Membership Information

AN ORGANIZATION OF ACCORDION ENTHUSIASTS:

Professionals, Teachers, Students and Hobbyists

The AAA offers several types of memberships: Professional Membership (Full Membership), Certified Teacher Membership (Exam Required), Associate Membership, Affiliated Organization Membership, and Student Membership. International Members of the AAA will receive newsletters, forms and other information in electronic form.

PROFESSIONAL Membership (Full Membership) is offered to individuals who work with the accordion in a professional capacity such as performers, teachers, manufacturers, publishers and composers. Professional (Full) Members receive bi-monthly Newsletters, special discounts for AAA Events, opportunities to participate in workshops and events sponsored by the AAA, attend Open Meetings, and network with accordionists from around the world, including today's artists. The annual fee for a Professional Membership is $65 USD.

CERTIFIED TEACHER Membership (Exam Required) offers all the benefits of the Professional Membership. Additionally, Professional Members who are teaching the accordion may apply for certification by taking the Certification Examination (contact Rita Davidson Barnea, AAA Secretary at ritabelll@aol.com for more information). The annual fee for a Certified Teacher Membership is $65 USD.

ASSOCIATE Membership is offered to individuals who are interested in supporting and attending accordion events. Associate Members receive bi-monthly Newsletters, opportunities to participate in workshops and events sponsored by the AAA, attend Open Meetings, and network with accordionists from around the world, including today's artists. The annual fee for an Associate Membership is $35 USD.

AFFILIATED ORGANIZATION Membership offers local or regional clubs and organizations to take part in AAA's national and international coverage. Your group will be listed on the AAA's Affiliations Page as an Affiliated Organization. Your organization will benefit from being part of the AAA's network, while at the same time helping support the accordion programs and activities sponsored by the AAA. Contact Rita Davidson Barnea, AAA Secretary at ritabelll@aol.com for more information.

STUDENT Membership is offered to high school and college students. Students receive bi-monthly Newsletters, special discounts for AAA Events, opportunities to participate in workshops and events sponsored by the AAA, attend Open Meetings, and network with accordionists from around the world, including today's artists. The annual fee for a Student Membership is $20 USD.

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Upcoming Events

Sunday Afternoon Accordion Celebration! Sunday, September 10, 2023 - 12:00 noon Famee Furlane Club: 2008 127th Street, College Point, NY 11356. Details at: Breaking News


2023 AAA 85th Anniversary Festival Daily Reports

July 12-16, 2023
Marriott Philadelphia West
Conshohocken, PA 19428

2023 AAA Color Journal (47 pages)
Wednesday July 12, Daily Report
Thursday July 13, Daily Report
Friday July 14, Daily Report
Saturday July 15, Daily Report
Sunday July 16, Daily Report


AAA History Articles

Historical Articles about the AAA by AAA Historian Joan Grauman


Music Commissions

Original works commissioned by the AAA since 1957

Download Composer's Guide to the Piano Accordion

AAA Newsletters

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