Oct
22

We’ve received new sneak peek photos from our friend, Stephen Hill, who is currently working together with his apprentices on a new 2A model which will arrive soon at GSI!

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Oct
21

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. 

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Oct
10

This edition of GSI’s “Story Time” takes a slightly different turn, as we had the chance to sit down with the new duo Chika & Scott. The duo features internationally acclaimed artists Scott Morris (head of guitar program at CSU Dominguez Hills) and Chika Inoue, saxophonist with LA Phil and newly appointed faculty at CSUDH.

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Oct
10

Virtual Guitar Orchestra, a project officially sponsored by the GSI Foundation and Augustine Strings, has announced more details about the third edition of their virtual performance! This time, it’s going to be a merger of classical and flamenco guitar music!

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Oct
01

Our good friend and Uruguayan luthier, Ariel Ameijenda, has sent us some new photos of his newest guitar he is building for us. The guitar is still at the early stages of the building process, but we can already tell that it’s going to be a beautiful instrument!

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Sep
29

Saro Babikian’s story is unique and shaped by many obstacles that he had to face in life. Saro grew up in Syria where he was exposed to harsh realities that many of us could only imagine. He is our good friend, and on the occasion of his most recent visit and recording session at GSI, we’d like to tell you more about him, his life and the journey that led him to living in the United States.

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Sep
28

Bret Williams is a classical guitarist, composer, educator and broadcaster. Many of you might know him as the host of his vastly successful Classical Guitar Insider podcast – a show with over 130 episodes that features interviews with some of the best classical guitar players.

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Sep
23

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 responsible for implementing new innovations that made the instruments more comfortable and easy to play. In addition to building the “Tradicional” model, José IV also focused on producing student guitars, as well as re-defining Ramírez guitars by developing the “1A Especial” model.

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Sep
19

It is with deep sadness that we have received the news of the passing of Fritz Ober, one of GSI’s oldest friends and one of Germany’s top guitar makers.

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Sep
18

We’ve recently published some new videos of a Belgian guitarist, Jan Depreter. He visited our showroom in 2017 on the occasion of taking part in the GFA 2017 convention which took place in Fullerton, CA, and recorded 12 videos! However, not all of them were published at once. Now, we can finally say that all compositions recorded by Jan are finally available to the public on the GSI YouTube channel.

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