Exchange Your Instrument


Right now, we are offering you the option to return your instrument and we will replace it with a brand new one.

  • We will apply all your previous rental equity to the purchase of your new instrument
  • Our instruments are new from manufacturer, inspected and ready for the band
  • Current model and educator approved brands
  • We will keep your monthly payments the same as what you already have
  • Step-up options are available for the students needing the next level instruments (high school, college, etc)
  • You will have an actual new or like new replacement while your instrument is repaired *

*Must choose the Instrument Protection Plan

Process For Exchanging Instrument

If you are in a plan with another company or store

Bring a copy of your rental agreement with rental start date and monthly payment plan information. We will calculate your credit equity and discount your new instruments price by that amount. Fill out a quick easy form in store. Bring your driver's license and the payment card you wish to auto-pay with.

Attention Wadsworth Music/CIC Renters

If you currently rent a CIC instrument that you signed up for at Wadsworth Music

You have the option to do nothing at this time or if you wish to take advantage of this Promotion and convert over to Sweetwater Band & Orchestra Rent to Rent or Rent to Own plans. Bring your instrument back to our store and get your new instrument. Can be same type of instrument or a different one. (Bring a clarinet but want a trumpet?-get a trumpet). We are very flexible and want you to have the instrument you want.


if you get contacted by any company asking you to return your instrument to any other location or handing it over to a traveling rep, we cannot guarentee your account will be closed in good standing. Your instruments must be returned, inspected and registered in our database to insure your account is no longer liable for future charges. We inspect and photograph all returns before sending back to Central Instrument Co. on your behalf and for your protection.

For CIC renters, if you would like us to reserve a new instrument for you, pleae fill out this form:

Thank you!