Cindy Cook


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The Candyman Strings & Things

Cindy Cook married long-time music retailer, Rand Cook, in 1998. Ten years later, the couple had the opportunity to purchase the very store Rand had worked in for nearly 20 years. Together, the couple transformed the store into a welcoming music hub and education center serving people from all walks of life; from families to professional musicians, and everyone in-between. The Candyman was presented several NAMM Top 100 Dealer Awards including the 2014 Dealer of the Year. Along the way, Cindy has also been involved with the guidance of NAMM, serving on the NAMM Board of Directors.