Rental Rates & Information

It is of vital importance for beginning students to choose a well-adjusted instrument to begin their studies with. This will enhance a child's interests in learning music and more likely to continue with it in the long run.  All of our rental instruments are hand-crafted in the highest quality possible.  We make sure that every single one of our rental instruments are set-up, adjusted, and inspected by our workshop technicians to professional standards.  This will ease the technical aspects of learning the instrument both for your child and the teacher.  This is why we have gotten so many good feedback from teachers we have served in our community.

Rental Pricing: 

Violin all sizes:

Monthly Rental: $ 16.00

Damage Protection Plan(optional):  $ 2.00

 

Viola all sizes

Monthly Rental: $ 18.00

Damage Protection Plan(optional):  $ 2.00

 

Cello all sizes

Monthly Rental: $ 34.00

Damage Protection Plan(optional):  $ 4.00

 

Double Bass all sizes

Monthly Rental: $ 54.00

Damage Protection Plan(optional):  $ 6.00

 

All rentals come in an outfit including the instrument, case, bow, and all other necessary accessories you would need to begin your musical journey.  

When your child is ready to move up in sizes, you may exchange them anytime at no cost.  

All maintenance and repair jobs are usually done immediately for our customers to ensure that your child or you will never miss a concert waiting for your instruments to be fixed.  If we can not fix it right away, we will either replace it or lend you one for the time being.  

100% of your first 32 months' rent (excluding insurance) can be applied as credits toward the purchase of any new 4/4 full size instrument. 

Delivery:

For your convenience, we offer free delivery to your school at the beginning of the school year (limited to participating public school district music programs only and for a limited time frame)  To do so, fill out a rental contract, make sure you indicate the name of your school and the type and size of instrument you need. 

How to Rent:

You are now able to fill out a rental contract online as well as pay your bill and view history through our new customer portal.

Hard copies of the rental contracts are available for pick up at our store or you may download the PDF version of the contract below. Fill it out completely and mail, fax or drop it off in person at our store. If you mail or fax your contract or submit your contract online, we will contact you when your instrument is ready for pick up.

During our busy season, usually at the beginning of the school year, we do advice you to call ahead to check that we have the instrument/size in stock before making the trip.  If we do not have the instrument in stock at the time, we can usually get one ready for you in about 5-7 days (busy season) or 3-5 days (off season).  Please don't hesitate to call us or email us if you have any question regarding this process. 

2017 Rental Contract Download in PDF

We also offer an exclusive selection of higher quality rental instruments and bows as an option particularly for student that have advanced out of the beginning levels. There is a price difference when renting this selection of instruments because of the higher quality in sound and craftsmanship. 

Advanced Premium Selections (In-store & Full Size ONLY)

Pricing: 

Violins- $25 per month

Violas-  $32 per month 

Cellos-  $45 per month

Basses- $62 per month

2017 Premium Rental Contract Download in PDF

Please note: Starting in January 2015, we require all of our rental customers to have a valid credit card number on file while an instrument is being rented.  This information is required as part of the rental application approval process regardless of your monthly payment method. Debit cards are not accepted.  The credit card holder becomes the responsible party for the account and should be the applicant on the contract.  

Absence of a valid credit card, permanent residence outside of Pennsylvania and other situations at the discretion of Resonance Violins require a refundable deposit of $250.