Gawlik Violin Co., a full service violin shop serving the Carolinas and Georgia. We provide high quality string instruments and services for professional musicians, students and schools. We offer instruments for sale, rental, expert restoration, repair and bow rehairing. We also offer high quality instructions for violin and viola students, combining both traditional and Suzuki philosophy. Gawlik Violin Co.was established in Greenville, NC in 1993.

Highlights, Specialties & Features

  • Specializes in Fine and Student Violin, Viola, Cello, Bows, Cases and Accessories.
  • Violin & Viola Instructions, Chamber Music

Professional Associations & Certifications

  • Suzuki Certifications (Vol.1-10)
  • MM & BM - Violin Performance & Suzuki Pedagogy

Serviced Areas

  • The Carolinas, Georgia & Virginia

Payment Options

  • Cash Only, Debit Cards, MasterCard, Personal Checks, VISA

Contact Details

  Person Chris Gawlik
  City Greenville , NC
  Zip Code 27858
  Address 402 S.Evans St.
  Phone Number (252) 353-7142
  Mobile (252) 531-2315

Business Representative

Chris Gawlik


Mr. Chris Gawlik combines unique experiences as a luthier, professional violinist and violin teacher. He has an extensive experiences performing with professional symphony orchestras, and extraordinary talents and abilities in shaping students into exceptional violinists. Mr. Gawlik also has a vast knowledge and expertise in string instruments; instrument restoration; repair and bow repair.

He attended the Academy of Music from kindergarten through high school, and studied both violin and piano at the Krakow Conservatory of Music. Upon completion, he joined the Polish National Radio Symphony under the baton of Antonio Witt. As a versatile violinist, Mr.Gawlik had performed for 10 years as the violinist with the famous group Pod Bud. The group had performed throughout Europe, made many recordings and TV appearances, and received several top musical awards throughout Poland.

Since moving to USA, Mr. Gawlik has performed with the National Chamber Orchestra in DC; the Savannah Symphony in GA; Charleston Symphony in SC; the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle in NC; North Carolina Opera Company; Virginia Symphony Orchestra, and many others. A certified Suzuki violin teacher (Books 1-10); Mr. Gawlik has been a faculty member of the SC Suzuki Institute at Furman University since 1997.

He had studied bow making with Reed Hudson of British Columbia, and spent three years studying violin making with his business partner, Dr. Christopher DeGroot(a former graduate and faculty member of Violin Making School of America in Salt Lake City, and a past president of the Violin Society of America).The Gawlik Violin Co. was established in Greenville in 1993.

Products & Services

New and Classical Instruments & Bows, Restoration, Repair & Bow Rehair.

All Price Range.
New and Classical Instruments & Bows, Restoration, Repair & Bow Rehair.

Gawlik Violin Co., a full service violin shop providing high quality violins, violas, cellos, and bows for beginning students, as well fine instruments for advanced students and professional musicians.

We offer up to 100% credit applied toward trade-ins of another instrument purchased from our shop. Our rental program also offers up to 100% credit applied toward purchase of an instrument. We provide onsite repair, restoration & bow rehair.

Established in Greenville, NC in 1993, Gawlik Violin Co. has been the leader in maintaining the highest standard of excellence with our instruments and services, as well as in our violin instructions, and continues to be the leader in the region. We offer instruments of all size!

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