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Our minimum rental period for our high value plan is one month. Our minimum charge for a high value rental under two weeks is $150.

10 Month Plan

Credit Card Required. Payable in advance. Up to 10 months rental fees may be applied toward the purchase of your rental instrument or an instrument of greater value. Damage insurance is required.

To get started, download the appropriate Rental Contract (below). Complete the contract, and Fax it: 440-461-1855, email it to pzaret@roadrunner.com, Mail it; or bring it with you to the store.

Instrument  Monthly Charge Damage Insurance

Violins

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$79 for FULL 10 months

$158 for violin with patented bass bar

$1.00/month

$2.00/month for patented bassbar

Violas

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 $84 for FULL 10 months

$168 for viola with patented bass bar

$1.50/month

$3.00/month for patented bassbar

Cellos

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$194 for FULL 10 months

$388 for cello with patented bass bar

$2.50/month

 

Basses

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$275 for FULL 10 months

$550 for bass with patented bass bar

$5.00/month

$10.00/month for patented bassbar

All Instruments come with a Case, Bow and Rosin, as well as a FREE Shoulder Rest and Music Folder for Violin and Viola Rentals (a $5.50 value) and a Free Rock Stop and Music Folder with Cello Rental (a $15 value) and lastly, Free string replacement for all rented instruments!! (with normal usage).

All of our Violins/Violas are fully carved. (not plywood/laminated)


3 Month Plan

Credit Card Required. Payable in 3-Month increments. Payable in Advance.

Instrument  Monthly Charge Damage Insurance
Violins $45 for a FULL 3 months $6.00 for a FULL 3 months
Violas $48 for a FULL 3 months $7.50 for a FULL 3 months
Cellos $94 for a FULL 3 months $10.50 for a FULL 3 months
Basses Only 10 month contracts, see above  

All Instruments come with a Case, Bow and Rosin, as well as a FREE Shoulder Rest and Music Folder for Violin and Viola Rentals (a $5.50 value) and a Free Rock Stop and Music Folder with Cello Rental (a $15 value) and lastly, Free string replacement for all rented instruments!! (with normal usage).

All of our Violins/Violas are fully carved. (not plywood/laminated)


High-Value Instrument Rental

All of the instruments in the $5,000 to $10,000 range are in ideal playing condition. Selecting the right instrument is a matter of personal taste, preference and compatibility for the individual player. Dr. Zaret is intimately familiar with our inventory, please feel free to call him to discuss your particular needs with regard to high value string instrument rentals.

If you are in the Cleveland area, you are invited to come in and play as many as you like. Dr. Zaret will help you narrow your choices and, if you unable to visit, we will consider sending you several to sample.

Every instrument we carry is also available for rent for 1, 3 or 10 months. Fees are calculated as 2% of the purchase price per month for 10 months; 3% for 3 months and 7% for 1 month. Insurance is 10% of the monthly fee.

Our minimum charge for a high value rental under two weeks is $150.

Download Contract for High Value Instrument Rental »

See examples on the table below for a sample $10,000 instrument:

Purchase Price Rental Duration Monthly Fee Monthly Insurance Total
$10,000 10 mo. $200 $20 $2,200
$10,000 3 mo. $300 $30 $990
$10,000 1 mo. $700 $70 $770

Try Before You Rent

If you are in the Cleveland area, you are invited to come in and play as many as you like.  We also offer Skype! Peter Zaret will play any violin or viola for you using Skype! Call or email us for more information! Call 1-888-VIOLIN2.