Band Instrument Rentals -

We May Not Have Invented the Concept, But We Perfected It.

To Rent or To Purchase?  That's An Easy Question.

We highly recommend you consider starting this musical journey by renting your instrument.  Flexibility and peace of mind are just a few clicks away.

  • While renting, necessary repairs are covered.  If you own your instrument, you're responsible to pay for them.
  • While renting, loss of the instrument to fire or theft is covered, too.  If you own it, you'll have to find a replacement on your own dime, or worse, you'll have to spend hours on the phone with *gasp* the insurance company (who wants to do that?).
  • While renting, if your student quits, just return it.  Aren't you glad you didn't spend all that money?!  If you own it, well...
  • While renting, if your student is struggling and wants to try another instrument, you can exchange it and lose nothing.  If you own it, it's either, "Tough luck, Junior!" or time to pony up for another.
  • While renting, you can choose to own it whenever you want.  Just wait until you're sure your student will stick with it and take the 30% early payoff discount.
*depending on which initial payment option you choose.  See below for more details.

7 Reasons Parents Love our Instrument Rental Program

No Interest

There are no interest payments, or any other fees,
for that matter!

Return Anytime

I'm sure your student will stick with it...kids this age never change their minds!  But just in case, you're never under any obligation to continue renting.

Exchange Anytime

You can exchange your instrument at any time for
another band or orchestra instrument.  All of your accumulated equity from the first instrument will transfer to the second. This is especially helpful for students who may struggle on their first-choice instrument but don't want to quit being in the band or orchestra.  We want your student to succeed.  
*Hint:* Don't forget to tell your director about it, first!

100% of Monthly Rental Rate Applies

As long as your payments are on time (there's a grace period, don't freak out!), every penny of the Monthly Rental Rate counts toward the purchase of the instrument.

Coverage is Included

Maintenance & Replacement (M&R) covers accidental damage effecting the playability of the instrument, as well as fire and theft.  You can even get a loaner instrument to use while yours is being repaired (subject to availability).

30% Early Payoff Discount

Tired of the monthly payments?  Know this is the instrument your child loves and is excelling with?  Take 30% off your remaining balance and purchase the instrument outright. You can do this at any time.

Name-Brand, Teacher- Approved Instruments

Unlike the 'instrument-shaped objects' you find at big- box stores where you buy your milk, bread and undies,  our instruments won't inherently give your student fits as they try to learn. In fact, they'll give your student the best chance to succeed.

You won't find more options or better prices on name-brand musical instruments anywhere else.

New - Never been rented.
Select - Previously rented, but taken care of. May have minor blemishes, but looks great.
Premium Value - Previously rented, maybe multiple times. Has blemishes, but still plays great.

All Kincaid's instruments are in great playing condition. Each instrument is thoroughly cleaned, sanitized and adjusted by our technicians prior to availability, and come with a case, as well as a mouthpiece (except percussion), cleaning rod (flute), reeds (clarinet, saxophone), neck strap & plug (saxophone) drumsticks (percussion kits), or valve/slide oil (trumpet, trombone, baritone).

Additional Benefits?  Yes, There Are More...


Move up to a semi-professional or professional instrument at any time with our step-up rental or purchase program (18 months maximum rental credit will apply).

Commitment to Your Child's Success

Call or visit us any time if one of our music educators can help your child achieve success with their instrument.  We’re here to help.

Getting Started Couldn't be Easier.

Another concept that sets us apart is the ability to choose your initial payment.  Some may need additional items that don't come with your instrument, like the book used in class, a stand for at-home practice, or cleaning accessories, among other things.  Others already have some of those items and don't need duplicates.  Feel free to choose the Starter Pack Offer or the Introductory Offer - whichever works for you.

Choose Your Initial Payment

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If you have any other questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.  We're here to assist you in any way we can!

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"I was concerned, wondering if we'd be able to afford an instrument, but we found that renting was easy & affordable...I would recommend Kincaid's without hesitation!"

Lisa Mossing,
Rental Customer,
Mad River Local Schools

"Kincaid's always supplies my needs and delivers in a timely manner. They're great to work with and extremely knowledgable. I couldn't be happier."

David Sapp,
Director of Bands,
Urbana Local Schools

"We recommend [renting] because it's an affordable opportunity for kids to learn to play an instrument - a skill they can enjoy for the rest of their lives - and we were completely confident in the expertise of everyone at Kincaid's."

John & Margie Kuziak,
Rental Customers,
Clark-Shawnee Local Schools

"The crew at Kincaid's has been extremely knowledgeable and reliable over the years."

Carl Soucek,
Director of Bands,
Carroll H.S.