What have we done so far?
We Support Underfunded Music Programs Around The Country.
We donated $5,000 to extend Children's Music Workshop's ukulele programs at the Brockton Avenue Elementary school and the Castle Heights Elementary School in Los Angel.
Donated $10,000 to extend the GSI Foundation Classical Guitar Scholarship for the year 2021-2022 at the University of Southern California.
we donated $2,685 to fund ukulele classes at the Brockton Avenue Elementary School in Los Angeles.
we've donated 50 guitars to students from guitar programs in the Chicago area who didn't have a guitar to practice during the COVID-19 schools’ lockdown.
we've donated $2,500 to the Virtual Guitar Orchestra project - an online project that gathers guitar players and guitar virtuosos from around the world to perform together newly commissioned guitar pieces.
together with Lead Guitar, we've donated 10 guitars to guitar students in Arizona who didn't have a guitar to practice during the COVID-19 school lockdown.
hearing that the guitar programs in Benton Middle School had instruments that required either expensive repairs or replacement, we donated 30 brand new "Cordoba" guitars to students in their programs.
We began 2018 by working together with the non-profit Guitar Fort Worth to donate 16 Cordoba guitars along with the footstools and strings needed to set up two new guitar programs in Fort Worth, Texas.
We initiated a new ukulele program at Brockton Avenue Elementary School in Los Angeles, contributing $12,000 to pay for one year of instruction along with 30 ukuleles in cooperation with Cordoba Guitars.
we also donated $2,000 to help fund the Calvert St Elementary PTA Orchestra Fund Finally, a scholarship fund was created in partnership with the GSI Foundation, Children's Music Workshop, and The Instrument Place.
Working in conjunction with the Children's Music Workshop, we gave a large round of support for both the Calvert Street Elementary and Micheltorena Street Elementary schools.
working with the Children's Music Workshop, we continued our support of the orchestra programs in elementary schools at both Calvert Street Elementary and Micheltorena Street Elementary schools, providing badly needed funding.
we donated substantial funds, violins, guitars, and ukuleles in collaboration with Children's Music Workshop, to sustain the music programs of both Calvert Street Elementary and Micheltorena Street Elementary schools.
we donated almost $7,000 worth of guitar accessories to the Fender Music Foundation, and also donated instruments to the Archer School, Palisades High School, and the Museum of Making Music.
we raised substantial funds and successfully saved the Children's Music Workshop orchestra programs for Sendak Elementary in North Hollywood as well as several inner city elementary schools in the San Fernando Valley.
we provided 50 guitars to a music program at the UCLA Community School.
we made a $25,000 commitment to help fund the Cal State University Northridge Music Center for Performing Arts . That same year, we provided instruments including violins, guitars, and related accessories to other schools in our community and within the LAUSD.