10 Years in the Making: an Epic Celebration of Mentorship through the Arts

Join Guitars Over Guns on November 10th, 2018 for the 5th Annual Choose Your Sound Benefit Concert, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. at the University of Miami Student Center.

Guests will enjoy incredible performances from Guitars Over Guns mentors, alumni and special guests, not to mention a selection of award-winning eats and beverages from some of Miami’s hottest restaurants and an unbelievable silent auction featuring 5-star trips, experiences, fine art and so much more. The evening will be emceed by CBS Miami news personality Jim Berry, and will feature a retrospective look at the organization’s 10 years of empowering Miami-Dade youth through music and mentorship.

This event celebrates Guitars Over Guns’ 10 years of of making music and changing lives. Cuts in funding for the arts and after-school programs mean our students have fewer opportunities than ever, and as the news reports of youth violence continue to pour in, we are reminded all too often that this type of work has never been more important.

Since 2008, we have served more than 2,700 at-risk youth in Miami and Chicago. This year, our goal is to raise $300,000, allowing Guitars Over Guns to transform the futures of 500 additional students living in Miami-Dade County’s most disadvantaged communities. Grab a ticket or become a sponsor, and be part of a movement that empowers deserving youth in our community to create, succeed and thrive!

We hope you will join us in celebrating 10 years of mentoring through the arts!


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Click here to learn more about Guitars Over Guns’ impact on youth in our community from Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho.

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Sponsors & Partners


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H. Jordan Weitz


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