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 […]

Bob Taylor on CITES

The 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) took place in Johannesburg, South Africa, from September 24 to October 4, 2016. At the conference, the CITES delegates placed more than 250 species of rosewood on Appendix II, meaning […]

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 […]