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Schmitt Music's Better Than Rent Instrument Trial Purchase program is the best solution for school band or orchestra instruments.

Are you looking for the best instrument rental option for your student's school band or orchestra program? Schmitt Music has your solution, and it's NOT renting... IT'S BETTER THAN RENT!

Schmitt Music's "Better Than Rent" Instrument Trial Purchase Program gives your child the chance to start school band or orchestra with a quality, educator-approved instrument. You have total flexibility with all the time you need to know if your child will continue to play, and you'll never be forced to decide whether to keep or return your instrument. Plus, our new online ordering system is easier and faster than ever!

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Schmitt Music's Better Than Rent Instrument Trial Purchase program offers you:

  • Educator-approved instruments
  • Low monthly payments
  • Flexible instrument exchanges
  • 0% interest / no finance charges
  • Unlimited return option
  • Free size-up (orchestra program)
  • Band Instruments: Equal to first 12 months of payments
  • Orchestra Instruments: 100% of payments apply (up to the full cost of your instrument upgrade)
  • Worry-Free Maintenance Plan
  • Full service & instrument repair available
  • One-stop shopping
  • FREE Standard Shipping!

Need your instrument fast? Stop in today or order online & get FREE SHIPPING to your home!

Visit your closest Schmitt Music store, and you'll get your instrument the same day!* Visit us at: Schmitt Music .

Use the button above or click here to select your school band or orchestra instrument, and then choose FREE "Standard Ground" or "Next Day"** delivery for a nominal fee. Complete your online Instrument Trial Purchase order, and your instrument will be shipped within 24 hours.

*Most instruments are available in-store the same day; contact your store for details. **Please allow one day for processing.

, Schmitt Music's Better Than Rent Instrument Trial Purchase program is your best option — it's better than renting! Click here for additional details and to learn how the "Better Than Rent" program works.

Instrument options for each school may vary. If your School District or School is not listed, you can still order your "Better Than Rent" instrument online!

Please select "My District is not listed" or "My School is not listed" from the drop-down menu options, or contact your Schmitt Music store for more information.



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