Author Archive

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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Aug
20

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 Joaquin Rodrigo, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Mauro Giuliani and Francisco Tárrega.

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Aug
14

It is with our deepest sorrow to inform you that Julian Bream, one of the most influential classical guitarists of all time, passed away today at his home in Wiltshire at the age of 87.

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Jul
30

Our very own Tomasz Fechner has recently recorded a series of tutorials for EliteGuitarist.com on several GSI guitars. Tomasz’s first tutorials have already been published and there are several more to come! You can sign-up today and still receive a 30-day FREE trial to access all Elite Guitarist tutorial videos as a part of the Round 2 Lessons Stimulus Package.

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Jul
15

We’re very happy to announce that GSI has become the official sponsor of Guitarlab. Guitarlab is a new fully online guitar festival taking place this August! The festival is going to consist of a guitar workshop and a competition following innovative formulas.

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Jun
11

We’ve received some new sneak peek photos of Erez Perlman’s newest GSI guitar. For this instrument, Erez used a set of a beautiful Mediterranean Cypress from Israel. According to Erez, this is the second classical guitar made from wood grown in Israel! This guitar is going to be a Santos model. Perhaps it’s best to hear about the history of this wood directly from Erez:

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Jun
03

It is with our deepest sorrow to inform you that our dear friend, a wonderful composer, guitarist, vihuelist, lutenist and baritone, Frank Wallace, passed away yesterday.

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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
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 Augustine Strings will be published on the GSI YouTube Channel!

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