"A place where customers become friends" -Dan Strait, 1963

Strait Music Orchestra Rentals

RENTING YOUR ORCHESTRA INSTRUMENT WITH STRAIT COULDN'T BE EASIER.
See why our rental program is voted #1

 

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We are a family owned local business serving central Texas for over 58 years and counting.

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We have award-winning customer service in-store, at school, online and by e-mail or text.

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We offer no-interest, month-to-month rentals where payments apply to purchase/ownership.

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There are no contract lengths, return your rental instrument any time without penalty.

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Repair and maintenance are free when renting, Our in-house technicians are the best in the state.

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Rental instruments can be exchanged for larger sizes as your student grows!

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Frequently Asked Questions

 


Already have your instrument, or it is being provided by your school? Are you simply looking for accessories to complete your setup?

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HOW TO SIZE PLAYERS FOR STRING INSTRUMENTS


Sizing Guide For Violin & Viola


With the left hand raised flat with the palm up, measure from the base of the neck to the middle of the left palm as shown in the diagram, and match up the measurement to the chart below. If the measurement is very close to two sizes, always choose the smaller size. It’s as easy as that!

Arm Sizing

Hand Sizing

 

SIZING CHART FOR VIOLIN
ARM LENGTH SIZE
OVER 23 5/8" 4/4
22 1/4" - 23 5/8" 3/4
20 3/8" - 22 1/4" 1/2
18 1/2" - 20 3/8" 1/4
16 7/8" - 18 1/2" 1/8
15 3/8" - 16 7/8" 1/10
14" - 15 3/8" 1/16
SIZING CHART FOR VIOLA
ARM LENGTH SIZE
OVER 27 1/8" 16 1/2"
26 3/8" - 27 1/8" 16"
25 5/8" - 26 3/8" 15 1/2"
24 7/8" - 25 5/8" 15"
23 1/4" - 24 7/8" 14"
21 7/8" - 23 1/4" 13"
20 3/8" - 21 7/8" 12"

 

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Sizing Guide For Cello & Bass


Cello and Bass are fairly simple to size because you can do it just based on your height! So get that height measurement and remember if you are between two sizes, always go for the smaller size. See the charts below to find out which size you need!

 

Height Sizing

SIZING CHART FOR CELLO
PLAYER HEIGHT SIZE
OVER 5' 4/4
4' 6" - 5' 3/4
4' - 5' 6" 1/2
3' 6" - 4' 1/4
3' - 3' 6" 1/8

 

SIZING CHART FOR BASS
PLAYER HEIGHT SIZE
OVER 5' 5" 3/4
(consider full size)
5' 1" - 5' 5" 1/2
4' 9" - 5' 1" 1/4
4' 5" - 4' 9" 1/8

 

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