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School Financing

Can't wait to afford new instruments?
Now you don't have to.

With Marlin, you can get the new instruments you need today and pay for it over time

No matter the size of your music program, effectively managing cash flow is crucial to your success. With instrument financing through Marlin, you can get the new instruments you need with a plan that fits your budget. Since 1997, we’ve partnered with more than 25,000 dealers, manufacturers and distributors and over 400,000 small businesses to provide customized financing solutions.

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Why Finance with Marlin?

  • 100% Financing - Unlike some loan programs, you can finance 100% of your equipment.
  • Flexibility - As your program grows and needs change, you will be able to upgrade equipment at any point during the financing term.
  • Fast Processing - Most applications are processed within 2 hours.
  • Improved Cash Flow - With no hefty down payments and affordable payment options, you can keep your cash flow going.
  • Flexible Terms - Marlin offers flexible terms that can fit your needs.
  • Fixed Annual Payments - More accurately forecast spending.

5 Steps to Prepare your Program for Success

  • Shop - Create a wish list of instruments using the Conn-Selmer Wish List tool. Get an estimated quote by contacting our Division of Education at or 574-523-0677. All quotes are done in partnership with your local School Music Dealer.
  • Investigate - Click “instant quote” on this page to receive an estimate of spending power you will have with Marlin.
  • Apply - Once you know your final wish list, sign the Conn-Selmer Proposal to receive a credit application to finalize your order.
  • Recieve - Once approved, receive your brand-new equipment.
  • Pay - Make affordable annual payments up to five years.