Guitars Over Guns is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that offers students from disadvantaged backgrounds a powerful combination of music education and mentorship with professional musicians to help them overcome hardship, find their voice and reach their potential as tomorrow’s leaders.

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By Guitars Over Guns / February 7, 2019

2018 Annual Report

Guitars Over Guns Organization is grateful for the tremendous individual and institutional support during 2018.

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By Guitars Over Guns / January 26, 2019

Off to the Races

"Thus far, the collective energy kicks major butt, and all personalities compliment one another. It's truly a blast to be in the same room with this group."

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By Guitars Over Guns / January 23, 2019

Leaving a Legacy

It was absolutely amazing to see these hardworking and talented kids up on stage in front of a packed room. They exuded the most confidence we've seen from them and they all came back telling us how much fun they had.

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With the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners.

Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.



Statement on Accessibility

Guitars Over Guns welcomes all children and is committed to providing developmentally appropriate arts instruction and development experiences that support the full access and participation of each and every child. We believe that each child is unique, and work in partnership with families and other professionals to provide the support every child needs to reach their full potential.

Guitars Over Guns is committed to complying fully with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable federal, state and local laws. We are also committed to ensuring equal opportunity in employment for qualified persons with disabilities. We make our employment decisions based on the merits of the situation in accordance with defined criteria, regardless of an individual’s disability. Further, Guitars Over Guns does not discriminate against any qualified employee or applicant because the person is related to or associated with a person with a disability.