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Instrument hire

Important information

The Instrument Hire Store is currently closed. If you are due to return an instrument, Surrey Arts will be in contact with you when the store re-opens.

Surrey Arts Instrument Hire Store has a wide variety of instruments available to its music lesson pupils and ensemble members.


  • Guitars: £18 per term
  • All other instruments: £26 per term

Instruments for hire and availability

Instrument hire is subject to availability, and can be arranged once music lessons have been booked.

Once you have received confirmation of your music lessons, please contact us if you need to hire an instrument from us and we will discuss the availability of the instrument.

If an instrument is available, we will then arrange an appointment for you to collect it from us at the following address: Surrey Arts, 14 The Pines, Broad Street, Guildford, GU3 3BH

You can hire the following instruments subject to availability


  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Double Bass
  • Guitar (Acoustic)

About string instruments (Music Hub)


  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • Clarinet
  • Bassoon
  • Saxophone

About woodwind instruments (Music Hub)


  • Trumpet
  • Cornet
  • French Horn
  • Tenor Horn
  • Trombone
  • Baritone
  • Euphonium
  • Tuba

About brass instruments (Music Hub)

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Alternatives to hiring

Assisted Instrument Purchasing Scheme

Our Assisted Instrument Purchasing Scheme enables you to purchase an instrument without VAT.

Take it Away

Take it Away is subsidised by the Arts Council and provides interest-free loans to help you purchase an instrument.