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Welcome to Davids' Broken Note and thank you for considering us as your musical instrument rental partner.
Below you will see the steps in beginning a rental account with us.
(For more details scroll down to read our FAQ section on renting an instrument)

Step 1
-Select child's school district
-Select child's school
-Input child's name
(If not renting for a child, select other for both the school district and the school)

Step 2
-Select instrument category
-Select instrument
-Select instrument condition
Step 3
-Input renters information
-Input credit card details
-Pickup instrument from store
(We will contact you when ready)

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the minimum number of months I can rent an instrument?
Two months.

What information do I need to provide?
We require a name, current address, phone number, drivers license, email address, reference name and contact info, Employers name and contact info, and two credit cards (Primary and Backup).

What are the terms of the agreement?
Rent-To-Own agreement is month to month and can be canceled anytime after the minimum duration of two months is met. Initial payment is non-refundable.

Am I required to purchase the instrument I'm renting?
No. All rental customers are free to return the rented instrument at anytime, however, should the renter reach the final payment of the agreement value of the instrument, the instrument will automatically no longer be the property of Davids' Broken Note.

What maintenance is provided?

Our Maintenance covers mechanical issues relating to the instrument that are not caused by damage or misuse. Should damage occur beyond $70.00, the customer will be liable to pay for damages and or replacement parts if needed.

“Renters” may be offered a “Loaner” instrument, pending availability,  while the original instrument is being repaired. The “Renter" then agrees to take any and all liability while using the “Loaner” instrument.

Should damage exceed more than half the instruments listed value on the contract, Davids’ Broken Note reserves the right to charge the “Renter" for the full price of the instrument. The “Renter" would then own the instrument and the contract would be considered fulfilled. The monthly maintenance fees are not applicable towards the purchase or fulfillment of Davids’ Broken Note’s  Rent-To-Own contract. 
It is understood that “Renters” who do not accept to have Davids’ Broken Note’s  Maintenance, will pay for any and all issues at current shop pricing. This applies to active Rent-To-Own contracts as well as Returned instruments.

Orchestral Maintenance

Each year our orchestral customers will receive our restringing service for their instrument. This includes a thorough inspection and cleaning of the instrument body, oiling, polishing, and waxing the fingerboard, lubricating the tuner pegs, and resetting both the fine tuners and bridge alignment. Lastly the soundpost is tested and the violin is restrung with a new set of strings.   

Woodwind and Brasswind Maintenance

Davids’ Broken Note’s Maintenance  for Woodwind and Brasswind instruments covers once a year, a full professional cleaning of the rented instrument. Brasswind instruments, both large and small brass, will receive an Ultrasonic Cleaning. Woodwind instruments, both large and small, will receive a Clean, Oil, and Adjust. Cleanings do not accumulate, and are not subject to any type of reimbursement should the “Renter” not bring the instrument in for cleaning.

Fretted Maintenance

1. One free package of standard strings each year
       -12 gauge phosphor-bronze for acoustic (uncoated)
       -10 gauge nickel wound for electric  (uncoated)
       -45 gauge nickel wound for bass (uncoated)
2. Free installation of new strings
3. Free Setup for customers preference or change of string gauge

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  • Davids' Broken Note
  • (530) 661-2349
  • 601 Kentucky Ave.
    Woodland, California 95695
  • Hours:
    Tue-Fri: 10 am - 6 pm
    Sat: 10 am - 5 pm
    Closed Sunday & Monday
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