Instrument Rentals - Calliope

Instrument Rentals

All instrument classes require the student to provide their own instrument unless otherwise noted. Calliope is not a dealer of musical instruments, nor do we rent instruments at this time.

The following local stores rent or sell folk music instruments:

Acoustic Music Works (Sales/Rental – Sq. Hill)
412-422-0710

The String Workshop (Sales – South Side)
412-390-0670

Caruso’s Music Store & Rental Center (Carrick)
412-884-3865

Noteworthy Music (Rental)
724-443-0040

Volkwein’s (Rental)
800-553-8742

McPharlin Violin Sales (Rental)
721-452-4238

Waltzing Bear Music waltzbear@aol.com
412-362-4530

Swissvale Music Store (Swissvale)
412-351-5882

Clifton J Spratt Music Studio (Brentwood)
412-884-1588

Johnstonbaugh’s Music Center (Gibsonia)
724-444-5660

Johnstonbaugh’s Music Center (Verona)
412-793-6631

Mc Vay Music Center (Cranberry)
724-776-1090

Hawkins Music Store (New Brighton)
724-846-2166

Midnight Music (N. Hills)
412-369-9455

Micarelli Modern Music (Uniontown)
724-438-9311

The British Shop (Mail-order bagpipe supplies)
716-874-6064

John T. Kretzmer String Repair
412-732-9184

Please call the Calliope office at 412-361-1915 to ask about available Accordion rentals.

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