Gawlik Stringed Instruments Inc. is a full service violin shop, providing instruments and services for string players, teachers, and students. We offer a complete line and size (1/16 - 4/4) of violins, violas, cellos, and bows for sale and rent with in-house expert restorations, repairs, and bow re-hair for students and professional musicians. Our strings program offers the highest quality instruction of violin, viola, and chamber music in Greenville, NC and Charleston, SC.

With the expertise of a violin-maker, professional violinists and instructors, we have a deep understanding of the needs of our customers, whether they are students or professional musicians. Gawlik Stringed Instruments Inc. has been a leader in maintaining the standards of excellence with our instruments, services, and instructions.

Gawlik Stringed Instruments Inc. was established in Greenville in 1993, providing instruments and services to string teachers, students, and schools in eastern North Carolina. Gawlik Stringed Instruments Inc. recently added a second location in Charleston, SC.



North Carolina

402 S. Evans St.

Greenville, NC, 27858



Thurs - Friday: 10 - 6

​​Saturday: 10 - 3

South Carolina

1579 Savannah Hwy. Suite #A

Charleston, SC, 29407




Mon - Wed: 10 - 6​​

​Sunday: By Appointment

Greenville Shop

(252) - 353 - 7142 



(252) - 531 - 2315


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We carry a wide variety of instruments in all sizes - from 1/16 to full size, for both beginner students and professional musicians.

  • We sell bows and cases for violins, violas, and cellos, strings, rosin, shoulder rests, metronomes, and all accessories for violinists

  • We offer up to 100% trade in value for instruments purchased from our shop.

  • We ship instruments nationwide.


Our premium rental package includes the instrument, bow, case, and rosin. Our instruments are guaranteed against defects in quality and workmanship.

  • We carry violins, violas, and cellos of all sizes.

  • We offer free size upgrades for the duration of the rental contract.

  • 100% of the rental fees of the first 24 months may be applied toward purchase price.

  • We ship rental instruments within the Southeast region.

  • Call, email, or visit us for details and pricing.

We offer expert in-house repairs

  • 1-Day turnaround bow rehairs

  • Expert instrument restorations & repairs

  • All bow works ​​

  • Appraisals