Need to Hire an Instrument? Whether you are a beginner or an experienced musician, you will need an instrument whether to play regularly or to use whilst yours is repaired etc.
Please complete the Instrument Hire Loan Request Form below and we will contact you to advise on availability and what happens next.
NB. Instrument Hire is only available to students who either live in, or attend a school/college located in Leicester or Leicestershire.
If you need an instrument for a short period of time, or are an organisation wanting to use a number of instruments for a project or performance, please contact us to let us know what you need - we may be able to help! firstname.lastname@example.org
Instrument Hire Prices
Please click on an instrument in the table below for more information about instrument sizes (where applicable), how to look after your instrument, where you can play your instrument with others and Hire Terms and Conditions.
Please note that from the beginning of the 2019/20 Academic Year the hire prices increased in order to cover the additional costs of administering the instrument hire scheme. The 2019/20 hire prices are shown in the table below. These are effective for all hires (new and existing) from the beginning of the Autumn Term 2019.
Short term Hire will be charged at the termly rates of £11 band 1, £22, band 2 and £33 band 3 instruments. (Short term hire is classed as the hire of an instrument for no longer than 10 weeks.)
FREE Instrument Hire rates will be available to pupils meeting the remissions criteria.
All instrument hire subject to availability.
If you are thinking about buying an instrument, why not look at our Instrument Purchase Schemes page which could help you spread interest free payments or potentially avoid paying VAT, depending on your circumstances.
If you would like to pay your Instrument Hire invoice online, please click here.
N.B. - Ensemble subscription invoices cannot be paid using this link.