Due to coronavirus concerns the University has cancelled the 2020 Long Island Guitar Festival. Here is more information

LIGF Guitar Orchestra

This year the LIGF Orchestra is scheduled to rehearse on Saturday, April 4 at 4:30 pm and Sunday, April 5 at 10 am. Its 2020 concert is scheduled for Sunday, April 5 at 1:30 pm.

Scores and audio/video examples of this year's planned repertoire can be found at Guitar Orchestra Music.

Directors of guitar ensembles and individual guitarists interested in participating in the 2020 LIGF Guitar Orchestra should email us at LIGFestival@aol.com or call 516-299-3181 for more information.

Orchestra Photo
Orchestra Photo

In 2019 the LIGF Guitar Orchestra for high school students and others returned to the Festival for its fifth year, conducted by Alan Hirsh. The Orchestra met for two rehearsals then performed at the LIU Post Interfaith Center/Chapel on Sunday, April 14.

Guitar Orchestra repertoire for Festival 2019 included Three Recercatas by Diego Ortiz and arranged by Alan Hirsh and Antonio Vivaldi's Cello Concerto in D minor RV 406, arranged by Alan Hirsh.

For more information, please call the LIU Post Department of Music at 516-299-2475 or 516-299-3181.

Photos by Nina Krebs.

Last update: January 13, 2020