||Steve Perry & his wife, Gianna, own and operate Gianna's from a small
||Who We Are
Steve Perry is the founder and musical genius behind Gianna's. It is his attention to
detail and his expertise that instruments are chosen, set up or undergo restoration.
Steve's background in music began at an early age studying piano and classical guitar
before expanding towards violin, fiddle and mandolin as an adult. He attended the
University of South Carolina on a music scholarship. He holds degrees in Anthropology,
Geology and Law.
Steve enjoys bicycling, motorcycling, boating, fishing, cooking, hiking and time with his
Gianna is Steve's wife of nearly 20 years. She handles the customer accounts, inventory
and shipping at as well as lending a good ear in evaluating instruments. Gianna's
background is in animal communication, including physical and mental balancing of the
companion animal and increasing the bond between human and animal. She also
actively participates in pet assisted therapy.
Steve & Gianna have two children ages 11 & 17. The elder plays oboe & clarinet in the
high school band and is on the swim team. The younger is a special needs child who is
beginning band and playing tuba.
Gianna's began as an in-home business in the mid-1990's where it gradually grew to
become one of today's finest shops where customers can visit and browse to their hearts
content in a welcoming, friendly (no pressure) atmosphere.
Located just a short drive from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg,
Pigeon Forge, and Knoxville, Gianna's is a vacation destination for the musician and
Whether visiting via the web or in person, renew and inspire your musical spirit.
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