*Price based on woodwind instruments worth £400, in a EC2Y postcode area. Annual premium of £12.44. Prices are correct as at 23/09/19

Woodwind Insurance

Cover for your woodwind instruments from £1.04 per month*

*Price based on woodwind instruments worth £400, in a EC2Y postcode area. Annual premium of £12.44. Prices are correct as at 23/09/19

Key features

Whether it’s the clarinet, the flute or the oboe, we can cover every member of the woodwind family. It doesn’t matter if you play in your spare time or if you’re a concert professional, our insurance can provide the protection you need. So if you’re worried about the safety of your instruments while you're travelling or if you're concerned about damage sustained closer to home, our cover can put your mind at ease. 

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Public Liability

Accidents can happen, especially if you’re a performing musician. That’s why we will protect you against third party damage or injury claims.


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Instrument & Equipment Cover

Our cover goes beyond standard theft and accidental damage and includes vandalism, attempted theft and even fire damage in the UK and abroad (up to 30 days). Security requirements apply.

Equipment Hire

Making a claim with us and still need an instrument? It’s covered as part of our claims service, up to £2,000 of equipment hire available if you need it.

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In-Vehicle Cover

Keep your equipment safe when you're on the road. Our policy automatically includes in-vehicle cover and up to £300 in vehicle damage costs in the event of a theft. Storage and vehicle security requirements apply.

New for Old Cover

No value depreciation on your instrument and equipment when you use our approved claims service, which are all handled by our own claims team – so no outsourcing to a third party. Evidence of ownership needed if you make a claim.

Loss of Earnings

Loss of Earnings

Had an accident resulting in a personal injury that's keeping you from performing? You shouldn't have to be out of pocket. We can offer up to £800 to cover the loss of your earnings.

Our optional extras

If you're after even more from your cover, then why not take a look at our extended covers? Our optional extras have been designed to protect you when you're bringing your music to the public. Our Public Liability extension provides up to £5million to protect you against third party liability and damage claims while you're playing. By choosing our Global Travel cover, you can also receive 365-days of worldwide protection, which included up to £300 to cover damage to your purpose-built travel case. So, take a look at our optional extras and get a quote from us today.

Global Travel

Global Travel

30 days travel cover not enough? If you’ve got a string of gigs lined up then you can extend your policy to include 365 days of global travel cover.


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Public Liability

£5m Public Liability

Option to increase your Public Liability cover up to £5million. You can also extend your insurance to include up to 4 additional band members.


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Extended Mechanical Breakdown

Mechanical Breakdown

It’s frustrating when your equipment breaks outside of its warranty. Our Mechanical Breakdown option can cover faulty kit that's up to 5 years old.

Frequent questions about woodwind instruments

Want to find out even more about woodwind instruments? We've answered a few questions for you right here.

Which instruments are in the woodwind family?

The piccolo, flute, oboe, English horn, clarinet, recorder, bassoon, contrabassoon and even the saxophone are all instruments in the woodwind family.

Do woodwind instruments have keys?

Woodwind instruments are played by either covering open holes with your fingers to change the notes, such as on a recorder. Or, by pressing a key, such as on a saxophone or an oboe.

Are woodwind instruments made of brass?

The instruments in the woodwind family all once used to be made of wood, hence their name. Nowadays, woodwind instruments are made from different materials. Clarinets and flutes are made from wood or metal, whereas instruments such as the saxophone are made from brass.

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