Long Island Guitar Festival '96

Player pictureEduardo Fernandez, Classical Guitarist

8 p.m., Saturday, April 20, 1996
Works by Bach, Paganini, Rodrigo, Ponce and Montaña

"Fernandez' sense of this style was communicated with an absolute assurance, a fullness of sonority, extraordinary control over the instrument's range of timbre, and an overriding elegance of delivery." (Buffalo News, 1995)


Player pictureGene Bertoncini, Jazz Concert/Workshop

12:00 Noon, Sunday, April 21, 1996
Works by Ellington, Fauré, Mandel and Jobim

"Gene Bertoncini dazzled his Boston audiences...He displayed virtuoso skills...in an eclectic mix of jazz, pop, classical and Brazilian music." (The Boston Globe)


Player pictureNew Works For Guitar

3:00 p.m., Sunday, April 21, 1996
Works by Domeniconi, Pleskow, Brouwer, Rovics, Rak and Koshkin

Premieres and recent works for solo guitar and ensembles featuring Pasquale Bianculli, Jerry Willard, John Zacari and Harris Becker.


plus A Master Class for Guitarists with Eduardo Fernandez
9:30 a.m. on Sunday April 21, 1996

Ticket Information
Eduardo Fernandez concert: $15.00 ($13.00 for Students and Senior Citizens).
Tickets may be purchased through the Tilles Center Box Office only.
Hours: Monday - Saturday, 1 - 6 p.m. Call (516) 299-3100 for more information.

All events on Sunday, April 21, 1996 are free.

For information, call the C.W. Post Music Department at (516) 299-2474 or send e-mail to jmeschi@liu.edu.


Long Island Guitar Festival '96
The fourth annual Long Island Guitar Festival is presented by the Music Department of the School of Visual and Performing Arts at Long Island University's C.W. Post Campus. The Festival represents the continuing commitment of Long Island University to reach out to the artistic community, especially aspiring guitarists. It provides a unique educational opportunity for students within their community, at the same time providing the music-loving general public an opportunity to see world class artists teaching and performing on Long Island.

In the past, the Long Island Guitar Festival has proudly presented such distinguished guitarists as Dennis Cinelli, Mark Elf, Eliot Fisk, Chieli Minucci, Howard Morgen, Pat O'Brien, Bucky and John Pizzarelli, David Starobin and Benjamin Verdery.

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