Owners Jodi Gohlke and Joyce Detchman

The Player’s Edge

Music World is a family-owned musical instrument retail store located in SW Washington. Incorporated in 1994 and purchased by the late Jim Detchman in 2000 (one of Battle Ground School Districts 100 heroes), we continue to operate with the same purpose that Jim always believed in; to serve the customer first and meet your needs as a musician, music educator, or music appreciator!

Locations in Battle Ground and Vancouver Washington.

Battle Ground Staff

Left To Right   –  Pat Dillaman, Garett Loghry, Celine Murphy, Tyler Wanke, Chris Vanek.

Vancouver Staff

Left to Right: Matt Gohlke, Kenny Heinz, Tyler Wanke, Celine Murphy, Bill Franklin.

Shop with confidence!

We are proud to sell and service reputable brands. We strive to meet or beat any matched price! Every item we sell is a quality product and has gone through a rigorous inspection by our employees. Feel free to read more about shopping below:


Most instruments are backed by a manufacturers warranty and we stand behind our products. If, for any reason, your expectations aren’t met please don’t hesitate to contact us.


  • Returns or exchanges are accepted within 30 days of sale
  • All returns must be unopened and in original packaging
  • Please contact us to return an item.

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