Instrument Rentals

Click  here  to go to Ted Brown Music's band instrument rental page to complete your online rental application

Rent your school band or orchestra instrument conveniently at the Federal Way School of Music today!

Federal Way's premiere choice for music education, the Federal Way School of Music, is partners with Ted Brown Music Company, Washington's leading local music retail chain–family owned and operated for over 70 years! 

Ted Brown Music offers a simple, easy, month-to-month rental plan for new and used band and orchestra instruments. Rent the instrument for as long as you need, or hold onto it and accrue discounts toward the purchase of an instrument! 

We are also your local one-stop shop for all your band, orchestra, and other musical needs! We can special order school-approved band and orchestra books, supplies such as care kits, reeds, music stands, and other accessories. Through us, you can also order virtually any music supplies, books, or even instrument purchases like guitars, keyboards and digital pianos, or drums from Ted Brown's best-in-state inventory, all with local pickup in Federal Way!

Why rent or buy from us? It goes toward a good cause: a portion of your instrument or item purchase helps to fund our various programs for our local community, including scholarships for financial-needy families and free performance opportunities for kids!

We offer an assortment of new and used school-approved instruments for band and orchestra including:

  • Flute

  • Piccolo

  • Clarinet

  • Bass Clarinet

  • Oboe

  • Bassoon

  • Trumpet

  • Trombone

  • French Horn

  • Euphonium (Baritone)

  • Snare Drum Kit

  • Bell Kit

  • Percussion Kit

  • Violin

  • Viola

  • Cello

  • Upright Bass

  • Alto Saxophone

  • Tenor Saxophone

...and more!

*Monthly prices vary by instrument type and condition.

For instruments including piano, keyboard, drum set, guitar, bass guitar, ukulele, and other fretted instruments, rentals are not available, however there are affordable purchase options from Ted Brown Music.

Prospective students and families interested in studying any of the above instruments and who do not own one should contact us for recommended models prior to purchasing, to ensure the quality and suitability of the instrument for lessons.

To rent your instrument with the fastest service:

  • Before arriving, please call or email the Federal Way School of Music at 253-279-7844 or to confirm your preferred instrument is in stock and to make a rental appointment.

  • Once you make your rental appointment, a helpful staff member will personally assist you in completing the rental application!

  • To pick up all your school band or orchestra supplies conveniently in one stop, contact us ahead of time with your band/orchestra supply list provided by your child's school music instructor. Some common required school music supplies include a book, music stand, and cleaning kit for your instrument.

If you have questions about your account, including payment, returns, or exchanges, please direct all questions to Ted Brown Music at: