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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Instrument Rental

7 Questions You Need to Ask Before Renting a Musical Instrument

Posted: 6th Aug 2020

Learning to play a musical instrument, whether as a child or an adult, can be a wonderful thing. It’s challenging, it’s exciting, and it can open up whole worlds of enjoyment and achievement. But it can also be expensive. Buying a good saxophone can set you back as much as $8,000. A cello, double that. That’s why instrument rental is a really good idea.

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Returning Your Instrument? Read This First

Returning Your Instrument? Read This First

Posted: 1st Jun 2020

Thinking about returning your rented instrument? Before making a decision, be sure to read this article and talk with your student to make certain he or she will not be continuing in school band or orchestra later on. It could save you a LOT of money in lost rental credit.

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Bargain Instrument Quality Issues

Bargain Instrument Quality Issues

Posted: 1st Jun 2020

When it comes to "bargain" instruments, the bitterness of costly repair bills & never-ending performance problems often remains long after the sweetness of low price. We'll explore the origin & common problems with these instruments (and why you should avoid them).

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Upgrade Instrument Benefits

Upgrade Instrument Benefits

Posted: 1st Jun 2020

Has your child been enjoying school band for more than a year? It may be time to start thinking about taking his or her playing to the next level. Explore the benefits and options available to you as a Rentfromhome customer. We offer flexible upgrade exchange plans to fit just about every budget.

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Helping Your Child Learn An Instrument

20 Ways To Help Your Child Learn An Instrument

Posted: 1st Jun 2020

Learning to play takes patience, time and effort. Students need your support, encouragement and participation. The rewards are well worth your investment of time & finances. Get involved and enjoy this time with your child! Here are 20 ways you can help.

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