Coming Soon: 2019 Juan Carlos Busquiel


Check out these images showing the early and completed stages of the birth of our first cedar-top guitar from Juan Carlos Busquiel.

“Scott Tennant & Friends” – Event Recap


We know it’s early into 2019, but our first hosted concert may have already been the highlight of the year! For one night, we hosted a lineup of some of Los Angeles’s finest classical guitarists to give the 1969 Segovia Ramirez its final and proper goodbye.

The Birth of a New Rosette – Vladimir Druzhinin


This series of photographs documents the birth of Vladimir Druzhinin’s newest rosette – from conception to realization. Starting with a CAD rosette, you can see the step-by-step process leading to it being inlayed onto the soundboard.

2017 GFA First Prize Winner TY Zhang Visits GSI


Our friend TY Zhang recently visited L.A. as part of his North American concert tour, a prize awarded each year to the recent GFA Competition winner. We were thrilled to have TY share his virtuosity and musicality on a couple of our favorite guitars.

Wesley Park plays 1969 Marcelino Lopez


Wesley recently performed an absolute classic – Erik Satie’s “Gymnopedie #1” – on a 1969 Marcelino Lopez. Originally written for piano, this piece requires an instrument that can effectively sustain the long melodic line, and this guitar is perfect for that!

Antonio Rey – Concert on March 12th at GSI!


With one amazing live concert already under our belt, we’re excited to announce our second performance of the new year! On March 12th, we will be hosting world renowed flamenco guitarist Antonio Rey in the intimate setting of our Santa Monica showroom.
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Check out these images showing the early and completed stages of the birth of our first cedar-top guitar from Juan Carlos Busquiel. W...

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Antonio Rey - Concert on March 12th at GSI!

With one amazing live concert already under our belt, we're excited to announce our second performance of the year! On March 12th, Elite...

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