NEW "AWW App" for Android of the Accordions Weekly News in English

New Android App for the Accordions Weekly News in English. This is designed for Android phones, download free at the Google Play Store. Search for "AWW Accordions" to find. Put it on your phone now.

Direct link to get English Weekly News app:
App for iPhone users to follow soon.


World Accordion Day With Many Exciting Events - World

Confédération Internationale des Accordéonistes (CIA) logo
World Accordion Day logoWorld Accordion Day, is a Confédération Internationale des Accordéonistes (CIA) event, held on May 6th, every year.

This CIA international accordion event seeks to promote the accordion around the world and also marks the birthday of the accordion - May 6th 1829, the date the accordion was first patented, in Vienna, Austria, by Cyrillius Demien.


1st International Open Accordeon Contest Trossingen, April 18 to 22, 2017 - Germany

Prize Giving
DHV logo, Vitalii KondratenkoIOAC coverThe well-known music town of Trossingen, with its magnificent accordion tradition, hosted the "1st International Open Accordion Contest" (IOAC) from April 18 to 22, 2017.

Organizers were a close cooperation of the German Harmonica Association (DHV), the Hohner Conservatory as well as the European Accordion Federation (EAF).


Prize Giving

National Accordion Organisation of the United Kingdom (NAO) UK Championships - UK

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Alexander BodellAlexander BodellWhat a great weekend - it was atmospheric, friendly, and full of excellent music enjoyed by all who attended the NAO UK Championships 2017.


Colchester Preparatory Band

Stéphane Chapuis Master Class Tibor Varga, Sion – Switzerland

Tibor Varga Masterclasses posterStéphane ChapuisStéphane Chapuis holds an accordion master class from July 17th to July 21st at Sion, Switzerland.

This accordion master is part of the prestigious 55th Academie de Musique Tibor Varga, an annual series of instrumental master classes with no less than 30 masterclasses by famous masters.


RAM Summer Accordion Events, London – UK

Corrado RojacThe Royal Academy of Music’s accordion events for the summer of 2017 include:
Wednesday May 3rd - 2.30pm – 5.30pm, Free – Accordion Lecture-Recital with Corrado Rojac (picture right),
Tuesday May 9th - 1.05pm – 2pm – Iosif Purits Recital in the David Josefowitz Recital Hall,
Monday May 15th – 2pm – 5pm – Accordion Masterclass with Borut Zagoranski,


New and Updated Sites

Updated Site: Karthause-Schmülling New Contact Details - Germany

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New contact details for Karthause-Schmülling, publisher of sheet music, books and other media.

Karthause Schmülling, an internationally renowned and specialist book publisher based in Germany, has been a leader in the field of compositions for concert accordion literature for decades. Among other things, it publishes the most important works by Soviet and Russian authors. Please note the new contact data of the company:

Telephone: +49-2307-97088-28
Fax: +49-2307-97088-30
E-mail: uab-intermusic@gmx.de

The current and complete list of titles and prices is available as a PDF file download at:

All pieces for accordion in different instrumentation can be ordered worldwide online at:
Payment by credit card or by bank transfer.


Updated Arrangement: Gary Dahl

Gary Dahl has released an updated arrangement of Sharpshooters March composed by Gerardo Metallo in 1911. This popular March is claimed to be the most played accordion composition and has been performed by tens of thousands of accordionists.


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