LINKS THAT MAY INTEREST THE VISITORS TO OUR SITE
(We proudly recognize
these sites for their steadfast devotion and support for the accordion.)
This accordion SUPERSTORE is featured in our book and can serve
all your accordion needs.
This page by Jeroen Nijhof is the most comprehensive list of links to
accordion sites that we've found.
Accordions USA -- Bookmark
this site to keep up with the accordion news in the United
Accordions Worldwide --
Bookmark this site to keep up with the International accordion news.
American Accordion Association (AAA)
-- A non-profit organization formed in 1938 for professional
accordionists, teachers, students, and hobbyists. Contact the AAA
and become a member of this important organization.
and Distribution Company -- Looking for a specific brand of
accordion? With over 600 accordions in stock, this Warren,
Michigan company (founded in 1933) can match an accordion to meet your
need -- new or used.
Accordion Museum -- The Cleveland Accordion Museum gratefully
accepts donations of accordions to become part of their
collection. View their website or visit this museum when in the
Confederation Internationale des
Accordionistes (CIA) -- An international organization whose goals
are to elevate the status of the accordion and standard of musicianship
among players of the instrument. Hosts the annual Coupe Mondiale
Coupe Mondiale -- New website
information about the Coupe Mondiale international competitions for
Museum -- This site features vintage accordions patented and
manufactured by the Iorio family.
Joe Vento Music -- This site
is a must "visit" for every accordionist as Joe Vento is one of the
true music legends of our time. He is a Grammy Award
Winner. Although he can play some 60 instruments, his favored
instruments are the accordion, piano, and organ. He trained at
the famous Julliard School of Music and the New England Conservatory of
Music. Among his early accordion teachers were Guido Deiro and
Anthony Galla-Rini, and by his venerated-mentor/surrogate
father-image...Charles Magnante. He has played with all the great
of our time and movie studios, including the MGM studio. Check
out his site and order some of his CDs and DVDs as his music will truly
Petosa Accordion Museum
-- Would you like to see some of the antique accordions from years'
past, some dating back to 1900? When in the Seattle area, a visit
to the Petosa accordion museum is a must! However, if you can't
make it to Seattle, click this link to take a virtual tour of the
museum and view the antique accordions on your computer's screen.
Petosa Accordions -- This
premier accordion manufacturer is featured in our book. Contact
them for custom-made accordions.
Nancy's Polka Store -- This site is
for accordionists who love Polka. This site has a wide variety of
New Zealand Accordion Association
(NZAA) -- Bookmark this site to keep up with accordion activities
in New Zealand.
Syn-Cordion Musical Instrument Co
-- The Iorio family is featured in our book. Dating back to
the early 1900's, the Iorio family manufactured organs and accordions,
and the company remains in business today as the Syn-Cordion Musical
Instrument Co. Founded in 1907, this business is believed to be
oldest family-run accordion company still operating in the U.S.
Brothers Deiro and Their Accordions -- A new book by concert
accordionist, Henry Doktorski, brings to life the fascinating lives and
enduring musical accomplishments of the brothers Pietro and Guido
Deiro. This book is an important contribution to the history of
the accordion as it has been lauded as the first definitive and
authoritative biography of two of the greatest piano-accordionists of
the early twentieth-century. Visit the home page of Henry
Doktorski to order this book, as well as CDs of his own concert
performances and other accordion artists listed on his on-line gift
History of the Accordion in New Zealand -- A comprehensive book
commissioned by the NZAA and written by Wallace Liggett. An
exhaustive historical work written to preserve an important part of NZ
musical heritage that might otherwise be lost.
Trieste Music. An
interesting caffe in San Francisco where you can relax, enjoy some
coffee, and listen to accordion music.
United States Accordion Clubs and
Visit the following websites to check out accordion
activities in various areas of the country.
The clubs listed below are arranged in
Accordion Club - Central
Florida Accordion Club - E. Texas
Accordion Club - Florida
Accordion Association - Fort Bend County Accordion
Club - Michigan
Accordion Society - Milwaukee
Accordion Club - Minnesota
Accordion Club - National
Accordion Association - Northern
California Accordion Society - Northwest
Accordion Society - Peoria
Area Accordion Club - Salt Lake
Area Accordion Club - San
Francisco Accordion Club - Southeastern Accordion
Association - Washington
Metropolitan Accordion Society - Other Clubs
Across the USA