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Musical Instrument Hire

Kent Music has a wide range of musical instruments for hire. Our aim is to make good quality musical instruments available to students at very reasonable rates, saving the expense of buying an instrument. If you would like to hire an instrument, please fill in an application form.

Whether you have hired or own your instrument, take a look at our handy Instrument Care Guide.

Musical instruments for hire

Strings: Violin, Cello, Double Bass, Viola, Acoustic Guitar
Woodwind: Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, Saxophone, Clarinet
Brass: Trumpet, Trombone, Euphonium, Cornet, Tuba, French Horn, Tenor Horn, Baritone Horn
Other: Side Drum, Harp

Costs for hiring a musical instrument

2019-20 (Academic Year)

£60: if taking lessons with Kent Music (per academic year)
£120: if not taking lessons with Kent Music (per academic year)
For more information contact Nick Finlinson on 01622 358407 or nfinlinson@kent-music.com.

Instrument Department opening hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 12 noon to 5pm
Wednesday: 12 noon to 5pm
Thursday: 12:30 to 5pm
Friday: 1pm to 4:30pm

Please read our terms and conditions for musical instrument hire.

School Instrument Hire

Schools: please talk directly to our Music Resources team at Aylesham.

Unit 29-30, Miners Way Business Park, Aylesham, CT3 3AW

Music Resources Kent is responsible for approximately 16,000 instruments across the county. We offer schools a wide range of instruments to hire for MusicPlus (subsidised), projects, bands, orchestras and tuition from as little as £3.50 per instrument per academic year. Hire includes free deliveries and collections and an in-house repair and replacement service.* Please contact Felicity Redworth for further information.

*Please note that further charges will apply where accidental damage or loss are concerned

Music Resources at Aylesham Opening hours

Monday: 9am to 5pm
Tuesday: 9am to 5pm
Wednesday: 9am to 5pm
Thursday: 9am to 5pm
Friday: 9am to 4:30pm

Please read our terms and conditions for school instrument hire.