Your Community Music Store!

Welcome to Six String Place!

 Our mission is straightforward: To empower our community to make music.


We can assist you and your family in attaining your musical goals by providing the following services and products:

  • Lessons: One on one and group lessons for guitar and other fretted instruments (bass, ukulele and mandolin) as well as lessons for drums, piano and voice. Our instructors have considerable teaching and performance experience to help you reach your musical goals.
  • Gear: A selection of value priced instruments, amplifiers and accessories by top manufacturers such as DiPinto, VHT, Recording King. Cort and more.
  • Recording: We have a full service recording studio with the latest computer and audio technology.

Piano Lessons Now Available!



Do you need a place for you or your family member to take piano lessons? Look no further than your community music store, Six String Place. Our lead piano instructor, Paula Richardson, has many years experience with students of all ages and she is adept at all styles of piano. Call us at (517) 996-6095 for your first FREE lesson and begin the path to reaching your musical goals!

Six String Place Student Sings the National Anthem at Local 9/11 Ceremony

Six String Place vocal and guitar student Teagan Hemmerly helped honor the responders and citizens that gave their lives during 9/11 by performing the National Anthem at the Williamston Fire Station ceremony. Thank you, Teagan, for sharing your time and your talents for this important event.

Want to play guitar at the next level?

Do you want to shred guitar like a pro? Schedule a first free lesson with our lead guitar instructor, Sean Barrett. See him perform his version of Eddie Van Halen's "Eruption".

DiPinto Guitars at Six String Place


Six String Place is proud to announce that we are now the Michigan dealer for Dipinto electric guitars. Dipinto guitars are used by many top artists, including Jack White of the White Stripes, Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick, Eliot Easton of the Cars and many more.


Read more about Dipinto guitars on our Gear page.

Six String Place Announces "Small Town Christmas" Holiday CD

Six String Place is proud to announce the release of the holiday CD “Small Town Christmas”. The songs included on the CD are performed by local mid-Michigan artists and are a combination of traditional holiday songs and original works. The CD will be released on November 30th and will be available at Six String Place and other local area retailers for only $10. Two dollars from every CD will be donated to local area food banks.


The CD was produced by Sean Barrett at the Six String Place recording studio. Local artists contributing tracks to the CD include Cindy McElroy, Kathy Hayes, Dewey Longuski, Pete Porciello, Stan Budzynski, Sean Barrett, Donny and the Dorsals and St. Mary’s Choir.


Spread the holiday cheer and purchase a copy as a gift for your loved ones or friends and help support those in need.


For more information and to play tracks from the CD go to the Reverbnation Small Town Christmas page.

Rock'n Arts Student Concert 11/30/2012


The Rock'n Arts Student Concert was held on November 30, 2012 in the Williamston Community Center gym. Over 150 persons attended and enjoyed the concert and the art display by Miss Janet's (Janet Erickson) art studio. 25 Six String Place students performed 15 songs including rock, blues, jazz, show tunes and original compositions by our students. A great time was had by all. For more details, pictures and videos please visit our Rock'n Arts Concert page.

Six String Place Blues Seminar at Old Town Bluesfest

On September 21, 2012, Sean Barrett and Don Warren of Six String Place put on a Blues Guitar Seminar at the Old Town Bluesfest. The topic was "Getting of the Box: How to Enhance Your improvisational skills". The session was well attended and there was a lively interaction with the audience. The video below was from the opening song of the show, the "Six String Shuffle".

Do you want to shred guitar like a pro? Schedule a first free lesson with our lead guitar instructor, Sean Barrett. See him perform his version of Eddie Van Halen's "Eruption".


Six String Place
125 E Grand River Ave
Williamston, MI 48895

(517) 996-6095

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Showroom Hours

Mon - Thu 3 pm - 7:30pm

Fri 12 noon - 6pm

Sat 11am - 3pm

Sun Closed

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