Leavenworth International Accordion Celebration

Friday, Jun 18, 2021 at 8:30am

Various Venues in Leavenworth
Leavenworth, WA 98826

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Schedule of Events

8:45am: Festhalle opens
10:00-Noon: Competition: Judges: Kevin Solecki, Richard Noel Variety (V-l) and Artistry: Accordion Artistry Performance 18 & over (AA-1)
1:30-4:00pm: Competition: Judges: Kevin Solecki, Emmanuel Gasser Duets (AD-O), Diatonic (DI-O), Bands (BA-O)
4:30 pm: Auditorium closed for concert preparation-sound check
6:00 pm: Auditorium open for seating
6:30 pm: Welcome
6:45-7:30pm: Concert featuring Barry Smith (Local star)
7:45-8:40pm: Concert featuring Bonnie Birch and Fortissimo! (finally Italian)
9:00-10:00pm: Music and Dancing Zydeco Lowdown (you can't sit still)
Location: Festhalle

8:30am: Grange opens at Grange
9:30-10:45am: Evaluation: all levels at Grange/Lower
10:00-11:00am: Workshop with Creosote Preparing for a Competition; "Knowing a Tune" at Grange/Upper
11:30-12:30pm: Workshop with Emmanuel Gasser Swiss Folkloric Music at Grange/Upper
1:00-2:00pm: Workshop with Cooksie Kramer & Northwest Accordionaires Playing with an Accordion Orchestra at Grange/Upper
2:15-4:15 pm: Free Concert in Grange (see details below) at Grange/Upper
1:30-3:30pm: Free Accordion lessons by The Northwest Accordion Society at Grange/Lower
4:30-5:30 pm: Workshop with Richard Noel The Amazing Versatility of the Bugari and Roland Digital Accordions at Grange/Upper

Grange Concert Summary:
2:15 - 2:45 Northwest Accordionaires Band
2:50 - 3:35 Kory Tideman and Max Kyllonen

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