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Cost of instrument hire from the Dorset Music Service

Most instruments are in stock and available. You can normally collect an instrument straight away if it's available.

Instruments and annual hire charges

Band Instrument Charge from 1 April 2020
A
  • French horn
  • viola
  • classical guitar
  • cello
  • double bass
  • violin
£52 per 12 months
B
  • clarinet
  • flute
  • horn (tenor)
  • alto saxophone
  • cornet
  • trombone
  • trumpet
£85 per 12 months
C
  • baritone horn
  • electric guitar
  • euphonium
  • oboe
  • piccolo
  • specialist clarinet
  • bassoon
  • cor anglais
  • drum kit
  • specialist saxophone
£123 per 12 months
D Class set of instruments (for example, samba, clarinets, violins) £180 per term

All prices include VAT at 20%.

Continue to play after Key Stage 2 Musicianship Programme free access lessons

We offer a 50% price reduction for a 12 month instrument hire after having free lessons in Key Stage 2.

Contact us to discuss your hire and take up this offer.

How to hire an instrument

If you are interested in hiring an instrument from the Dorset Music Service, please complete the instrument hire request form.

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