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Every Child Deserves Music Education

The GSI FOUNDATION is a non-profit organization
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Give the gift of music

We contribute to this endeavor by providing resources to students and young guitarists all over the country.

Public schools
Public schools

We provide schools with the instruments, teaching services, and musical events needed to inspire students.

Doctoral students
Doctoral students

We support the higher education of talented students through our Classical Guitar Scholarship fund at the USC Thornton School of Music.

Young guitarists
Young guitarists

We create opportunities for guitarists to record top-quality videos on the GSI Youtube channel and organize "We Are Guitar" broadcasts from the GSI showroom.

Music education for all. All in for music education.

Monetary donation

You can also contribute with a one-time or recurrent monetary donation to the GSI Foundation.

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Guitar donation

Our primary method of raising money comes from selling guitars that are donated.

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Know to trust
10
Public Schools implemented our music programs.
250
Average number of students enrolled each semester
7
Doctoral Scholarship recipients
200,000
Dollars donated till 2022
What have we done so far?

Making a difference through music

Since 2011, we’ve changed the lives of more than 2,200 students living in the United States. How? By being a patron for the music education of students across the country, GSI is helping to establish long-term and sustainable access to musical programs.

Learn how we all can change the world and build a better future.
In The Movies
“Music Matters: L.A. Kids and their Music” won the 68th Annual Los Angeles Area Emmy Awardfor Outstanding Achievement in Children/Youth Programming. The award winning documentaryfeatured dozens of LAUSD elementary students supported by the GSI FOUNDATION. The filmalso included an on-camera interview with Tim Miklaucic about the importance of musiceducation in our public schools.
News & Updates
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Zagreb Guitar Festival 2021 - Competition Applications Are Now Open!

Mak Grgić, the artistic director of the guitar festival and competition in Zagreb, Croatia..

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Young Talented Classical Guitarist from Texas, Aytahn Benavi, Visits GSI for the First Time. Check Out His Videos!

Recently, we had a new guest artist in our showroom. Aytahn Benavi is a young talented cla..

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Young Guitarist, Xeno Müller II, Visits GSI For The First Time and Records Three Videos.

Recently we had a new guest in our showroom. Xeno Müller II might be already known to some..

Luthier Spotlight

Yamandu Costa Releases Videos Documenting his Visit to the Vicente Carrillo Workshop As Part His "Guitar Stories" YouTube Series.

One of the greatest Brazilian guitarists of the younger generation, Yamandu Costa, has ded..

Coming Soon

Wood from Templar's House, Ancient Bog Oak, and Modern Cypress: Three Unique Guitars From Youri Soroka

French-Ukrainian Luthier, Youri Soroka, has made three gorgeous classical guitars for GSI...

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Wesley Park from the Park Brothers Guitar Duo Visits GSI to Record New Solo Videos.

Wesley with his Jose Ramirez guitar (Photography: Kangmin Lee)Our good friend, Wesley Park..

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We Are Guitar Episode 7 With Emily Elbert

“We Are Guitar” celebrates hard-working students from Lead Guitar programs around the Unit..

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We Are Guitar Episode 6 With Curt Chambers - Join the Premiere on December 15th!

“We Are Guitar” celebrates hard-working students from Lead Guitar programs around the Unit..

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Watch Tavi Jinariu's Seven Tips to Become a Better Classical Guitarist.

Elite Guitarist has released a new series of videos dedicated to easy tips for improving c..

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Watch an Interview with a Grammy-Award Winner Jason Vieaux. Don't Miss his Virtual Concert and Masterclass on August 29 and 30!

U.S. Classic Guitar kicks off their first virtual event of the 2019-2020 U.S. Internationa..