Mentor Institute 2019

Mentor Institute 2019

Our mentors are the backbone of Guitars Over Guns. These guys give their time, talent, and hearts every single day to uplift and inspire youth through the power of music education. So when our entire mentor crew convened at Camillus House this week for our 2019 Mentor...
The Experience of a Lifetime

The Experience of a Lifetime

On April 15th and 16th, nearly 80 students from our program sites across Chicago came together for our First Annual Regional Recording & Music Video Project! Students from Evergreen Academy Middle School, Beethoven Elementary, Sawyer Elementary, CICS Lloyd Bond...
2018 Annual Report

2018 Annual Report

2018 Annual Report on Guitars Over GunsGuitars Over Guns Organization is grateful for the tremendous individual and institutional support during 2018. Founded in 2008 by Dr. Chad Bernstein, Guitars Over Guns has employed over 60 professional artists and musicians to...
Leaving a Legacy

Leaving a Legacy

by Julie Fouts, Events Co-Chair, Chicago R.I.S.E. On Saturday, January 12th, our Evergreen Academy Middle School alumni took the stage at Martyrs’, a well known and highly attended music venue in Chicago. Martyrs’ has a lot of history. Their stage has been...