Upgrade Your Sound - Largest instrument event in the country

About Upgrade Your Sound

Beginner instruments offer curious new students easy introductions to the experience of making music. But as students strive to develop stronger technique and improve sound quality, a beginning instrument may start to hinder that progress. A progressing student will eventually require a better instrument – a step-up instrument. Typically, a step-up instrument is crafted from better-quality materials, features improved action from finer construction and is designed for consistency across practice and performance. These elements help to improve sound, technique and build a student’s confidence which will help drive long-term success.

During UPGRADE YOUR SOUND we provide you with amazing discounts, special financing and online and in-store offers that can help take your performance to the next level!

You are invited to an Upgrade Your Sound event near you! At these events, you will experience the LARGEST assortment of band and orchestral instruments in the area. Instrument specialists will be on-hand to help you select the right instrument AND get you that instrument at a price that you will love! RSVP Below.

Horns Of Plenty

  • Experience the LARGEST assortment of brass and woodwind instruments around!
  • Take advantage of our AMAZING discounts and 0% financing.
  • Meet with on-site instrument specialists from your favorite brands like Yamaha, Bach, Conn-Selmer, Buffet, Fox, Vandoren, Rico and more!
  • Looking for something unique? Request it when you RSVP and we will work to get it there for you!

Want it now? Save 10% online on select instruments.


Upgrade You Sound is over but we can still make available any instrument you are looking for at your local neighborhood store.


Financing Offers - Horns of Plenty


18-month Financing, 0% APR, $0 Down: Vendor-Sponsored Financing for Well-qualified Customers who spend $199 or more on band and/or orchestral items during 4/1/2017 - 5/27/2017. Customers are required to sign-up for automatic payments (referred to as EZ-Pay). Offer only available to well-qualified customers upon approved credit. Pay $0 down when you purchase a product from the following vendors only: Yamaha; Jupiter: XO, Azumi, Altus; Buffet: Buffet Crampon, Besson, Courtois, Keilwerth, Schreiber, Hans Hoyer, Meinl Weston, B&S, Scherzer; Conn-Selmer: Armstrong, Bach, Conn, Selmer Paris, Holton, King, Leblanc, Selmer, Yanagisawa; Eastman: Amadeus; Andreas Eastman, Ivan Dunov, Albert Nebel, Eastman Master Series, Wilhelm Klier, Frederich Wyss, Doetsch; P. Mauriat; Haynes; Howard Core: Kohr, Core Series, Core Select, Dragon, Wilfer, Sandner, Christopher, Emanuel Wilfer; Otto Benjamin, Bellafina, Giardinelli, Pearl Flutes, Allora, Fox, Strobel, Powell-Sonare, Powell Signature, Gemeinhardt, Tomasi, S.E. Shires, Backun, Eastman; Alvarez; Breedlove, Ludwig, Zildjian, Williams, Pearl Drums, Verve Drums, Jett Drums, Harbinger, and Simmons.


For all other brands not listed above, the financing terms and conditions are: 18-month Financing, 0% APR, 20% Down. Financing for well-qualified customers who spend $199 or more on select instruments during 4/1/17 - 5/27/17. Customers are required to sign-up for automatic payments (referred to as EZ-Pay). Offer only available to well-qualified customers upon approved credit. If customer qualifies, no interest will be charged during the 18-month term. If balance is not paid in full after promotional period ends, late charges will apply and APR becomes 20%. Equal monthly payments required and will be charged to the credit card selected during the promotional period and until the purchase is paid for in full. Additional restrictions and exclusions may apply. For questions, call Customer Service at 888-731-5396.


10% off $199 or more on select band & orchestra, pianos/keyboards, drums, guitars, pro audio, and amps. Spend $199 or more on qualifying brands between 4/1/17 - 5/27/17 and receive an instant, max discount of 10% off before tax on select band and orchestral instruments only. Max discount value $500. Valid in-store and online on select items. Discount cannot be combined with rental credit offer and does not apply to rental payments or tuition. Non-transferable. No cash value. Not valid with other discounts, offers, prior purchases, sale items, clearance, or discontinued items. May not be applied toward institutional/educator purchase. One coupon per transaction. Music & Arts reserves the right to alter or suspend this promotion at any time.


Attend a Horns of Plenty or String Showcase event between 4/1/17 - 5/27/17 and receive special educator price on band and orchestral instruments only. Valid at event only. For registered educators only. Not valid with other discounts, offers, prior purchases, sale items, clearance, or discontinued items.


Rental customers with accounts in good standing are eligible to use 100% of their accrued rental credit towards the purchase of a new instrument of equal or greater value. Rental customer rental credit offers vary by state and instrument type. Please refer to a sales associate or your rental agreement to find out how much of your qualifying rental credit may be applied to the instrument you are purchasing. If you do not have access to a sales associate and have specific questions about your state specific agreement, please call our customer service team toll-free at 888-731-5396. Cannot be combined with 0% Down, 18-Months, No Interest offers. Qualifying rental credit does not include rental taxes, late fees, lease fees (if applicable) or Liability Damage Waiver and LDW tax (if applicable).