Mozingo Music

Top 10 Reasons to Rent

Top 10 Reasons for Renting from Mozingo Music


  1. Unlock your child’s full potential
    A child who has the desire to play an instrument should be encouraged. By renting an instrument from Mozingo Music, you have the peace of mind that your child will not be hindered by an instrument of mediocre quality or poor mechanical condition. All instruments are inspected, cleaned and adjusted by our skilled repair personnel before being offered for rent. It will be in ready to play condition the moment you get it.
  2. School approved
    All of our rentals are educator approved instruments, from reputable instrument manufacturers. These instruments are designed with the durability and playability that make learning as easy as possible.
  3. No obligation
    Should your child’s interest change, you may return the instrument at any time. There are no long term commitments or cancellation fees. You will receive a bill monthly. Simply pay the bill or return the instrument. It’s that easy!
  4. Maintenance & Repair
    Our rental program includes maintenance & repair coverage. Every musical instrument is unique, and many have small mechanical parts that on occasion, through normal use, need adjusting. We have service facilities in St. Louis, and adjustments or repairs to the instrument are provided for the duration of your rental*. Certain restrictions apply. Please refer to rental agreement for exclusions and exceptions.
  5. Certified Repair Technicians
    Mozingo Music has a team of NAPBIRT** certified repair technicians with over 40 years combined experience, capable of returning the instrument to proper playing condition in a timely and efficient manner. They are trained in the latest methods and use state of the art tools specifically designed to repair and adjust band instruments.
  6. Rent-to-Own Your Instrument
    All band & full-size orchestra instrument rentals are rent-to-own. 100% of your principal payment is applied toward owning the instrument, giving your student a lifetime to enjoy the benefits of learning to play.
  7. Multiple payment options
    We offer multiple payment options for your convenience. You may enroll in Auto-Debit/Auto-Credit and have the payment automatically withdrawn from your checking account or credit card. Payments are also accepted in person at any store for cash, check, or credit card. You may also elect to have a monthly invoice mailed for a small service fee.
  8. Full Service
    We have been serving the St. Louis area since 1972. In addition to rentals we offer private lessons, repair, school sales, and retail sales. We will be happy to assist in any way possible to make sure your music experience is a positive and pleasant one.
  9. Fractional-sized Orchestra Instruments
    We offer fractional-size orchestra instruments tailor-made for the growing student. All students should be measured and correctly fitted with the proper instrument, whether it is violin, viola, cello, or bass. As your child grows, larger sizes are available. Simply bring your student and instrument in, and we will re-measure them as often as is necessary - at no charge. We give you the peace of mind that your child is matched with the correct size instrument. All orchestra instruments are set up to meet the rigid standards of the MENC***.
  10. Rental Rewards
    Another benefit of renting from Mozingo Music is that you can upgrade to a Performance Level instrument and qualify for a discount. It's easy. Return your current instrument for a Performance instrument, apply your discount and SAVE. Give us a call for all the details.

*Prices include routine maintenance & servicing of the instruments. **National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians ***National Association for Music Education (formerly Music Educators National Conference)