The GSI FOUNDATION is a non-profit organization based on the simple idea that every child deserves a music education.

We contribute to this endeavor by providing public schools with the instruments, teaching services, and musical events needed to inspire today’s youth.


We provide music programs with high-quality instruments that make the process of learning enjoyable.


We hire knowledgable and inspiring teachers that actively engage students in the process of learning.


We facilitate inspiring live and recorded performances ranging from student ensembles to world-renown soloists.


Highlights of the 2nd Lead Guitar Virtual Showcase with Zach Filkins. Watch the full video!

Thanks to everyone who tuned in to the 2nd Lead Guitar Virtual Showcase last Saturday (May 23, 2020). We’re incredibly happy to be a part of this unique project that allows Lead Guitar students from many different states to perform […]

The Second Edition of Virtual Guitar Orchestra will be brought to you by the GSI Foundation! CALL FOR DONATIONS!

As many of you know the first Virtual Guitar Orchestra’s performance of a new piece by Sergio Assad, “Kaleidokithara” turned out to be a great success! Now we are proud to announce that the second edition of Virtual Guitar Orchestra […]

Children’s Music Workshop and recordings of their Virtual School Orchestras!

Children’s Music Workshop is a music education company which has been officially supported by the GSI Foundation for many years. This year was especially important for us due to the impact of COVID-19 on education world-wide. We know that music […]

We Support Underfunded Music Programs Around The Country

How Can You Help?

Our primary method of raising money comes from selling guitars that are donated to the GSI FOUNDATION. If you have a guitar you wish to donate, please contact us! We will assist you with packing and shipping the instrument and of course cover all expenses. You will then be provided with a tax-deductible donation letter for the year the donation was made.

On the other hand, if you would like to make a monetary donation, you can do so by clicking the button below which will take you to our DONATE page where we have information on our various methods of receiving funds.