A440 Violin Shop is a Chicago-based string instrument dealer. We specialize in violin sales, violin repairs, violin restoration, and violin rentals. Our expertise extends past the violin and encompasses the other instruments of the quartet: the viola, the cello, and the double bass. Sales, repairs, and rentals of violins, violas, cellos, and string basses are the core business of A440 in Chicago. Naturally, we have a wide selection of bows for sale to string players of all abilities. Violin, Viola, Cello, and Acoustic Bass strings, cases, and accessories are available at discount prices.

The sales staff at A440 Violin shop consists of experienced professional string players who are trained to make the instrument and bow selection process easy and informative. The A440 repair and restoration staff, highly regarded in the string playing community, includes graduates of and a former instructor at the Chicago School of Violin Making.

We accept consignments, provide written appraisals of string instruments for insurance, and price our products and services reasonably. If you need a shipping trunk for an audition or tour, we have cello and contrabass flight cases available for rental. String players and teachers love to give and receive gift certificates from A440 Violin Shop.

Monday Open by Appointment

Tuesday 10am to 7pm

Wednesday 10am to 5pm

Thursday 10am to 5pm

Friday 10am to 5pm

Saturday 10am to 5pm

Sunday Closed