Long Island Guitar Festival at Long Island University

Long Island Guitar Festival 2019

The 27th Long Island Guitar Festival will take place April 9–14, 2019 on the LIU Post campus of Long Island Universiy. We will proudly present the US debut of guitarist Laura Snowden, David Leisner and Eduardo Fernández, jazz guitarist Mark Marino, Jérôme Ducharme, Robert Trent and Harris Becker.

In addition, Robert Trent will lead a discussion on 19th Century Performance Practices during his Master Class, Mark Marino will offer a workshop on Jazz Improvisation as part of his Saturday concert, and James Erickson will hold a workshop on Theory and Technique for the Contemporary Rock Guitarist.

High School Guitar Ensembles scheduled to return to the Festival for Ensemble Showcases include Bishop McGuinness High School Honors Guitar Ensemble (Kernersville, NC), Susan E. Wagner Advanced Guitar Ensemble (Staten Island, NY), Brentwood High School Guitar Ensemble (Brentwood, NY), Harlem School of the Arts Guitar Ensemble (New York, NY).

TUESDAY, APRIL 9

  • 8:00 pm – CONCERT: Harris Becker & Friends

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10

7:30 pm – MASTER CLASS: Robert Trent including a discussion on “19th Century Performance Practices”

THURSDAY, APRIL 11

  • 8:00 pm – CONCERT: Robert Trent

FRIDAY, APRIL 12

  • 2:00 pm – WORKSHOP: Theory and Technique for the Contemporary Rock Guitarist with James Erickson (Bring your guitar and an amp if you like)
  • 5:00 pm – COMPETITION: High School Classical Guitar Competition Semi-finals (Closed to the public)
  • 8:00 pm– CONCERT: Laura Snowden (US Debut)

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

  • 10:00 am – MASTER CLASS: Laura Snowden
  • 12:30 pm– EMERGING ARTIST SERIES CONCERT: Eliza Balmuth & Everett Shen (First Prize winners Festival 2018 High School Classical Guitar Competition)
  • 1:30 pm– COMPETITION: High School Classical Guitar Competition Finals. Three finalists (Open to the public)
  • 3 pm– CONCERT: Mark Marino including a workshop on Jazz Improvisation
  • 4:30 pm– REHEARSAL: LIGF Orchestra
  • 8:00 pm– CONCERT: David Leisner and Eduardo Fernández. Solos and Duos

SUNDAY, APRIL 14

  • 9:30 am – MASTER CLASS: David Leisner and Eduardo Fernández
  • 10:30 am – REHEARSAL: LIGF Guitar Orchestra
  • 12:30 pm– ENSEMBLES SHOWCASE CONCERT: Various Groups
  • 2:00 pm – CONCERT: LIGF Guitar Orchestra
  • 3:30 pm – CONCERT: Jérôme Ducharme

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Date

Apr 09 - 14, 2019
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Time

All Day

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Tilles Center for the Performing Arts

Location

Tilles Center for the Performing Arts
720 Northern Boulevard, Brookville, NY 11548-1300
Website
https://tillescenter.org
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