August is here and now is the time to get ready for school band and orchestra. If you are in need of an instrument for school band or orchestra, you must read our web page on Buying vs. Renting. Our band and orchestra instrument purchase programs for student instruments make buying the right financial choice for most families. Learn why by clicking here. But if you don't feel buying is right for you after reading Buying vs. Renting, we have rental instruments at very competititve rates. Plus, we have Central Washington's largest selection of printed music in stock. Avalon Music is your family music center.