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The American Accordion Musicological Society
announces activities to be held at the
27thAnnual Festival of Workshops

March 27 thru March 29, 2015 in Whippany, NJ

In addition to the workshops, enjoy TWO magnificent concerts and a Banquet honoring Mario Tacca and Mary Mancini for their support of the AAMS and the accordion world.

The Friday Night Concert will treat attendees to an Italian Experience thru Music. Enjoy a kaleidoscope of Itallian culture thru all things Italian. Music from Italian composers such as Vivaldi, Scarlatti and Frescobaldi will be interspersed with original accordion music by Italian composers such as Frosini and Berio. Frosinis arrangement of Carnival of Venice will be presented along with Folk Music from various regions of Italy. Guest Performer for this event is Fabio Turchetti , who hails from beautiful Italy will perform "MURALES"- original music composed for 3 row diatonic accordion with tributes to the Italian tradition. Also included in this program will be: Dee Langley, Joanna Darrow, Jim Vandelly, Bernie Gardzallo, Lenn Feldmann and the Westmont Accordion Club.

Saturday Night Banquet Entertainment and Concert will present Dinner Music Provided by Dr. Louis Persic, and strolling musicians Vladimir (accordion) & Annie Mollov (violin). Saturdays, Gala Concert will feature this year's Honorees and exciting duo Mario & Mary Mancini (accordion & voice) in a program titled "Music from the Heart." Vladimir Mollov of Bulgaria will perform a program of "Flavors from Europe". This program will be rounded out with a performance by the Virtuoso Accordion Winners of the MAMTG competitions and the Westmont Philharmonia Accordion Orchestra directed by Stanley Darrow.

WORKSHOPS

Workshops will include both active attendee participation and exciting presentation type events. Remember to BYoA.(Bring your own Accordion.) Workshops are........................................

##Dallas Vietty "Be-Bop on Accordion" Exploring the Style from Tommy Gumina thru Richard Galliano.


##Bernie Gardzalla "All Together Now" A look at musicianship for ensemble playing. Bring your accordion. Everyone plays at this one. We’ll read a few easy and fun pieces written for various types of ensembles. Music will be available by March 1st.

##Fabio Turchetti "from the Adriatic Sea to the New World" Fabio presents typical Italian folk rhythms and their relation to latin music.

##Dee Langley "Your Ear - Your Best Friend " Quick tips and tricks for learning how to play by ear.

##Vladimir Mollov "Improve your learning with Scales" Learn the fabulous benefits of understanding and playing scales. -faster memorization - quicker and more efficient mastery of difficult passages and more.

Paul Ramunni & The New England Accordion Museum "Boxes of Memories and Sounds" Experience the latest additions to the museum and their fascinating stories.


##Joanna Darrow "Metronome Magic" A guide to making this your most valuable friend for improving technique and reduce the time for learning new pieces.


##Lenn Feldmann "PRACTICE - Art of Science?" This workshop will show you how to concentrate your work and what habits and errors to avoid in order to attain the quickest technical results.

Dr. Robert McMahan "From Deiro to Berio and beyond" A survey of original works for or including the accordion by Italian composers.

Stanley Darrow "The Hohner Symphony" A presentation on the orchestra that is the Epitome of Accordion Orchestras thru recording, photos and memories.

## BYoA (Bring your own accordion)

DISPLAYS WILL BE PROVIDED BY:

MUSIC MAGIC - ACCORDIONS USA
ACME ACCORDION SCHOOL
THE NEW ENGLAND ACCORDION MUSEUM.

SIGN UP TO PERFORM IN THE REVOLVING PERFORMERS ROOM ON SATURDAY OR SUNDAY........


For more information contact: Joanna Darrow 856-854-6628
www.aamsaccordionfestival.com

AAMS 2015 Registration Form 

AAMS 2015 Festival 

AAMS 2015 Friday Concert

AAMS 2015 Saturday Banquet/Concert

AAMS 2015 Menu

 AAMS 2015 Past Honorees

AAMS 2015 Workshops

AAMS 2015 Exhibitors


Go To ---> MAMTG Website

 


Go to the MAMTG website for complete details for contestants, accordion night, accordion extravaganza, workshops, and Festival Registration.

 

 Call the Mariott for Reservations
973-538-8811

NOTE: must mention you are with MAMTG




 For More Information
Joanna Arnold Darrow
322 Haddon Avenue 
Westmont, NJ 08108
Call: (856)854-6628
acmeaccordionschoolmusikgarten@verizon.net