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GAMA Supports Lead Guitar

Lead Guitar establishes and maintains sustainable, year-long classical guitar programs in public schools with low or no access to the arts. Using music and an instrument with “cool” factor, Lead Guitar establishes daily in-school instruction with the aim of keeping kids in school. We also use a method of co-teaching—a Lead Guitar master instructor partnered […]

Vandercook’s Day of Guitar

The 10th annual Day of Guitar, High-School Guitar Ensemble Festival was held at VanderCook College of Music November 15, 2016. Directed by Julie Goldberg, VCM Assistant Professor of Guitar and Teaching Guitar Workshop Instructor, Day of Guitar celebrates the accomplishments of young guitarists, teaches new musical skills and playing techniques, and encourages students to continue […]

GAMA Grantee – Guitars 4 Vets

For just $200, Guitars for Vets can provide one Veteran with 10 weeks of individualized guitar instruction, a new acoustic guitar and a complete guitar accessory kit.  A recent grant of $6,000 from GAMA will enable Guitars for Vets to launch six new chapters over the next year capable of providing services to 60 Veterans! […]