Our standard rental viola is an Eastman VA105. All rentals have been professionally set up for ease of playing and optimum tone quality — the soundpost has been properly fit, the bridge is properly cut, pegs work well, and the tailpiece includes fine tuners. Rental outfits include a case, bow and rosin. You may change sizes at any time during the rental period at no additional cost.
Viola + Bow + Case + Rosin
$30/month rental fee
In addition to the monthly rental fee, a nominal insurance fee is charged each month to cover the cost of normal wear and tear and accidental damage. In such case, Sola Violins will repair or replace the instrument, case or bow at no cost. A one-time rental deposit is paid with the first month's rent and will be refunded if the instrument is returned in good standing.
We offer free shipping of the initial rental violin or viola in Louisiana. Customers pay any subsequent shipping to exchange for a different size instrument. Exchanges are free at our shop in downtown Lafayette. We ship out of state for a modest shipping and handling fee. Call 337-534-4436 or send us a message for details. We do not ship cellos or basses at this time, but rental cellos and basses are available at our shop in downtown Lafayette.
For families with two or more rentals from Sola Violins, we provide 10% off lesser priced rentals. To receive the discount, all rentals must be charged to the same debit/credit card on the same day.
100% of the first year’s rental fees and 20% of subsequent months’ rental fees can be applied toward the purchase of any non-consignment instrument in our shop of the same type (violin, viola, cello, bass) and of equal or greater value. Rental credit is not general store credit.