With the holidays long past us now, I'm excited to announce that we have some fantastic programs planned for the next several months! Mark your calendars for March 31, April 28 and June 8!
March 31: Accordion Stories From The Heart
Mr. Paul Ramunni, founder of the privately-operated New England Accordion Connection & Museum Company in Canaan, CT, will share stories from his new book, perform several accordion songs, and answer questions from attendees. Books will be available for purchase along with the author’s autograph before and after the mini-concert.
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM,
Place: Waverly Tavern, 286 Maple Ave., Cheshire, CT
Cost: $5.00 CAA Members, General Public, $10.00, Under 16, FREE
April 28: Remembering A Legend: Charles Magnante
The Connecticut Accordion Association and the American Accordionists’ Association join to honor one of the greatest accordion artists of all time. A visual presentation along with solo performances of Charles’ Magnante’s works by seasoned accordion artists as well as young talent will grace this program. Members of the Magnante family will be honored guests. A dessert buffet will follow the formal program. RSVP Required: Call 203-272-1202 by Friday, April 26
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Place: Waverly Tavern, 286 Maple Ave.,Cheshire, CT
June 8: Home... Celebrating American Composers
The Connecticut Accordion Association Orchestra, conducted by Peter Peluso, and the Plainville Choral Society will perform songs by famous American Composers. Celebrate “our home” with this full accordion orchestra, a fantastic choral group and solo performances by some of the finest senior and new, young accordion artists in the United States.
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Place: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 355 Camp St., Bristol, CT 06010