May
27

Orfeo Magazine has just published their next five issues (#11-15) in print format all in one captivating, quality book. As always, Orfeo provided astonishing, high quality content they deliver online into one package, which, by the way, we think can make a perfect gift for guitar lovers! We also have two previous compilations of Orfeo Magazine in our store, the first book with issues #1-5, and the second book consisting of issues #6-10. Orfeo gathers their latest five publications and showcases top-notch, in-depth stories about luthiers. This time they focus on luthiers from England, Belgium, Italy, Germany and Japan.

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May
27

GOING ONCE

Teodoro Perez began his storied career as an apprentice to José Ramírez III and helped produce many of the great guitars that came out of that workshop during the José III era. After qualifying as First Official, and with the approval of José Ramírez III, Teodoro became a fully-fledged luthier in his own right and began stamping his guitar with his initials “GPM”. Teodoro has worked with Mariano Tezanos and currently builds alongside his son, who has helped him in the workshop since 1998.

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May
27

Every guitar is different and responds differently to various types of strings. Achieving the desired sound takes a lot of time and experimentation. At GSI we’re very thorough about matching a good set of strings that will work best with a particular instrument. Therefore, we’d like to encourage you to experiment with sets of strings which you haven’t tried before.

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May
26

Wood can tell many stories and it’s amazing to imagine the journey that the materials used for our instruments went through before becoming a guitar. 

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May
20

Join us this Saturday, May 23 at 12PM CST (10AM PST) for the 2nd Lead Guitar Virtual Showcase hosted by the GSI Foundation and Córdoba Guitars. See ZACH FILKINS from OneRepublic performing their hit song “Counting Stars” together with Lead Guitar students and players from around the world.

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May
20

We’ve received some new photos of the newest Vladimir Druzhinin guitar which is soon going to be on its way to GSI.

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May
19

Omni Foundation Guitar Series is widely recognized as one of the leading series of guitar in the world. Each year they invite wonderful artists to come and perform for their community.

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May
18

As many of you know the first Virtual Guitar Orchestra’s performance of a new piece by Sergio Assad, “Kaleidokithara” turned out to be a great success! Now we are proud to announce that the second edition of Virtual Guitar Orchestra is going to be brought to you by the GSI Foundation and will be published on the GSI YouTube Channel!

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May
18

As many of you remember, in the past we told you about Berlin Luthiers – a group of classical guitar makers from Berlin who created a unique environment in which they mutually inspire each other and share the best practices in building instruments. This environment allows every member within the group to thrive as a luthier. A few months ago, a guitar which we’ve received from Dietmar Heubner, a member of Berlin Luthiers, had sold within one day!

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May
13

“IndoBalkan” is the newest album by Goran Ivanovic & Fareed Haque, who both stopped by our showroom recently to play some compositions from their newly released CD.

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