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Instrument Hire

Instrument Hire for Adults
If you are an adult looking to hire an instrument, please contact us via stating which instrument you would like to hire. We can then check availability and contact you to advise and arrange.

If you represent an organisation requiring instruments for a project or performance, please contact us to let us know what you need - we may be able to help!

Instrument Hire for Young People (up to 18 yrs)

Please see the information below. Hire is charged at the termly rates of £11 for band 1, £22 for band 2 and £33 for band 3 instruments. Please see the table below for which instruments fall under which price banding.

To hire an instrument please complete our hire application form, which can be found at

All instrument hire is subject to availability and our terms and conditions.

Leicestershire Music is able to offer Instrument Hire to residents of Leicestershire only.

FREE Instrument Hire rates will be available to pupils meeting the Help with costs criteria. 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 click here to access our Instrument Hire Request Form

Band 1
£33 per Year, £11 per Term

Guitar, Viola, Violin

Clarinet, Flute

Trumpet/Cornet, French Horn, Trombone P-Bone

Percussion Pack

Turntable Pack

Band 2
£66 per Year, £22 per Term

Double Bass

Alto Saxophone

Baritone Horn, Euphonium & Tuba


Band 3
£99 per Year, £33 per Term


If you already have an instrument on loan and want to return it or need to move to a different size instrument, please get in touch with us via

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.


  • Arts
    Leicestershire Music
    Music And Culture
    LCC 2


  • Arts
  • Leicestershire Music
  • LCC
  • Music And Culture
  • LCC 2