OUR MISSION

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.

INSTRUMENTS

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

TEACHERS

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

PERFORMANCES

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

NEWS & UPDATES

Episode Six of “We Are Guitar” Is Coming Soon! Featuring: Curt Chambers – The Guitarist for Alicia Keys, Dr. Dre, and Eminem!

“We Are Guitar” is a quarterly YouTube live-stream organized by Lead Guitar, GSI Foundation and Córdoba Guitars. The show is hosted by Brad Richter in the GSI showroom. Our primary mission with these broadcasts is to celebrate the successes of […]

The GSI Foundation Ukulele Classes Provided by Children’s Music Workshop Are Now Back With In-Person Classes.

We have great news for everyone who follows the activities of the GSI Foundation. After having a break from in-person classes, the children from our programs are finally back to school in person. We’re very glad to see children receiving […]

The GSI Foundation Classical Guitar Scholarship Supports the Education of Two New Doctoral Students at USC!

With the start of the new academic year at the USC Thornton School of Music, our scholarship is helping two new students pursue their doctorate degrees. This is our third year supporting this program with the GSI Foundation scholarship. In […]

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.