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22-Dec-2017

Santa Maria Accordion Band (Malta) 25th Anniversary Concert

Santa Maria Accordion Band
The Santa Maria Accordion Band (Malta) has held a concert to celebrate its 25th Anniversary. The concert was held on the 11th December at Sala Antoine de Paule, San Anton Palace, Attard, Malta. The concert was under the distinguished patronage of H.E. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta.

The Accordion Band was founded in 1992 by Mro Marthese Busuttil Cassar L.B.C.A. (picture top left) She has dedicated most of her life to teaching the accordion, sometimes even on a voluntary basis. She is greatly supported by her husband Joe.

The accordion band consists of several accordions, percussion, bass guitar and a violin. The accordionists are Adrian Agius, Martha Busuttil, Joseph P. Grima, Cleve Zammit, Pamela Zahra, Maria de Gabriele, Kirsty Cortis, Olga Mashevskaya, Luigi Sammut, Luca Custo and David Attard. Noel Camilleri, Maria Dolores Micallef and John Spiteri play the percussion. The bass guitar is played by Paul Micallef and the violin by Alina Krjukova.

The compère was TV personality, Ms Antonella Vassallo. The guest solo performers were Mr George Curmi on the violin, Mr Yuri Charyguine and Mr Andrew Micallef on the chromatic accordion, and Mr Martin Despott, Ms Pamela Zahra, Mr Luca Custo and Mr David Attard on the piano accordion.

The Accordion Band was directed by Mro Marthese Busuttil Cassar L.B.C.A. All participants were given a souvenir to commemorate the event.

The Hon. President of the Band, Dr Philip Agius (picture lower left), thanked Marthese Busuttil Cassar for founding this band, he also thanked the audience, musicians and the organizing committee. He emphasized that the band can grow and be known internationally as the main organizer of the Malta Accordion Festival to be held again next April.

The Organizing Committee thanked the President of Malta, and all sponsors for this event. More information is available on the Santa Maria Accordion Band (Malta) Facebook.
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