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Why rent from Willis Music?

Our lifelong commitment is to music and music education. We are a third-generation locally owned and family operated business. With over 120 years of experience, we are your trusted resource in helping your child play now and succeed.

  • No enrollment fee!
  • You make monthly rental payments that can apply toward your purchase.
  • There is no long-term commitment. You may return your instrument at any time.
  • Not all instruments are the same. Willis Music only offers instruments that are approved by your child’s director.
  • You may change instruments at any time.
  • At Willis Music, your child is never without an instrument for class.
  • Our Music Education Representatives visit your child’s school providing support and materials to your child’s director.
  • Willis Music has five convenient locations in Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, and Lexington.
  • Willis Music offers private lessons at all five of our convenient locations.
  • All of our technicians are certified by the National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians.
  • When your child is ready, you may apply your rental payments to an advanced level instrument.

Parents Q & A

A: Yes, it allows you to give your child a musical opportunity through affordable, low monthly rental rates which can be applied toward the purchase when your child is ready.

A: All our rental instruments are serviced by certified repair technicians.  This guarantees your child a high-quality instrument which will maximize their success.

A: Maintenance and Repair (M&R) covers routine maintenance, accidental damage and adjustments while you are renting.  Your Instrument Replacement Plan (IRP) is optional and replaces your child’s instrument if it’s lost or stolen.

A: Exchanges are FREE! With your director’s approval, you can exchange instruments at any time, without losing your equity.

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