363 Grand Avenue
South San Francisco, CA 94080
So your student has decided to join the school band and wants to play the saxophone! We here at Bronstein Music can help!
The simplest way to secure an instrument for your student is to purchase one. While
it may be tempting to look online and purchase a very inexpensive instrument, we
highly discourage this. Many of these low-
The brands we carry for saxophone rentals are purchases are Image, Jupiter, and Yamaha.
We do have new saxes in stock and limited stock of used instruments. Please call for pricing and availability.
Interested in doing a rental instead? We can do that too!
Alto Saxophones are a rent-
We have new and used saxophones available for rent! While it may be tempting to rent
a shiny new sax for your student, our used clarinets are a great option as well!
We offer a discounted rent-
Should my student rent an alto, tenor, or baritone saxophone? What are the differences?
Saxophones come in several different sizes; the most common size people start with
is the alto. Alto is usually the smallest size in the band, followed by the larger
tenor, and very large (almost 4 feet tall!) baritone. Alto and bari saxes are pitched
in Eb and tenor saxes are pitched in Bb. Usually in a school advanced band there
are many altos, 2-
If my student rents/buys an alto, will I need to change to a tenor next year?
In the vast majority of cases, no -
What if my student really wants a new saxophone after we rent a used one?
No worries! We can apply up to six months of your rental credit toward the purchase of a brand new instrument. This only applies if you start your rental with a used instrument.
What do you provide with the rental?
We provide one reed to get you started, a swab to clean the interior of the instrument, and cork grease. We recommend you purchase a pack of at least three reeds for your class. The case is included as well.
Can I only do a rent-
Alto and tenor saxes are automatically rent-
Do you have the book/stand/accessory that we need?
Yes! We have the most popular band books for our area, along with music stands, reeds, and everything else on your list.