"The "Long Island" in the festival title clearly refers to its location and origins, rather than to its scope." New York Times, March 2014

Long Island Guitar Festival 2016

Welcome to the 2016 Long Island Guitar Festival Web site.

Festival 2016 Flyer

Festival 2016
Competition Flyer

Festival 2016
Press Release

The 24th annual Long Island Guitar Festival will held April 13 to 17, 2016 on the LIU Post campus of Long Island University in Brookville, NY USA.

The concerts for the 2016 festival will feature Andrew York, Berta Rojas, David Starobin, lutenist Ronn McFarlane, and Hilary Field.

We will also feature the National High School Classical Guitar Competition, Ensemble Showcases and the LIGF Guitar Orchestra as well as master classes and workshops.

The Long Island Guitar now in its 24th season will provide a unique opportunity for students and the general public to see world-class artists teaching and performing.

National High School Classical Guitar Competition
The Festival again will host a high school classical guitar competition open to residents of all 50 states. Find out more about our National High School Classical Guitar Competition on the Guitar Competition page.

Long Island Guitar Festival Guitar Orchestra
Returning to the Festival for its second year is the Long Island Guitar Festival Guitar Orchestra for high school students and others, conducted by Alan Hirsh. Find out more on the Guitar Orchestra page.

Master Classes for Guitarists and Performers
If you are interested in participating in a Festival Master Class as a performer, please see the More Information page.

Long Island Guitar Festival 2016 will be funded in part by grants from The Augustine Foundation, The D'Addario Foundation for the Performing Arts, Murphy's Music & Violin Shop, Savarez, The John P. McGrath Fund of LIU and the LIU Post Department of Music.

Festival 2016 Program Book

Festival 2016
Program Book

Learn how you can make a tax-deductible contribution to the Festival or how your company or organization can become a Festival sponsor or advertise in the Festival program book distributed at all Festival events. For more information about making a contribution ot sponsoring or advertising, e-mail us or call 516-299-3181.

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Festival Address:
Long Island Guitar Festival
Department of Music
LIU Post
720 Northern Blvd.
Brookville, NY 11548

Long Island Guitar Festival
Harris Becker, Director
James Erickson, Assistant Director
John Meschi, Advisor & Website Manager

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Last update: April 8, 2016

Festival Notes

Please visit these pages often for more information about the 24th annual Long Island Guitar Festival to be held April 13 to 17, 2016 as it becomes available.

Tickets for Festival 2016 are now available. Visit the Ticket Information page to find out more.

High School Guitar Ensemble Directors: if you are interested in having your ensemble perform in a Long Island Guitar Festival Ensemble Showcase please read the Ensemble Showcases page.


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LIU Post
720 Northern Blvd.
Brookville, NY 11548