Instrument Rentals

Congratulations! You’ve decided to begin your child’s musical education. With the help of dedicated teachers at your school, your child will learn to develop creativity, work as a member of a team, and create happy musical memories and friendships that will last a lifetime.

Playground Music Center offers a low-cost, no risk 'Try Before You Buy' rental program that provides an opportunity at any time to apply up to your first 12 months rental payments toward a purchase of an instrument. Apply up to 12-months of rental equity towards a Step-Up (Intermediate to grade) Band Instrument and continue monthly payments on our Encore (Rent-to-Own) Program. Contact Us if you have questions about our 'Rent-to-Own' Encore Program.   

Renting a band instrument is quick and easy. Click the 'Rent Now' button to get started with your school rental.  

Why Choose Playground Music Center?

 We Make It Easy To Get Started

  • Rent the instrument of your choice at a low monthly fee.
  • Return the instrument anytime with no further obligation.
  • First 12 months rent applies to purchase, taxes not included.
  • No interest charges on 'Try Before You Buy' rentals.
  • Cash discount for early payoff anytime.

No Worry Service and Support

  • Maintenance and replacement coverage is optional (but strongly suggested).
  • Weekly service, repair, and delivery to most area schools by our representatives.
  • Expert in-house repairs; woodwind, brass, and string specialists.
  • Exchange or upgrade options available.
  • Upgrade to an advanced instrument at discounted price with flexible monthly rent-to-own options.

New and Used Instruments

We have previously rented instruments available at reduced prices. These are like new (Choice) and used (standard) quality instruments and also school approved brands. They are thoroughly cleaned and put in excellent playing condition by our in-house shop, and play tested. Quantities may be limited.

Weekly School Visits

Need your instrument delivered? Picked up for repair? A loaner or an online order dropped off? We stop by your school each week to take care of you.

More Choices Than Anyone

You can choose between 2 payment options, and from among 3 levels of student model instruments based on cosmetic condition.

Avoid Credit Review - No Credit Checks!

Simply present a major credit card at the time of your rental and skip the review you'll have to endure elsewhere!

Unmatched Instrument Quality

We carry the most teacher approved name brands in the area.

Spend Less To Start

Instead of paying a large down payment begin renting with the first month down. We also put together an accessory starter package for each instrument that includes: book, portable music stand, and an instrument cleaning kit (Percussion starter package: Concert drumsticks, mallets, and method book). 

Place Online Orders Anytime

When your child needs new reeds, valve oil, or any other supplies just order online in minutes and have it sent to your school or shipped to your home for free!


Instrument Rental Options

Here are examples of condition types. All instrument condition types are thoroughly cleaned, sanitized, and checked over carefully by our in-house repair staff. The difference is purely cosmetic and classified based on the wear and tear of the finish and case. All instruments will work and play as they should and have an initial guarantee of quality playing condition at the time of sale/rental. We offer a 48 hour guarantee on the playing condition of all instruments. 
 
Standard Instrument: Previously rented instruments showing multiple signs of use. Choice Instrument: Previously rented instruments showing only slight signs of use.
New Instrument: Right out of the box! Brand New Instrument, brand new case, never been played.    

Renting a band instrument is quick and easy. Click the 'Rent Now' button to get started with your school rental.  

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