Kidder Music - Instruments, Print Music, Private Lessons - Peoria & Bloomington

Why Rent from Kidder Music?

Kidder Music Service has been supporting local music programs since Jim and Ede Kidder founded the company in 1974.

A dollar spent at Kidder Music is a dollar invested in our local music community.

The Kidder Music Advantage

We know your time is valuable, which is why we have designed an experience that is easy, flexible, and convenient for busy families like yours.

  • Quality Products - We are the trusted dealer for teacher-approved instruments and accessories. Our sheet music department is the largest in the state.
  • Easy and Flexible Rental Programs - Our rental programs are designed for the changing needs of families, with easy returns, exchanges, and upgrades allowed at any time.
  • 21st Century Convenience - In addition to our two retail locations, our web site is available 24/7 for you to order items, make payments, or view your e-Statement.
  • Fair and Honest Billing - We believe in an easy and pleasant experience, so there are no hidden fees or penalties.
  • Free Delivery and Pickup Service - We visit many Illinois schools regularly and can deliver or pickup any products or instruments.
  • Free Loaner Instruments - Being without an instrument makes practice and progress difficult, which is why we offer free loaners to our rental customers as necessary.
  • Expert Maintenance and Repair Service - For your peace of mind, maintenance and repair coverage is included with every rental.

Band & Orchestra Rent-to-Own

Enjoy the flexibility of a rental with the benefit of a purchase plan.

  • New and used band and full-size orchestra instruments available.
  • No obligation to purchase. Month-to-month terms.
  • Comprehensive maintenance and repair coverage included.
  • Rental payments apply 100% towards instrument’s purchase price for the first six months. Starting the 7th month, there is a finance charge on the unpaid balance. However, your monthly payment will not change.
  • Special 20% payoff discount.
  • Return or exchange at any time.
  • Easy plans for upgrading to intermediate and professional level instruments.

String Lease Program

The orchestra lease program allows younger beginners to get started on a partial-size instrument and exchange up as they grow.

  • Month-to-month terms, no long-term commitment.
  • Comprehensive maintenance and repair coverage included.
  • Exchange sizes as your child grows.
  • Enjoy free rent for July & August after completing one school year!
  • Rental money applicable towards the purchase of a full-sized intermediate or professional instrument.

School Rental Programs

General Rentals