Jent's House of Music in Amarillo and Lubbock has been sold to Music & Arts.

Jent's had been a longtime Music & Arts affiliate but now will become an official Music & Arts location.

The new stores will continue to serving the needs of students and school districts by providing musical instrument rentals, sales, repair and accessories. In addition, the repair team from Jent’s will remain.

Music & Arts stated lessons will soon be offered at both locations.

Jent's in Amarillo is located at 7663 Canyon Drive.

Previous owners Karen Jent Pollard and Guy Pollard released a statement: "After serving the Lubbock and Amarillo communities for over 53 years, we are proud to expand our presence into one of the largest band and orchestra instrument retailers in the United States. As we open our doors to these communities as Music & Arts, we will continue to serve our customers with the same friendly faces dedicated to quality and customer service for all musicians.”

Music & Arts has more than 180 retail stores, more than 140 educational representatives and more than 350 affiliated locations.