Only the professional accordionists are named.
Mario Tacca spoke remembering fondly the personality and skills of Eugene Ettore and the Ettore compositions he performed at major competitions with great success.
The Westmont Accordion Club has been playing music together for over 50 years. A very nice achievement.
Grayson Masefield wow'd the audience and everyone leapt to their feet with extended applause to conclude the Luncheon Concert.
Workshop titled Past Present and Future by Frank Busso Sr. was a history delight with lively anecdotes, fun history and some serious thoughts for the future.
A workshop with Grayson is fun and serious learning too. Note all facial expressions of Grayson in the following photos.
Next event was the Gala Concert featuring the Accordions Pops Orchestra, former AAA Champion Mario Tacca and multi World Champion Grayson Masefield.
Grayson Masefield took the stage with a program that went from Baroque, to original accordion works.
A terrific applause and standing ovation thanked Grayson Masefield for his beautiful and exciting music.
Joey Miskulin is the professionals professional with his huge performing experience and musical ability.
2023 AAA 85th Anniversary Festival Daily Reports
July 12-16, 2023
2023 AAA Color Journal (47 pages)
Gala Banquet & Lifetime Achievement Award Program (20 pages)
Gala Banquet Concert Poster
Gala Concert Poster
Gala Concert Program
Luncheon Concert Poster
Luncheon Concert Program
Pasta Night Poster
Pasta Night Entertainment Program
Festival Journal advertiser
AAA Open MeetingJuly 16, 2023