Traditional Band Instrument Rentals

The Benefits       of Choosing    Art’s Music Shop


  1. Art’s Music Shop insures your child will receive a quality band or orchestra instrument that will play properly and in tune.
  2. Art’s sends a representative to your school,* who visits regularly to check on the band (or orchestra) instruments that have been deployed by us; our service representatives will make adjustments and small repairs at no charge, for as long as you have your band instrument, even after your rental agreement has ended.
  3. Art’s has a state of the art repair facility, where your child’s band instrument can be can properly repaired for the life of the instrument (for more complex repairs that cannot be done in the band room).
  4. A one year warranty covers most other problems and adjustments that occur.
  5. You may rent-to-own a quality band instrument from the very beginning; there is no need to “make do” with a beginner band instrument; rent the instrument you want your child to own for years to come.
  6. The Art’s Music Shop traditional band instrument rental plan is the least expensive way to secure an instrument.
Does a School Service Representative from Art’s Music Shop visit your school system regularly? If so, our traditional Band Instrument Rental Program is for you! Please check out the reasons you should choose ART’S to rent a quality instrument for your child, then scroll down and FILL OUT our band instrument rental application.
*For schools in our service area, Art’s Music Shop can supply students with a quality band or orchestra instrument, priced within your budget, based upon your Band Director’s recommendations. We’ll find you the best possible instrument, hand-selected for you. Just talk to any Art’s Music Shop employee!

Traditional Band Instrument Rentals



Steps to Renting a Band (or Orchestra) Musical Instrument


Choose Instrument

With guidance from your band director and/or your School Service Representative, select the band instrument that best suits your needs for your traditional band instrument rental.


Fill out the Band Instrument Rental Application


If known, indicate the instrument on the application.

We need as complete information as is available, in order to fulfill your rental request successfully.


Follow Up with Us

Email to the store that is closest to you and/or is the store that visits your school on a regular basis (if known).

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For a rental fee FROM $20.00 to $99.00 per month (depending on the instrument you select), you can start your child in the school band or orchestra. All musical instruments come with the basic accessories (ex: reed, strap, oil) and case. Fees vary on smaller violin outfits, double French horns and other background instruments.

Yes! As you rent, payments apply toward the purchase of your chosen instrument should you decide to buy the one you are renting from us.

After your initial payment, the monthly payment will be withdrawn from the checking account we have on file. No more late fees, postage, or envelopes necessary — it’s the most convenient way to make your payment.

Yes, you can send us a check or come in to one of our stores and pay cash when making a monthly payment, but please make sure it is in before the due date or your checking account on file will be drafted for payment. Your due date is printed on your contract, and is usually the 5th, 10th, 15th, 20th, or 25th of each month.

We prefer not to, but in some instances we may accept a debit/credit card for payment over the phone, at our discretion. However, please note: there is a service charge incurred with each ACH withdrawal, usually a minimum of $5.00, and as much as $15.00 per transaction. Your payments by check have no such additional fees.

Absolutely. ART’S is one of the largest suppliers of musical instruments in the country. Our brand name instruments include many manufacturers: Alpha, Emerson, Haynes, Yamaha, King, Benge, Backun, Holton, Vito, Normandy, Noblet, Selmer, Bundy, Bach, P Mauriat, Gemeinhardt, Conn, Artley, Roth, Lewis, Pearl, Ludwig, Omega and more.

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In addition to the manufacturer’s one year warranty, ART’S offers service on all of the instruments we sell or rent. We have an up-to-date repair shop with full-time, full service factory/school-trained technicians. Adjustments can be made in-the-band room by an ART’S School Service Representative that calls on the school (at no cost to you), or you may bring it by one of our fine in-store repair shops (where service/repair fees may be assessed). Repair personnel are traditionally available during regular store hours, six days a week.

Yes, your child is welcome to try out the basic instruments (flute, clarinet, alto saxophone, trumpet, trombone, violin) at either a scheduled band parent meeting in your area, or in one of our stores.