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Joan Cochran Sommers CIA Honorary Member Award - Austria

Joan Cochran Sommers
Joan Sommers 1955 and in 2010At the 2014 Coupe Mondiale in Salzburg, the 132nd CIA International General Assembly of Delegates Congress unanimously voted that Joan Cochran Sommers (USA) be a CIA Honorary Member.


Joan Cochran Sommers presentation

Video: World Accordion Orchestra VIII, Salzburg - Austria

Pictures, videos and a full report of the World Accordion Orchestra VIII is online at:

Picture below: CIA President Raymond Bodell presenting commemorative trophies to the World Accordion Orchestra VIII conductors Jacob Noordzi, Joan Cochran Sommers and Werner Weibert.


World Accordion Orchestra VIII conductors presentation

Roberta Cantow's Documentary "A Word" to be Released Soon - USA

The A Word: Accordions Live and Kickin logo
The A Word: Accordions Live and Kickin logo"The A Word: Accordions Live and Kickin" is a new documentary on the accordion. The trailer will be released very soon.


Video - "I Love You, Life" Concert Featuring Shishkin & Poeluev - Russia

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Video of the the "I Love You, Life" concert on Sunday November 16th in Rostov-on-Don featuring Yuri Shishkin, Alexander Poeluev, laureates of the "Accordion Plus" competition, folk ensemble "The Dontsy" and "Any" and the outstanding baritone from Moscow Vasily Pianoff.


Don Lipovac Hall of Fame, 51st Thanksgiving Polka Weekend, Ohio – USA

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Don LipovacThe Thanksgiving Polka Weekend, incorporating the Polka Hall of Fame Awards Show, takes place from Thursday November 27th until Saturday 29th at the Cleveland Downtown Marriot Hotel, Key Center, Cleveland, Ohio.

Popular accordionist Don Lipovac (April 3, 1935 - April 26, 2014) is being inducted posthumously to the Polka Hall of Fame.


Accordion Festival Stamp Issued, Salto – Uruguay

Accordion Festival Stamp UruguaySilvio PrevialeThis week the Mail Uruguayan Mail Service has issued a special this stamp commemorating the 5th International Meeting of Accordions festival held in Salto this summer.

The stamp is an acknowledgment of the long-term work on behalf of the accordion and the festival by the organisers Silvio Previale and his son of the same name.


CD Reviews

Tango Dreams CD by Alexander Sevastian

Tango Dreams CD cover by Alexander SevastianCD Reviews Index for the Review of Tango Dreams CD by Alexander Sevastian, Accordion, in English language, reviewed by Joan C. Sommers.


New and Updated Sites

New eBook Released, Traditional Polish Carols Arranged by Gary Dahl - USA

Traditional Polish Carols eBook coverGary Dahl has released a new eBook titled Traditional Polish Carols which he has arranged in collaboration with Fr. Boleslaw Zadora, advisor. The book contains 28 Polish titles and you can see samples of many pieces at Catalog: DH07-eB

eBook means that the book is emailed to you. Purchase online for only USD$16.50 or Euro equivalent at: DH07-eB

This eBook Traditional Polish Carols is Collection #7 in a series of eBooks by Gary Dahl that have proved to be very popular. There is a special for clients wanting to purchase all 7 eBooks at: DH01-07eB


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