Need to rent a guitar in New York City? You've come to the right place!
Maybe you're not ready to commit to owning a guitar, or you want to try playing guitar before buying one--or you're a parent, and you want to make sure guitar is going to work out before buying one. You need a guitar rental!
Or, are you visiting NYC, and need a rental guitar to practice on while you are here? Welcome to New York! We have happily rented guitars to visitors from around the world as well as from all over the US--and we are excited to get you fitted out with a guitar, too.
We are NYC's largest guitar school, with over 1,000 fired up students, and we handle hundreds of student guitar rentals each year.
Q: How much are guitar rentals?
A: NYCGS Student Rate: $21/mo for an acoustic guitar, a classical guitar, or a 3/4 kid size guitar, or $31/month for an electric guitar or bass guitar including amp and cable. Not a NYCGS student? You pay an extra $20 per month. (But hey, Visitors, why not take some custom lessons while you are here!? Then you can be a student, too! 🙂 There is also a deposit when you pick up the guitar, which is refunded when you bring the guitar back.
Q: What kinds of guitars do you have?
A: For acoustic guitars, we mostly rent out Yamaha 325s and Yamaha 335s or similar...these are workhorse student guitars, they are totally not fancy, but great for basic acoustic guitars. For electric, bass, etc. it's an exciting grab-bag, you never know what you are going to get, but it'll do the job!
Q: Can I rent the guitar for only a day or two?
A: Sure--but there is a one month minimum charge.