Call today at 805.522.2166 or rent online at (use online code: stage1).

New and Like New Instruments

All of our brass, woodwind and string instruments are quality name brands you can trust and meet tough quality guidelines set forth by manufacturers, quality control technicians and music educators.

Upgrade and Exchange Options

Your instrument may be exchanged for an intermediate model or different instrument at any time. In some cases, up to 100% of rent paid may be applied toward the purchase.

Instrument Purchase Option

With our rental program, you may continue making monthly payments and apply the base rent paid toward the purchase price of an instrument at any time.

Cancel at Any Time

Because this is a month-to-month rental program, there is no minimum term and you may return the instrument at any time without further obligation.

Backed by a Nationwide Provider

Stage 1 Music is a proud member of the Veritas Instrument Rental Network, a nationally recognized school music resource offering flexible options and value to parents, a commitment of service to music educators and quality musical instruments to students.

Rent Online

You can rent online at If you use online code stage1, your instrument will come directly to the store for easy pick-up.