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Guitars for Good hits right note with music classes for vendor's kids in Cape Town

 The Big Issue South Africa 20 May 2019

Children of Big Issue South Africa vendors are being treated to weekend music classes in the street paper’s offices in Cape Town, thanks to Guitars for Good. The project has been devised by local musicians and the social enterprise Milkshed. But its founders say the guitar lessons are not just about entertainment. Leroy Glam finds out why getting free guitar lessons for their children is music to Big Issue vendors’ ears. (587 Words) - By Leroy Glam

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A volunteer musician with Guitars for Good teaches children how to play guitar during a free class held in the Big Issue South Africa’s Cape Town office. Credit: Guitars for Good

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A volunteer musician with Guitars for Good teaches the child of Big Issue South Africa vendor how to play guitar during a free class held in the street paper’s Cape Town office.Credit: Guitars for Good

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Guitars for Good teaches children how to play guitar during a free class held in the Big Issue South Africa's Cape Town office.Credit: Guitars for Good

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Guitars for Good teaches children how to play guitar during a free class held in the street paper’s Cape Town office.Credit: Guitars for Good

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A student helps the child of Big Issue South Africa vendor play guitar during a Guitars for Good session in Cape Town.Credit: Guitars for Good

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The child of Big Issue South Africa vendor learns how to make a guitar out of recycled material during a Guitars for Good session in Cape Town.Credit: Guitars for Good

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A Danish student helps the child of Big Issue South Africa vendor how to make a guitar out of recycled material during a Guitars for Good session in Cape Town. Credit: Guitars for Good

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Guitars for Good teach the child of Big Issue South Africa vendor how to make musical instruments out of recycled material during a Guitars for Good session in Cape Town.Credit: Guitars for Good

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Guitars for Good teaches children how to play guitar during a free class held in the street paper’s Cape Town office. Credit: Guitars for Good

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Guitars for Good teaches children how to musical instruments during a free class held in the street paper’s Cape Town office. Credit: Guitars for Good

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Guitars for Good teaches children how to musical instruments during a free class held in the street paper’s Cape Town office.Credit: Guitars for Good

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Guitars for Good teaches the child of Big Issue South Africa vendor how to play guitar during a free class held in the street paper’s Cape Town office.Credit: Guitars for Good

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Guitars for Good teaches children how to play musical instruments during a free class held in the street paper’s Cape Town office.Credit: Guitars for Good

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Guitars for Good teaches children how to play musical instruments during a free class held in the street paper’s Cape Town office.Credit: Guitars for Good


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