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Rentals


RESERVE YOUR RENTAL IN FIVE QUICK STEPS

Step 1: Choose your instrument

  • We offer violin, viola, cello, bass, and guitar rentals.
  • Our rental outfits include everything you need to get started: instrument, case, bow with real horsehair, and rosin.




Step 2: Choose your level: Protege or Artist

Protege Level: Perfect for the beginner
  • Handmade from quality tonewoods (no laminates, just spruce, maple, and ebony)
  • Set up with student strings and adjusted for easy playability and a full, clean tone.  Includes fiberglass bow.  
  • Quality sound at an affordable price
  • Optional protection plan for a small monthly fee
  • Half your rental fees (excluding protection fees) may be used towards instrument purchase  

Protege Level Monthly Rates

VIOLIN

VIOLA

CELLO

BASS

GUITAR

Rent (before tax)

$20

$30

$40

$50

$15

Refundable Deposit/Reservation Fee

$60

$90

$120

$150

$45

Optional Protection (per month, before tax)

$5

$6

$7

$8.50

$5

Artist Level: For advancing players
  • Handmade from superior quality tonewoods (seasoned spruce, flamed maple, ebony)
  • Set up with premium strings and professionally adjusted for a richer, more nuanced sound.  
  • Includes wooden bow upgrade
  • Protection plan required (fees are identical to Protege level)
  • Half your rental fees (excluding protection fees) may be used towards instrument purchase. 

Artist Level Monthly Rates

VIOLIN

VIOLA

CELLO

GUITAR

Rent (before tax, incl. required protection fee)

$45

$66

$87

$25 

Refundable Deposit/Reservation Fee

$120

$180

$240

$60


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Step 3: Choose your rental plan: Monthly, or Discounted Yearly

Monthly Plan Highlights
  • Deposit required, equal to 3 months' rent.Not a long-term contract.  Cancel at any time.
    • Your deposit is your reservation fee.
    • Deposit is fully-refundable upon return of instrument
Discounted Yearly Plan Highlights
  • Pay for 10 months up front, receive 2 months' rent free (as well as protection, if chosen)Contract plan: no refunds for early return of instrument.  
    • No deposit required.  Reservation fee, equal to monthly plan deposit, applies toward yearly rental fee.  






Step 4: Make your reservation online. 

  • Choose the instrument and level you want from the options above.
  • Click on your selection, and fill out all the requested information.  Choose from monthly and yearly plans, and from school delivery or in-store pickup.  
  • Add your plan to your cart, along with any books and supplies you may need for school.  
  • After you check out, don't forget to call Blackerby to complete your reservation!  YOUR RESERVATION WILL NOT BE COMPLETE UNTIL YOU GIVE US A CALL!

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Step 5: CALL BLACKERBY VIOLIN SHOP at (512) 469-9343 TO COMPLETE YOUR RESERVATION


RESERVATIONS
Click on the instrument and plan below




 

CONTACT US

  • info@violinshop.com

  • NORTH AUSTIN
    1111 W. Anderson Lane
    Austin, TX 78757
    (512) 469-9343

  • MON-FRI: 10 - 6 | SAT 10 - 5
    Closed Sunday

SOUTH AUSTIN (Now Open)
3401 W. Slaughter Lane
Austin, TX 78749
(512) 284-8879