Guitar Doors - Instruments of Change

  • ME

Website

http://guitardoors.org

Address

P.O. Box 884
Gorham
ME
04038
United States

About Us

Guitar Doors - Instruments of Change provides a creative tool for inmates to re-connect with their families and society through music education.

Through small-group, student-centered instruction, Guitar Doors stimulates those incarcerated to think and express themselves in new ways, and teaches the rewards of working together as a community towards a common goal.

At Long Creek Juvenile Detenion Center, the Guitar Doors project team works with groups of 6 to 8 students to write, perform, and record a CD of their own original music. Each CD is followed by an in-house concert.

In the "12 Bar Blues Project," Guitar Doors assembles groups of 6 to 8 adult prisoners who write, perform, and record a CD of their own, original music.

Guitar Doors also offers beginning and intermediate guitar lessons in prisons, as well as provides the training and support for inmate-taught guitar lessons.


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