New service: Glasser bows INSTANT EXCHANGE - your Glasser bow, any condition, exchanged for a like-new, factory reconditioned bow on the spot - for less than rehairing alone! Schools or individuals - stop by or mail them in today!
QBC Rental Customer Family: We're so proud of you that such a very high percentage of you practice, take lessons, and attend music camps over the summer, and to show our support, you always receive a FREE MONTH when you show us a record of your summer music participation! Every year! Your rental credit also continues to grow, so playing year-round is your best investment.
IF YOU MUST RETURN YOUR INSTRUMENT, remember you have 10 days to use your rental credit toward an instrument purchase, and that when you return your instrument and case clean, with no tapes, rosin, or residue, there's no cleaning fee!
The long summer interval is a GREAT time to get started as a beginner - we offer Summer Jump Start sessions (free for our rental customers) and can get you into private lessons to be ahead when school starts. Rent an instrument now and let your musical journey begin!
New! Wednesdays-Thursdays walk-in customer specials! Come see us & save!
Instruments and bows $50 off!
Strings $10 off sets!
New rentals 30% off first month!
Seam gluing - regular $30 - Wed/Thurs $25
Fallen sound post re-set - regular $15 - Wed/Thurs $10
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OUR MISSION: To foster the lifetime growth of bassists and all string players through access to highest-quality equipment and education.
- Group classes (multi-studio, students of all private teachers are welcome)
- Private bass lessons with teachers highly trained in the most current double bass pedagogy
- Master classes and workshops, teacher training
- Reference library of recordings and sheet music (in addition to large retail inventory of the same)
- Fine double basses, bows and electric basses, consignments
- Select violins, violas and cellos
- Bass trunk rental, shipping of double basses
- Accessories in store, or convenient 24/7 via our web store: popular strings such as BelCanto, Spirocore, Evah Pirazzi, Passione, Corelli, Obligato, and many more! Mutes, Pops’ and Kolstein rosin, electronic tuners, bow quivers, bass wheels,cases, sheet music, and other bassists’ necessities, at unbeatable prices.
- The Laborie-style angled endpin and installation