|Pauline Oliveros and New Circle Five NEW!|
|Gabbanelli Accordions at NAMM Convention|
|Las Vegas International Accordion Festival|
|ATG Festival Orchestra at Disney's Epcot Center|
|ATAM Celebrates 40th Anniversary|
|Deiro Archive Gifted to CUNY|
|Historic Frosini CD|
|Accordion Music On-line|
|Accordionist Valarie Morris has work premiered|
|New Circle Five featuring Pauline Oliveros - Accordion|
Pauline Oliveros will be returning to "Tonic" in New York City
for the fourth year in a row, on Friday, January 11, 2002 with the New Circle
Five (Pauline Oliveros, accordion; Susie Ibarra, percussion; Monique Buzzarté,
trombone; Rosi Hertlein, violin and vocals; and Kristin Norderval, soprano)
to perform their unique blend of collective creative improvisations from
dreams of a non-violent world.
The two shows will be at 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM on January 11 at "Tonic" which is located at 107 Norfolk Street, New York, NY. Entry is $12.00 and for more information, please contact Melinda at (212) 358-7501 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
|NAMM Convention in Los Angeles|
|From January 17 - 20, 2002,
the Anaheim Convention Center in Los Angeles will once again play host to
thousands and thousands of music industry professionals from around the
Twice a year, the International
Music Products Association hosts the NAMM Show, the premier trade show
for the music industry. The NAMM Trade show features retail music store
buyers, manufacturers, manufacturers representatives, distributors
and publishers of the music products industry, professional audio, sound
and lighting companies and commercial recording studios
In recent years, NAMM has enjoyed unprecedented growth. With the globalization of the industry, overseas membership has expanded and NAMMs worldwide influence has increased dramatically. Appropriately renamed NAMM International Music Products Association, it is now the dominant organization of its kind, with outreach programs that impact the industry worldwide.
The NAMM Show will
take place at:
Also in attendance will be the Scandalli-Paolo Soprani from Castelfidardo, Italy. For information, please contact Mirco Patarini: email@example.com
(The 2003 NAMM Show will be held from January 16 - 19, 2003)
|Las Vegas International Accordion Convention|
on the tremendous success of the Second Annual Las Vegas International
Accordion Convention, The Third Las
Vegas International Accordion Convention will take place from June
For full details, please visit www.accordioninfo.com/convention or the soon to be opened website: www.accordionstars.com
|ATG Festival Orchestra to perform at Disney's Epcot|
performing in a place so special that the memories last a lifetime! A place
where fantasy castles of days gone by, and visions of days yet to come,
decorate a make-believe "world" where dreams come true.
Well picture the 2002 ATG Festival Orchestra taking center stage for a moment in time and entertaining people from around the globe! The 2002 ATG Festival Orchestra has been invited to perform on June 29th, 2002 as part of Disney's Magic Music Days. Rehearsals will take place during the ATG Convention to be held at the Sheraton Safari near the entrance to the Disney Village.
The 2002 ATG Festival will perform under the direction of Myron Floren at the Future World West Stage, near the Imagination Pavilion at Innovations West in the Walt Disney Epcot Center.
This is a rare opportunity for the ATG Festival Orchestra participants to perform in the exciting atmosphere of the Walt Disney World Parks! Anyone interested in being a part of this performance can contact ATG President Joan Sommers at SommersJ@umkc.edu
In addition to this Disney performance, the ATG will also offer two International competitions including:
The Anthony Galla-Rini International Competition for Classical Accordion
First prize: US $1,500 - Second prize: US $500 - Third prize: US $250
These cash awards are in addition to other awards. The entry fee for this event is US $50 and is due with the entry form. In the case of some foreign entries, however, this may be paid upon arrival.
For your convenience, you
may complete the entry forms on-line, view additional information on the
2002 guest artists and on-line registration at:
|ATAM Celebrates 40th Anniversary|
1200 contestants up to age 22, will take part in the 40th Anniversary New
England Music Competition and Festival run by the ATAM.
Past accordion champions are invited to attend this gala event which will
be held at the Marriott Hotel in Newton, MA.
Beginning at 6:00PM on Friday April 5, the Championship Solo competition for Accordion, Guitar, Drum, and Piano will be held. A Battle of the Bands will take place in the ballroom beginning at 6:00PM. New England Cup Accordion Solos for ages 14,15,and 16 years and over will also be held.
Cash awards and trophies will be presented to the winners in these divisions. A cocktail reception will be held for ATAM members, judges, and past accordion champions.
On Saturday, April 6, solo,
duet, ensemble and band competition will begin at 9:00AM and continue
throughout the day for accordion, piano, guitar, drums, and voice competition.
Presentation of Awards will begin at 4:00PM in the ballroom.
On Sunday, a Catholic Mass
will be held in the ballroom at 7:00AM. Competition will resume following
the Mass and continue throughout the day. Presentation of Awards will
take place following the Festival Bands Division at approximately 4:00PM
|University Gifted with Deiro Archives|
Center for the Study of Free Reed Instruments (CSFRI) at the Graduate
School and University Center of the City University of New York (CUNY)
is the new home of The Guido Deiro Archive.
|Historic Frosini CD|
| The Bay Area Accordion Club
reports that a compact disc recording has been produced of Pietro Frosini
at the peak of his career (circa 1920-1935)
A project of the Five Valley Accordion Association, the disc includes such favorites as Dizzy Fingers, Jolly Caballero, Symphonic March and others. CD's are $15.00 plus shipping.
Five Valley Accordion Association
PO Box 8321
Missoula, MT 59802
Telephone: (406) 728-5822
|Music For Accordion - delivering via the Internet|
The newly opened website MusicForAccordion.com sells and delivers your sheet music via the Internet:
MusicForAccordion.com wants to help musicians earn a real return from their skills of composition and arrangement. In doing so, MusicForAccordion.com aims to greatly increase the numbers of published original accordion compositions and accordion arrangements to enhance accordion culture and the enjoyment of listeners.
to utilize modern technologies to provide music immediately and at good
prices to accordionists.
For a limited period only, MusicForAccordion.com is offering free typesetting for works up to seven pages of A4 or 8½" by 11" size.
To take advantage of this introductory offer, simply send via airmail, your composition along with your e-mail address so that we can inform you when its finished to:
There is a maximum of 100 works to be typeset free with a maximum of five works free per composer or arranger.
Please visit musicforaccordion.com for full details and examples of works that have already been published.
|Accordionist to have work Premiered|
The Sacramento Philharmonic
will perform the World Premiere of "Symphony of Light and Shadows"
by accordionist Valarie Morris during their 2002-2003 season. Maestro
Michael Morgan will conduct.