Main Street Music Store is a local hot spot for area musicians.

Main Street Music Store is your local music shop. We offer music lessons, quality gear, and great experiences.

Read about some of our instructors below!


Jack Mead

Owner, Saxophone and Clarinet.

With a lifelong passion for music he has played with The Marywood Jazz Band under Professor Bill Weber for 20 years. He currently leads the West 3rd Street band and plays alto/tenor saxophone for The Scranton Penn State Band. Jack has played with the international renowned blues guitarist Clarence Spady, George Wesley Band and other well known musicians. He is the Vice President of the Scranton Music Association. Jacks love of music was passed down through generations. His father Kenneth Mead, was a well known saxophonist and his grandmother was a well known piano and dance teacher.


Christian Gratz

Instructor, piano and guitar. Repairs, guitar.

Chris has performed with national artists such as The Grass Roots, 3 Dog Night, The Platters, The Drifters, The Crests and many local acts. He has a degree in Jazz Guitar Performance from Marywood University. Chris has been a professional instructor for 22 years. He has 2 albums out 1979, and 1981. He also performs in The Frost Duo and The West Third Street Band.


Ryan Svetovich

Instructor, Drums.

Ryan is an extremely passionate and talented musician. He can be seen playing with The Sperazza Band and loves teaching others.


Tom Hamilton

Horn repairs. Saxophones, Clarinet and Flute.

Tom has played with world renowned acts such as The Temptations, Phil Woods, Dave Liebman, and Clarence Spady. He teaches saxophones, clarinet and improvisational Jazz at Marywood University. He was also the music instructor in the Pocono Mountain School District before he retired. Tom is a graduate of William Patterson University with a Bachelors degree in music studies and has completed graduate studies at Marywood University for music education. Tom has also been doing instrument repairs for 30 years.


Gary Caolo

Instructor, Bass guitar and Guitar.

Gary Caolo has been playing since he was in 5th grade. His passion and experience make him a phenomenal teacher. Gary loves to share his love of music and says it really made his life complete. He is a truly passionate musician and teacher.