Our History, Tried, Tested, Trusted

The RAT Stand was born in 1976 when one of the UK’s leading opera companies commissioned the design of an all-new illuminated music stand. Since then 1000 opera houses, theatres, concert halls and performing arts venues all over the world have come to value our products.

Sell out World tour? School band finals? Learning to play the flute?

Now RATstands have the Professional and Tempo range products, this means everyone has products to suit them at all price points.

Play your music with TEMPO!

Let one of our wonderful videos explain just how good our Tempo Range is!

"In less than 5 seconds you open and close the stand"

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Simple, beautiful, designs

Our design philosophy is quite a simple one, to be inspired by the world’s most demanding musicians to create the best possible music stands, lights and accessories. The result is a range of products that employ simple, beautiful designs and technically advanced materials to support new heights of artistic performance.

The worlds most portable stand… so you say

The flag ship product in the TEMPO RANGE is the world famous Jazz Stand. Take a look and be amazed… yes even music stands can be amazing!


RATstands TEMPO RANGE means…  

We are now appealing to all, not just the worlds greatest musicians and venues, but the entry level musician, the part time player or the school string quartet. If you want the best in design and quality for the right price RATstands now has a product for you.