forzandoArts Instrument Program Rent or Own Handbells & Handchimes

Bring Handbell Music to Your CommunityAffordable, Flexible, Professional

forzandoArts makes it easy for schools, community organizations, and churches to start or expand their handbell and handchime music programs.

We offer competitve solutions and personal service, with options for to rent or rent-to-own partial or complete sets of handbells or handchimes.

How does the forzandoArts Instrument Program work?

Your organization picks out the instruments needed and we'll help you with the rest, including shippping, insurance, and even consulting as needed.


Is there a minimum rental amount or period?

We'll rent any range of instruments you need, from a single handbell to seven octaves of handchimes. Generally the shortest rental period is one month. The most economical options are year-long rental programs.

Do we get new instruments with the rent-to-own option?

Yes! At the conclusion of the three year rent-to-own program, you will receive brand new instruments directly from the manufacturer complete with the full warranty. And so that your program isn't interrupted, forzandoArts will continue to provide the rental instruments for free while the manufacturer creates your instruments just for you!


Who can rent handbells and handchimes?

Any school, community organization, music ensemble, religious institution, or musician can qualify to rent from forzandoArts. Depending on your requested rental terms, we may require a credit check.

SHOW PRICING FOR:

Pricing to Rent Schulmerich Handbells

Range Monthly 1 Mo. FREE
Annual
Est. 2-Way
Shipping
1 Octave (C5-C6) $75 $825 $100
2 Octaves (G4-G6) $150 $1,650 $200
3 Octaves (C4-C7) $275 $3,025 $300
4 Octaves (G3-G7) $400 $4,400 $400
5 Octaves (C3-C8) $650 $5,775 $525
6 Octaves (B2-G8 + G2-A#2 in Malmark Aluminum) $950 $10,450 $1,800
7 Octaves (B2-C9 + C2-A#2 in Malmark Aluminum) $1,850 $20,350 $4,600
Individual Handbells We can help! Which do you need?
Octave Add-On Sets
2nd Oct. Add-On (G4-B4, C#6-G6) $75 $825 $100
3rd Oct. Add-On (C4-F#4, G#6-C7) $100 $1,100 $100
4th Oct. Add-On (G3-B3, C#7-G7) $125 $1,375 $125
5th Oct. Add-On (C3-F#3, G#7-C8) $175 $1,925 $175
6th Oct. Add-On
(B2, C#8-G8 + G2-A#2 in Malmark Aluminum)
$450 $4,950 $975
7th Oct. Add-On
(C2-F#2 in Malmark Aluminum, G#8-C9)
$850 $9,350 $2,800
Partial or Half-Octave Add-Ons We can help! Which do you need?
Solo & Small Ensemble Sets
G4-G6 Solo Set (Low 2 Octaves) $150 $1,650 $200
C5-C7 Solo Set (High 2 Octaves) $150 $1,650 $200
G4-C7 Solo Set (Low 2.5 Octaves) $175 $1,925 $250
C5-G7 Solo Set (High 2.5 Octaves) $200 $2,200 $250
G4-G7 Solo Set (3 Octaves) $250 $2,750 $250
G4-C8 Solo Set (3.5 Octaves) $275 $3,025 $275

Rental subject to availability; select instruments may require minimum rental term. Refundable deposit equals one month rental rate and is included in first payment; recurring annual billing will be adjusted prior to renewal. Final shipping fee will be provided in the rental agreement and includes packaging, shipping insurance, and delivery and return of your rental instruments.

Pricing to Rent-to-Own Schulmerich Handbells

Range Cancel Risk-Free Any Time
Monthly for 36 Months
Est. 2-Way
Shipping
1 Octave (C5-C6) $100 $100
2 Octaves (G4-G6) $185 $200
3 Octaves (C4-C7) $315 $300
4 Octaves (G3-G7) $460 $400
5 Octaves (C3-C8) $650 $525
6 Octaves (G2-G8*) $1,250 $1,800
7 Octaves (C2-C9*) $2,250 $4,600
Individual Handbells We can help! Which do you need?
Octave Add-On Sets
2nd Oct. Add-On (G4-B4, C#6-G6) $200 $100
3rd Oct. Add-On (C4-F#4, G#6-C7) $200 $100
4th Oct. Add-On (G3-B3, C#7-G7) $250 $125
5th Oct. Add-On (C3-F#3, G#7-C8) $275 $175
6th Oct. Add-On
(G2-B2*, C#8-G8)
$300 $975
7th Oct. Add-On
(C2-F#2*, G#8-C9)
$350 $2,800
Partial or Half-Octave Add-Ons We can help! Which do you need?
Solo & Small Ensemble Sets
G4-G6 Solo Set (Low 2 Octaves) $200 $200
C5-C7 Solo Set (High 2 Octaves) $200 $200
G4-C7 Solo Set (Low 2.5 Octaves) $250 $250
C5-G7 Solo Set (High 2.5 Octaves) $275 $250
G4-G7 Solo Set (3 Octaves) $300 $250
G4-C8 Solo Set (3.5 Octaves) $350 $275

Final shipping fee will be provided in the rental agreement and includes packaging, shipping insurance, and delivery and return of your rental instruments. First payment is a refundable deposit, which equals one month rental rate. Shipping and sales tax for new instruments will be calculated based on rates provided by Schulmerich and will be invoiced separately. *During the rental period, forzandoArts may substitute Malmark aluminum bells for C2-A#2.

