Your Friendly Neighborhood Music Store

Visit us at:

81 Lafayette Circle

Lafayette CA 94549

Call us at (925) 385-0963

Fax us at (925) 385-0965

Mon 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Tue-Fri 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Sat 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

We believe in a friendly, welcoming music store that serves musicians of all ages and abilities. We carry only the best band and orchestra instruments for sale or rent. We have a great selection of guitars and the best ukulele section in the East Bay! We can repair your instrument with an on-site repair technician and luthier. Need lessons? We've got ten studios with over twenty-five of the best music educators in the area. 

Be sure to check out our new virtual tour page where you can see inside the store and what we offer. Click here to sign up for our newsletter for the latest updates on what's going on in the store. 

How Can We Help You?

I want to rent an instrument

I want to take some music lessons

I love ukuleles!

I need my instrument repaired

I want to buy an instrument

I need some sheet music

Testimonials

"Wonderful place to find an instrument. All the salespeople were extremely friendly knowledgeable and helpful."

- Heather M

"I should have written a review for Lamorinda Music long ago. We have rented instruments from them through the years, and it's always been a pleasure. I also had some work on the neck of my electric guitar (leveling of the frets) and a fix of the electronics. All was done well for very reasonable pricing. Last week we upgraded the pickups on my son's electric bass and it was also done quickly, effectively and for a very reasonable fee. This place is a gem for Lamorinda musicians."

- Leo M

"Great locally owned and operated establishment. Wide selection, fair pricing

- Know H

What's New

Carbon Fiber Travel Guitars and Ukes - by KLŌS Guitars

Durable, portable, amazing sound.​

KLŌS Guitars makes three different carbon fiber instruments—a travel guitar, full size guitar, and ukulele. Each model can be upgraded to Acoustic Electric and Deluxe Editions, which feature premium add-ons!

 

Durable Carbon Fiber

Carbon fiber is much stronger and more resistant than wood. The one-piece body makes a very strong structure all around, whereas wooden guitars and ukes need bracing and kerfing at the juncture of the back piece to the side piece to support the thin wood and corners. On KLŌS instruments, there are no bottom corners to crack or dent.

Detachable Neck (guitars only)

Easily Disassembled! The neck attaches to the body via our proprietary neck block. Four screws bolt the neck securely in place via metal inserts. This creates a secure joint that allows the neck to sit in its place identically every time that it is taken apart and put back together. 

We are the only KLŌS dealer in Northern Californa. Stop by and see these amazing instruments.

Welome New Guitar Instructor Alex Rein!

We are pleased to welcome Alex Rein as our newest fretted instrument (guitar, bass, ukulele) instructor to Lamorinda Music. He has been making music and educating students in the Bay Area for over 10 years.  He attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston on scholarship and is proficient in many styles of music including jazz, rock, reggae, blues, folk, country, and hip hop.   

Alex teaches all ages from beginners to advanced, and his curriculum is personalized for each and every student.  His approach ensures that the lesson is tailored to that individual, and focuses on enhancing the ear.  Developing musicality, understanding theory, and strengthening ones ability to listen are crucial concepts so that ultimately, his students are equipped with the ability to play, perform, and create music.  

See his full bio, along with all our instructors at our teacher page here.

Click here to get his contact info (password is "music").

Two Very Special Hand-Built Breedlove Guitars

We have two Breedlove guitars hand-built by Steve Henderson (one of the original founders of Breedlove) in the shop right now. 

  • 1996 SC-R Concert solid Engelmann Spruce top with rosewood back and sides - $1,200

  • 2001 SC-25/R Grand Concert solid Engelmann Spruce top w/rosewood back and sides and a cutaway ad Fishman Matrix pickup - $1,000

These are beautiful instruments that should be played! 

The Eric Clapton Signature Martin Guitar

We just received a new shipment of Martin guitars including the Eric Clapton 000-28EC guitar based on his iconic MTV Unplugged performance. Constructed from East Indian rosewood, the visually stunning 000-28EC produces a well-balanced tone. We also got in a D-35, the D-15M Streetmaster, and several others.

 

You can check out the Martins we have here (though the selection may vary slightly). 

We hope you come by and see these truly amazing instruments. 

Introducing Makai Ukuleles

We are pleased to introduce you to a ukulele brand with local roots! Makai ukes are not only beautiful, but sound great and are priced right! 

From Makai Ukulele

"Makai Ukuleles are inspired by island tradition. Each is designed in San Francisco and carefully crafted by artistic and professional hands who care about quality, beauty, and tradition. With meticulous selection of exotic materials and the utmost attention to details, our luthiers are able to present musical instruments with unparalleled sound quality."

Come in and check a few of them out.

Lamorinda Music Ukulele Club

The Lamorinda Ukulele Club (LMUC) is a group of ukulele fans who meet at Lamorinda Music every Monday evening to play and sing together. The club is run entirely by volunteers and has been going strong for more than 5 years. On average, more than 40 people attend the weekly jam. Click here for more details.

When: Mondays, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.
Where: Lamorinda Music Big Room, 81 Lafayette Circle, Lafayette, CA
Membership fee: $5 per week
Contact: Visit https://groups.io/g/LMUC, email us at LMUC+owner@groups.io, or just show up on Monday to find out what we’re all about!

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81 Lafayette Circle

Lafayette, CA 94549

(925) 385-0963