Welcome to Music Depot of Central Florida in beautiful Hernando, Florida
We are your local source for Musical Instrument Sales, Rentals, Repairs, and Music Lessons.
Please visit our music showroom. (see map)
We have a really nice inventory of Band & Orchestra Instruments, Guitars, Keyboards, Drums & Percussion Instruments, as well as musical accessories in stock or we can order just about anything you may want.
We carry a vast selection of brands.
We can also help you make arrangements to rent just about any instrument you may need for school or other activities.
If you have an instrument in need of repairs or tuning, bring it in. We do most repairs on site or can order replacement parts if necessary.
Ask about our music lessons offered by an experienced music teacher.
Meet our Staff:
Drum Set and Percussion: Troy Metz
Troy Metz started playing the drums in middle school in 2006. He played the drumset in the percussion ensemble, mallet percussion in the marching band, and was also a member of the choir through high school. He studied briefly at the College of Central Florida where in he played in the jazz band, wind symphony, and musical theatre ensemble, as well as continuing in the choir. In the winter of 2013, he attended the Atlanta Institute of Music in Atlanta, GA., where he graduated with a certificate of completion of the drum program. He has played in concert band, live band, and musical theatre settings over the past 12 years. Troy is fluent in latin, jazz, funk, rock, metal, country, etc.
Piano and Keyboard: Renate Williams
Renate Williams, is an accomplished piano teacher with a fruitful trajectory. She performs professionally in weddings, banquets, memorial services, and funerals. Renate holds a BA degree in Music, with an emphasis on piano. She is the music director for Beverly Hills Community Church where she directs the church choir and chime choir. Renate is also the director for the Chorus of Beverly Hills, teaching approximately 70 students for piano, organ, and accordion every week. Renate says she is a teacher at heart and thoroughly enjoys working with students to of all ages to help them learn more about music.
Guitar, Bass and Wind Instruments: Chris Patti
Chris Patti is our guitars, bass and wind instrument instructor. You will not meet many people in your lifetime with the musical talent found in Chris. From his middle school days Chris showed musical abilities that separated him from the rest. Having perfect pitch or fixed hearing, he was able to tune his middle school band within minutes. While stile in middle school he learned the saxophone, French horn and trumpet. When he moved into high school he mastered the tuba, clarinet, drums, guitar and bass. Thanks to his incredible capacity to identify notes and his music retentive ability Chris is able to do some impressive musical stunts such as been able to identify the noise a coin makes when it’s dropped and once he hears a song you can be sure he will never forget it. Chris is a living iPod! Chris graduated from Lecanto High School then he continued his musical aspirations and dreams at College of Central Florida studying under John Ash and several others. He also performs regularly at the Arts Center of Citrus County. Be sure not to miss Mr. Patti’s remarkable talent as a musician and instructor.