This is the time of year where many students and parents are looking for the best deal on new band instruments for school. This article provides a list of several reputable online retailers of quality band instruments.
Giardinneli Music Co. - One of several brick and mortar retailers that has expanded into both mail order and online sales and rental of instruments.
Taylor Music Co. - A company that is known for low prices and good service on both new and used instruments. They market their band instruments heavily to band directors via a quarterly mail-order catalog.
The Woodwind & The Brasswind - A huge retailer of band instruments and string instruments as well as all kinds of accessories and music. Also highly recommended.
Music123.com - An online retailer of band instruments that tends to focus more on percussion and guitars. They run monthly specials on many items and you can sign up for their mailing list to get these specials sent to you via email.