Miami
By Guitars Over Guns / May 7, 2017

“The best part is finally having a purpose and a future.”

“I got my first guitar, and I realized the program was meant for me. I learned I didn't have to be in bad situations."

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Miami
By Guitars Over Guns / December 21, 2016

GOGOMia’s Cutler Bay Middle: 1st Holiday Show

You see I’m writing this blog post at 12:40AM because what I just experienced raised my adrenaline levels, fanned the flames of anxiety, almost brought me to tears, and then compelled me to jump out of my seat and cheer like my team just won a double overtime NBA basketball game.

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Chicago
By Guitars Over Guns / October 18, 2016

Niles North High School Visit

On October 18th I had the privilege of hosting one of the most humbling and uniting experiences in my life.

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Chicago
By Guitars Over Guns / August 8, 2016

GOGOChi’s First Music Video!

At the time we presented the kids the task of learning to play The Beatles’ “Come Together”, we had no idea how positively it would resonate amongst them.

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Chicago
By Guitars Over Guns / August 3, 2016

Mentor Add-2 Recaps First Week at GOGO Haven Studio

There would be moments while watching the participants create together/getting along/giving each other nicknames and becoming friends where I would get chills.

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Chicago
By Guitars Over Guns / July 15, 2016

GOGOChi Mentor Recaps Student’s Special Milestone

She had me on the edge of my seat, and I nearly fell off of it when she continued: “…a little embarrassed.”

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Miami
By Guitars Over Guns / June 20, 2016

Miami GOGOYoPro Living Room Series Launch

How often have you attended an event where you can actually ask the musician a personal question about his/her musical career?

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Miami
By Guitars Over Guns / May 31, 2016

Miami Student Showcase at Ball & Chain

Our students have all excelled in different areas of musical performance and composition – hearing their original songs performed live was beyond special for them and for us.

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Miami
By Guitars Over Guns / February 2, 2016

GOGO takes on the #TinyDeskContest!

Miami's own Edan Archer invited students from our program at North Miami Middle School to rock out as part of her NPR Tiny Desk Contest submission.

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