NEWS & UPDATES

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 Read more
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 Read more
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. Read more
Submit your video and join the 2nd Virtual Showcase: Featuring Zach Filkins from OneRepublic!
The song “Counting Stars” by OneRepublic is known by almost all of us. Now you’ll have a chance to perform Read more
Highlights Summarizing the Classical Guitar Virtual Showcase!
Thank you to everyone who tuned in to the live broadcast of the 1st Lead Guitar Classical Guitar Showcase last Read more
Classical Guitar Virtual Showcase! Donate and help fund music education!
GSI Foundation, Cordoba Guitars and Lead Guitar would like to invite you to the Classical Guitar Virtual Showcase – the first online concert of Read more
GSI Foundation Scholarship recipient becomes USC’s Outstanding Graduate!
We’ve received some great news today. One of the recipients of the 2019-2020 GSI Foundation Classical Guitar Scholarship has become Read more
Three of the World’s Greatest Guitarists Helping Kids Perform from Home: Guitar Celebrities join the Lead Guitar Virtual Showcase!
GSI Foundation and Cordoba Music Group would like to announce that three legendary guitarists have volunteered their time to support Read more
New Video: Keeping Music Alive In the Time of Pandemic
Imagine being a music teacher and sitting in a classroom full of children excited to finally learn a new song. Read more
GSI Foundation donates 50 “Cordoba” guitars to students in the Chicago area.
As many of you know, most teaching is now done online during the time of this pandemic. Unfortunately, not all Read more
Submit your video and participate with us in the Lead Guitar Virtual Showcase!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTgWDuC71KY&feature=emb_err_watch_on_ytGSI Foundation in partnership with Lead Guitar and Cordoba Guitars are introducing a new project that everyone can participate in! Read more
Music Education During the COVID-19 School Shutdown
As many of you know, most schools around the world are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These difficult circumstances Read more
Benton Middle School students perform to thank the GSI Foundation
At the end of 2019 Benton Middle School reached out to us asking for help as their old stock of Read more
Students awarded with GSI Foundation Scholarship perform at the Brockton Avenue Elementary School
Recently, the children at the Brockton Avenue Elementary School had a unique opportunity to hear music performed by the GSI Read more
Two USC Students Honored with GSI Foundation Classical Guitar Scholarship
The Classical Guitar Department at the USC Thornton School of Music is one of the most prestigious in the country. It Read more
Tim Miklaucic Becomes a Board Member of Lead Guitar!
  As many of you remember, last year we announced our new partnership with another nonprofit, Lead Guitar, the organization Read more
Year Three with Children’s Music Workshop!
For our third year in a row, we’ll be working with Children’s Music Workshop, this year bringing music programs to Read more
An Exciting New Partnership!
We’re beyond excited to announce a new partnership with the nonprofit Lead Guitar! Lead Guitar is a growing organization that Read more
A Well-Deserved Gift
Under the direction of Nicolas Montalvo, La Mirada’s Benton Middle School guitar ensemble has grown in the last 5 years Read more
Music is Underway at Castle Heights and Brockton Elementary Schools!
The GSI Foundation’s public school programs have been rolling along smoothly for over a month now! At both Castle Heights Read more
An Impactful Anonymous Donation
“Speechless” was the way all members of the GSI staff described our reaction to the largest donation to the GSI Read more
Announcing a New Partnership with tonebase
This month, we are excited to announce our new partnership with music education startup, tonebase. tonebase is an online instructional Read more
2018 GFA Festival – What We’re Looking Forward To
This year’s Guitar Foundation of America Convention officially kicks off next week in Louisville KY, and we couldn’t be more Read more
Los Angeles Guitar Festival – May 19th
This year, we are delighted to be taking part in the Los Angeles Guitar Festival occurring May 19th in Santa Read more
GSI Foundation on YouTube
Since publishing the first video back in 2009, the aim of the GSI YouTube channel has been to help educate Read more
Guitar Fort Worth + GSI Foundation
We started 2018 off on a high note by helping set up two new guitar programs in Fort Worth, Texas. Read more
GSI Foundation Visits Brockton Avenue Elementary
Last week, Tim Miklaucic and Chris Garwood of the GSI Foundation paid a special visit to the Brockton Avenue Elementary Read more
Remembering David Yudovin
From time to time, a guitar comes to us with the designation “this guitar was donated to our non-profit charitable Read more
GSI Foundation Impacts Two LA Schools
Sometimes I have a lot of things going on in my life.  So I just play the violin because it Read more
GSI Foundation – Just a Small Update
Larry Newman of Children’s Music Workshop just wrote us to say that the children of Sendak Elementary School here in Read more
The GSI Foundation: An Update and Thank You
Two weeks ago, we sent out a request for help. Our non-profit organization, the GSI Foundation, was trying to raise Read more