A Collective of Chicago Musicians
How We Came to Be
Hannah & Leyla are the original founders of Chicago Street Strings, or "ChiSS" [Shy / S / S] for short, having created the idea while busking on the streets of Chicago during the summer of 2012. Since then, ChiSS has evolved into a group of music professionals that are passionate & dedicated to consistently providing outstanding musicianship & exceptional performances for all kinds of events at reasonable & competitive rates.
Our roster of musicians & composers are professionally trained & able to provide our clients with a wide array of instrumentation - violin, viola, cello, piano, guitar & more! All having large repertoire lists & are well versed in many different genres - classical, popular, folk, oldies, Irish, traditional wedding music, jazz, the list goes on and on.
We are available as soloists, as a duo, trio, quartet or can alter instrumentation to suit your desires. Each musician possesses talent, professionalism, specific attention to detail & a commitment to ensuring each & every client’s complete satisfaction.
From Bach to the Beatles; Aerosmith to Ashokan Farewell. We will cater to your specific needs to ensure we give you the unique occasion that you deserve.
Occasions ChiSS provides music for:
Private Party/Special Event
Art Gallery Showing
The Soundtrack to your Life
…anything else you can think of!
To inquire about rates & packages, availability or other event details, e-mail us at
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Thanks for your interest!