rental-options-it-s-end-of-school-what-do-i-do-with-my-rental-instrumentRenting is really budget friendly month to month. ician is really enjoying playing in band/orchestra and plans to continue for many more years to come! The end of the school year & holidays are the perfect time to re-evaluate whether you want to keep renting an instrument or if you would like to purchase one. We are always here to help make sure you get the best instrument for your player. Call us anytime if you have questions, 303-955-8064. There are a few options that you should keep aware of:
1.) Keep Renting.
Renting is really budget friendly month to month. You don't have to make any changes or take any additional steps, everything will continue as normal. However, you will be paying full MSRP price by the time you reach the end of your rental term. Below are some options that can save a lot of money. * If you are renting a fractional string instrument, stop by over the summer and
lets check to see if your student needs the next size up. 2.) Return Rental - Student Not Playing Anymore
If you/your student aren't going to continue with band/orchestra, call Ralph at Rent My Instrument, 877-269-0240 for a FREE UPS shipping label to ship it back or simply drop it off at Rocky Mountain Music Repair as soon as they are done playing. (Hours may vary because of COVID-19, so we highly suggest using the free UPS shipping option available). Keep in mind that any credit that you have accrued will be forfeited....so if your student will be in band next year, we would suggest to continue renting over the summer so you don't lose your credit. 3.) Purchase Rental Instrument for 50% off Remaining Balance.
If your musician really likes playing and really likes the specific instrument you are renting, then you can always purchase it for 50% of your remaining balance! This is a great way to gain ownership of the instrument while saving a lot of money. If you want to know how much you can purchase the instrument for, call Ralph at 877-569-0240. You can also log into your account at the RentMyInstrument.com website to look up how much you still owe, as well as execute the pay off. If down the road they decide that music is not for them, then you can resell the instrument and recoup some of your money.
4.) Return Rental & Purchase a Used Instrument from Rocky Mountain Music Repair.
We have student and intermediate/professional models available. Woodwind instruments include all new pads & corks and have been professionally adjusted. Brass instruments have been professionally cleaned, new corks & felts, and valves have been aligned. All horns come with a 1-Year Warranty on pads, corks, felts and minor adjustments. You can stop by anytime to take a look and try them out! This link will take you to our website where we keep up-to-date on current instruments or sale. If you don’t see what you want, ask us, we have LOTS more instruments just waiting to be fixed! Instruments For Sale
5.) Return Rental and Purchase a Used Instrument
If you are shopping for an instrument, take our handy brochure with you! It outlines some basic things to look for in a used instrument and trusted brands we recommend. We are also more than happy to inspect any instruments prior to purchase, that way you feel more comfortable with your investment. Used Instrument Brochure
6.) Upgrade Your Rental Instrument
If you know they will be playing in band/orchestra all the way through high school, chances are the music teacher will recommend that they upgrade to an intermediate/professional level instrument. Why not upgrade their instrument starting today? You can still keep renting the upgraded instrument, or then purchase the upgraded one for 50% off! Call Ralph at 877-569-0240 to inquire about upgrades.