Rental Instruments



Enrolling in school band music is rewarding. New opportunities arise. New friendships are made. Social skills develop and self esteem matures when learned notes turn into sound.

Independent studies have shown the disciplines of learning music contribute to other important subjects such math and science. Not every music student pursues a career in music but the opportunities presented open doors to a life long love for the enjoyment of music. And for many, it all begins in the classroom.

When starting your first year of band music, we suggest renting one of our inexpensive previously played instruments. Why pay more than necessary if the student has never played before? Once the student decides to carry on in music, let us help you choose a new or almost new instrument that best suits his or her needs.


For special occasions you may need a short term rental of an specific instrument. We offer timpani, orchestral chimes, gongs, marimbas, vibraphones, xylophones, orchestra bells and more.


Our rental instruments are complete outfits that include a cleaned and sealed mouthpiece and all "make it play" accessories.

Our rental instrument contracts are open ended. Pay & Play by the month.

Learn more about our Instrument Protection Plan

For students in second year music, we suggest purchasing a new or almost new pre-played instrument. Visit our New Instrument and Pre-Played Instrument departments to see the latest offerings. Need help to decide? Contact us and speak to one of our helpful associates regarding the best instrument choice for you.

Learn more about our Ultrasonic Instrument Cleaning Program

Musicare was first to introduce Ottawa to Ultrasonic Band Instrument Cleaning.
All rental units and mouthpieces go through this cleaning process.
Cleaned mouthpieces are sealed.