Island Strings

Teaching Suzuki Music for 40 Years

Instrument Rental

No instrument?  No problem!!

Island Strings has a limited number of instruments available for rent – $20/month. Instruments are rented for 90-day intervals. For availability, contact Linda Good.

String instrument rental is also available from:

Joe’s Island Music
Located in Langley at 112 Anthes Avenue
Open everyday from 10-5
Joe’s has Eastman Strings instruments for sale and rent-to-own.
Violin/Viola – Starting at $17.95/month
Cello starting at $32.95/month
String bass starting at $59.95/month

All rentals include case and bow.
Students can change instrument or upgrade size at any time with a full equity transfer.
Joe’s offers maintenance, repairs, private lessons, strings, strings music, accessories, and special orders.

Click Music
1130 NE 70th Ave, Oak Harbor
Open Monday-Sat 10:00am-8:00pm
Full service repair on band instruments and strings, rentals, sales, new and used instruments, accessories, sheet music, and jams.

Kennelly Keys: 4918 196th Street SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036,
phone: 425-771-7020 or 800-426-6409,

Mills Music: 10120 Main Street, Bothell, Washington 98011-3495, Phone:  425-486-5000 or 1-800-222-9998,


Better quality instrument rental from supportive, knowledgeable violin makers is available from the two violin shops below. If you’re renting for a child, you might consider instrument purchase rather than rental because when your child outgrows his/her instrument, Jeff and Sten will buy it back if you purchase the next bigger size from them. The buy-back amount can be as high as 75% of the original price if the instrument is still in “like new” condition. Both Jeff and Sten are super-good guys to do business with. They really care that you get the best possible instrument for your money.

Jeff Loen, Kenmore Violins
Full service shop, sales, rentals, new making, repairs, bow work
7330 Bothell Way, Kenmore, WA 98028, 425-488-0841

Sten Olsen Violins – Ballard
Full service shop, repairs, restorations, bow work, sales, rentals.
6502 3rd Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98117, 206-783-7654

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