Music store re-opens in north end

A music store owner is re-opening his old business in north Nanaimo.

A music store owner is re-opening his old business in north Nanaimo.

Richard Leighton opens Arbutus Music at the former Long and McQuade location on Metral Drive. Long and McQuade, which bought Arbutus Music in 2006, relocated to Comox Road, after buying Music Maxx.

Arbutus Music offers classes, many taught by instructors from the former school, for more than 300 students who live in the north end. For more information, please visit www.arbutusmusic.com.