LIGF Guitar Orchestra

In 2018 the LIGF Guitar Orchestra for high school students and others returned to the Festival for its fourth year, conducted by Alan Hirsh.

The Orchestra met for two rehearsals then performed at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, April 15.

Guitar Orchestra repertoire for Festival 2018 included Into thin air (Alan Hirsh) and Concerto Grosso Op.3, No.8 (Antonio Vivaldi).

Orchestra Photo
Orchestra Photo

In 2019, the Guitar Orchestra is scheduled to rehearse Saturday, April 13 at 4:30 pm and Sunday, April 14 at 10:30 am. The orchestra will perform Sunday, April 14 at 2 pm at the LIU Post Interfaith Center/Chapel.

Directors of guitar ensembles and individual guitarists interested in participating in the 2019 LIGF Guitar Orchestra should email us at or call 516-299-3181 for more information.

2019 Guitar Orchestra Repertoire

Three Recercatas. Diego Ortiz, arr. A. Hirsh

Parts (PDF files): Guit 1a, Guit 1b, Guit II, Guit III, Guit IV, Guit V, Contrabass. All parts (zip file)

Three Recercatas

Download Three Recercatas audio (zip file)

Cello Concerto in D minor, RV 406. Vivaldi, arr. Hirsh

Parts (PDF files): Guit Ia, Guit Ib, Guit II, Guit III, Guit IV, Guit V, Contrabass. All parts (zip file)

Movement I

Movement II

Movement III

Download Cello Concerto audio (zip file)

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: February 19, 2019