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Northern Illinois Largest and Award Winning String Company serving local school districts, students, and professional players. We provide a full-service shop with quality rentals, instruments to purchase, and restoration & repairs for your stringed instrument(s).

Our Instruments

Browse our online gallery of violins, violas, cellos and basses. Find the perfect instrument or accessory for your needs.

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Our Rentals

Find the perfect rental instument for classes or lessons, an event, or just to practice on. Our rentals are in great condition.

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Bill Hoffmann, luthier and owner of Hoffmann Strings,Ltd. has been in business since 1997 in the Buffalo Grove area.

Hoffmann Strings is Buffalo Groves Favorite Violin Shop Serving the community quality music Since 1997.  We are your Only choice in Quality Instruments!  Stop in and come visit our staff to make that great selection to help you in our many great choices.

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Curb Side Service offered 

       Shop online we will fill your orders

           We Are Your School Bid Headquarters!!