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.

Upcoming Events

  • JP SOARS AND THE RED HOTS

    Thursday, June 25th at 8 PM $15 advance/$18 door Buy Tickets 4023 Butler St., Lawrenceville, 15201
  • NEW DATE: Bluegrass Jam with The Allegheny Drifters and Shelf Life String Band

    Saturday, August 22nd at 7:30 PM Free 6035 Ridge Road Gibsonia, PA 15044
  • Three Women and the Truth: Eliza Gilkyson, Mary Gauthier & Gretchen Peters

    Saturday, September 26th at 7:30 PM $44 / $23 (w/ full time student ID) **handling fee included 4400 Forbes Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • Valerie June

    Saturday, October 10th at 7:30 PM $49 / $23 (w/ full time student ID) **handling fee included 4400 Forbes Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • Jorma Kaukonen

    Sunday, October 25th from 7:30 PM - 10:45 PM $40* Standard Admission / $100* VIP **plus handling fee 4400 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213 [entrance is on Schenley Drive]
  • Livingston Taylor and EVA (formerly the Jammin’ Divas)

    Saturday, November 21st at 7:30 PM $49 / $23 (w/ full-time student ID) **handling fee included 4400 Forbes Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • The HillBenders

    Saturday, December 5th at 7:30 PM $42 / $23 (w/ full-time student ID) **includes handling fee 4400 Forbes Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • Eric Bibb

    Saturday, January 23rd at 7:30 PM $42 / $23 (student w/ full time ID) **includes handling fee 4400 Forbes Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • De Temps Antan

    Saturday, February 27th at 7:30 PM $42 / $23 (w/ full time student ID) **includes handling fee 4400 Forbes Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem

    Saturday, March 19th at 7:30 PM $42 / $23 (w/ full time student ID) **handling fees included 4400 Forbes Avenue
  • Suzanne Vega

    Saturday, April 16th at 7:30 PM $49 / $23 ( w/ full time student ID) ** includes handling fee 4400 Forbes Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15213