Learning an instrument can be challenging.
Renting one shouldn't be.


How does it work?

Rental policies as of 8/15/2019

  • Rented instruments may be exchanged for another size at any time.
  • Rental contracts are month-to-month. You may return or purchase your rental at any time.
  • Our instruments are professionally set up by luthiers in our shop.
  • Each rental includes the Repair Maintenance fee.
  • ALL of each monthly rental payment (minus the Repair Maintenance fee) applies toward the purchase price of the rented instrument or another like instrument of equal or greater value. (Up to 24 months of rent for a step-up instrument in a currently active rental)*
  • Your rental account will be auto-charged on the same date that you begin the rental.
  • A deposit may be required.
  • Purchased rentals maintain trade-in value.
    *See rental contract for details.


Rental Maintenance: What does it cover?

  • Provides repair or replacement of instrument, case, and bow if accidentally damaged or stolen.
  • No coverage for misuse by others, extreme, heat damage, or repairs by unauthorized person(s).
  • Provides one (1) set of replacement strings per year, installed by our staff (every two years for basses).
  • Provides free adjustments.
  • Provides one (1) bow rehair or replacement per year.
  • Is already built into the total rental rate.


Which one do I pick?

We offer a variety of instruments in our rental program. Here are some descriptions to help guide your decision.


Level 1

  • Our most economical model - featuring ebony fittings and inlaid purfling.
  • Handcrafted with solid spruce top and maple back and sides.
  • Comes with a light-weight case, D'Addario strings, and a genuine horsehair bow.

Instrument New Used
Violin $25.00 $25.00
Viola $30.00 $30.00
Cello $45.00 $45.00

Level 2

  • A nice handcrafted instrument for both beginning and advancing players.
  • Great tone quality and responsiveness.
  • Rental includes light-weight case, D'Addario strings, and a brazilwood bow.

Instrument New Used
Violin $45.00 $45.00
Viola $45.00 $45.00
Cello $65.00 $65.00


  • Professionally set up with custom fit bridge, ebony fingerboard planed to proper camber, and quality strings.
  • Wonderful tone quality and response.
  • Rental includes instrument bag and genuine horsehair bow (available in both German and French styles).

Instrument New Used
Laminate Fractional Up to 1/4 $65.00 $65.00
Laminate 1/2 and 3/4 $65.00 $65.00
Hybrid $65.00 $65.00


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