Instrument Hire

At Bristol Plays Music we pride ourselves on being able to offer instrument hire for young musicians across Bristol taking music lessons in school or playing in one of our Music Centre ensembles.

Instrument Hire Costs

Instruments Hire Charge (per double term)
Band A Violin, Viola, Guitar, Ukulele £20*
Band B Cello, Double Bass, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Saxophone, French Horn, Cornet, Trumpet, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba £30

*Band A instruments may be purchased at the end of a full calendar year of hire for a nominal final fee. Please contact us for further information.

If your child is in receipt of a bursary or Free School Meals, they may be eligible for free instrument hire. Please contact us to discuss this.

How to hire an instrument from us

To enquire about hiring an instrument please fill in our instrument hire enquiry form.  A member of staff will then be able to get in touch with you to let you know if there is a suitable instrument available for you to hire. Please note – it can take up to 2 weeks for your enquiry to be processed.

Please also read our Conditions of Hire which you will be required to sign on collection of the instrument.

If your child requires modification to an instrument to enable and assist their playing, please get in touch with us to see how can help you.

If an instrument you want to play isn’t listed please contact us on  | 0117 204 7140

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