Learn more about our Band and Orchestral Instrument Rental Program

Cassandra Strings has designed our band and orchestral rental programs with all ages and levels of ability in mind. After many years working with local school music programs we have concluded that providing a beginning student with a quality, like new, instrument creates pride in their musical studies. This is an important factor to their success and development as a musician. We have also taken a unique approach in making ownership easy. At any time, 100% of all your rental payments (excluding maintenance fees and sales tax) can be matched and applied to the purchase of a like instrument from our shop.  All instruments, both rental and sales, are maintained by our workshop and are guaranteed to be in top playing condition.

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Orchestra Instrument Prices: 

Band Instrument Prices:

Our Rental Program Includes:

  • Stringed instruments are either German, Romanian or equivalent quality in sound and craftsmanship.
  • Band instruments are either Pegasus, Yamaha, Bundy, Jupiter, Gemeinhardt, or equivalent quality in sound and craftsmanship.
  • All bows are strung with natural horsehair, and are re-haired regularly in our shop.
  • Violins are set-up with four fine tuners and Thomastik or Pirastro violin strings, Helicore viola, Prelude cello & Helicore Orchestral bass strings.
  • Band Instruments include either 2 reeds (1 for oboe) or a mouthpiece.
  • All necessary beginner accessories including shoulder pad, rosin, rock stop, reeds, oils etc. at a substantial discount.
  • Trade up from size to size any time. There is no charge to switch to the next size.
  • Loaners are available.
  • The maintenance fee, included, covers loss by theft, non-negligent damage, bow re-hairs, broken strings and adjustments.
  • Free replacement of broken strings to our rental customers.
  • Month to month rental

Credit Program:

  • Each renter will have a matched credit equal to 100% of all rental payments (excluding M&R and late fees) This discount can be applied to the purchase of a new or reconditioned like instrument from us. (ex violin rental to violin purchase). This discount is available for 30 days after the return of the rental instrument.
  • We will accept trade-ins from the original owner of instruments purchased from Cassandra Strings. Instruments will be credited at 100% of the purchase price towards a like instrument of greater value, minus a reconditioning fee. Trade-in instruments in need of repair will be charged accordingly.
  • Financing is available for those who qualify.
  • Included is a one year warranty at the time of purchase.

String Instrument Rentals:

Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass

Band Instrument Rentals:

Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet, Trombone, Alto Sax, French Horn, Baritone