WHERE CAN I GO TO RENT OR PURCHASE AN INSTRUMENT?
Below are resources that you may find useful when renting or purchasing an instrument. All were recommended by parents, faculty or staff at our school. We are passing the information along to you for your convenience in making your own contacts with these retailers, should you wish to do so. They should not be considered as an endorsement, and we invite you to offer any feedback or additions that others may find helpful.
PIANO RENTALS AND PURCHASING
Williams Piano Shop (acoustic and digital pianos)
123 Harvard Street, Brookline MA 02446
M. Steinert and Sons (acoustic and digital pianos)
162 Boylston Street,
Boston, MA 02116
*Note that the terms Digital Piano and Keyboard are sometimes used interchangeably. If you are planning on taking piano lessons you should beware the Keyboard label, as sometimes these are designed mainly for computer input. Look for models that have 88 keys and specify “Graded Hammer Action” or similar indication of touch sensitivity.
BMS recommends Yamaha and Roland Digital Pianos:
Yamaha Digital Pianos
M Steinert and Sons (see above)
William Piano Shop (see above)
Guitar Center(also showcases digital pianos)
Ave, Brookline, MA 02445
STRING RENTALS AND PURCHASING
WIND AND BRASS RENTALS AND PURCHASING
PERCUSSION RENTALS AND PURCHASING
GUITAR RENTALS AND PURCHASING
MUSIC BOOKS AND SUPPLIES
295 Huntington Ave # 212 Boston, MA 02115
1844 Massachusetts Ave # B Lexington, MA 02420
Burt & Company Discount Music Supply