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  • Rental Instruments

  • Check out informative videos about renting you instrument and fill out a rental application.
  • String Instruments

  • Cassandra Strings specializes in Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass from the beginner to the professional. We also carry a selections of both new and restored instruments that fit any budget.
  • Woodwind Instruments

  • Cassandra Strings carries a complete selection of accessories and instruments for the woodwind player. With have everything from cases and mouthpieces to reeds and swabs.
  • Brass Instruments

  • Cassandra Strings carries a complete selection of instruments and cases for the Brass player. You can even get help finding the right brand and price range for any player with any level of experience.

Rental Instruments

Check out informative videos about renting you instrument and fill out a rental application. Rent Now

String Instruments

Cassandra Strings specializes in Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass from the beginner to the professional. We also carry a selections of both new and restored instruments that fit any budget. Shop Now

Woodwind Instruments

Cassandra Strings carries a complete selection of accessories and instruments for the woodwind player. With have everything from cases and mouthpieces to reeds and swabs. Shop Now

Brass Instruments

Cassandra Strings carries a complete selection of instruments and cases for the Brass player. You can even get help finding the right brand and price range for any player with any level of experience. Shop Now
Band and Orchestra Rental

We have taken a unique approach to making ownership easy. At any time, 100% of all your rental payments (excluding maintenance fees and sales tax) can be matched and applied to the purchase of a like instrument from our shop. 

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Cassandra Strings Repairs

Cassandra Strings offers complete repair and restoration services for Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass. We have been serving the Chicagoland area since 1994 and have over 35 years of repair and restoration experience

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From Beginner To Professional

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Cassandra Strings, Inc - A Tradition of Fostering Music and Education

Cassandra Strings has been serving the Illinois school music community since 1994. We specialize in string and band instrument sales, accessories, rentals, and repairs for both the student and professionals. We have two stores which are located in Algonquin and Evanston Illinois and service schools in the greater Chicago Suburban area as well as private individuals. We strive to provide competitive pricing, service, and quality.

Business Hours:

Algonquin Store-  10:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday thru Thursday, Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 

Evanston  Store- 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm Monday thru Thursday, Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 

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