Musical Instrument Hire

At Bishop Druitt College, a limited number of instruments are available for hire. These include: 

  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Double bass
  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • Clarinet
  • Alto saxophone
  • Tenor saxophone
  • Trumpet
  • French horn
  • Trombone

Instruments are available for a period of 12 months. A deposit of $50 is to be paid before hiring and will be refunded at the end of the hire agreement when the instrument is returned in good condition. The cost of hiring an instrument is $40 per term and is required to be paid by Week 2 of each term.

Conditions of hiring an instrument

1. You are required to keep the instrument in good condition and return it in the same condition at the expiration of the hire. 

2. You are responsible for any loss or damage to the instrument, including the case. This includes payment for any repairs that may be required or the purchase of a new instrument if the damage is significant.

3. You are responsible also for replacing strings and reeds on applicable instruments. You will also need to purchase rosin and valve oil if required.

4. Termination of the hire must be provided in writing to the Head of Music with at least 28 days notice. No money will be refunded if the hire is terminated before the end of term.

5. The instrument is returnable upon demand from the Head of Music for inspection, repair, adjustment, or for any other reason.

  • Please complete the musical instrument hire form below if you wish to hire an instrument.

Musical Instrument Hire

Musical Instrument Hire Form

This form must be completed for students wishing to hire a musical instrument from Bishop Druitt College. Please submit separate forms if applying for more than one student or more than one instrument.

Student Details:

Parent Details:

This section is to be completed for students wishing to hire a woodwind, brass or string instrument. Please note that the following instruments are not for hire: guitar, bass guitar, electric guitar, drum kit, piano and keyboard. For information about the cost of instrument hire at Bishop Druitt College and the payment method please refer to the Instrumental Music Studies handbook.

By submitting this form the parent acknowledges that:

- I have read and agree to the terms and conditions regarding instrument hire set out on this webpage.

- I understand that the school must be given 28 days notice in the event of termination of a hire agreement and that if this notice is not provided, the tuition or hire fee for the remainder of the term shall be charged.





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