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Purchase, Rent, or Lease-to-Own? Your Choice.

We've provided top quality instruments and friendly service for thousands of students and professionals with flexible payment programs to meet each musician's needs. Learn more about our best-in-class payment options below.

Three Affordable Payment Options

Purchase

Buy a NEW instrument at up to 50% off retail prices.

We'll ship it to you or your school for free, along with a free Yamaha music stand.

Lease-to-Own

Lease a NEW instrument for 12 low monthly payments.

Start playing today without the upfront cost.

Rent

Rent a pre-played instrument for a full term at one low, fixed cost.

High quality at a low financial commitment-- prefect for beginning musicians!

Need help deciding? See commonly asked questions below or contact us at (800) 789-2707 for help from our experts.

Do I start with a new instrument?

Yes

Yes

Our rental instruments are 'Pre-Played' but guaranteed to sound great and to be easy to play.

What are the full details of this plan?

Save up to 50% off retail prices!
• FREE delivery to your school at the first class.
• FREE music stand

NO APPLICATION or DEPOSIT REQUIRED!
• Start with a new instrument
• MAKE ONLY 12 MONTHLY PAYMENTS plus a small, one-time fee
• No price inflation or interest charged
• Payments automatically deducted each month.
• Optional Damage Protection available
• FREE Delivery to your school at the first class

Our unique SCHOOL TERM RATE covers the entire duration of your school's yearly music program!
• FREE Delivery to your school at the first class
• Affordable one-time payment covering entire duration of your school's yearly music program
• FREE pickup at the end of the season after your school recital
• No deposit required
• Rental instruments are not brand specific.

What is your cancellation policy?

You can cancel within 10 days by returning the instrument to us in new condition.

You can cancel your Lease-to-Own agreement at any time with no further obligation to complete the payments by returning the instrument to us in new condition.

If you change your mind you can trade in your instrument for a different instrument or return it altogether. Any refund would be based on when you return the instrument.

Do you offer damage protection with this payment plan?

No, once you purchase the instrument then you are responsible for repairs. However, the instrument would still carry the warranty against defects.

Yes, we offer optional, monthly damage protection for an added monthly fee.

Yes, we offer optional damage protection with your rental that covers the instrument for the entire rental period.

Do you offer any type of additional damage protection after I own the instrument?

No, but musical instruments can be added to most homeowner's insurance or renter's insurance plans.

No, once your last payment is completed, the damage protection ends on your instrument. Musical instruments can be added to most homeowner's insurance or renter's insurance plans.

N/A

Can I exchange my instrument for another size or for a different instrument?

Yes, we accept trade-ins for store credit towards diferent sizes or different instrument purchases.

Yes, we allow for you to trade in your instrument on this plan for a larger size or even a different instrument. We re-apply what you have already paid and recalculate your monthly payment amount if it is for a differently priced instrument. The instrument that replaces your original instrument is also new. We allow this to occur one time during your 12 month lease period.

Yes, you can exchange your instrument for a different size or even a different instrument during your rental period. If the second instrument is more expensive then there would be an additional rental fee due.

Do my payments apply toward ownership on this plan?

Yes, if you purchase your instrument then you will own it instantly after payment is made successfully.

Yes, after you have completed 12 payments successfully then you will own the instrument you are Leasing-to-Own.

Yes, we allow you to apply 100% of your rental fee toward the purchase of the instrument you are renting. Buyout prices vary depending on the type and age of the instrument.

What if my instrument is damaged?

You can return it to us for repair for a fee or you can take it to someone else to be repaired.

If you have damage protection then we will repair the instrument free of charge (assuming the type of damage is covered under the protection plan). If you do not have damage protection, then we would repair the instrument and you would be responsible for paying for the repair.

If you have damage protection then we will repair the instrument free of charge (assuming the type of damage is covered under the protection plan). If you do not have damage protection, then we would repair the instrument and you would be responsible for paying for the repair.

Will you supply a free loaner instrument while my instrument is getting repaired by you?

Yes, for local customers only.

Yes, for local customers only.

Yes, for local customers only.

Does damage protection cover broken strings on my stringed instrument?

No, strings are not covered under our damage protection plan.

No, strings are not covered under our damage protection plan.

No, strings are not covered under our damage protection plan.

I am a member of Children's Music Workshop. Will my instrument be delivered to my school free of charge?

Yes, if you placed your order prior to your first music class, we will deliver your instrument to your school at the first class FREE OF CHARGE.

Yes, if you placed your order prior to your first music class, we will deliver your instrument to your school at the first class FREE OF CHARGE.

Yes, if you placed your order prior to your first music class, we will deliver your instrument to your school at the first class FREE OF CHARGE.

Do you charge any interest with this plan?

No

No

No

Will I have to pay sales tax?

Sales tax laws vary by state and, if applicable, will be applied at checkout.

Sales tax laws vary by state and, if applicable, will be applied at checkout.

Sales tax laws vary by state and, if applicable, will be applied at checkout.

Is an extensive application required for approval with this plan?

No

No

No

Will a credit check be required with this plan?

No

No

No

Are there any additional requirements to get approval for this plan?

No

No, but we might ask for proof of identity.

No

Are there any additional fees charged with this plan?

No

Yes, we charge a reasonable onetime origination fee upfront with your initial payment. The amount of the origination fee varies depending on the instrument you Lease-to-Own.

No

Do you inflate the purchase price or extend the number of payments on this plan?

No

No. We divide our regular low purchase price by 12 with no interest added or price inflation.

No

Do you charge late fees?

N/A

Yes, if we are unable to obtain payment any given month then an additional $15 late fee is applied.

No. Rental fees are paid up front.

Does my instrument come with a warranty?

Yes

Yes

We retain ownership of rental instruments. If there is a problem with your instrument then we will either repair it or replace it immediately.

Order your instrument today!

Questions? Talk to our experts at 800.789.2707!