Originally located in downtown Moline, Simon's
offered a full range of music lessons and award-winning ensembles.Over the years, the business expanded into the retail market, including pianos, organs, guitars and a variety of other instruments until it outgrew its downtown loactions.Then, in 1977, Simon's
moved into a new facility on John Deere Road in Moline. From this new location, Simon's flourished into a primarily piano and organ dealership under its new owner, John Simon.
years of experience growing up in the music business, John
into the top Quad City piano and organ dealership.Then, in 1983, Simon's
became the Quad Cities exclusive Steinway showroom.Recognized for excellence in sales, service, and support of the arts in the Quad City area, Simon's
quickly became an award-winning Steinway gallery.Then, in 2000, Simon's
introduced the brand new Edward Simon Studios
in honor of John's father, the late Edward Simon
With the reintroduction of the Edward Simon Studios
and the support of the Steinway family, Simon's
changed its focus one last time.Simon's - The Piano Specialist was born.
Finally, after over 35 years in the piano business as the Quad Cities BEST source for pianos, John Simon
decided to retire.In January, 2004, West Music Company
(one of the LARGEST music stores in the Midwest) purchased Simon's
and took over the Steinway dealership.
Now one company, West Music
offer SEVEN different lines of new pianos, THREE lines of digital pianos, and a large selection of used pianos and portable keyboards - making Simon's and West the largest piano showrooms in Eastern Iowa and Northwest Illinois.Now the #1 piano dealership in the Quad Cities, Simon's works with 99% of all the colleges in Eastern Iowa and Northwest Illinois.Simon's
has provided pianos, lessons, and support for thousands of Quad City and surrounding area residents for over 69 years. Simon's
is a solid, service-based business offering piano shoppers the best in each price point and (in cooperation with West Music) the Quad Cities largest and BEST education studio to provide piano OWNERS with a top-grade music education.With support for the arts in the Quad City and surrounding area, world-class service, and the best pianos in the world, Simon's
invites you to come in and Play the Difference!