Celebrate World Accordion Day, Saturday 6th May 2017 - Internationalby Harley Jones
|World Accordion Day, 6th May, event notifications are starting to come in: |
Accordionists Karen Street and Karen Tweed invite you to join them in Colston Hall Foyer, Bristol to celebrate World Accordion Day from 2 pm on Saturday May 6th. "We are looking for 46 accordionists to play ..........
Mengascini Nello Accordion Factory Interview, Castelfidardo - Italyby Holda Paoletti-Kampl
|"Know the People" Mengascini Nello Accordion Factory Interview: 2017MN-Interview with: |
Nello Mengascini (Owner - Father)
Fabio Mengascini (Owner - Son)
Stefano Mengascini (Owner - Son)
Editor: Holda Paoletti-Kampl
Beautiful 2017 calendar available for download: 2017calendario.pdf
"Know the People" behind the manufacturing of accordions in Castelfidardo who have made this small city so famous around the world for their quality accordions.
Interview at: 2017MN-Interview
Friedrich Lips @ Royal Academy of Music, London – UKby Rob Howard
|Friedrich Lips, Dean of the Gnessin Academy of Music, Moscow and Visiting Professor of Accordion at the Royal Academy of Music (RAM), London visits the RAM this month for three events:|
Thursday February 23rd, 1.05pm - Russian Chamber Music .................
X International Accordion Composition Competition Francisco Escudero - Spainby Harley Jones
|The association "Haupoz"- Euskal Herriko Akordeoi Elkartea / Basque Association of Accordion Players are the organisers of the X International Accordion Composition Competition Francisco Escudero.|
The objective of the contest is to promote the creation of works for solo accordion and for accordion in chamber music.
Northern Ireland and West Scotland Festivals, 25th February - UKby Anna Bodell, Past NAO Chairperson
|The NAO Area Festival season 2016/2017 continues its season with a busy day on Saturday 25th February with two qualifying competitions for the NAO UK Championships 2017 to be held be held 21st - 23rd April again at the Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool. |
The NAO Northern Ireland Festival will be held in Larne, Northern Ireland and the NAO West of Scotland Festival will be held in Glasgow, Scotland.
5th MEH Festival, 8-11 April, Belgrade - Serbiaby Harley Jones
|The 5th MEH Festival takes place in "Guarnerius" Hall, Belgrade from 8th to 11th April.|
Competitions are for accordion solo (12 different categories) and chamber music ensemble (3 categories). Ensembles must have a minimum of one accordion, and ensembles are limited to 9 people.
Entry closing date is 20th March.
New and Updated Sites
Site Update: Francis Wright (1918 to 1997), Composer, Author, Publisher, Teacher - UKby Anna Bodell of Charnwood Publications
|New site about Francis Wright (1918 to 1997), composer, author, publisher, teacher. Site includes biography and list of compositions and arrangements published by Charnwood Publishing.|
Chairman, Board of Administration of British College of Accordionists (BCA) 1969 - 1997
National Accordion Organisation of the UK (NAO) Chairperson 1966 - 1969
Confédération Internationale des Accordéonistes (CIA) Vice President 1968 - 1970
Updated Site: Franco Cambareri Two New Works Released - Australiaby Franco Cambareri
|Franco Cambareri has released two new compositions:|
cfranco218 - Calabrian Serenata
Calabrian Serenata is a Slow Ballad with a Nostalgic Feeling.
cfranco219 - Danza del Grillo
Danza del Grillo (Dance of the Cricket) is a Regional Tarantella Dance alla Calabrese.
These works are eSheet (pdf file, able to be emailed to you) and can be purchased online with secure server credit card.
NZAA Site updated: Presentation to Prof. Li Cong (China) - New Zealandby Heather Masefield
|NZAA Merit Award Presentation to Prof. Li Cong (China) - New Zealand|
Pictures and award citation at: MeritAwardLiCong
Two New Works by Douglas Ward Released by Charnwood Publishing - UKby Harley Jones
|Two new works have been released by well known UK composer and performer Douglas Ward, published by Charnwood Publishing. |
DW940 Click for Info
DW941 Click for Info
The Douglas Ward page is now listing over 80 compositions and arrangements of eSheet and printed music available from Charnwood Publishing. Purchase with credit card online.
Updated Site: New Information Alessandro Mugnoz CDby Harley Jones
|Information updated on site for CD by Alessandro Mugnoz and Claudia Menghi.|
A CD review has also been linked. Sounds samples online for: mugnoz01
New Site: Lars Ek Original Compositions - Swedenby Harley Jones
|Lars Ek, composer, arranger, performer and teacher of Sweden has now released his original compositions on the MusicForAccordion.com site. See samples of the music and further information at:|
ek141 - Snokangan
ek142 - Sun over Bergen
ek143 - Sunshine Dreams
ek144 - The Path Beyond Nowhere
ek145 - The Earthquake
ek146 - The Musical Box
ek147 - The Prayer of the Accordion
ek148 - Triaden
ek149 - Trosteskogsvalsen
ek150 - Twilight on Iceland
Updated Site: Accordion Examination Board of New Zealand (AEBNZ) by Heather Masefieldby Heather Masefield
|The Accordion Examination Board of New Zealand (AEBNZ) has updated its website with the 2017 examination dates and 2017 entry fees and entry forms.|
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