Where to rent instruments during COVID-19

Posted April 20, 2020

Where to rent instruments in Victoria during COVID-19

During this unprecedented time, the Victoria Conservatory of Music has ventured into new territory and moved lessons online! It has been an exciting and creative time with lots of new learnings. Our faculty has transitioned to online lessons for both private instruction and group classes. And we’d love for you to join us!

Complete an online referral form and we’ll match you with the right instructor!

Violins in a Music Store


Don’t have an instrument? 

Here’s where to rent instruments during COVID-19. Some local stores are open for either in person, curbside pick up, or home delivery.

Tom Lee Music
2401D Millstream Road, #105, Victoria
250-383-5222
Shop by phone or online for free store pick up or home delivery. Their website also has lots of great resources for music educators and students who are going to online learning. Find their Music at Home resources here.

Long & McQuade
756 Hillside Ave, Victoria
250-384-3622
Stores are not open to the public but they are offering curbside pickup and delivery options. They also offer some great “How to” videos on how to restring a variety of instruments their blog here.

Tapestry Music
722 Bay Street, Victoria
250-590-0752
Open with social distancing measures in place. Call ahead or go to their website for pick up or free local delivery options.

Guitars Plus
1118 Blanshard Street, Victoria
250-382-7625
Open for sales, service and repairs. Social distancing measures in place. Call ahead to ensure stock is in store.

Know of other locations that are open or offering rentals during this time? Let us know so we can add them!

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