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Violin

Deciding whether to buy or rent a violin is an important question that many beginner violin students face. There is no straight-forward answer to this question since it depends on your individual circumstances, but there are distinct benefits to both options.

The main benefit of buying a violin instead of renting it is that it generally retains its value throughout its life which makes trading it in for a larger size or higher quality violin very viable.

The main benefit of renting a violin is that you don’t own the instrument, so if it’s damaged or your student wants to quit, you can just return it to the music store. No need to pay a repair bill or find a buyer.

To read more about the differences and see examples, read our guide on renting vs buying.

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Viola

Deciding whether to buy or rent a cello is an important question that many beginner viola students face. The answer depends on your individual circumstances so we cannot provide a definitive answer, but there are distinct benefits to both options.

The advantage of buying a viola instead of renting it is that it generally retains its value throughout its life which makes trading it in for a larger size or higher quality violin very viable.

The advantage of renting a viola is that you don’t own the instrument, so if it’s damaged or your student wants to quit, you can just return it to the music store. No need to pay a repair bill or find a buyer.

To read more about the differences and see examples, read our guide on renting vs buying.

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Cello

Cellos are one of the most common musical instruments which means that they can be bought in many places. Below you’ll find a list of the most common places to buy a cello.

Buying a Cello Online

Buying online is becoming a more common way of buying a cello. You can find some great beginner cellos on Amazon or eBay. However, make sure that you read the reviews of the cellos before you buy them though since you want to make sure that the cello brand is quality. To make things simpler, we’ve outlined the best beginner cellos available for purchase online in this article.

Buying a Cello from Music Shops

Buying a cello from a music shop is one of the traditional ways to buy a cello. You can walk into most music shops that sell string and band instruments and ask to see their cellos available for sale or rent. Many shops will have a large selection of beginner cellos that you can try to find the best fit.

Buying a Cello from Classifieds

You could always buy a cello from a classifieds article. Whether in a newspaper or online, classifieds are a great way to buy a used cello from someone who no longer needs it. In fact, I got my first viola from a classifieds ad.

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Deciding whether to buy or rent a cello is an important question that many beginner cello students face. The answer depends on your individual circumstances so we cannot provide a definitive answer, but there are distinct benefits to both options.

The advantage of buying a cello instead of renting it is that it generally retains its value throughout its life which makes trading it in for a larger size or higher quality violin very viable.

The advantage of renting a cello is that you don’t own the instrument, so if it’s damaged or your student wants to quit, you can just return it to the music store. No need to pay a repair bill or find a buyer.

To read more about the differences and see examples, read our guide on renting vs buying.

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