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Festival 2016 Sponsors

Augustine logo
The Albert Augustine
Foundation

D'Addario logo
The D'Addario Foundation
for the Performing Arts

Murphy Music
Murphy's Music & Violin Shop

Savarez logo
Savarez

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

The Long Island Guitar Festival is an annual international festival presented by the Department of Music of the College of Arts, Communications & Design at LIU Post at Long Island University. The Festival represents the continuing commitment of Long Island University to reach out to the artistic community and continue an established tradition of excellence in guitar performance and pedagogy.

Press Coverage

New York Times. May 6, 2001
Classical Guitar Magazine. June 2005
Classical Guitar Magazine. December 2013
New York Times. March 29, 2014

Master Classes for Guitarists and Performers

If you are interested in participating in a Festival Master Class as a performer, you must submit a recording or arrange for an in-person audition. The deadline is March 20, 2016. Send all tapes, videos or CDs to the Festival address listed below. There is a $55 fee if chosen to participate in a master class.

For more information on master classes, please call the LIU Post Department of Music at 516-299-2475 or 516-299-3181.

Sponsorship and Advertising Information

Festival 2016 is 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 2014 Program
Festival 2015
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.

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, Website Manager


Last update: November 22, 2015

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.

Find out more about our National High School Classical Guitar Competition.

Returning to the Festival for its second year is the Long Island Guitar Festival Guitar Orchestra, open to high schoool students and others.

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.


View Carlo Domeniconi's LIGF 2015 concert
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Music Events of Interest

College of Arts, Communications & Design

Department of Music

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