Lamorinda Music is open for curbside pickup starting Tuesday, May 19th

In accordance with Contra Costa County's Health Order, we are pleased to offer curbside pickup. No customers can come into the store yet, but we can help you from a table right outside our front door. Please wear a mask when you come to see us and follow the social distancing guidelines.

Note: We will be closed on Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day.

We are offering the following services from 10AM to 5PM Monday - Saturday:

  • Online store pickup. You can browse and order ukes, guitars, digital pianos, books, hand drums, pro audio, harmonicas, or instrument accessories on our online store that now has over 1,000 products - all in stock! We will have them ready to pick up curbside. We will continue to offer free delivery within Lamorinda and nearby cities.

  • Shop by phone pickup. If you need something that's not on our online store - or if you'd just rather talk to us -  you can reach us at 925-385-0963. We will help you out and you can pay over the phone and then pick it up curbside or we can arrange for delivery.

  • Walk-up shopping. You can come up to the table and you can purchase items from the store. If you have any questions we can chat to make sure we find the right instrument, book, or accessory for you! 

  • Rental instrument pickup & returnIf you want to rent an instrument, you can check out our rental prices and policies here and then fill out an online rental form. We will reach out to you via phone to get a few last pieces of information and then you can pick it up at the store or we can arrange delivery. You can also return rental instruments here as well  
  • Instrument service & repair. Our amazing repair technicians are available to repair, tune, clean, or service your band, orchestra, or fretted instrument. You can drop them off at our curbside table and then we will let you know when they are ready for pick up. 

Note that our instructors at our store have successfully transitioned to online teaching for the duration of the lockdown. Check out their bios and contact information here (the password is "music") and feel free to give them a call. 

 

Thanks, everyone - our community is wonderful and together we will get through this! 

 

Feel free to contact us at info@lamorindamusic.com if you have any questions. 

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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

Welcome Bassoon Instructor Paul Hanson

We are pleased to welcome Paul Hanson to the Lamorinda Music Instructor family! Paul is perhaps best known as a unique jazz bassoon artist as well as a classically trained bassoonist with decades of professional experience in many different genres.

Paul has a Bachelor of Music in Bassoon Performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. He has been awarded numerous awards such as winner in the Robert Mondavi Concerto Competition (1984) and a New Jazz Performance Grant in 1995. Paul also was Grand Prize winner of an international jazz woodwind competition in 1996. Paul has taught numerous masterclasses and clinics sponsored by Moosmann Bassoons and Legere Reeds all over the globe. He was also assistant Bassoon Professor at Ithaca College School of Music in 2004.

 

Paul has appeared with Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, CIRQUE DU SOLEIL (6 years playing in 2 different shows) Wayne Shorter, San Francisco Symphony’s Chamber Music West Series, as soloist with Oakland East Bay Symphony Orchestra. He has also performed with Donald Pippin’s Pocket Opera, Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra (as classical and modern soloist), St. Josephs Ballet Company, the Paul Dresher Ensemble, and as soloist with the Napa Symphony.

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

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

Welome 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").

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.

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. 

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81 Lafayette Circle

Lafayette, CA 94549

(925) 385-0963