Encore Performance/Viewing of 2021 AAA Lifetime Achievement Award for Linda Soley Reed

Linda Soley Reed and Manny BobenreithPicture right: Linda Soley Reed and Lifetime Achievement emcee Manny Bobenrieth at the 2010 AAA Festival.

Did you miss the program for Linda Soley Reed originally held on May 23? We have good news for you!

An encore performance/viewing will take place on Monday, July 19 at 7:00 pm EST via the Zoom Platform. You must register no later than July 12 so we can add you to the attendee list and send you the link to the event.

There will be a tax deductible registration fee of $25 to attend the event. To register, click on the link to the AAA Store and purchase an "EVENT TICKET". You will receive a confirmation email and a link for Zoom prior to the July 19 event.

All those who registered previously will automatically be sent the link to the encore event.

Please be advised that this will be the last opportunity for you to see this wonderful tribute to Linda!

Linda Soley Reed to receive the 2021 AAA Lifetime Achievement Award

Linda Soley ReedBy Joan Grauman

Please mark your calendars and plan to join us as the American Accordionists' Association (AAA) honors our 2021 AAA Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, Linda Soley Reed, on May 23 at 3 pm, EST. Educator, performer, conductor, former AAA President, adjudicator and active AAA Board member for decades, Linda's extraordinary achievements will be celebrated in style!

This virtual presentation will feature a slideshow, videos, and performances by Frank Busso, Sr., Joe Cerrito, Don Gerundo, Guy Klucevsek, Dan Mastroiani, Eddie Monteiro, Alexander Poeluev, Mario Tacca, Mary Tokarski, Frank Toscano, and the world premiere of a piece composed for Linda by Dr. Robert Young McMahan.

There will be a tax deductible registration fee of $25 to attend the event. Please click on the link to the AAA Store to purchase an "EVENT TICKET". You will receive a confirmation email and a link for Zoom prior to the May 23 event.

Hope to see you there!!


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