Merton Music Foundation has a large stock of musical instruments available for hire.
Requests for hire instruments for lessons in schools should be made through your child’s school.
Subject to availability, we also provide instruments on external hire.
A deposit is required on all instruments, the hire period is normally limited to three terms and all hire is provided subject to availability.
Hire charges are payable termly.
Charges for MMF students (2016-17):
GROUP 1 INSTRUMENTS: Schools: £34.00, Music Centre: £38.00 (Deposit - £20.00)
Violin, Viola, Guitar
GROUP 2 INSTRUMENTS: Schools: £45.00, Music Centre: £55.00 (Deposit - £50.00)
Flute, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Trumpet, Cornet, Trombone, Mini Horn, Cello
GROUP 3 INSTRUMENTS: Schools: £50.00, Music Centre: £66.00 (Deposit - £100.00)
Oboe, Bassoon, Tenor Saxophone, French Horn, Euphonium, Tuba, Double Bass, Xylophone
With regard to the instruments under the Group 3 category, a copy of a relevant insurance document will have to be provided by the hirer prior to the commencement of the hire period.
All replacement strings, reeds, oils and grease for hire instruments must be paid for by the hirer.
External hire - prices available separately from MMF.
Further details can be obtained from our office Tel: 020 8640 5446.
We recommend that all instruments are insured. For further information, please contact Allianz by clicking on the banner below.