Choose an instrument, then hire or buy

Choose an instrument

What to think about

When choosing an instrument you need to think about:

  • your size (your finger size, arm length and arm strength)
  • whether you have your front adult teeth (top and bottom) if you're going to play wind or brass instruments

Which instrument for which age?

Year two:

  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello 
  • Recorder

Year three:

  • Acoustic guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Piano
  • Electronic keyboard
  • Voice

Year four:

  • Flute
  • Clarinet
  • Saxophone
  • Cornet
  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • Euphonium
  • Drums

Year six and seven:

  • Double bass
  • Oboe
  • Bassoon
  • French horn
  • Tuba