Past Presidents




2023-present
Frank Busso Jr.

2019-22
Dr. Joseph A. Ciccone

2015-18
Mary K. Tokarski

2005-14
Linda Soley Reed

2001-04
Dr. Carmelo Pino

1995-2000
Faithe Deffner

1992-94
Frank Busso

1989-91
Carmen Carrozza

1987-88
Anthony Ettore

1985-86
Faithe Deffner

1982-84
Addie Cere

1981
Frank Busso

1979-80
Maddalena Belfiore

1977-78
Carmen Carrozza

1975-76
Maddalena Belfiore

1973-74
Elsie M. Bennett

1971-72
Maddalena Belfiore

1969-70
Charles Magnante

1967-68
Joseph Biviano

1965-66
Carmen Carrozza

1963-64
Eugene Ettore

1961-62
Joseph Biviano

1959-60
Pietro Deiro Jr.

1957-58
Louis Iorio

1955-56
Charles Magnante

1953-54
Eugene Ettore

1952
Pietro Diero, Jr.

1950-51
Charles Magnante

1948-49
Joseph Biviano

1946-47
Eugene Ettore

1942-45
Joseph Biviano

1940-41
Charles Magnante

1938-39
Pietro Deiro, Sr.

Upcoming Events

2024 AAA 86th Festival, July 12-14, 2024 West Conshohocken, PA in the Philadelphia Area
Registration and Hotel Information, Competition rules, entry forms online.

Carrozza Scholarship Fundraiser, September 15, 2024 Famee Furlane Club, NY.

2024 Elsie M. Bennett Accordion Composition Competition. Information and entry: Entry closing date, May 12, 2024.


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 Morse


Music Commissions

Original works commissioned by the AAA since 1957

Recent articles:
Four Commissioned Works for Intermediate Level

Paul Creston: Embryo Suite

Download Composer's Guide to the Piano Accordion

AAA Newsletters

Latest newsletters are now online.

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