Festival 2015 Schedule
(Subject to change. Last updated January 24, 2015)

Wednesday, April 22
8 p.m. CONCERT: Guitar and Friends including Mark Marino (Jazz Guitar), Artesian Guitar Quartet, Guitar Trilogy and others GH
Thursday, April 23
4 p.m. WORKSHOP: Fingerboard Harmony with James Erickson FA
7 p.m. PRE-CONCERT PERFORMANCE:Stony Brook Guitar Quartet GH
8 p.m. CONCERT: Mare Duo - Annika Hinsche, Mandolin & Fabian Hinsche, Guitar GH
Friday, April 24
10 a.m. ENSEMBLE SHOWCASE CONCERT: POBJFK Guitar Nation (Plainview-Old Bethpage, NY) TA
2:30 p.m. MASTER CLASS: Carlo Domeniconi FA
5 p.m. COMPETITION: Long Island Guitar Festival High School Classical Guitar Competition Semi-finals (Closed to the public) FA
7 p.m. PRE-CONCERT PERFORMANCE: LIU Post Guitar Students and Alumni TBA
8 p.m. CONCERT: The Amaryllis Project - Liu Fang, Pipa & Harris Becker, Guitar. World Premieres by Carlo Domeniconi, Alan Hirsh, Joseph Russo, Michael Frassetti & Paco Beher GH
Saturday, April 25
9:30 a.m. WORKSHOP: Jazz Improvisation with Mark Marino TBA
11 a.m. MASTER CLASS: Mare Duo TBA
12:30 p.m. EMERGING ARTIST SERIES CONCERT: Jonathan Bodian (First Prize, Festival 2014 High School Classical Guitar Competition) CIN
1:30 p.m. COMPETITION: Long Island Guitar Festival High School Classical Guitar Competition Finals. 3 finalists (Open to the public) HR
3 p.m. LECTURE/CONCERT: Douglas Back. American Guitar Music of the 19th Century HR
4:30 p.m. REHEARSAL: Long Island Guitar Festival Orchestra TBA
7 p.m. PRE-CONCERT PERFORMANCE: Live video stream - students from Mahidol University, Thailand and Ho Chi Minh Conservatory, Vietnam TBA
8:30 p.m. CONCERT: Carlo Domeniconi TBA
Sunday, April 26
9:30 a.m. MASTER CLASS: Jason Vieaux TBA
11 a.m. MEETING: Long Island Classical Guitar Society Meeting
REHEARSAL: Long Island Guitar Festival Orchestra
12:30 p.m. ENSEMBLES SHOWCASE CONCERT: Bishop McGuinness High School Honors Guitar Ensemble (Kernersville, NC), Brentwood High School Guitar Club (Brentwood, NY), Susan E. Wagner Guitar Ensemble (Staten Island, NY), Centreville High School Wildcat Guitar Ensemble (Clifton, VA.) TBA
2:00 p.m. CONCERT: Long Island Guitar Festival Guitar Orchestra CIN
3 p.m. CONCERT: Jason Vieaux HR

CH: Interfaith Center, Chapel; CIN: Hillwood Cinema; FA: Fine Arts Center; GH: Great Hall; HC: Hillwood Commons; HR: Hillwood Recital Hall; TA: Tilles Center Atrium; TC: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts.

The Recital Hall and Cinema are located in Hillwood Commons. Here are directions to the campus and a campus map (Great Hall - Building 1, Fine Arts Center - Building 13, Hillwood Commons - Building 19.)

Last update: February 16, 2015

Festival Notes

Please visit these pages often for more information about the 23rd annual Long Island Guitar Festival as it becomes available.

Tickets for Festival 2015 are now available. Visit the Ticket Information page to find out more.

The Festival starts April 22 at 8:00 p.m. Here are directions to the campus and a campus map.

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

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

New in 2015 will be 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.

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