Rental prices for 2023/4 are as follows:

  • Three-quarter size violin £38 per month
  • 13¼ inch(32.7cm) viola £38 per month
  • 14¼ inch (36.2cm) viola £46 per month
  • 15 inch (38cm) viola £68 per month

If you hire an instrument, you will be given a contract to sign with full details of the agreement. The conditions of rental are these:

  • minimum rental period is normally one year, but in some circumstances a shorter period is possible
  • a deposit of 6 months’ rental is payable, which will be refunded if the instrument is returned in good condition
  • 75% of rental paid will be deducted from the purchase price of one of my new instruments
  • instruments must be insured by the hirer using an approved insurer (Allianz or Lark)
  • please note that it is not possible to arrange rental for overseas players.

The rental instruments currently available are listed on the Currently available page. If you don’t see what you’re looking for, please contact me, as it’s possible that a player using that size is soon to return it.