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School Band & Orchestra Rentals

heid1By renting with Heid Music, you are investing in your child's future. That's because engaging in music has been proven to boost childhood development and learning, including improved social skills and academic results.
We have helped generations of students explore the possibilities through music education for 70 years. As a trusted, local resource for band and orchestra rentals, we offer the best selection, superior service and convenience.

Flexible Rental Options 

Heid Music offers a variety of plans designed to meet your needs.
Band Rentals


RENT TO OWN IT: 100% of monthly rental payments apply to purchase.* Quality new and like-new instruments. Your plan and pricing are guaranteed for as long as you rent.

RENT IT: Rent monthly for as long as you desire. Quality used instruments. When you decide to upgrade, simply call or visit us to convert to a Rent to Own It or an Intermediate Plan.*

*Timeline to ownership varies based on value of instrument.

Children may change their mind as to what instrument they want to play or if they even want to play an instrument. As a month-to-month program, our plans come with added peace of mind that you can return an instrument at any time.

Choose Your Band Instrument

Alto Sax Baritone Bell Kit Clarinet
Combo Percussion Kit Flute French Horn Oboe
Snare Drum Kit Tenor Sax Trombone Trumpet
Xylophone Kit      
Orchestra Rentals
Heid Music offers a plan to grow with your musician. Rent monthly for as long as you like. When you decide to upgrade or as your student grows into a larger instrument, simply call or visit us to convert your plan. You may apply 100% of your most recent two years of rent toward the purchase of a full-size instrument.

Choose Your Orchestra Instrument

Mark Wood Electric Violin Outfit with Amp Viola Violin
Cello Bass  

Built-In Peace of Mind

  • Maintenance & Repair Plan ($5/mos., required): Protects against anything that affects the playing condition of the instrument you’re renting (excludes string and rosin replacements). This required plan includes annual adjustments.
  • Instrument Replacement Plan ($3/mos., recommended): Covers you in the case of accidental irreparable damage, loss or theft. Instrument values can range from $300 to $5,000. This optional plan provides full peace-of-mind coverage.

Planning to own your rental instrument through Heid Music? Our Preferred Protection Plan for Student Line is an extended maintenance plan for beginning, band student-line instruments purchased through our Rent-to-Own Plan or directly from Heid Music. Once you own your instrument, this option helps you protect it so you can keep playing it.