Classroom Guitar Blog


Welcome New GAMA Members

GAMA is excited to welcome three new members in the first half of 2019! Guitar Crate sends strings to you every month, plus everything else you will need to jam out. No more trying to find a music store open at 8 PM after work. No more forgetting to get a new pair...


GAMA Q&A with Andy Mooney

GAMA Q&A Andy Mooney, CEO, Fender Musical Instruments Corp. By Dan Ferrisi Few musical instrument companies have the universal brand recognition that Fender Musical Instruments Corp. (FMIC) has achieved, and a big part of the reason why is that the company has...

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TGW Testimonials

https://www.nammfoundation.org/testimonials/teaching-guitar-workshops Click on the link above to view TGW testimonials. The Guitar & Accessories Marketing Association (GAMA) is comprised of manufacturers and distributors and promote...


Laura B. Whitmore Interview

Laura B. Whitmore By Dan Ferrisi   If there’s anyone in the music products industry who has earned the title of “renaissance woman,” it’s Laura B. Whitmore. She’s Owner of Mad Sun Marketing; Producer of BackStory Events and the She Rocks Awards; and Founder of...


Chris Martin Addresses the Future of the Guitar

Chris Martin IV, Chairman and CEO, C.F. Martin & Co. A family-run, nearly-185-year-old guitar company has a unique vantage point on the market, and the perspective is even sharper when you’re the company’s sixth-generation leader, whose time steering the ship...

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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...


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...



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