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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 has a wide variety of instruments available to its pupils and ensemble members.


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

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Instrument availability

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

Please inform us when you receive confirmation of lessons if you require instrument hire and we will contact you to discuss the availability of the instrument.

If an instrument is available, we will then arrange an appointment for you to visit us.

  • Address: Surrey Arts, 14 The Pines, Broad Street, Guildford, GU3 3BH

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Instruments for hire (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.