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Cornets for hire

Hiring is now the easiest way to get your hands on a brand new cornet — and from just £7.00 per month.

  You can get your hands on a brand new cornet from £7.00 per month

Do you know of someone wishing to learn an instrument but doesn't want to commit to buying one?

Then ukbrasshire can help!

Full range

We have a full range of brass instruments for purchase, or for hire, starting from only £7 per month!

As brass players ourselves we know the importance of a quality instrument we are therefore proud to offer Yamaha or Besson cornets for hire from only £10 per month!

Not for you?

Start on a cornet and find it's not for you?

No problem, you can either return it to us after the initial 3 months, with no further payments, or you can swap for the hire of any other instrument with no extension to your 12 month contract.

As brass players ourselves we know the importance of a quality instrument we are therefore proud to offer Yamaha or Besson cornets for hire from only £10 per month!Ukbrasshire


We are the only company in the UK that discounts ALL of the 12 monthly rental payments towards the price of either the instrument you are hiring at the end of the hire agreement or towards the purchase of a different instrument, so what do you have to lose?

Call us now on 01433 623 242 or visit us at www.ukbrasshire.com

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