  Our professional staff strives to provide our students the knowledge to reach their goals and set new ones. We have a simple approach that allows the student to have input into the direction of the lesson. You will find that our entire staff can teach all styles and levels, so you won’t be pushed into learning methods that don’t interest you. Call us today and find out why we are Pittsburgh’s finest choice for music lessons. We promise to get you where you want to go!



Join Pittsburgh's best lesson program! Our professional staff offers lessons in guitar, bass, keyboard/piano, drums, banjo and ukulele.

Rock U University

Sign-Up Now for our upcoming session! Want to join a rock school and play a sold out show at Hard Rock Cafe? Exclusively at Empire Music, Rock U University is Pittsburgh's largest and most fun rock school!

Little Strummers

Little Strummers is starting up! Perfect for beginners 6-8 year olds, Little Strummers includes a free guitar! Sign-Up today!
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