Gibson Gives & 1500 Sound Academy Partner for Music Scholarships Across Los Angeles, Beijing & Taipei

Gibson Gives, Gibson’s charitable arm and state-of-the-art music school in Inglewood, CA, 1500 Sound Academy, have partnered to give five music scholarships. Shaping sound across generations and genres for over 130 years, the iconic American instrument brand Gibson believes in the power of music, and that getting instruments into the hands of those with a desire to make music.

1500 Sound Academy offers comprehensive courses to music students and aspiring professionals who want to learn the craft of Music Production, Engineering, Songwriting, Mixing, Music Business, and Artist Branding. The Gibson Gives and 1500 Sound Academy’s five music scholarships are valued at $25,000 plus instruments and gear totaling over $12,500 across the program in Los Angeles, California,  Beijing, China and Taipei, Taiwan.

Through April 19, 2024 AT 5PM PT, students can apply for the Los Angeles area program of the Gibson Gives Scholarship HERE, the Beijing program HERE, and the Taipei program HERE. Recipients will be announced on May 8.

About Gibson Gives

Committed to making the world a better place with music, Gibson Gives supports non-profit organizations and developement programs in efforts to advance musicians through music education, and health and wellness initiatives worldwide. Committed to cultivating LGBTQ-inclusive partnerships, Gibson Gives offers steadfast support for all communities. 100% of all donations to and from Gibson Gives go towards giving the gift of music.

In the last three years, Gibson Gives has raised over $4.5 million dollars and enabled $46 million in funding for key organizations through product donations and meaningful giving worldwide. For more information, visit:

About 1500 Sound

A trailblazing music education institution that strives to produce passionate sound creators through mentorship, positive mindset, and professional development, 1500 Sound Academy was created to help enrich the next generation of music creatives. 1500 Sound Academy provides annual scholarships to attendees and offers instructional courses at affordable rates in comparison to other programs in the city. For more information on 1500 Sound Academy, visit:


Source: Gibson Gives, 1500 Sound