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Video: XXVI International Moscow Festival “Bayan and Bayanists” - Russia

Bayan and Bayanists logoVideo from the XXVI International Moscow Festival “Bayan and Bayanists” in Moscow. Video kindly provided by Gnesin Hall.

Russian language program download: 2014moscow.pdf

Video 1: Thursday 11th December Concert Gnesin Hall, Moscow, Russia.

Video 2: 12th December, Gnesin Hall, Moscow. Concert in honor of composer Nikolai Malygin, Chelyabinsk on the 70th anniversary of his birth. The concert performers are winners of international competitions and guests. Concert program is shown at the beginning of the video.

Video 3: 13th December concert at the Gnesin Hall, Moscow.

Video 4: Concert December 14, 2014. Video kindly provided by Gnesin Hall.


Marko Sevarlic (Serbia) Wins XXII Competition "Arrasate Hiria" 2014 - Spain

Program CoverMarko Sevarlic (Serbia)The XXII International Accordion Solo Competition "Arrasate Hiria" was run from the 5th to 7th December 2014 in Arrasate - Mondragón, Gipuzkoa Province, Basque Country, Spain.

1st place: Marko Sevarlic (Serbia, picture right) €3,600 and a concert tour in 2015
2nd place: Maria Zubimendi (Basque Country) €1,800
3rd place: Olga Morral (Spain) €900


Competitors XXII

Late News: Linda Soley Reed Retires After 10 years as AAA President - USA

Linda Soley Reed, Mary TokarskiLinda Soley Reed, Mary TokarskiOn December 9, 2014, the American Accordionists' Association (AAA) honored President Linda Soley Reed for her devoted years from 2004 to 2014 as AAA President.

During her presidency, the AAA sponsored annual festivals, special concerts, competitions, seminars and other events. Among the many highlights of her presidency, the AAA hosted with the ATG, the 2007 Coupe Mondiale in Washington DC.


V International Competition & VI International Festival 'Accordion Plus' - Russia

The International Music Center Harmony logoThe 26th to 30th March 2015 will be the V International Competition and VI International Festival 'Accordion Plus'. This event is organized by the Department of Culture of Rostov-on-Don and the International Music Centre "Harmony".

The competition includes solo categories for children to adults for classical, entertainment, folk (harmonica) and digital types of music. There is several categories of ensemble from children to no age limit.


13. Akkordeon-Musik-Festival (AMF), 4-7 June 2015, Bruschal - Germany

13. Akkordeon-Musik-Festival (AMF) brochureFor the 13th 'birthday', the event organisers DHV have given the Deutscher-Akkordeon-Musikpreis (DAM) a new name, 13. Akkordeon-Musik-Festival (AMF) and will hold the event in Bruchsal, 4th to 7th June 2015.


CD Reviews

Accordion Sensations CD by Paul Chamberlain

Accordion Sensations CD by Paul ChamberlainCD Reviews Index for the Review of Accordion Sensations CD by Paul Chamberlain, Accordion, in English language, reviewed by Joan C. Sommers.


New and Updated Sites

New Site: 'Accordions by De Vincenzo', Miami - USA

Pablo De VincenzoNew website for Accordions by De Vincenzo, High Class Italian Scandalli Accordions & Musical Entertainment!

Accordions by De Vincenzo offer the brand new Scandalli Accordion of your dreams, pre owned instruments, accordion repairs and tuning or Live Music Entertainment.

Owner & Founder is Pablo De Vincenzo, picture left.


Updated Website: Chapter 14 Released, 'Play Your Accordion Without Pain' by John Bonica (PT CMP NZRP)

'Play Your Accordion Without Pain', book coverJohn Bonica PT CMP NZRPThe latest chapter is titled: "The Great Imposters: Back Pain From Other Sources".

This exciting eBook by John Bonica (PT CMP NZRP) is being published chapter by chapter, with about one chapter being released each month. Released chapters to date are:


New and Updated Site for Grayson Masefield - Switzerland

Grayson MasefieldThe website of Grayson Masefield has been updated to have page of videos which are in three main segments. Concert Original Works, Transcriptions and Entertainment. View videos at: MasefieldVideo


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