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Vision

A community which unites the talents of Canada's devoted guitar players to share information and help one another in developing individual talents. In addition the Association envisions the following:

bulletSet a National Standard in guitar playing
bulletBuild Canada's first Guitar Players Museum
bulletDonate guitars to needy children
bulletPension plan for Professional Guitarists
bulletSponsor special events
bulletGuitar teacher certification
bulletProfessional designation in guitar

This will be a pre-eminent Association where all dedicated guitarists are welcome, all members are treated equally, and some of the finest players in the land are members.

 

Mission

The Canadian Guitar Players Association benefits guitarists by providing services that foster learning, a sense of community, and a united voice for all.  By utilizing the internet, state-of-the-art technology, and the latest management techniques, the CGPA unites guitarists to share in the exchange of guitar related information. It preserves items of historical and cultural importance, and it strives to set a national standard in guitar playability. The organization works closely with industry sponsors, while regarding its members and volunteers as its most valuable asset. It continually promotes the wealth of Canadian guitar talent to the Canadian public and abroad. The CGPA strives to be a good corporate citizen by collecting unused instruments, repairing them, and donating them to native youth in northern communities at risk.

 

Benefits of Membership

bulletBelong to a great community of Canadian guitar players!
bulletMembership Certificate
bulletMembership Card
bulletAccess to Members-Only section
bulletThis website with all kinds of interesting stuff
bulletRight to vote for Officers and Directors
bulletReceive an annual snail mailing - bulletin plus guitar related stuff
bullet Promotion for you or your band
bulletBe part of a united voice for Canadian Guitarists
bulletExtensive electronic guitar resources
bulletTake part in the building of Canada's First National Guitar Museum
bulletContacts and knowledge exchange via members discussion board
bulletInsightful articles/interviews
bulletA say in the setting of a National Standard in Guitar Playability
bulletOpportunity to do good for community (i.e. send guitars to Northern communities)
bulletOptional Pension Plan for Professional Guitar Players

 

Code of Ethics:

A Member of the Canadian Guitar Players Association:

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is a devoted guitar player
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encourages learning and development of fellow guitar players
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conducts him/herself in an honest and respectful manner 
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upholds lawful practice
 

The CGPA is here for the good of Canada's guitar playing community..                                      

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