Welcome first-time customers. Thanks returning customer.

We are here to offer all accessories and repairs.
We offer the best service possible. We visit many local schools to deliver and pick up.
Call the day before we visit your school or SHOP here through our website.

Now OPEN Saturdays, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Monday - Friday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

"We hope your musician is finding the same joy in music as we do."


  • BUY A QUALITY INSTRUMENT - Student, Intermediate, Professional

    Thank you for allowing us to be your music store. Remember, if you are interested in purchasing a Step-Up Instrument, visit us during store hours or call for an appointment.

    Now is a great time to help your student reach that next level as a musician.

    Come in, check 'em out!
  • SHOP

    For your convenience, SHOP online for easy pick up at our store, shipment, or delivery to the select schools we visit.

    We also invite you to view our video (top right or bottom) for CIC. You can meet some of our staff and view our Repair Shop

How To:

The Central Instrument Company (CIC)
was established in 1979 and specializes in school band and orchestra instruments as well as accessories. The company is owned and operated by former school music teachers. We offer popular nationally advertised band and orchestra instruments, accessories, and music books. We are a dealer for Yamaha, Selmer, Bach, Conn, Armstrong, Emerson, Ludwig, Kenny G, Musser, Deagan products... find out more.

To RENT NOW click on the Band & Orchestra blue box to the left or click on the tab at the top. The link will take you to the RENTAL PROGRAMS page. To begin start by clicking "Please sign in or create an account if you have not already done so." Please follow this step first then continue on with the rental process.

Visit our store at 739 Portage Trail, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, or SHOP ONLINE using the SHOP link. SHOP inventory is being added daily. If you do not see what you are looking for, please call us at 330.928.6000 or 1.800.442.6000 (Ohio).

Our CIC representatives visit many schools in Northeast Ohio. Your band and orchestra directors can tell you on which day of the week, when school is in session, that we visit. If we visit your school, we can deliver to your student any items purchased, instruments rented or exchanges, and pick up or deliver back instruments for repair.

You can now click on LOGIN at the top of the page to register as an online customer. We will connect you and confirm your account by sending you an email, which will then allow you to Login and connect to your store account. You will then be able to View Account History and Make Online Payment.

STORED CREDIT CARD: Please note that your credit card used for online payments will not update your account for future purchases or payments unless you make sure the box to update credit card is checked. If you do have the box to update credit card checked, this will update your main credit card and will be used for any future automatic rental payments.

Our factory-trained service technicians assure you the highest quality repair work. Many schools and professional musicians rely on the facilities at the Central Instrument Company for their instrument repairs. For more about our Repair Shop click here.

SHOP PRINTED MUSIC online from the Hal Leonard Catalog. You can find method books and song books for most instruments and occasions. Search for and print from a large selection of sheet music. Click here for Hal Leonard Catalog Online.

SHOP for your most used accessories by clicking on the express links below:


















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