Festival Schedule
(Subject to change. Revised 4/12/18)

Please note: Berta Rojas' concert on April 15 will be held in Hillwood Recital Hall starting at 3:30 pm.

Tuesday, April 10
8 pm CONCERT: Harris Becker & Friends
Artesian Guitar Quartet (Harris Becker, Michael Roberts, James Erickson, Laura Lessard); Christina Montalto, soprano; Emily Klonowski, mezzo-soprano; Veronica Nguyen, soprano; Karla Moe, flute
Music of Britten, Tedesco, Schubert, Hirsh, Roberts, Dowland, Granados, and Williams
♫ Concert Program
Wednesday, April 11
8 pm CONCERT: Alexandra Yannis Guitar Duo
Music of Boccherini, Gershwin, Piazzolla, Gnattali, and Tenidis
♫ Concert Program
Thursday, April 12
8 pm CONCERT: Cavatina Duo (Eugenia Moliner, flute & Denis Azabagic, guitar) . Note: Rene Izquierdo will be replacing Denis Azabagic due to a physical injury
Music by Marin Marias, Takemitsu, Piazzolla, and Thomas
♫ Concert Program
Friday, April 13
5 pm COMPETITION: Long Island Guitar Festival High School Classical Guitar Competition Semi-finals (Closed to the public) FA
8 pm CONCERT: Rene Izquierdo
Music by Brouwer, Bach, Lecuona, Rojas, Roig, Ankerman
♫ Concert Program
Saturday, April 14
9:30 am WORKSHOP: Simon Powis. Left-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)
Music by Bach, Sor, Ponce, and York
♫ Concert Program
1:30 pm COMPETITION: Long Island Guitar Festival High School Classical Guitar Competition Finals. Three finalists (Open to the public) HR
3 pm CONCERT: Simon Powis
Music by Scarlatti. Albeniz, Tarrega, Aguado
♫ Concert Program
4:15 pm REHEARSAL: LIGF Orchestra HR
8 pm CONCERT: Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo. 40th Anniversary Retrospective
Music by de Falla, Nicolai, Bach, Milano, Rodrigo, Rossini, and Albeniz
♫ Concert Program
Sunday, April 15
9 am MASTER CLASS: Newman & Oltman Duo FA
10:30 am REHEARSAL: LIGF Guitar Orchestra CH
2 pm CONCERT: LIGF Guitar Orchestra
Music by Hirsh and Vivaldi
3:30 pm CONCERT: Berta Rojas
Music by Ponce, Clark, Powell, and Barrios
♫ Concert Program

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: April 12, 2018

The 27th Long Island Guitar Festival will take place April 9–14, 2019. It will feature the US debut of UK guitarist Laura Snowden, Jérôme Ducharme, Robert Trent, Claude Laflamme, and the Leisner / Fernández Duo.

High School Classical Guitarists: watch for details on how you can enter our 2019 National High School Classical Guitar Competition.

Guitarists and Performers: watch for details on how you can participate in a Festival 2019 Master Class.

High School Guitar Ensemble Directors: if you are interested in having your ensemble perform in a 2019 Long Island Guitar Festival Ensemble Showcase please read the Ensemble Showcases page.

Guitar Teachers and Guitarists: if you or your students would like to perform with the 2019 LIGF Guitar Orchestra please read the Guitar Orchestra page.

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