Instrument Rentals

Instrument Rentals

Powers offers a number of select instruments that are available to rent, including an extensive viol collection, harp, drum kit, tympani, and limited number of violins and cellos for those applying for financial aid.

Rental agreements are by separate contract, and damage deposits are required. To rent instruments, a credit card must be on file. Please call the school for more information.

Rental periods:

  • Full year Rental: September 1 - August 15. If the instrument is needed for the following year, it first must be returned to the office by August 15 so that the instrument can be checked out for any appropriate maintenance. 
  • Fall Semester Rental: September 6, 2016  - January 20, 2017
  • Spring Semester Rental: January 30, 2017 - May 26, 2017
  • Summer Semester Rental: June 1 - August 15, 2017 

Rental fees:

  • Tympani (1-7 days) $175
  • Viol, full year $450
  • Viol, semester $225
  • Viol, 3 months $150 (one-time offer for new viol renters!)
  • Full-size instrument, full year $450
  • Full-size instrument, semester $225
  • Student-size instrument, full year $250 
  • Student-size instrument, semester $150


PO Box 398 Belmont, MA 02478  |  Phone: 617.484.4696  

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