Viola Rental

Antonio Strad Violin offers the most competitive, convenient, affordable and high quality orchestral rentals around in the state of Texas. We designed our rental program to grow with you and your student, allowing you to prepare for the future as a progressing musician.

Viola Rental Quality

Studio 
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Excellent beginner and student viola. These instruments are all solid wood and are professionally fine tune and shop adjusted in San Antonio, by us after every rental season. We use real Ebony Pegs, a custom fit bridge and a teacher approved tailpiece ensuring that your rental will stay in tune and play with ease. Rental includes a durable fiberglass or wood bow and a shaped violin case. Each instrument also includes finger-tapes and a block rosin.

Available in 13”, 12”, & 11”
Rental Price: $18.96

Basic Protection- $3.00 (12" - 14"), $4.50 (15" & Up) Covers damage to instrument, bow and case

Preferred Protection - $5.00 (12" - 14"), $5.50 (15" & Up) Same as the Basic plan and replaces broken strings

When starting a new rental we ask for a last month advance along with the first month's payment. This payment will be used for the last month before returning your instrument or can be used towards the purchase of the instrument itself.

Standard 
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Our most popular rental for beginners. Made from higher quality solid wood, the standard outfit provides a bigger sound and is professionally set up in San Antonio with Ebony Pegs, custom fitted bridge with an Otto or Whitner Tailpiece. With good sound and playability comes faster development for the starting player.
Available in 14”, 13”, & 12”
Rental Price: $25.60

Basic Protection - $4.50 (All Sizes) Covers damage to instrument, bow and case

Preferred Protection - $6.50 (All Sizes) Same as the Basic plan and replaces broken strings

When starting a new rental we ask for a last month advance along with the first month's payment. This payment will be used for the last month before returning your instrument or can be used towards the purchase of the instrument itself.

Standard+ 
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A great instrument for both beginners and advancing players. Handmade from seasoned tone wood, this instrument provides players with a nice tone quality and responsiveness that is easier to achieve by any level of player. Professionally set up in San Antonio with boxwood, ebony or rosewood fitting, Germain fine tuners and a French bridge.

Rental Includes oblong or shaped case, fingertapes, rosin and an upgrade carbon fiber bow that features silver winding, leather grip, ebony frog and mother of pearl slide.

Available in 14”, 13”, & 12”
Rental Price: $37.00

Basic Protection - $6.50 (12" - 14") Covers damage to instrument, bow and case

Preferred Protection - $8.00 Same as the Basic plan and replaces broken strings

When starting a new rental we ask for a last month advance along with the first month's payment. This payment will be used for the last month before returning your instrument or can be used towards the purchase of the instrument itself.



Studio 15” & above 
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Our most popular rental for beginners. Made from higher quality solid wood, the standard outfit provides a bigger sound and is professionally set up in San Antonio with Ebony Pegs, custom fitted bridge with an Otto or Whitner Tailpiece. With good sound and playability comes faster development for the starting player.

Available in 15”, 15 1/2”, 16”, & 16 1/2
Rental Price: $28.96

Basic Protection- $3.00 (12" - 14"), $4.50 (15" & Up) Covers damage to instrument, bow and case

Preferred Protection - $5.00 (12" - 14"), $5.50 (15" & Up) Same as the Basic plan and replaces broken strings

When starting a new rental we ask for a last month advance along with the first month's payment. This payment will be used for the last month before returning your instrument or can be used towards the purchase of the instrument itself.

Standard 15” & above 
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A great instrument for both beginners and advancing players. Handmade from seasoned tone wood, this instrument provides players with a nice tone quality and responsiveness that is easier to achieve by any level of player. Professionally set up in San Antonio with boxwood, ebony or rosewood fitting, German fine tuners and a French bridge.

Rental Includes oblong or shaped case, finger tapes, rosin and an upgrade carbon fiber bow that features silver winding, leather grip, ebony frog and mother of pearl slide.

Available in 15”, 15 1/2”, 16”, & 16 1/2
Rental Price: $32.96

Basic Protection - $4.50 (All Sizes) Covers damage to instrument, bow and case

Preferred Protection - $6.50 (All Sizes) Same as the Basic plan and replaces broken strings

When starting a new rental we ask for a last month advance along with the first month's payment. This payment will be used for the last month before returning your instrument or can be used towards the purchase of the instrument itself.



Rental Info 
An instrument rental is a great way to keep costs low before deciding to purchase outright. We provide you the ability to accumulate credit from your payments towards the purchase of an upgraded instrument at anytime.

At Antonio Strad, we want you to succeed in playing an instrument. We provide our rental customers with the education to select the right instrument to fit their specific needs. The right instrument makes all the difference when starting out, that is why all of our rentals are professionally setup here in San Antonio, Texas ensuring that each instrument that levels our workshop is in its best playable condition. Our in-house workshop is here to take care of our customers. Be it a minor setup or repairing a major accident, our optional rental protection plan is here for your peace of mind. We carry all the accessories requested by teachers and required by their programs. Let us be your resource to give you all the tools to succeed.

We pride ourselves in offering the finest quality instruments at affordable prices. Our rental program offers a wide range of instruments from fractional sizes for your little one to advanced instruments for the experienced musician in high school and beyond.
Why Rent With Antonio Strad Violin 
Fast and convenient
Can’t make it to the shop? We deliver to your school’s orchestra at no extra charge

Affordable, High-Quality Rentals
Antonio Strad set the standard for high quality rentals in Southern Texas in 1994 and pride ourselves in keeping the tradition of high quality at affordable prices over 20 years later.

Up To 120% Credit towards Purchase
Our program is designed to allow you to accumulate 100% of the rental fee towards the purchase of a future instrument for every on time payment. As an added bonus, if you decide to purchase within the first year of renting, we will give you an additional 20% of your accumulated credit towards your purchase! That is the highest rental credit in the nation!

Use Rental Credit to Purchase an Upgraded instrument
If you decide to purchase we give you the ability to take up to 100% of the credit you have accumulated on your current rental to an upgraded instrument.

No Long Term Contracts
We offer a simple month to month rental. You can exchange or return your rental any time!

Worry-Free Protection Plan
Our Protection Plan covers any accidental damage be it minor or major, there is no deductible and your instrument can also be covered for fire and theft. Our Workshop in located in San Antonio so all repairs are done here creating a faster turnaround time keeping you playing!

Carry Your Credit With You
Need to move up in sizes? Great! Up to 100% of the credit you accumulated on your current rental can be applied to a larger size or a better quality instrument.

Rentals for all Levels of Player
We offer the largest selection of rentals and purchases in the state. We have
something for every budget and skill level – from beginning to advance!