About

Grayson Masefield is a New Zealand born accordionist and is the first person to win World Championships in Classical, Virtuoso and Digital accordion categories.

Born in Auckland, New Zealand, he has spent the past decade studying in France with Frederic Deschamps and completing his University education in Lausanne, Switzerland with Stephane Chapuis.

He is regularly invited to adjudicate and/or appear as Guest Artist at international competitions he has previously won, CIA in Italy, China & Russia, CMA in USA & Portugal, Primus Ikaalinen in Finland and Roland International in Rome.

At the 2010 Coupe Mondiale, VaraĹždin, Croatia, Grayson was elected to the prestigious CIA Music Committee and remains a member of the CIA Music Committee today.

Over the years, Grayson has been invited to perform in many countries including France, Spain, Germany, UK, Portugal, Slovakia, Italy, USA, Canada, Russia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Portugal, China, Switzerland, Austria, New Zealand, Australia, Finland.

Grayson has available a varied program of serious concert works as well as entertainment music. His extensive repertoire can be heard on his two albums as well as many live performances on youtube.

He has worked with several of the world's leading composers such as Frank Angelis (France), Gorka Hermosa (Spain), Petri Makkonen (Finland) and Gary Daverne (New Zealand) to perform and record new original works for the accordion.

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