Here it is, the moment you have been waiting for!
The 2013 Lichty LEAF Guitar is ready!
For the fourth year running, custom guitar builder Jay Lichty has painstakingly crafted an heirloom quality guitar and donated this treasure to LEAF. This year’s raffle guitar blends the traditional style of a dreadnought design with a captivating and resonate wood, Ambrosia Maple. The list price for this guitar is $4,200.
Dreadnought body style, Ambrosia maple back, sides and headplate, Englemann spruce top, mahogany neck, koa binding, cherry burl rosette, camel bone nut and saddle, Grover Sta tite tuners.
Raffle Launch Date: April 17th, 2013
Raffle Draw Date: October 20th, at the LEAF Festival
Tickets can be puchased for $10 each by following the link above or by phone at
How Many Tickets Can I Buy? The more the better! We hope you will join the many folks making a yearly contribution to LEAF via guitar raffle ticket purchases. There will be a limit of 500 tickets sold.
For other information, more pictures and videos, and audio clips go to
See the video of this hand-carfted heirloom guitar being made
You can BeLEAF!
You value the ARTS:
Help LEAF provide opportunities for local underserved youth to experience performing arts and world cultures. Your support also funds programs on four continents in which youth learn and preserve their local music traditions.
You see the CHANGE:
See students from LEAF Schools & Streets perform at the October and May festivals. Through performing youth develop higher self-esteem and a love for music and culture.
You make a DIFFERENCE in LEAF’s FUTURE:
LEAF is looking to deepen the impact our programs have in our communities.
Future projects may include:
Local summer music programs
An “All-Star” or “Mentor” program for youth who are excelling or aging out of current programs
Improved training for teaching artists
- Additional programs in our current international host cities to promote cultural exchange and sustainability.