About Our Business


H. Patrick Balakian (owner) graduated from Fresno State and taught for many years in the Fresno and Clovis School Districts.  He started the Selma Band Festival while he was band director at Selma High School. Patrick is involved with East Fresno Kiwanas and other non profit organizations in the Fresno area.  You can also find him at all of the Fresno State Bulldogs home football games!

Patrick’s Music… Etc. offers a wide selection of instruments, hardware, accessories, method books, and sheet music to purchase. Whether it is for band or orchestra, solo or ensemble, rock band or jazz band, all of your musical needs will be met! If there is ever something you are looking for and we do not have it in the shop, we will order it for you!

PatricksMusicMontagePatrick’s Music School is the largest music school in the Central Valley with over 300 students enrolled. Our students range from children to retirees. As the sign out front says: “Music Lessons for Ages 5 to 95!” Lessons are available Monday through Saturday, and are offered for all of the instruments found in band and orchestra, and more!
In addition to lessons, we also offer Instrument Rental for those who are exploring new instruments. On top of that, Patrick’s Music has a Repair Department in-store that can handle all of your repair needs. We repair all band instruments as well as string instruments, guitars and more!



769 E Barstow  Fresno, CA 93710   ph: 559-224-7287   fax: 559-224-7335   hyetone@yahoo.com