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Is getting your hands on a great cornet a problem for your band?

Not with UKBrassHire it isn't — with models from £7.00 a month to top of the range pro level instruments.

  There are instruments from beginner to professional level that can be hired...

UK Brass Hire is one of the UKs leading instrument hire retailers with over 100 years of experiences focussed on providing our customers with fantastic instruments at fantastic prices.

And we are now able to offer our brilliant deals to the brass band movement — starting from as little as £7.00 a month for a cornet.

Every level

We have in fact instruments to suit every player at every level — all the way up to top professionals — cornets, horns, baritones, euphoniums, trombones and tubas.

Our aim is to get as many people to enjoy playing music as possible, so whether you are a complete beginner, or simply wish to upgrade to a model you have always dreamed of, please call us to discuss your requirements.

Flexible rental periods from 3-12 months
Rent deducted from price if purchased (even if you upgrade instruments during the rental period)
Free one hour lesson
Delivered fully play tested by one of our brass specialists

We want you to love music and believe you should learn on the best possible instrument, we are therefore the only firm in the UK offering rental options on pro-level instruments including Yamaha and BessonUKBrassHire.

Check them out

We want you to love music and believe you should learn on the best possible instrument, we are therefore the only firm in the UK offering rental options on pro-level instruments including Yamaha and Besson.

Check them out at: https:/­/­www.ukbrasshire.com/­INSTRUMENTS.php


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