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Festival 2015 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 23rd annual Long Island Guitar Festival was held April 22 to 26, 2015 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 School of Visual and Performing Arts 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. December 2013
New York Times. March 29, 2014

Sponsorship and Advertising Information

Festival 2015 was 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 your company or organization can become a Festival sponsor or advertise in the Festival program which is distributed at all Festival events. For more information about 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: August 13, 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.

Watch Carlo Domeniconi's April 25th concert at the Long Island Guitar Festival.

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

New in 2015 was 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.

Music Events of Interest

School of Visual and Performing Arts

Department of Music

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