Friday, May 3, 2013


Do you want to play music with other accordionists?

• Are you interested in playing familiar tunes?

• Is it difficult to make a long-term commitment to participate with an established group?

If you answered Yes to any or all of these questions, you’re a likely candidate to attend the first SF Bay area Accordion Orchestra Project held in San Mateo. Rehearsals will be held on the following dates from 10 AM until approx. 2:30 PM (with breaks),

The Project will be directed by Richard Yaus, the leading force behind the successful accordion ensemble AbsolutAccord. The goal is to bring accordionists together to create a one-of-a-kind orchestra experience that will conclude with a performance at the San Francisco Accordion Club on July 21st, 2013.

For details and more information, please view an Invitation to the Project.

To register, please print and complete the Accordion Orchestra Project Registration Form and mail or email it as directed on the form!

Monday, February 11, 2013

Classical Accordionist Paul Chamberlain comes to the Bay Area!

Classical Accordionist Paul Chamberlain, from Scotland, will be performing several concerts around the Bay Area.

21st February  - Santa Cruz Public Library, CA. – (12.10PM)

24th February - St. Mary’s Cathedral, San Francisco, CA. – Solo Recital (3.30pm)

28th February - Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA. – Evening Concert. (6.30pm) This concert will feature a live scoring to a projection of 3 Pink Panther cartoons of Paul’s own composition in  honour of the Pink Panther’s 50th Birthday.

2nd March - Seventh Avenue Concerts, San Francisco, CA. – Solo Recital (7.30pm)

Mr. Chamberlain will perform a selection of music featuring transcriptions of pieces by Bach, Weber and Scarlatti along with original works for accordion.

The former UK Virtuoso Champion promises an exciting performance with the opportunity to hear the accordion as never before! One of the first classical accordionists to graduate from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Paul is a highly accomplished player appearing at many music festivals across the world.

Learn more about Mr. Chamberlain at his website: