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LIGF Guitar Orchestra
Returning to the Festival for its fourth year is the LIGF Guitar Orchestra for high school students and others, conducted by Alan Hirsh.
As currently scheduled The Guitar Orchestra under the direction of Mr. Hirsh will rehearse Saturday, April 14 at 4:15 pm and Sunday, April 15 at 10:30 am. and perform at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts Sunday, April 15 at 2:00 pm.
Guitar Orchestra repertoire for Festival 2017 included: Earth Song (Alan Hirsh), Celtic Suite (Alan Hirsh), Drifting (Andy McKee) and All laid back and stuff (Andy McKee, arr. A Hirsh).
Directors of guitar ensembles and individual guitarists interested in participating in the 2018 LIGF Guitar Orchestra should email us at LIGFestival@aol.com or call 516-299-3181 for more information.