Instrument Rental in New York

In New York, we expect the best, but we also want it cheap, fast, and convenient, whether we’re talking about pizza, groceries, or whatever else Manhattan has to offer.

We believe that you should expect the same when renting an instrument. Whether you need a string instrument like a violin, viola, cello, or bass, or a band instrument like a clarinet, trumpet, trombone, saxophone, flute, or baritone horn, will provide you high quality, professional-caliber instruments. Whether you’re a local resident of New York or are coming in from out-of-town, we have convenient rental options for you.

For Local Residents in Manhattan

New York residents are always on the run, so they don’t have time to make their way to the suburbs to rent old, used instruments. Because has offices in Manhattan, we can provide an extra level of service to Manhattanites. Once you rent an instrument from us, we can drop your instrument off within 24 hours of your order. If you’re not home, we can leave your instrument with your doorman or arrange a time that’s most convenient to you.

Need a repair or an adjustment? Just drop your instrument off at our Upper West Side location and we’ll take care of it for you.

With other music stores in New York City, you’re usually at their mercy. You need to rush to their stores before they close at 5 PM. And often, their instruments are used and their prices are high. With, you get a clean, top-quality string instrument or a brand-new band instrument delivered to your door at a reasonable price. As a New Yorker, you should expect no less.

For Musicians Visiting Manhattan

Stressed at the thought of transporting your cherished instrument on the plane? There is so much to worry about with instruments and air travel. Baggage handlers throw instrument cases around like any other luggage. The temperature and pressure in a plane’s cargo hold can wreak havoc on the instrument. How about customs? Often musicians traveling will need to carry documentation that proves the origin of purchase. And it’s worse when traveling with large instruments such as cellos and basses. Most airlines will force you to purchase a separate seat, adding a penalty of thousands of dollars just because of the instrument you play.From’s New York City location, we’ll provide you the most convenient way to rent an instrument, whether you need it for a day or for a year. Imagine landing at your airport at Newark, Laguardia, or JFK and having your instrument waiting for you already in Manhattan at your hotel or concert venue. With just a few clicks of a mouse, your preferred instrument will be waiting for you when you arrive. We provide pick up and drop off to concert halls and rehearsal spaces, as well as hotels and private residences.

Unlike other instrument rental companies, with you’ll get personal attention. The owner of, Kenneth Kuo, has played on some of the top stages in New York, including Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall. As a professional musician, he cares about and understands your needs, from the type of instrument you need to the exact set-up you prefer to sound your very best. RentalInstrument carries instruments for all skill levels, ranking from student instruments to professional-caliber instruments.

Instrument rental to Carnegie Hall

A delivery to Carnegie Hall

Our Varied Customer Base

Instruments from Rental Instrument, LLC have been rented by large variety of musicians from all over the world and for all purposes. Musicians visiting the area have used our instruments to play in a friend’s wedding, or just to keep up on their practicing.

Our instruments have been used by members of the Los Angeles Youth Orchestra and members of the American High School Honors Orchestra for performances at Carnegie Hall, as well as by members of the Stuttgart Youth Orchestra during a visit from Germany. Members of the Prague Chamber Orchestra rented instruments with us for a performance at the Merkin Concert Hall in New York City.

Rental Instrument, LLC often provides instruments for solo musicians as well, coming from as far as the Netherlands and Malaysia for performances in Manhattan. Our instruments have been delivered to locations all over the city, and have recently worked with the Mandarin Oriental Hotel to provide first-class instruments to its guests. So, no matter what the occasion, be it a wedding, or the final round of a prestigious competition, we have the instrument for you!

New York’s Most Convenient Instrument Rental

Whether you’re on the East Side, West Side, Midtown, or Downtown, offers the City’s best options for renting instruments. Start your secure string or band instrument rental today. Once you fill out your form, a associate will contact you to finalize details of where and when you need your instrument delivered in Manhattan.

Our New York location is:

RentalInstrument, LLC of New York

120 Riverside Boulevard #PH2F
New York, NY 10069

Phone: (203) 957-8300