Instrument Hire

Please read below for information on how to apply, pay for and return hired instruments from Solihull Music

To Hire an instrument please click HERE


You are eligible to hire an instrument from Solihull Music if:

  • Your child has instrumental lessons with a Solihull Music teacher either at a school in Solihull or at one of our music centres.
  • Your child is a member of one of the Solihull Music ensembles.

Hire – what instruments are available to hire?


Double Bass


  • Flute
  • Clarinet
  • Oboe
  • Bassoon
  • Saxophone


  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • Euphonium
  • Cornet
  • Tuba
  • French Horn
  • Tenor Horn
  • Baritone Horn


  • Electric Guitar
  • Bass Guitar

Costs for hiring a musical instrument 2020/21

The cost of hiring any instrument from Solihull Music is £15.00 per instrument per term.
Pupils who are entitled to Free School Meals or are a Looked After Child are able to hire an instrument at no charge. Please inform the office team when you request an instrument so they can process your request as appropriately.

My child requires a larger instrument

If you child requires a larger instrument you will need to contact the Solihull Music to see if an appropriate instrument is available. We will contact you once this is possible and ask you to return the smaller instrument and swap to the larger size.

Returning the instrument

You will need to return the instrument to the music service office if you are no longer eligible for instrument hire.

Please return the instrument to us if you:

  • Your child has terminated lessons provided by Solihull Music.
  • Your child is no longer a member of a music service ensemble.

Where do I collect and return the instrument?

Solihull Music is in the process of moving venues. Currently we are based at:
Solihull Music Service
Daylesford Road
B92 8EJ

We will be moving to
Solihull Music
The Core
Theatre Square
Homer Road
B91 3RG

You will be able to collect and return the instrument on the days and times shown below:

  • Thursday 9am -12.00pm
  • These will change when we have moved to the Core.