Orchestra Instrument Rentals -

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

  • No Risk
  • No Confusion
  • Peace of Mind
  • Flexibility
  • Rent Toward Ownership
  • A Child's Musically Enriched Life

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, if your student begins on a fractional-size instrument, or is struggling and wants to try another instrument, you can exchange for the next size (or another band or orchestra instrument, altogether) and lose nothing.  If you own it, it's either, "Tough luck, Junior!" or time to pony up for another.
  • 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, you can choose to own it whenever you want.  Just wait until your student has reached the full-size instrument and you know they're going to stick with it and apply 100% of your equity toward an instrument of your choice.
*depending on which initial payment option you choose.  See below for more details.

6 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 begin on fractional-sized instruments.  They can exchange from smaller to larger instruments as they grow!

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 your accumulated rental credit counts toward the purchase of a student- or advanced-level, full-sized 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).


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.

*All prices include maintenance & replacement coverage. Does not include sales tax.
  • Kincaid’s carries a vast selection of instruments and accessories to meet the needs of beginning and advancing musicians.
  • Our on-site repair facility will keep your instrument in top playing condition. All work is completed professionally and in a timely manner to keep your student playing.
  • Our staff is committed to the success of your student. Call or visit us any time if one of our music educators can help your student 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.

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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.