Festival Schedule
(Subject to change. Revised 1/7/18)

Tuesday, April 10
8 pm Harris Becker & Friends GH
Wednesday, April 11
8 pm CONCERT: Alexandra Yannis Guitar Duo GH
Thursday, April 12
8 pm CONCERT: Cavatina Duo (Eugenia Moliner, flute & Denis Azabagic, guitar) GH
Friday, April 13
2 pm MASTER CLASS: Denis Azabagic FA
5 pm COMPETITION: Long Island Guitar Festival High School Classical Guitar Competition Semi-finals (Closed to the public) FA
8 pm CONCERT: Rene Izquierdo GH
Saturday, April 14
9:30 am WORKSHOP: Simon PowisLeft-Hand Technique Toolkit HR
10:45 am MASTER CLASS: Rene Izquierdo HR
12:30 pm EMERGING ARTIST SERIES CONCERT: Ria Modak (First Prize, Festival 2017 High School Classical Guitar Competition) HC
1:30 pm COMPETITION: Long Island Guitar Festival High School Classical Guitar Competition Finals. Three finalists (Open to the public) HC
3 pm CONCERT: Simon Powis HC
4:15 pm REHEARSAL: LIGF Orchestra HR
8 pm CONCERT: Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo HC
Sunday, April 15
9:30 am MASTER CLASS: Newman & Oltman Duo FA
10:30 am REHEARSAL: LIGF Guitar Orchestra CH
12:30 pm ENSEMBLES SHOWCASE CONCERT: Various Groups CH
2 pm CONCERT: LIGF Guitar Orchestra CH
3 pm CONCERT: Berta Rojas GH

Legend - CH: Interfaith Center, Chapel; FA: Fine Arts Center; GH: Great Hall; HC: Hillwood Cinema; HF: Hillwood Commons Fishbowl; HR: Hillwood Recital Hall; MRB: Music Rehearsal Building; TA: Tilles Center Atrium; TC: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts; WHC: West Hillwood Cafeteria

The Recital Hall, Cinema and Cafeteria are located in Hillwood Commons. Here are directions to the campus and a campus map (Great Hall - Building 1, Fine Arts Center - Building 13, Hillwood Commons - Building 19. The map highlights the campus locations of these venues.)

Last update: January 21, 2018

Join us for our 26th festival, April 10 to 15, 2018. To date scheduled performers include: Berta Rojas, Rene Izquierdo, Cavatina Duo, The Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo, Alexandra Yannis Guitar Duo, Simon Powis, James Erickson, Michael Roberts, Laura Lessard, The Artesian Guitar Quartet, and Harris Becker.

Tickets for Festival 2018 are available by mail using this Ticket Order Form. Tickets for select events are available through Ticketmaster and the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts Box Office.

The National High School Classical Guitar Competition is underway. The deadline to apply for the competition is March 24, 2018.

Guitarists and Performers: if you are interested in participating in a Festival Master Class as a performer, please see the More Information page.

High School Guitar Ensemble Directors: if you are interested in having your ensemble perform in a 2018 Long Island Guitar Festival Ensemble Showcase please read the Ensemble Showcases page.

Returning to the Festival in 2018 for its fourth year is the LIGF Guitar Orchestra, open to high schoool students and others.

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