The Gibson Generation Group – Class of 2023

Powerful Two-Year Program Features Diverse Generation of Young Guitar Players

Top Row, down from left to right:

Charlotte Milstein.IG: @charlottemguitarYT:

Grace Bowers.IG: @Grace__BowersYT:

Troy Bell Jr.IG: @TroybelljrmusicYT: 

Marley Striem.IG: @marleystriemmusicMusic:

Katie Overbey.IG: @katieoverbeymusic

Salem Meade.IG: @Salem_DarlingYT: 

Charlie Churchill.IG: @charliechurchillmusicYT:

Francisco J. Cardenas. IG: @fjguitarplayerYT:

Ren.IG: @ren.6.25

Wyatt Ellis.IG: @wyattellismandolinYT:

Jack Boaden.IG: @jackboaden

Kars van Schaik.IG: @karscovers

Aaron Lerer.IG: @guitaaron_Tik Tok:

For 127 years, Gibson–the iconic American instrument brand–has shaped sound across generations and genres of music, becoming one of the most relevant, played, and loved guitar brands around the world. Music that inspired generational movements was written and performed by young artists with their Gibson and Epiphone guitars.

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.

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. GibsonG3 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 program keeps all of us focused on our artist-first culture that is engaged and connected to music.” 

Over the past two and a half years, Gibson has launched successful music initiatives built around their iconic brands, premium guitars, and amazing artists. Not to mention the initiatives that have re-energized the Gibson fanbase and the music community including Gibson Artist Collections,Gibson TV, the Gibson AppGibson Gives, and the newly opened cultural experience space the Gibson Garage in the heart of downtown Nashville. Gibson will continue to work with the new Class of 2023 to promote their eclectic music to fans around the world. 

Gibson, the leading iconic guitar brand, has shaped the sounds of generations of musicians and music lovers across genres for 127 years. Founded in 1894 and headquartered in Nashville, Gibson Brands has a legacy of world-class craftsmanship, legendary music partnerships, and progressive product evolution that is unrivaled among musical instrument companies. T

he Gibson Brands portfolio includes Gibson, the leading guitar brand, as well as many of the most beloved and recognizable music brands, including Epiphone, which has been on every stage since 1873, Kramer, the original MADE TO ROCK HARD guitar brand, MESA/Boogie, the home of tone, and KRK, behind great music for over 30 years. Gibson Brands is dedicated to quality, innovation, and sound excellence. Learn more at and follow us on TwitterFacebookGibson TV, and Instagram.

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