School Band Instrument Rental

Should You Buy or Rent Your Child’s Band Instrument?

Posted: 23rd Nov 2020

There comes a moment in almost every parent’s life where they have to consider the question of school band. Whether it’s a passing phase of the start of a lifetime’s passion, almost every kid is drawn to the idea of learning to play a musical instrument and being part of the school band. And it’s a great thing. Learning to play an instrument can help children with all kinds of things, from confidence to abstract reasoning and memory. But for parents, it carries a question: should you rent, or should you buy your child’s band instrument? In this blog, we’re going to look at some of the key considerations.

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School Band Instruments

5 Things to Think About When Renting a Musical Instrument

Posted: 9th Nov 2020

If your child is keen to learn an instrument, rental can seem like the safest and most cost-effective option. And it can be. It can also be the simplest and most stress-free way to get hold of an instrument, even at relatively short notice. But not all instrument rental companies are equal. Today, we’re going to look at some of the things you need to consider before selecting where to rent your child’s educator-approved school band and orchestra instruments.

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Baritone Euphonium Rental

How To Rent A Baritone or Euphonium

Posted: 24th Oct 2020

If your child wants to join the school band this year, the chances are that you’ll be considering the question, ‘should I buy an instrument, or should I rent?’ While purchasing can seem a good way to show confidence in your child – I believe you can do this, so let’s go all-in. It can also carry a degree of pressure, because most kids don’t want to let their parents down. But playing an instrument is meant to be as much of a pleasure as it is a challenge, and you can’t always make the right choice first time. That’s why a rental, or a rent-to-buy contract can be a better option.

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Everything You Need to Know About Renting A Cello

Posted: 19th Oct 2020

When it comes to learning a new instrument, the cello is a big undertaking. Literally. Even the junior instruments require space, while the adult cello typically reaches 48 inches in height. So, this isn’t an instrument for someone who lives in a small apartment, or wants something to just grab and go for simple transportation and impromptu performances. On the other hand, the cello is a great instrument to play. And it’s one of those instruments that always has surprises left to give, even when you think that you’ve learnt it all.

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Percussion instrument rental

Everything You Need to Know About Renting Percussion Instruments

Posted: 9th Oct 2020

Learning to play any instrument is both exciting and daunting. Because it always comes with questions. What if I don’t like it? What if I can’t do it? What if the noise my darling child is making with their new instrument starts driving the neighbors insane?! So, if you’re unsure of your tolerance levels, or your little one’s staying power, renting percussion instruments can be a really sensible starting point.

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Violin rental

Renting a Violin - The Complete Guide

Posted: 17th Sep 2020

It’s a question that every parent faces when their child starts learning to play a new instrument: to rent or to buy? But although renting might feel like setting out to quit, it can make much more sense financially. Especially with an instrument like the violin, where a player’s needs change with their aptitude. And, of course, it does safeguards against the fickleness of children, who might decide that they’d rather try a woodwind or brass instrument after all, six months down the line.

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Trumpet Rental

Everything You Need to Know About Renting a Trumpet

Posted: 15th Sep 2020

The trumpet is one of the most popular entry points when it comes to learning how to play a brass instrument. It’s small enough for easy transportation, even for children. And yet can make a really BIG sound. But with only three valves to master, it doesn’t take long for those big sounds to start becoming something more than simply noise. Even still, the trumpet isn’t for everyone, and it’s always a good idea to start your learning journey with a rental instrument.

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Clarinet rental

Clarinet Rental - The Essentials

Posted: 3rd Sep 2020

Learning to play an instrument like the clarinet can be great fun and immensely satisfying. But it’s hard to know if you’ve made the right choice until you’ve started playing. Especially for kids. That’s why instrument rental can be such a benefit to parents. It can help your child (or you, if you feel like taking up a new hobby too) to get a feel for an instrument without a significant investment. And you’re free to return, exchange or upgrade if the need should arise.

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Trombone Rental

The Lowdown About Renting a Trombone

Posted: 18th Aug 2020

When learning to play a new instrument, it’s not always sensible to purchase your equipment straight away. Especially if you’re buying for children. While learning to play can bring enormous pleasure, it’s hard to tell if a particular instrument is for you until you’ve had hands-on experience. Instrument rental gives you the opportunity to play without a large up-front expense, and the flexibility to change your mind at any stage.

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Saxophone Rental

Everything You Need To Know About Renting a Saxophone

Posted: 18th Aug 2020

Whether you’re a seasoned musician looking to try something new, or you’re wanting to help a child acquire a new skill, the saxophone makes an excellent choice. It’s one of the easiest woodwind instruments to master, in regards to achieving the right tone. But when you’re trying any new instrument, rental can be a really useful first step. It allows you to get a feel for the instrument without a significant financial investment. And if you’re looking for a child, it’s a great way of measuring both their commitment and your tolerance levels!

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