Save money on school instruments by purchasing used
instruments instead of renting them. Children often try out several
different instruments when in school. When you purchase them used, you can
usually sell them for the same price so it doesn't cost you anything to own
them. If your child finds one he/she really likes, them you can purchase a
some more frugal tips to save money on school
- Do your research before you
begin to look for an instrument and know the prices of new and used instruments
so you will be in a position to negotiate.
- Try your local music store to
see if you can buy pre-owned instruments.
- Check the classifieds,
Craigslist, pawn shops and ebay for used
- Ask the school's music teacher
for names of students who have decided not to continue playing their instrument,
or see if he has some instruments he or the school will loan out.