Musical Instrument Insurance

Musical Instrument Insurance

La Playa | Lark our partnership with London-based Lark Insurance, is the global “go to” for musical instrument insurance. The only specialist brokerage in both New York and London, we provide exceptional coverage for musicians, collectors, dealers, makers and repairers.

Speedy and comprehensive insurance for single or multiple instruments, musical instrument dealers, recording studios, orchestras and ensembles.

Stradivarius, Guarneri, Amati, Steinway, Monteleone - if your musical instrument is lost or damaged, it’s not just the replacement or repair cost that hurts – it’s the lost gigs too. That’s why our comprehensive insurance for musical instruments also provides for the cost of a temporary replacement so the show can go on.

Your musical instrument is your livelihood. And your friend.

Musical instruments are works of art and an important part of our cultural heritage. We specialise in insuring fine instruments owned by orchestras and by instrument dealers, including inventory, stock on consignment and on loan. Our international performing arts experience means we understand you well and speak your language.

  • Worldwide coverage with no restrictions on how long you can travel
  • All Risks” coverage (fire, flood, loss, theft, accidental damage)
  • Commercial insurance for dealers and restorers
  • Coverage at home and in transit
  • Coverage for depreciation in value following repair
  • No time restrictions on loaned instruments
  • No claims bonus with discounts of up to 20%
  • No deductible to pay
  • Choose your own repairer
  • Boutique-style service and advice

La Playa | Lark: Musical Instrument Insurance Made to Measure

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“La Playa: Insurance with Intelligence. Passionate. Discerning. Independent.”


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About La Playa Fine Art

Specialist & Independent

Specialist & Independent

Our in-depth understanding of the unique risk exposures in the art world means we speak your language - and we can save you time and hassle in the event of a claim. Our expertise is backed up with efficient and highly personal service and our wealth of experience spans over 50 years.

Whatever your specialism, we’ll take a creative and innovative approach to structuring your Fine Arts insurance programme and select for you an insurer who demonstrates understanding and experience of your field.  We’ll support you with great advice - helping you manage your risks and make good decisions to protect your organization or collection. 

At La Playa, we’re passionate about the arts and creative industries – many of us are practitioners and active consumers; in fact, La Playa founded the first ever corporate art collective.

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…from an expert who understands you

  • Specialist insurance for the arts
  • Independent professional advice
  • Relationship-based service: right beside you when you make a claim
  • “Can do” culture
  • Seamless insurance across US and UK
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Direct Dial: 917 842 6632


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