The New GSI Foundation Scholar, Ashley Lucero, Records at GSI

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.

French luthier Daniel Friederich has passed away at the age of 88

It is with great sadness that, in the early hours of the day in Paris on Nov. 5th, we have learned of the passing of one of the greatest icons of the classical guitar.

WATCH our latest "Story Time" with Chika & Scott

In this series, the duo discuss the ins and outs of filming a music video on location in Spain, arranging for an uncommon duo, amplification challenges and solutions for live performances, recording at the famed Capitol Records Studio, and more!

Introducing Berlin Luthier, Angela Waltner

Waltner is an experienced guitar maker who now joins the other members of Berlin Luthiers featured at GSI (Heubner, Barnett and Koehn). Currently, she is building her first GSI guitar, which will be coming soon to our store!

Ramírez Workshop Brings Back the "ESPECIAL" Model for 20th Anniversary of Ramírez IV’s Passing.

This year, we’re commemorating the 20th anniversary of the passing of José Ramírez IV.

Orfeo No. 16: The genesis of the guitar & development of chordophones around the world

Rather than focusing on luthiers from a particular country, Alberto Martinez invites us on a journey through time.

Bertrand Ligier will make his first cedar guitar for GSI!

After making 11 spruce-top guitars for GSI, Bertrand is going make for us a cedar-top instrument, which will arrive soon to our showroom!

Andrea De Vitis releases Premiere Recording of "Into the Rose-garden" by Gilardino

Andrea recently commissioned renowned Italian composer, Angelo Gilardino, to write a new piece for guitar in honor of Julian Bream, who recently passed.
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Virtual Guitar Orchestra's World Premiere of "Relampios" by Adam Del Monte is Coming This Friday!

The 3rd edition of Virtual Guitar Orchestra (VGO), a project officially sponsored by the GSI Foundation and Augustine Strings, is takin...

Coming Soon: Youri Soroka's new GSI guitar is almost finished!

French-Ukrainian luthier, Youri Soroka, has shared with us some photos of the newest guitar he built for GSI. Check out the sneak peak ...

Coming Soon: Florian Blochinger builds a new guitar for GSI from... TIGERWOOD!

Our dear friend, Florian Blochinger, has shared with us some sneak peek photos of his new GSI guitar. This time Florian decided to use ...

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

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...

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...

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