Accordion for Kids
Accordion for Kids, USA is a no cost introductory program that is an opportunity for boys and girls 8-12 to test their interest in playing the accordion, and it’s free!
Yes, for six weeks, without charge, each student participant will be lent a 12-bass accordion, DVD or VHS of the ABC Accordion Video Course for Beginners©, music stand, and music course booklet. A modest deposit on the loaned items will be required.
With individual, group, and programmed instruction, the child will enjoy a positive musical experience. Following a culminating recital and awards ceremony, the teacher will schedule an appointment with parent/guardian to discuss student’s progress and interest in continuing instruction or returning loaned items. There is no obligation, just a great opportunity.
Contact Dale Wise at 540-854-5209 for further information.
Community Service Outreach
One of the Accordion Renaissance community service outreach programs is providing accordion lessons and entertainment to our wounded warriors. A pilot program was established at Fort Eustis, Virginia in 2015.
For further information contact Jim Rice: 757-880-3308.
Currently there are three Virginia accordion clubs which support the non profit organization. Club names, locations and presidents with contact information are listed below:
Accordion Lovers of Virginia, Virginia Beach, Tip Ciotti:757-460-4512
Accordion Revolution, Williamsburg, Jim Rice: 757-880-3308
Richmond Virginia Accordion Club, Al Mermelstein: 804-647-5338