Instruments & Accessories

Beautiful, tactile musical instruments from around the world

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Our instruments come from many of the world’s cultures and regions: Africa, South East Asia, South America, the Caribbean, Japan . . .

And what they all have in common is that they’re easy to play: it’s possible to make a satisfying sound within minutes, and in most cases to master the basics in less than an hour. This makes them perfect musical instruments for educational and community use, as well as for individual playing at home, as it means that the physical and mental benefits of music-making begin on day one.

You’ll find below a very wide range of musical instruments and also some useful accessories, designed to make the instruments even more accessible.

Do visit our Teaching Resources section for lots of mainly free teaching and learning support – videos, audio, cultural info, lesson plans and more.

All Drums for Schools instruments and accessories are fully guaranteed – please see product info for full details.

  • Inclusive, high quality musical instruments from world cultures
  • Accessible and easy to play - master basic techniques in minutes
  • Specially designed for long term use in educational settings
  • World-leading teaching resources freely available online

Our Customer's Favourites

Everything was fine with the order. It arrived quickly and the staff who are going to use the drums and other items were very pleased with them.

Craig Brown
Resources Department Newark & Sherwood Day Service, Nottinghamshire County Council

Your help, patience and service is greatly appreciated.

Garry Shore
Al Khor Intl School

Everything arrived safely and I’m really pleased with it all – in fact, I’m just about to place another order with you.

Amanda Priestley

Thoughts from our Year 5 children on playing the Gamelan:-
• It’s good because you get to experience what people play in other countries
• I feel special when I do it
• It calms we down in a way, makes me feel happy and special and I like doing it
• It makes you forget everything and concentrate on the sound

Mary Edwards
King Edward’s Junior School

The dundun sets are great. Excellent value.

John Haslam
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