Why Rent an Instrument?


Why Rent Your Instrument From Buddy Roger's Music?

Since 1957, Buddy Roger's Music has been a family-owned and operated business in Cincinnati, Ohio. Buddy Roger's Music is proud to help thousands of beginning and advancing school musicians every year with their instrument, accessory and music needs. We provide a variety of rental options to fit everyone's needs and we offer the largest selection of instruments preferred by local band directors. Here are the basics of the student rental plan:

  • Month to Month - you pay monthly for the use of the instrument. Your monthly rate payment goes toward the price of that instrument or an upgrade later down the road.

  • No Obligation - return the instrument at anytime 

  • Upgraded Mouthpiece - all of our student model instruments come with an upgraded mouthpiece conducive to your beginning musician

  • Worry Free Rental - The instrument is covered for ALL maintenance, repair, loss or theft.

  • Full Exchange Privileges - move into another instrument or upgrade in minutes.


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Already renting a student model and ready for the next level instrument? Check out our Encore Select Instruments Program


What Are Encore Select Instruments?

Excellent quality instruments are essential for a great performance. Select instruments have been chosen and recommended by teachers for your advancing student musician. A step-up instrument encourages long-term commitment to music and their band program.

  • Roll over what you have paid toward the student instrument

  • Continue to rent or buy for a 25% discount

  • Richer Sound

  • High-quality Materials

  • Handmade Features



Flute: Solid silver headjoint, Low B foot, Open holes, White gold springs

Clarinet: Grenadilla wood, bore size, undercut tone holes, silver-plated keys

Saxophone: Metal resonators, handmade features, ergonomic keys

Trumpet: One piece bell, larger bore size, silver-plated finish, better bracing

French Horn: Kruspe or Geyer wrap, double horn, detachable bell, bell throat taper

Trombone: Larger bore size, F-attachment trigger, different bell size, large shank mouthpiece

Euphonium: Compensating, four valves, optional silver-plated finish


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