Instrument Rental & Purchase Information for Band, Guitar, and Strings
– Students are required to rent or purchase a standard classical guitar with nylon strings. The following Yamaha guitar is recommended for purchase from Amazon: Yamaha C40 Classical Guitar Bundle It is available in a full-size or ¾ size.
– Students playing Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, and French Horn are required to rent or purchase an instrument for use in the Band. Percussion instruments will be provided by the School. For wind and brass instrument rentals, please order from Music & Arts
. Instruments should be shipped to your home.
–Students studying violin, viola, or cello must provide their own instrument for rehearsals and at-home practice. For mail-order instruments, please rent from Johnson String Instruments
. A representative at Johnson Strings will let you know what size instrument your child needs based on his or her height. Instruments should be shipped to your home. Alternatively, local rental shops we recommend are: New York Violin in Little Neck and The Long Island Violin Shop in Huntington.