Rental Plans

Economy

Violin/Viola: $20 per month
Cello: $30 per month

Economical instruments for beginners

All Sizes

100% of the first 18 months’ rent may be applied toward the purchase of an instrument

Optional Protection Plan covers 60% of accidental damage

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Standard

Violin/Viola: $30 per month
Cello: $50 per month

Higher-quality for beginners and advancing players

All Sizes

100% of the first 18 months’ rent may be applied toward the purchase of an instrument

Optional Protection Plan covers 60% of accidental damage

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Premier

Violin/Viola: $45 per month
Cello: $65 per month

Best sound for advancing players

1/8 – 3/4 Sizes

100% of the first 18 months’ rent may be applied toward the purchase of an instrument

Optional Protection Plan covers 60% of accidental damage

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Additional Benefits

  • More flexible than a “rent-to-own” program
  • Each instrument is thoroughly inspected and undergoes a custom set-up in our workshop
  • Free tonal adjustments for your rental
  • Only a three-month commitment
  • Change size or plan any time
  • Free ID tag, rosin, and cleaning cloth
  • Access to Mr. Potter’s Music Club. An exclusive email club for kids that includes musical facts and activities, as well as free concert ticket drawings!
  • Nationwide shipping and FPO/APO/DPO addresses.*

*Due to us being in the Washington, D.C. metro area, we rent to many clients abroad who use APO, FPO, and DPO mailing addresses. While we are glad to ship violins and violas to military and diplomatic addresses, unfortunately, the boxes to safely ship cellos exceeds the maximum size limit by USPS.

Renting from another shop?

Not satisfied with the shop you’re renting from? Your valuable rental credit can be used toward a step-up instrument available in our store. We have the widest selection of instruments with the best value in every price range. Our workshop is the best in the area, providing added value to each instrument that passes through our doors. Contact our knowledgeable staff consisting of professional players and teachers to make an appointment.

Documented rental credit from another store may be applied toward the purchase of an in-stock, non-consignment instrument and must conform to the terms and conditions of the Potter Violins’ rental program. Credit may not exceed the amount accrued by renting an equivalent instrument at Potter Violins. Outside rental credit may not be used in conjunction with discounts, offers, or promotions.