BE PART OF THIS PHOTO
November 7th Festival Features
Grand Opening for the Newest Club in Town
Acme Button Box Club
of Acme Accordion School
Tex Mex, Zydeco, Cajun, Louisiana Styles of Squeezing
Sunday – November7th will be an exciting day for
Delaware Valley Accordionists, Acme Accordion School and residents of
Acme Accordion School kicks off its NEW Diatonic-Button Box Club After todays festival, the new Acme Button Club will meet each Friday evening beginning at 8 PM
All events to be held at Acme Accordion School & Musikgarten:
322 Haddon Ave., Westmont, NJ 08108
Today’s festival will begin with a 10:00 AM workshop presented by Stanley & Joanna Darrow on the Art of Practicing a Musical Instrument. Benefits derived from musical involvement will be discussed. These include the long term physical, emotional, and social skills.
The ANNUAL ACCORDION DAY PHOTOGRAPH will begin assembling at NOON.
All attendees are requested to participate in the photo. Bring an accordion if you have one!!!!!!!
1:00 PM will bring forth a diversity of accordion styles thru performances of the Westmont Philharmonia Accordion Orchestra, Westmont Accordion Clubs, the ACME Accordion School Junior Band, Preparatory Band and Musikgarten Ensembles.
Invited featured guests are being scheduled to perform program sections…
Rik Kaplan from Washington DC, is a well known figure to area accordionists. He has performed extensively during the AAMS Conventions. His feature is Button Box and its related music styles, Cajun, Zydeco, and Louisiana styles will be presented.
Dee Langley performing accordion artist from Minneapolis, Minnesota will present specialty ethnic music of the Balkan countries with its exciting mixed meters.
Additional guest artist are being arranged. Thomas Groeber-Bavarian Specialist from the Philadelphia area will be performing on his Havlecek Diatonic Accordion
Throughout the day from 9:AM till 4:00 PM, there will be performances as well as an accordion market where anyone who has an instrument they would like to display for sale may do so. Call Stanley Darrow 856-854-6628 to make arrangements. This must be pre-arranged, as there is only room for 20 – 25 accordions in the Accordion Mart.
This event is open to the public and FREE of CHARGE
A Free Will offering is graciously accepted and will be placed in the ACME SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
FOR MORE INFORMATION – please call – 856-854-6628 Joanna Darrow.