Percussion Learning Kit Rentals
Percussion Rentals

Renting a Percussion Kit There’s more to a drummer’s role than simply keeping time – in fact, school band percussionists may play any number of instruments, from triangles and tambourines to timpanis…

Trombone Rentals
Trombone Rentals

Renting a Trombone Not every beginner’s musical endeavor should begin with the purchase of a brand new instrument. In many cases – especially when it comes to brass and woodwinds – it…

Trumpet Rentals
Trumpet Rentals

Advantages to Renting your Trumpet For most aspiring musicians, kickstarting their musical journey begins with the purchase of their first musical instrument. When it comes to trumpets, however, this is not typically…

Flute Rentals
Flute Rentals

Flute Rental Guide For most students, a rented instrument is the way to go when starting out in band. Renting is more affordable than purchasing, and it comes with some perks that…

Saxophone Rentals

Saxophone Rental Guide Whether you’re a beginning saxophonist or mature musician who isn’t sure they have the time to fully dedicate to the saxophone, it’s a good idea to rent when starting…

Looking to Rent a Clarinet? This Clarinet Rental Guide will give you all the info you need about renting a clarinet
Clarinet Rentals

Clarinet Rental Guide When a young musician first joins a band program, renting an instrument is almost always the most economical option for parents. Not only does a good rental program come…

Parent's Instrument Rental Guide
Instrument Rental Guide

Contents The Power of Renting The Information Challenge Your Rental Options Rental Providers Instruments What to Look For in a Rental Program Maintenance Plans Fair Contracts Rent-to-Own Early Purchase Discounts Trade-in Support…

Parent's Buying Guide: School Band Instruments
Parent’s Guide to School Band Instruments

School Band Instruments – A Parent’s Guide When a child shows interest in playing a musical instrument, that interest should be nurtured and encouraged. Of course, if you’re a parent who’s not…

Educator Interview: Transitioning to Classical Guitar
Transitioning to Classical Guitar

Transitioning to Classical Guitar by William Fitzhugh I have been teaching guitar for far longer than most of my students have been alive, and as I’m sure will be no surprise, most…

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