Katzin Music & Studios

Katzin Music & Studios


In 1979, Ruth, a flutist and teacher, and Bob Katzin, a percussionist and band director, opened Katzin Music in the small mountain town of Durango, Colorado. At the time, a music store with private lessons was a new concept for Durango, whereas, in their city of origin (Chicago), it was common practice.

They started renting instruments throughout the Four Corners region, servicing the area schools with repairs and accessories, bringing in clinicians, and providing private lessons in a number of instruments. They stocked the store with a huge selection of sheet music and books, accessories, and instruments.

To this day, Katzin Music does all of this and more. We offer top-quality and affordable products including guitars, amps, keyboards, drums, band and orchestra instruments, digital pianos, PA equipment and a huge selection of musical accessories. Our lesson program has grown to include nearly 30 instructors and over 350 students.

Family-owned and operated, Katzin Music Inc. provides honest, high-quality customer service and proudly promotes music education for all ages throughout the Four Corners region.

*All new instruments and gear receive a full inspection and a set up before leaving the shop. Please note that we are located in a dry, high-altitude environment. When you receive any stringed instrument from us, a minor neck adjustment, or on occasion, a minor set-up, may be needed.

*All used instruments and gear are inspected and properly packaged before leaving the shop. We only accept items on consignment that are playable, although they may need minor adjustments, new strings, cleaning, etc. We are happy to give you as much information and detailed photographs as possible on these items, but these items are sold "As-Is".