Rental Policy

RENTALS

MINIMUM 90 DAY RENTAL- rental fees are billed to a credit card only every 90 days (we are sorry, but we are not able to rent by check or cash).  

2 VISA OR MASTERCARDS REQUIRED- (first is primary card, second is only used when first is declined)

REFERENCE- required (a teacher or a customer of ours)  If no reference is available, we will need several months rental in advance.

CLEANING FEE- only refundable when the same instrument is later purchased; billed up-front for when instrument is returned.
Violin/viola  $30        
Cello  $50


PRICES        
Violin or viola $18-88/month, depending on value
Cello $45-100/month, depending on value

RENTAL CREDIT
First 90 days applied 100%
Subsequent payments applied 50%
Rental credit can be used towards rented instrument or new instrument up to half the retail value.
Rental Credit never expires and can be applied without time limit after rental instrument has been returned.

ACCESSORIES
Rentals include instrument, case or bag, bow and rosin.  Please ask your teacher ahead of time what other accessories you might need (shoulder rest, endpin rest, dampits, etc)

Customers should allow 30-45 minutes for rental transaction.  Please make an appointment to rent an instrument.

RENTAL PRICES 5/1/09

VALUE OF OUTFIT
VIOLIN/VIOLA

RETAILPRICE      PER MONTH      PER 3-MONTH PERIOD
Up to ---    $450        $18/mo.                      $54
$451  ---    $600        $22/mo.                      $66
$601  ---    $800        $29/mo.                     $87
$801  ---    $1000      $37/mo.                      $111
$1001--- $1200         $44/mo.                      $132
$1201--- $1500         $50/mo.*                    $150
$1501--- $1800         $58/mo.*                    $174
$1801--- $2100         $65/mo.*                    $195
$2101--- $2400         $73/mo.*                    $219
$2401--- $2700        $80/mo.*                   $240
$2701--- $3000        $88/mo.*                   $264

CELLO

RETAIL PRICE      PER MONTH      PER 3-MONTH PERIOD
Up to ---    $1000      $48/mo.                     $144
$1001--- $1200         $55/mo.                      $165
$1201--- $1500         $61/mo.                       $183
$1501--- $1800         $69/mo.*                    $207
$1801--- $2100         $77/mo.*                    $231
$2101--- $2400        $84/mo.*                    $252
$2401--- $2700        $92/mo.*                    $276
$2701--- $3000        $100/mo.*                  $300

*Instruments in the higher ranges indicated by the asterisk are not rented out without permission.  These instruments are normally reserved for sale only.