Festival 2015 Schedule
(Subject to change. Last updated April 20, 2015)

Wednesday, April 22
8 p.m. CONCERT: Guitar and Friends including Mark Marino (Jazz Guitar), Celia Linde, Artesian Guitar Quartet, Guitar Trilogy and others GH
Thursday, April 23
4 p.m. WORKSHOP: Fingerboard Harmony with James Erickson FA 105
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 105
5 p.m. COMPETITION: Long Island Guitar Festival High School Classical Guitar Competition Semi-finals (Closed to the public) FA 105
7 p.m. PRE-CONCERT PERFORMANCE: LIU Post Guitar Students and Alumni GH
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 HR
11 a.m. MASTER CLASS: Mare Duo HR
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 WHC
7 p.m. PRE-CONCERT PERFORMANCE: Live video streams - members of the Thailand Guitar Society and students from Ho Chi Minh Conservatory, Vietnam HC
8:30 p.m. CONCERT: Carlo Domeniconi HR
Sunday, April 26
9 a.m. MASTER CLASS: Jason Vieaux HR
10:30 a.m. REHEARSAL: Long Island Guitar Festival Orchestra TC
11 a.m. MEETING: Long Island Classical Guitar Society Meeting
HC 221
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.) TC
2 p.m. CONCERT: Long Island Guitar Festival Guitar Orchestra TC
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; WHC: West Hillwood Cafeteria

The Recital Hall, Cinema and Cafeteria 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: April 20, 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 is now underway. 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.

Guitar Competition Update: The application deadline for the National High School Classical Guitar Competition has been extended to April 15, 2015.

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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