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Normans Rental Scheme

 
The Normans Rental Scheme supports Schools and Music Teaching Services by providing children with the use of a quality instrument without parents needing to make a large up-front payment. We have a range of instrument types available at an affordable monthly cost, combined with the ability to return at any time after 3 months, with no further commitment. Payments are made monthly by Direct Debit and if you complete the rental term we will allow you to keep the instrument at no additional cost.

 

 

 

OUR PACKAGES | WHAT'S INCLUDED

  Hire of a brand new instrument
  All the accessories to get you started
  Option to return after 3 months
  Keep the instrument after the rental period 
  Expert maintenance support
  Free delivery

 

INSTRUMENTS | THE CHOICES

The instruments provided on the Rental Scheme are our best-selling education models and have been fully endorsed by our tuition partners. They are supplied with all the necessary accessories to get you started, as detailed below. What's more, at the end of the agreement, you retain the instrument at no additional cost. You can return the instrument after 3 months. Sizes available are also stated where appropriate.

 

CLARINET 

£15.00 per month

CORNET

£15.00 per month

FLUTE

£15.00 per month

ACOUSTIC GUITAR

£10.00 per month

CLASSICAL GUITAR

£10.00 per month

KEYBOARD

£15.00 per month

ALTO SAXOPHONE

£25.00 per month

TROMBONE

£15.00 per month

TRUMPET

£15.00 per month

VIOLIN

£15.00 per month

PBONE

£15.00 per month

PTRUMPET

£15.00 per month

PCORNET

£15.00 per month

 

SIGN UP | HOW TO ENROL

Signing up couldn't be easier, just follow these simple steps.

  Choose Your Instrument
   Fill in Our Short Application Form
   Set Up Your Direct Debit
   We'll Ship Your Instrument!
 
Rent your instrument

 

FAQ'S  | YOU MIGHT LIKE TO KNOW

HOW DO I SIGN UP FOR THE RENTAL SCHEME?

If you wish to sign up for our rental scheme, please click on the 'Rent Your Instrument' button. You will then need to complete a short application form with your details and set up a direct debit agreement. Once this simple process has been completed, we will validate your application with your Tuition Provider and ship your instrument.

WHAT IS A TEACHER CODE AND HOW DO I GET ONE?

Each Tuition Partner we work with has a unique Teacher Code, so we know who will be providing your tuition and can make sure your package arrives in time for the first lesson. This may be a School, Music Service or a Private Tutor. Please ask them for their code and enter it on the application form where requested.

WHAT MAKE OF INSTRUMENT WILL I RECEIVE?

The instruments supplied on our Rental Package are the best sellers from our education range. They have been chosen in conjunction with our Tuition Partners to ensure they are of a quality that will support your child throughout their early years of music making. Should you require further information on the instruments supplied please contact sales@normans.co.uk

HOW LONG IS THE RENTAL TERM?

The length of your rental period will depend on the instrument you choose. The table below will tell you whether your instrument of choice is a 12 or 24 month rental.
  INSTRUMENT  HIRED  RENTAL  PERIOD  
Classical/Acoustic Guitar, pBone, pCornet, pTrumpet, Violin

12 Months

 

Clarinet, Cornet, Trombone, Trumpet, Flute, Alto Saxophone, Keyboard

24 Months  

CAN I RETURN MY CHILD'S INSTRUMENT AT ANY TIME?

Once a minimum of 3 payments have been made you are free to return your instrument at any time. Please note that the instrument must be in sound working condition although we do of course expect general wear and tear.

WHAT INSTRUMENT ACCESSORIES WILL MY CHILD RECEIVE?

With an Acoustic Guitar, your child will receive a guitar bag, strap, tuner, spare strings, a string winder,plectrums, a capo and a guitar stand. Your Clarinet will arrive with a case, reeds, a reed guard, cork grease, cleaning cloth and mouthpiece. When you choose a Classical Guitar, you'll receive a guitar bag, tuner, spare strings, a string winder, plectrums, a foot stool and a guitar stand. For the Cornet, the rental package includes a case, mouthpiece, valve oil and a cleaning cloth. When choosing the Flute, your child will receive a case, cleaning rod, cloth and grease. If your child is an aspiring pianist and has chosen to learn a Keyboard, you'll receive an adaptor, music rest, stand, bench and headphones. If you decide to rent a pBone, pCornet or a pTrumpet you'll receive a carry bag and two plastic mouthpieces. Are you looking at renting a Saxophone? Your child will receive a case, a reed, cork grease, saxophone sling, a mouthpiece and pad saver. For a classic instrument, you must be looking at renting the Trombone or Trumpet. With the Trombone or Trumpet, your child will receive a case, mouthpiece, slide/valve oil and a cleaning rod with a cloth. The Violin comes with all the accessories you'll need, a case, tuner, spare strings, rosin and a bow.

HOW DO I RETURN MY INSTRUMENT IF NO LONGER REQUIRED?

If you decide to return your instrument after the initial 3 month term, please contact us, preferably by email to support@normans.co.uk or alternatively call us on 01283 535333. We will send you all the relevant information to arrange the safe return of your instrument. Once it is back with us we will cancel your Direct Debit and no more payments will be taken.

WHAT HAPPENS AT THE END OF THE RENTAL PERIOD?

Once you have finished your rental period, and as long as all payments have been made in full, we will allow you to keep the instrument at no additional cost.

CAN ANYONE RENT AN INSTRUMENT?

Our Rental Scheme is operated in partnership with a range of Music Educators/Tuition Providers and is only open to their pupils. Each partner we work with is given a unique Teacher Code that you will need to enter on the application form.

WHAT IS COVERED BY MAINTENANCE SUPPORT?

Our on-site technicians are on hand to assist with instances of instruments not working correctly. Most problems can be resolved over the phone or using the guides provided in our Instrument Support Centre. On the rare occasion that we cannot get your instrument up and running again remotely, we may request you to send it back for assessment by one of our technicians. 

WHAT IF THE INSTRUMENT IS DAMAGED?

We only accept the return of instruments that are in sound working order. We appreciate that they will be in used condition and accept reasonable wear and tear. However, we are unable to take back any that are either damaged beyond repair, or where a repair would be uneconomical to undertake. In this circumstance you would be responsible for any monthly payments due until the end of the rental period. 

HOW DO I KEEP MY CHILD'S INSTRUMENT IN GOOD PLAYING CONDITION?

We have a range of videos/articles providing useful tips and basic maintenance guidance to help keep your child’s instrument in good playing condition. These include how to set-up, tune and clean as well as other useful tips. These can be found in our Instrument Support Centre

ARE THERE ANY OTHER ACCESSORIES MY CHILD WILL NEED?

Our packages include all the essential accessories your child will need to get started. However,  should you wish to see what other useful extras are available we have selected a range of popular items for each instrument. Simply click the relevant instrument - Clarinet | Cornet | Flute | Guitar | Keyboard | Saxophone | Trombone | Trumpet | Violin

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

By signing up to our rental scheme, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions of the scheme. View the terms and conditions here.
 
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