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Companion videos for “El Libro de Oro, Vol. 1: The Barrios Method”

Barrios expert & luthier Federico Sheppard, editor and visionary behind “El Libro de Oro”, the new 6-volume edition of the works of Agustín Barrios Mangoré, asked if GSI would be willing…

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Korean Guitarist, Bokyung Byun, Records Eight New Videos During Her Second Solo Recording Session at GSI.

Our friend, Korean guitarist Bokyung Byun, has recently visited our salon and recorded eight videos on eight different guitars. Bokyung is known for her extraordinary technical and musical precision. She…

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The New GSI Foundation Scholar, Ashley Lucero, Records at GSI. Learn more about her story!

We recently had a new guest artist recording in our showroom. Ashley Lucero is an American guitarist-composer and pedagogue from Cleveland, Ohio with an interesting story of hope and perseverance. …


The José Ramírez Workshop Brings Back the “ESPECIAL” Model to Mark the 20th Anniversary of José Ramírez IV’s Passing.

This year, we’re celebrating the 20th passing anniversary of José Ramírez IV. The merits of José IV contributed a lot to the development of the José Ramírez workshop. He was…


Youri Soroka: The Insights into Building the “Torres” Model.

We have received a new article from our friend Youri Soroka. In the article Youri describes in detail the building process of his “Torres” model, which has recently arrived at…


Tomasz Fechner records at GSI music by Rodrigo, Tárrega, Villa-Lobos and Giuliani!

Our very own Tomasz Fechner who works at GSI as a marketing coordinator and the GSI Foundation consultant has recently recorded 10 videos on 10 different guitars, featuring music by…

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“Gabriela” – A new model of Vicente Carrillo guitar is now available at GSI!

The “Gabriela” model is the newest addition to our inventory. This model also completes the catalogue of Vicente Carrillo Classical Guitars featured at GSI. “Gabriela” has Indian Rosewood Back and…

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Coming Soon: Ramirez’s replica of the “1911 Jose Ramirez I – ex Barrios” with a clean top!

Agustin Barrios Mangoré’s 1911 Jose Ramírez I is a legendary guitar, and undoubtedly one of the most significant guitars of the 20th century. A new replica of this instrument has been designed…

Feature Articles

Secrets of Lutherie: The Cedar Soundboard – An Italian Invention

Luthier and organologist MARIO GRIMALDI from Crotone (Italy) in his book dedicated to Pietro Gallinotti (1885-1979) reports that this luthier from Solero, as far back as 1952, had built a guitar…

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Fingerstyle at GSI? Spanish Latin Grammy Award Winner El Twanguero records in our showroom!

This time we have something very special for you – New GSI videos of El Twanguero who recorded fingerstyle music on acoustic guitars (including a STEEL string) from the workshop of José Ramírez III.…

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