Welcome to Guitars Over Guns

Guitars Over Guns provides mentoring to at-risk youth through music education and performance as an alternative to the negative and harmful influences that typically dominate their environments.

Our after school program pairs these adolescents with professional musicians who use contemporary music to reach these young people and teach them the skills they need to be successful in and out of school.

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Check out pictures from our events, classes, and concerts

2014 “Choose Your Sound” Benefit Concert highlights
2014 “Choose Your Sound” Benefit Concert highlights
Guitars Over Guns’ Day at Studio 26 with NBC6 Miami
Guitars Over Guns alumni Santa shares her experiences in the GOGO program
Guitars Over Guns alumni Rody talks about music and his experience in the program


miami_dade_countyThe Guitars Over Guns program is made possible 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.



childrens_trust The Guitars Over Guns program is funded in part by The Children’s Trust. The Children's Trust is a dedicated source of revenue established by voter referendum to improve the lives of children and families in Miami-Dade County by making strategic investments in their future.