Daily Report
2009 AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL ACCORDION CHAMPIONSHIPS AND FESTIVAL
Sunday 07 June 2009    Saturday 06 June 2009

Competition Results

2009 Competition Program - 120 KB pdf file

Milica Vijatovic and baby Nikola
Nemanja Jovanovic and Misha Garovich
Milica Vijatovic and baby Nikola
Nemanja Jovanovic and Misha Garovich
Melissa She
Melissa She
Cathy Day, Nemanja Drazic and Milica Vijatovic.
Lina Chegodaev
Lina Chegodaev
Lina Chegodaev
Lina Chegodaev
Aleksandar Stankovic
Richard She and Zhiyuan Ma.
Aleksandar Stankovic
Richard She and Zhiyuan Ma.
Jessica and Marina Jin
Atila
Jessica and Marina Jin
Atila
Misha Garovich, AATA Secretary Steve Marx and Tania Lukic-Marx.
Misha Garovich, AATA Secretary Steve Marx and Tania Lukic-Marx.
Steve Marx conducting the "Accordigles" Quintet.
Steve Marx conducting the "Accordigles" Quintet.
Steve getting the audience clapping in the entertainment ensemble category.
President Tania Lukic-Marx making the speech to close the Sunday morning competition section.
Seminar and Workshop by Chinese Roland instrument authority Prof. Jingbai Zhu, accordion tutor at Tianjin University.
President Tania Lukic-Marx making the speech to close the Sunday morning competition section.
Seminar and Workshop by Chinese Roland instrument authority Prof. Jingbai Zhu, accordion tutor at Tianjin University.
Prof. Jingbai Zhu Roland workshop.
Prof. Jingbai Zhu Roland workshop.
Prof. Jingbai Zhu Roland workshop with many people viewing.
Prof. Jingbai Zhu Roland workshop with many people viewing.

Sunday Afternoon

Misha Garovich opening the AATA Accordion Spectacular concert
AATA President Tania Lukic-Marx
Misha Garovich opening the AATA Accordion Spectacular concert and introducing
AATA President Tania Lukic-Marx to make the welcome speech to the audience.
Prof. Jingbai Zhu,
Ivan Liashenko of Australia.
First to perform was Prof. Jingbai Zhu, accordion tutor at Tianjin University who was competing in the Australian International Open Digital Accordion Competition category. This is the first time a digital accordion category competition has been held in Australia. The rules for this new category align with the Coupe Mondiale digital accordion category which will be held for the first time in 2009. The second performer in this category was well known accordionist Ivan Liashenko of Australia. The jury awarded a 1st equal placing to the two very different styles of performance, which the audience clearly enjoyed very much.
Mia Cojbasic (Croatia)
Tianjin Symphony Orchestra viola player Yin Pan peformed with Prof. Jingbai Zhu,
Mia Cojbasic (Croatia) performing for the audience.
Tianjin Symphony Orchestra viola player Yin Pan peformed with Prof. Jingbai Zhu, chinese composition for accordion and viola showing another performance genre of the Roland digital accordion.
Danilo Garovic performed
Danilo Garovic award
Danilo Garovic performed
and was awarded his trophy for winning the Australian International 9 years and under category.
Marina and Jessica Jin
Kelvin Luu won the 12 years and under Australian International Piano Accordion Championships.
Duet winners Marina and Jessica Jin was enjoyed very much.
Kelvin Luu won the 12 years and under Australian International Piano Accordion Championships.
Kelvin Luu with his trophies.
Winner of the Australian International Open Accordion Championship Solo Class Nemanja Drazic (Serbia).
Kelvin Luu with his trophies.
Winner of the Australian International Open Accordion Championship Solo Class Nemanja Drazic (Serbia).
Richard Shee 15 years and under Australian International Piano Accordion Championship winner.
Richard She and Zhiyuan Ma performing.
Richard Shee 15 years and under Australian International Piano Accordion Championship winner.
Richard She and Zhiyuan Ma performing.
Lina Chegodaev, winner of the Australian Championship Button Accordion Solo performed.
Nemanja Jovanovic and Aleksandar Stankovic.
Lina Chegodaev, winner of the Australian Championship Button Accordion Solo performed.
Nemanja Jovanovic and Aleksandar Stankovic.
Ivan Liashenko accompanied the singer Alosha Bahtanov showing another use of the Roland V-Accordion with its enormous versatility.
Ivan Liashenko accompanied the singer Alosha Bahtanov showing another use of the Roland V-Accordion with its enormous versatility.
teve Marx conducting the accordion ensemble "The Accordigles".
Steve Marx conducting the accordion ensemble "The Accordigles".
Joe Rizzo is the sound and lighting man at the Club Marconi auditorium.
Joe Rizzo is the sound and lighting man at the Club Marconi auditorium. Each year Joe has done a wonderful job of sound and lighting at this excellent venue.
"The Accordigles" was then joined by the "Funkordion" Accordion Ensemble. Here, conductor Steve Marx is leading the audience clapping.
"The Accordigles" was then joined by the "Funkordion" Accordion Ensemble. Here, conductor Steve Marx is leading the audience clapping.
"Funkordion" Accordion Ensemble performing
"Funkordion" Accordion Ensemble performing
conducted by Steve Marx. Players are left to right: Ivan Liashenko, Atila Fadi, Tania Lukic-Marx, Zhiyuan Ma, Nick Shcherbakov and Richard She.
AATA President Tania Lukic-Marx making the final closing speech.
AATA President Tania Lukic-Marx making the final closing speech.
Quintet Accordigles, top, Allan She, Kelvin Luu, Brendon Thai, Brendan Wang
Quintet Accordigles, top, Allan She, Kelvin Luu, Brendon Thai, Brendan Wang
middle: Jessica Jin, Marina Jin
lower: Danilo Garovic
Nick Shcherbakov, Tania Lukic-Marx, Ivan Liashenko.
Photo promotion for the Roland digital accordions.
Nick Shcherbakov, Tania Lukic-Marx, Ivan Liashenko.


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