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Summer Rental Returns

Spring Concert Season is Over!

For our renters, post-concert season and the end of school means it is time to make a decision--keep renting the instrument they got from Lashof Violins, exchange that rental for a larger size or different instrument, or cancel the rental contract.

The Big Question: 

Will the Student Play again Next School Year?

If the answer is,
"No, the student wants to stop playing," -- we recommend that you cancel your rental contract. 
  • To cancel your rental contract, simply return the instrument, case, and bow you rented during our regular business hours.

When your rental outfit is returned, the contract is canceled and, if you have made more than one rental payment, any unused months of rent (and optional maintenance/protection) will be credited back to you*. Please note: upon cancellation, your rental credit will be canceled and can no longer be used toward future rentals/instrument purchases.

If the answer is, "Yes, the student will continue to play next school year"-- we typically recommend that you continue renting. The advantage to continuing to rent through the summer is twofold:
1. The student can PRACTICE through the summer! (I know, I know, this can sometimes be a challenge to encourage, but just like keeping up with that summer reading, summer practicing can help students maintain the skills they obtained through the year!)

2. You get to keep your rental credit and continue to gain equity toward the purchase of ANY rental instrument in our stock.*  However, cancelling your rental contract cancels your rental credit.


But the Student is Still Growing...
No problem! Our program is designed to grow with the student!

When the student is ready for a larger size (or different instrument), simply come in and exchange your current rental instrument for a larger size/different instrument.

100% of your rental credit will transfer to the larger/different instrument(s)!*

Not sure if they're ready for a larger size? Come in any time for a size check!

This means that a customer who is renting a 1/2 violin, at any point during their rental, can exchange that 1/2 violin for a different instrument. They can move up to a 3/4 violin, then up to a 4/4 violin, or even make the change from violin to viola or cello. 100% of the rent paid in is transferable* (the credit stays with the customer's contract) and can apply toward the purchase of any rental instrument in our stock!

It's that easy!

So if you find yourself considering whether or not to continue renting, consider how much money you may lose by canceling your rental for the summer and starting all over again in the fall!

*Account must be in good standing.

Edited 6/2022