Long Island Guitar Festival 2014

Festival 2014 Ticket Information

All-Events Pass for Members of Guitar Societies
CONCERTS: Paul Cesarczyk (4/2), Harris Becker & Friends (4/3), Thibault Cauvin (4/4), Derek Gripper (4/5), Frederic Hand (4/5), VIDA Guitar Quartet (4/6) $25, $20 each TC *
CONCERTS: Bishop McGuinness Guitar Ensemble (4/5), Koh Kazama (Emerging Artist, 4/6) $15, $10 each *
MASTER CLASSES: Paul Cesarczyk (4/3), Maureen Hynes (Bach Cello Suites, 4/3), Thibault Cauvin (4/5), Frederic Hand (4/6) $10 to audit
WORKSHOPS: James Erickson (Electric Guitar Techniques, 4/2 & 4/3), Alan Hirsh (Writing and Arranging for Schools and Community Guitar Ensemble, 4/4), Thomas Kikta and Alan Hirsh (The Shearer Method - A New Multi-Media Method Approach to Learning the Guitar, 4/6) $15
DEMONSTRATION: Derek Gripper (African Guitar - an introduction to playing Derek Gripper's kora transcriptions on classical guitar, 4/5) Free
COMPETITION: Finals of the Long Island Guitar Festival High School Classical Guitar Competition (4/5) Free
PRE-CONCERT PERFORMANCES: Susan E. Wagner Guitar Ensemble (4/2), Stony Brook Guitar Quartet (4/4), LIU Post Guitar Ensemble (4/5) Free
PERFORMANCE: POBJFK Guitar Nation (4/3) Free
MEETING: Long Island Classical Guitar Society (4/6) Free

Please Note:

Events are General Admission – ID required
All ticket sales are final. No exchanges or refunds
Ticket Order Form to purchase tickets through the mail

TC - tickets may be purchased in person at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts box office, by calling 516-299-3100, or online through the Tilles Center Web site. Box office hours are 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. There are per-ticket fees when ordering online or through TillesCharge.

* - reduced fee for students, seniors citizens and members of all guitar societies. ID required. Not available with online purchases.

For information on tickets, the all-event pass, concerts, master classes and workshops, call the LIU Post Department of Music at (516) 299-2475 or (516) 299-3181. The All-Event Pass can only be purchased through the LIU Post Department of Music.

Tickets to all events are available at the door and can also be purchased by mail through the LIU Post Department of Music. To order directly from the Department, please print and complete this ticket order form and mail it to:

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

Last update: October 31, 2014

Festival Notes

Festival 2014
Schedule for Printing
with Campus Map

The 22nd annual Long Island Guitar Festival was held April 2 to 6, 2014 at Long Island University's LIU Post Campus in Brookville, NY USA. Artists appearing at this year's Eclectic & International festival included the VIDA Guitar Quartet from England, guitarist, lutenist and composer Frederic Hand, Polish-born American guitarist Paul Cesarczyk, South African guitarist Derek Gripper and French guitar innovator Thibault Cauvin.

Find out more about our first Tri-State High School Classical Guitar Competition, the competitors and the winners.

Long Island Guitar Festival 2015

The 23rd annual Long Island Guitar Festival will be held April 22 to 26, 2015.

To date, artists scheduled to appear include: Carlo Domeniconi (4/25, 8:30 pm), Jason Vieaux (4/26, 3pm), The Amaryllis Project (Liu Fang & Harris Becker) performing a program of world premieres for Pipa & Guitar (4/24, 8 pm), Mare Duo (4/23, 8 pm) and Douglas Back (4/25, 3 pm).

New in 2015 will be the Long Island Guitar Festival Orchestra (for high school students and others) conducted by Alan Hirsh.

More Festival information will be posted as it becomes available.

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