Pricing for New Schulmerich Handbells

Range Price* Estimated
Shipping
1 Octave (C5-C6) $3,300 $50
2 Octaves (G4-G6) $6,300 $100
3 Octaves (C4-C7) $10,600 $150
4 Octaves (G3-G7) $15,650 $200
5 Octaves (C3-C8) $24,350 $325
6 Octaves (G2-G8) $41,115 $1,000
7 Octaves (C2-C9) $74,500 $2,300
Individual Handbells We can help! Which do you need?
Octave Add-On Sets
2nd Oct. Add-On (G4-B4, C#6-G6) $3,450 $50
3rd Oct. Add-On (C4-F#4, G#6-C7) $4,550 $50
4th Oct. Add-On (G3-B3, C#7-G7) $5,300 $75
5th Oct. Add-On (C3-F#3, G#7-C8) $9,150 $100
6th Oct. Add-On (G2-B2, C#8-G8) $16,500 $475
7th Oct. Add-On (C2-F#2, G#8-C9) $31,850 $1,400
Partial or Half-Octave Add-Ons View available configurations
Solo & Small Ensemble Sets
G4-G6 Solo Set (Low 2 Octaves) $6,300 $100
C5-C7 Solo Set (High 2 Octaves) $6,215 $100
G4-C7 Solo Set (Low 2.5 Octaves) $7,350 $125
C5-G7 Solo Set (High 2.5 Octaves) $8,070 $125
G4-G7 Solo Set (3 Octaves) $9,490 $200
G4-C8 Solo Set (3.5 Octaves) $10,850 $225

* forzandoArts strives to maintain accurate pricelists, and we reserve the right to correct invoices to reflect the current Schulmerich list price at time of purchase. Final shipping and sales tax for new instruments will be calculated based on rates provided by Schulmerich and will be invoiced separately, accounting for any shipping fee already paid.

Pricing to Rent Malmark Choirchimes

Range Monthly 1 Mo. FREE
Annual
Est. 2-Way
Shipping
2 Octaves (G4-G6) $30 $330 $95
3 Octaves (C4-C7) $50 $550 $145
4 Octaves (G3-G7) $80 $880 $260
5 Octaves (C3-C8) $125 $1,375 $485
Lower 6th with Rack + 5 Octaves (G2-C8) $200 $2,200 $640
Lower 6th/7th with Racks + 5 Octaves (C2-C8) $385 $4,235 $1,600
Individual Handchimes We can help! Which do you need?
Octave Add-On Sets
3rd Oct. Add-On (C4-F#4, G#6-C7) $25 $275 $95
4th Oct. Add-On (G3-B3, C#7-G7) $35 $385 $100
5th Oct. Add-On (C3-F#3, G#7-C8) $45 $495 $215
Lower 6th Oct. Add-On with Rack (G2-B2) $80 $880 $400
Lower 7th Oct. Add-On with Rack (C2-F#2) $200 $2,200 $500
Partial or Half-Octave Add-Ons We can help! Which do you need?

Rental subject to availability; select instruments may require minimum rental term. Refundable deposit equals one month rental rate and is included in first payment; recurring annual billing will be adjusted prior to renewal. Final shipping fee will be provided in the rental agreement and includes packaging, shipping insurance, and delivery and return of your rental instruments.

Pricing to Rent-to-Own Malmark Choirchimes

Range Cancel Risk-Free Any Time
Monthly for 36 Months
Est. 2-Way
Shipping
2 Octaves (G4-G6) $45 $95
3 Octaves (C4-C7) $75 $145
4 Octaves (G3-G7) $125 $260
5 Octaves (C3-C8) $175 $650
Lower 6th with Rack + 5 Octaves (G2-C8) $250 $640
Lower 6th/7th with Racks + 5 Octaves (C2-C8) $450 $1,600
Individual Handchimes We can help! Which do you need?
Octave Add-On Sets
3rd Oct. Add-On (C4-F#4, G#6-C7) $30 $95
4th Oct. Add-On (G3-B3, C#7-G7) $50 $100
5th Oct. Add-On (C3-F#3, G#7-C8) $70 $215
Lower 6th Oct. Add-On with Rack (G2-B2) $120 $400
Lower 7th Oct. Add-On with Rack (C2-F#2) $250 $500
Partial or Half-Octave Add-Ons We can help! Which do you need?

Final shipping fee will be provided in the rental agreement and includes packaging, shipping insurance, and delivery and return of your rental instruments. First payment is a refundable deposit, which equals one month rental rate. Shipping and sales tax for new instruments will be calculated based on rates provided by Malmark and will be invoiced separately.

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Who has used instruments from forzandoArts?

forzandoArts has been proud to provide instruments to a variety of organizations, including:

  • Agape Ringers, Carol Stream, Illinois
  • Community Presbyterian Church, Clarendon Hills, Illinois
  • Detroit Handbell Ensemble, Michigan
  • First Lutheran Church of Monmouth, Illinois
  • Handbell Musicians of America National Seminars
  • Handbell Musicians of America Area 5 Festival
  • Sound Curiosity, Flint, Michigan
  • Shadows of Bronze, Flint, Michigan
  • St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Urbana, Illinois
  • Union Church of Hinsdale, Illinois
  • Urbana School District #116, Urbana, Illinois

Have a question about the forzandoArts Instrument Program?
Contact us!

forzandoArts is not affiliated with Schulmerich Bells, Malmark Bellcraftsmen, or any other manufacturer and is not responsible for their warranty guarantees or service. Upon completion of a rent-to-own program, forzandoArts will facilitate your purchase with your chosen manufacturer — you or your organization will be the first owner of record for the instruments purchased.

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