Looking Back: Miami Edison Middle School

Looking Back: Miami Edison Middle School

We’re looking back on major milestones as we celebrate our 10th anniversary! In today’s blog post, we’re throwing it back to 2011, when we expanded our program to reach a second school site, Miami Edison Middle School.With 24 students, our Edison site joined our...
Looking Back: North Miami Middle School

Looking Back: North Miami Middle School

It’s 2018, and here at Guitars Over Guns, we’re looking back on 10 incredible years of making music and changing lives.Way back in 2008, our very first program was launched at North Miami Middle School. We partnered with Communities In Schools of Miami to begin...
“It’s just a matter of time”

“It’s just a matter of time”

by Miami mentor Leo DaVincciStepping into Brownsville Middle School, I didn’t know what to expect to be honest. When I was asked to change from Georgia Jones-Ayers Middle School in Allapattah, I was a bit hesitant, not because of what I had heard about...
SMDCAC Summer Camp Success!

SMDCAC Summer Camp Success!

This July, we hosted a five-week summer intensive at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center to teach local youth how to play the guitar. Guitars Over Guns mentor Sean “Birdman” Gould taught the youngest group of ten students, who ranged in age from 8-13. In...