Brass Instruments Insurance

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Whether amateur or professional, ensemble or solo, jazz, rock, funk, classical or traditional, Lark Music provides specialist insurance to ensure you are properly covered.

For brass instruments we can provide cover for accessories such as mouth pieces, lyres, mutes and stands, so please specify if you would like these when obtaining a quotation.*

What our cover includes
  • Worldwide, domestic or premises only cover
  • No time restrictions on travel
  • All risks cover (fire, flood, loss, theft, accidental damage)
  • Depreciation in value following an accident
  • Cover whilst travelling (as long as the musical instrument is in a hard case)
  • Cover whilst at home
  • No claims discount of up to 20%

We also provide some optional extras

  • Cover against theft from an unattended vehicle, earthquake or climate conditions
  • Optional £2m or £5m Public Liability

Renting your instrument?

If you rent your instrument, you will more than likely be responsible for making sure that it is correctly insured. Lark Music can provide comprehensive cover for any rental instruments.

*Please note: Breakage of these accessories whilst playing is excluded from your cover.

Why choose Lark Music?

Lark Music has been providing specialist music insurance across the world for over 25 years. Our service benefits include:

  • A dedicated Account Handler – so one number to call
  • In-house Claims team to make the claims process as efficient as possible
  • Transactions in a choice of currencies (Sterling, Euro, US Dollar)
  • No claims discounts available (up to 20%)
  • Choice of repairer
Give us a call
+44 330 008 4870
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Did you know…

The brass section in the orchestra usually comprises four categories – trumpets, horns, trombones and tubas. In a traditional orchestra, brass was used for providing a big climax to a piece, however, starting at midway through the 19th Century, brass started to come into its own. The British brass band tradition also influenced many composers starting with Elgar and continuing to Holst and Vaughn Williams, where the brass is used as equal partner to the string section. German composers like Brahms and Wagner expanded the scope of the brass as well.

Strong brass band traditions exist in many countries, and the instrumentation usually includes cornets, tenor, baritone and flugel horns, euphoniums, tenor and bass trombones, basses, Eb and Bb tubas, as well as percussionists.

Some of the earliest brass were the Roman cornu and Greek salpinx, although a silver trumpet was found in the tomb of Tutankhamen. Horns date back to the use of natural horns derived from animal horns or tusks.

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