At Griggs Music, we are pleased to keep a large stock of top-quality, hand-made orchestral instruments from some of the finest luthiers in the country and throughout the world. We take pride in offering the best selection of the highest quality stringed instruments available in the Quad Cities and surrounding areas, and we also have an excellent selection of student and beginner models at varying price points.
Visit Our Shop Today to Learn More About Our Huge Selection of Orchestral Stringed Instruments in the Quad Cities Area Including Davenport, Bettendorf, Rock Island, Moline, East Moline, Cedar Rapids, Washington, and Galesburg
We have a full range of violins, violas, cellos, and double basses, as well as a complete line of accessories to suit any of your needs. Come in or call us about our orchestra instrument package deals, which we offer in multiple price ranges to help simplify the buying process for parents and students. Even if you do not find the instrument you want in our large in-store selection, our worldwide contacts give us the ability to track down your perfect instrument. Also, our leasing program is perfect for the beginning orchestral player, and everyone including even the most advanced string musicians will find something for them at Brady Street Violins in our Davenport store.
Jerry Henry is our in-store orchestral instrument specialist and Director of Orchestral Resources. Jerry joined Griggs in December of 2008 after 25 years of teaching orchestra in the public school systems of Texas and Iowa. He is a graduate of Wartburg College and has a Masters degree in Education from Southwestern Oklahoma State University and an MBA from the University of Iowa. He is the concertmaster of the Clinton Symphony, a member of the Cedar Rapids Symphony, and a member the string quartet, Quartrio. Jerry is a past president of the Iowa String Teachers Association, he was the Iowa String Teacher of the Year in 2002, and he is a fantastic resource for all things orchestra related.
Michael Wahlmann joined the Griggs Music staff in 2015, but is a familiar face in the orchestra community. A graduate of Augustana College, he has been playing cello since 1982. As a cellist, Michael has taught privately since 2004, and plays in local string quartet Quartrio and the Clinton Symphony. He has played in groups from pit-orchestras for the Clinton Showboat Theater, Quad City Music Guild, Opera at Augustana and Opera Quad Cities to groups backing acts like The Moody Blues, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Mannheim Steamroller and Josh Groban at the iWireless Center. Michael is in our Davenport store every day except Thursday, and will be happy to assist you with any orchestra needs.
Call us today at 877-391-9001 or contact us for more information or to find a location nearest you. We look forward to serving all of your musical needs!
Griggs Music is a passionate provider of musical instrument sales, rental, and leasing as well as music lessons, repair, and sheet music sales to the Quad Cities area of Eastern Iowa and Northwest Illinois including Davenport, Bettendorf, Rock Island, Moline, East Moline, Cedar Rapids, Washington, and Galesburg since 1903.