• Wednesday , 19 September 2018

Instrument Hire and Repair

Individuals

Instrument hire from Somerset Music at competitive rates is available to all children and young people learning an instrument in Somerset.

Termly hire will be billed in advance of the start of the term. See here for termly rates and to access the application form.

Please note: there is no charge for Children Looked After who wish to learn an instrument.

Somerset Music hold a good stock of instruments but at times please be aware that hire will be subject to availability.

Schools

Instrument Hire is free for the first year to those schools/settings participating in Whole Class Ensemble Tuition (WCET).

Full and half sets of class instruments are available for schools to hire on either a half termly or annual rate:

SCC Maintained Schools

•Class set of instruments (up to 30) – annual rate – £710.00*
•Half classs set of instruments (up to 15) – annual rate – £426.00*
•Class set of instruments (up to 30) – half termly rate – £142.00*

Academies

•Class set of instruments (up to 30) – annual rate – £749.00*
•Half class set of instruments (up to 15) – annual rate – £448.00*
•Class set of instruments (up to 30) – half termly rate – £153.00*

Independent/Out of County Schools

•Class set of instruments (up to 30) – annual rate – £749.00*
•Half class set of instruments (up to 15) – annual rate – £448.00*
•Class set of instruments (up to 30) – half termly rate – £153.00*

*Please note, these charges exclude any delivery or VAT that may be payable and are applicable to the 2018/2019 academic year only.

Key Stage 2 pupils progressing from Whole Class Ensemble Tuition to Progression Tuition with Somerset Music are entitled to free instruments to support Progression for the first year.

Instrument hire will be billed in advance directly to parents/carers.

Instrument Repair

Somerset Music offers an instrument repair service for schools/individuals. For more information on this please contact Sarah Alsop on 07976 696562 or by email salsop@somerset.gov.uk. Sarah is registered with the National Association of Musical Instrument Repairs