The Magic Flute is the best place to rent musical instruments since 1976! 

Major name brand instruments only

Fully serviced in-house by our expert technicians

Over 1,600 instruments rented every year

Flexible and affordable rent-to-own contract--Best in the Bay Area!


For the quickest service you can begin the rental process right here! (Be ready to provide your credit card and driver's license information). We will then process your rental in-house, and contact you when your instrument is ready for you to pick up at the store.

IMPORTANT: the person whose driver's license is entered below will be the party responsible for the instrument, and agrees to the terms and conditions of the rental contract.

 Our rental rates are set according to instrument groupings. The most popular instrument groups are listed below. Click here for complete Group/Rate information.

There is a 3-month minimum for initial rentals, and you save at least 33% by paying the 9-Month rate. All prices listed below include Rent, Tax, and Service Policy.

GROUP ONE: 3 months for $88.68, 9 months for $209.91 (Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet, Trombone, Violin, Small Viola, Snare/Bell Kit) 

 GROUP TWO: 3 months for $144.53,  9 months for $342.11 (Alto Sax, Small Cello, Viola)

 GROUP THREE: 3 months for $211.08,  9 months for $499.62 (Cello, Double Bass, Tenor Sax, Oboe, Baritone Horn, French Horn, Soprano Sax)

If you don't see the instrument you are looking for above, please contact us.

For violin, viola, cello, and double bass rentals, please click here to view a sizing guide that will help you find the right size instrument.

To begin the online rental process, click here.



CALL US: 415-479-3112

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