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Daily Reports: AAA 80th Anniversary Festival

Welcome to the American Accordionists’ Association (AAA) website. Here you will find information about the oldest accordion association in the United States, which is celebrating its 80th anniversary this 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!

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 81st 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

U.S. Army Accordionist SGM Manny Bobenrieth Retires

Joey Miskulin to receive the AAA Lifetime Achievement Award

Upcoming Events

AAA Festival 2019

July 17-21, 2019
Valley Forge Casino Resort (Radisson Hotel)
1160 First Avenue
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Information online

Elsie M. Bennett Composition Competition

2019 information coming soon at Bennett Competition Events Page.


AAA Open Meeting

July 21, 2019 (Sunday breakfast at 2019 Festival).

Further information


2019 AAA Master Class and Concert Series

William Schimmel, Moderator and Curator, July 26 27 and 28, 2019, Tenri Cultural Institute, NY 10011.


AAA Newsletters

Previous newsletters are now online.