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

Carmen Carrozza Memorial Award Competition

Joey Miskulin to receive the AAA Lifetime Achievement Award

Upcoming Events

AAA Festival 2020

July 8-12, 2020
Holiday Inn & Suites
625 First Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Elsie M. Bennett Composition Competition

2020 information coming soon at Bennett Competition Events Page.


AAA Open Meeting

July 12, 2020 (Sunday breakfast at 2020 Festival).

Further information


2020 AAA Master Class & Concert Series

William Schimmel, Moderator and Curator
Tenri Cultural Institute
New York, NY 10011
Information coming soon.


AAA Newsletters

Previous newsletters are now online.