JULY 26 - 28, 2013
Master Class and Concert
Series - The Seminars
The Accordion is 3D
Tenri Cultural Institute
43A W13th Street, NYC
August 14-18, 2013
75th Anniversary Celebration
The New Yorker Hotel
481 Eighth Avenue at 34th Street
New York, NY 10001
2013 Competition Rules
2013 Entry Form
2013 Jr. Festival Orchestra
2013 Journal Advertising
2013 Festival Event Packages
2013 Tentative Schedule
For hotel reservations at The New Yorker, call: 1-800-764-4680 between 8-5 EST for best results. To assist with proper festival identification, please mention the American Accordionists' Association as opposed to AAA. Reduced room rates are available for $179 per night.
Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013
AAA Board Meeting
69 MacDougal Street
New York, NY
FROM THE PRESIDENT
The 75th Anniversary Celebration of the American Accordionists' Association begins on Wednesday! We look forward to meeting you and we hope you enjoy the activities we have planned.
You will find the following information helpful. An updated schedule, workshop topics and exhibitor information is attached for your convenience. Any changes will be posted at the AAA Registration Desk on the 3rd floor of the New Yorker Hotel. AAA2013Handout
REGISTRATION – Everyone must register. Your $35 registration fee includes a copy of the 75th Anniversary Journal, admission to the Exhibits, Workshops and Competitions, music for the Youth Involvement Jazz Ensemble, Junior Festival Orchestra and the 75th Anniversary Festival Orchestra as well as the Awards Concert on Saturday afternoon. Family registrations are available to contestants and their families.
If you have pre-registered, your tickets, badges and program(s) can be picked up at the AAA Registration Desk on the 3rd floor of the New Yorker Hotel. Additional registrations and tickets can be purchased (if available) at that time. There are limited reservations available for the Luncheon Concert (Friday) and the 75th Anniversary Banquet (Saturday) on a first come, first served basis.
BRYANT PARK – bus transportation will be provided for all performers. YOU MUST SIGN UP AT THE REGISTRATION DESK FOR THE BUS. TIME YOU SELECT. Bus transportation will be available to guests at a cost of $10 per person round trip depending on availability.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK performance is at 7:00 pm at the Fountain at Bryant Park. If you are arriving on your own, you should try to be there by 6:45 pm. Attached is the lead sheet and accompaniment, together with an Mp3 recording with timing and directions. We may be asked to play the selection twice.
NYNY Accordion page 1
NYNY – Accordion page 2
PARKING: The New Yorker Hotel has an agreement with Central Parking, located on 33rd Street between 7th and 8th avenues to offer our guests discounted rates. They are as follows:
Sedan Sized Vehicle or smaller $35 for overnight access (no in/out privileges).
SUV Sized Vehicles $43 for overnight parking (no in/out privileges)
8-hour Day Parking $20 flat rate
LOADING DOCK: Exhibitors and groups with large amounts of instruments and/or equipment, must use the loading dock on 35th street between 8th and 9th avenue. If they try to bring items through the lobby they will be turned away!