The local newspaper ran a little spot featuring my elementary school classroom in Pearland. All third and fourth graders learn keyboard skills on accordions.
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Here are some more songs for Hans,
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Here are several Mexican songs I wrote out for Diatonic Accordion - please let me know how you do with them.
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I am an elementary school music teacher in a Title 1 (high poverty) bilingual school. I want to make sure my music students have the materials they need to succeed. So I've created a classroom project request at…
My name is Anthony Smrke and I'm an accordion player. Actually I've been playing for over 50 years - a really long time. My mother was a typical Italian mother, my father was Slovenian; and I was the first born male in our family, therefore when I was very young it was decreed that I learn how to play the accordion; and so I was made to take lessons. Being an active 8 year old who was required to learn a musical instrument that I really did not wish to play caused a great deal of stress and…Continue
I finally got "re hitched!" On March 24, 2013, Dr. Julia A. Wagner of Houston, Texas and I tied the knot at the SPJST Lodge 88 in Houston.
Julie is the one on the left. She studied guitar with me about 40 years ago, and she has also taken care of my dogs from time to…Continue
Can I get some feedback on a well made accordian. I am looking at Horner's and wanted other feedback. What good quality brands can anyone recommend for 120 bass piano accordian.
First Accordion JamFest and Competition: A Success!by Rita Davidson
|Edwin De Leon Performs his 1st Place Solo at the first Gulf Coast Accordion Jam.…|
NAA 26th Anniversary Celebration March 6-10, 2013by Rita Davidson
|The National Accordion Association's 26th Annual Festival will be an informative and fun event for all accordion enthusiasts taking place from March 6-10…|
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CALLING ALL ACCORDIONISTS!
Button - Keyboard - Chromatic - Cajun/Zydeco
Please review the events that are posted - we have an accordion competition AND JAM coming up…Continue
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This is a diagram of the circle ( clock ) of fifths chart - cropped to show the sharps and flats segments. It will be used in the CTAA presentation at the CTAA monthly meeting, by the MECCA accordion band on Wed, Aug 15, 2012 in Austin, TexasContinue
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Check out www.tnttrinity.com Well know New Zealander accordion entertainer Tracy Collins new electric group.
I am on my last day in Alaska at the University of Alaska - at their 2 week long summer arts festival. WOW - what a time!!! I have had 15 participants in the Accordion program - from beginners to Intermediate to Improv and the Accordion Ensemble.
We performed last night WITH the Brass Ensemble and brought the house down!!! We did Moonlight Serenade and My Boyfriend's Back. By ourselves we did Godfather and Down by the Sally Garden.
I used all my material that…Continue
I was fortunate enough to be invited to participate in the World Accordion Day broadcast at Shelia Lee's HAPI studio in Pasadena, Texas. This took place right after the Boni Mauricio diatonic accordion workshop. After the big jam sessions, we went out for dinner, then returned to participate in the international event. The US was given two time slots near the end of the day. Joann Cochran Summers presented her ensemble well and discussed her pedagogy program at the U of Missouri in Kansas…Continue
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WORLD ACCORDION DAY
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If anyone has info on a 120 base Florino model #10447, I sure would like to know.:-
This sight is the best sight for learning the accordian from the beginning. I also play a harp and a violin, all self taught. I thank Sheila Lee for all her blogs. She sure is a great player and teacher. What a personallity.