Where to Rent String Instruments
Here are places to rent instruments. They all know us so mention our name.
- Austin Music Center – 6815 W. North Ave, Oak Park, 708-383-1961
- Kagan and Gaines – 7655 W. Roosevelt Road, Forest Park, 708-771-2152
- Smeltekop – 6920 W. Roosevelt Road, Oak Park, 708-848-1075
We also recommend these places if you are willing to drive a little further. (These places have good instruments to buy. Most rental places offer a program that the rental money counts towards the purchase of an instrument in the future. If you are thinking to buy in the future then you might be better off renting from one of these places below.
- A440 – 2222 West Roscoe Street, Chicago 773-348-4949 (closed Wednesday)
- Michael Becker Violins – 28 Third St., Park Ridge 847-823-5491
- William Harris Lee & Co. – 410 S. Michigan Ave. 4th Floor (Fine Arts Bldg) , 800-447-4533
Places to buy sheet music and accessories
Any of the above places sell strings, rosin, shoulder rests. Most of them sell Suzuki Cd’s and Suzuki Sheet Music. (Call first to check.)
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