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Armenian Guitarist, Pardy Minassian, Shares Her Story on the Occasion of Her Recording Session at GSI.

Armenian guitarist, Pardy Minassian, has recently visited GSI for her first recording session in our showroom. Pardy is currently studying classical guitar at the USC Thornton School of Music with…

Guitar Demonstrations

Icelandic Guitarist & Composer, Gulli Björnsson, Visits GSI to Record Six of His Original Compositions.

Gulli Björnsson has recently visited Southern California to record at GSI and tonebase some of compositions, including his recent work – “Landslög” [Landscapes]. Landslög is a set of 11 pieces for…

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Read the Story of Max Brenner, a Classical and Fingerstyle Guitarist Who Recently Recorded at GSI.

Our friend and the founder of The SoundFile®, Max Brenner, has recently visited GSI for a recording session. Many of you might already know his playing, since he has previously recorded…

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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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Slovenian Guitarist, Mak Grgić, Visits GSI and Records Music by Morricone, Tadić, Ponce and More!

Our friend, Mak Grgić, has recently visited GSI and recorded a few pieces in our showroom. Many of you might already know Mak from his previous GSI recordings. He is…


Korean Guitarist, Jiji Kim, Visits GSI and Records Music by Claudia Sessa and Tania León.

Jiji Kim recently stopped by our showroom and recorded some new videos! This is the third time that we’ve had the pleasure of recording Jiji performing music at GSI. Jiji…


Antonio Rey Wins a LATIN GRAMMY AWARD in the Best Flamenco Album Category.

We’re very proud of our friend, Antonio Rey, for being awarded with a Latin Grammy Award for his Flamenco sin Fronteras album which was recognized as the best flamenco album…


Slovenian Guitarist, Doris Cosic, records at GSI music by Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Legnani, Bach, Brouwer and Kuhar.

Recently, we’ve had a new guest artist visiting us at GSI. Doris Ćosić is a Slovenian guitarist who came to the United States to study with Brian Head and pursue…

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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. …

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Florian Blochinger Guitar Demos

We’ve seen Florian Blochinger grow more and more as a guitar player and luthier over the years. Here’s a little taste of the music he’s played in our showroom as…

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