Welcome

Welcome to the American Accordionists’ Association (AAA) website. Here you will find information about the oldest accordion association in the United States, which celebrated its 80th anniversary last year! The website is divided into several sections:

About – includes a brief mission statement, message from the President, names of the AAA Board members, AAA affiliations, and a link for contacting the AAA.

Events – includes links to future events, including the upcoming AAA Festival, Master Class & Concert Series, Coupe Mondiale Qualification, Elsie M. Bennett Composition Competition, and Carmen Carrozza Memorial Competition.

Publications – includes breaking news, current and previous newsletters, YouTube videos, link to AAA’s Facebook page, and links to other national and international publications.

Membership – includes general membership information, membership application, and a link for contacting the AAA.

History – includes information about past presidents, champions, music commissions and events, as well as more detailed archival information.

Search – this link will enable you to search the AAA website using keywords.

We hope you enjoy navigating around the website, and we hope to see you at one of our upcoming events!

Click the red link below to view the 2018 AAA Festival Daily Reports pictures and videos.

Daily Reports: AAA 80th Anniversary Festival

From the President

Welcome and thank you for visiting our web-site.

Our gifted and extremely talented Board Members work tirelessly ensuring the continuing success of this unique organization. The American Accordionists’ Association will be celebrating it’s 82nd Anniversary, this year; so, don’t wait.

Become a member now and be a part of our up and coming events. We hope that you will benefit as an active associate and support the oldest Accordion Association in the United States.

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Breaking News

AAA Newsletters - latest newsletters available online.

Louis F Coppola Passed Away - April 20, 2020. The Accordion World Has Lost One of its Finest. Further information

Historical Articles about the AAA by AAA Historian Joan Grauman

Upcoming Events

AAA Festival 2020 Canceled


2020 AAA Master Class & Concert Series

William Schimmel, Moderator and Curator
July 31 and August 1, 2, 2020
Now On-line Lectures and Concerts. For the first time .... Presented online!!

Further Information


2020 Carrozza Scholarship Fundraiser Canceled

September 13, 2020

Further Information


AAA Festival 2021

July 14-18, 2021
Marriott Philadelphia West
111 Crawford Avenue
Conshohocken, PA 19428

AAA Newsletters

Previous newsletters are now online.