Gibson is dedicated to developing the next generation of music creators with the Gibson Generation Group. A powerful two-year program, the Gibson Generation Group (Gibson G3), fosters a diverse new generation of young guitar-players, songwriters, and music creators across the globe. Today, Gibson has revealed the new Gibson Generation Group Class of 2023.
The Gibson Generation Group (Gibson G3) is a global collective of talented musicians who receive one-on-one career growth opportunities, mentoring and develop lasting connections in the music industry from the Gibson Leadership and Cultural Influence teams. Gibson G3 members receive worldwide, one-of-a-kind performance opportunities with music superstars, brand, and festival partners, participate in global advertising campaigns, as well as create, and receive quality content and promotion to build their audience to hundreds of millions of viewers worldwide.
“We are excited to carry the momentum of the Gibson Generation Group forward with this new group of members,” says Jenny Marsh, Head of Gibson G3 Global Program, Gibson Brands Entertainment Relations. “We can’t wait to introduce them to the Gibson global fanbase. The Gibson G3 program keeps all of us at Gibson focused on our artist-first culture that is engaged and connected to music.”
The class of 2023 is:
Aaron Lerer (Paris, France)
Charlotte Milstein (San Diego, CA)
Troy Bell Jr. (Piscataway, NJ)
Charlie Churchill (Nottingham, UK)
Marley Striem (Maplewood, NJ)
Francisco J. Cardenas (Valencia, Venezuela)
Grace Bowers (Nashville, TN)
Jack Boaden (Atlanta, GA)
Kars van Schaik (The Netherlands)
Katie Overbey (Los Angeles, CA)
Ren (Japan)
Salem Meade (Los Angeles, CA)
Wyatt Ellis (Maryville, TN)
In mid-2019, Gibson launched the inaugural Gibson Generation Group Class of 2021 which featured 18 musicians from diverse genres and spanned nine countries. Last month, the first-ever Gibson Generation Group class graduated in a virtual ceremony featuring original performances, as well as their experience and accomplishments as part of the Gibson G3 class.

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