Instrumental Provision - Assisted Purchase
The Service offers an assisted purchase scheme that enables parents/carers to purchase a musical instrument through the council at a reduced cost.
Instruments purchased through the scheme benefit of having zero rated VAT. Instruments can be purchased over one year interest free. A £5 administration fee is added to each purchase.
The scheme is available to all students who have tuition with a Music Service teacher. The Service makes no profit from the scheme.
Musical Instrument Hire
The Music Service has a limited amount of instruments available for loan whilst children have lessons with the Service. An extra charge is made for the loan over and above the cost of lessons.
The Service offers a remissions policy for those who qualify.