Future Conventions at the Hyatt-Regency in Richardson, TX:
March 14-17, 2018
March 7- 9, 2019
The accordion is our "Musical Instrument of Choice."
The National Accordion Association (Association) is a group of accordionists who love to play our accordions and continually communicate with each other. The Association is member-driven and conducts an exciting convention every year. The term "member-driven" indicates that the Board listens and reacts to member requests and suggestions.
Dark colors are headings. Light blue colors are Links.
Annual Band Camp
Multiple Training Sessions
15 Minutes of Fame
Thursday: Band Camp and "Champions"
Friday: Small Groups and Folk Dance Music
Saturday: Annual Accordion Concert
2016 Convention Review
Suggestions for the Next Year
2016 Conventioneers Returning in 2017
The following is a random selection of 2016 pictures that conventioneers sent to the Association using the annual post-convention review survey.
Be sure to visit the Gallery for more pictures. After attending the 2017 convention, send your cell phone photos while completing the 2017 convention review survey!
Join the National Accordion Association
Join our wonderful association today. The Association has much to offer, but not as much as you have to offer to us. Join the Association Today!
Notice to Readers! Definitions and Explanation:
Responsive Website: This website is viewable on Smart Phone, iPads, Desktops, and Mac computers. The viewer makes the final adjustments on the viewing surface of choice.
HUB -The NAA is establishing a database of National Accordion Teachers and other National activities, the term "HUB" is used as a short reference to these databases.
Web Design President Norman Seaton enrolled in a beginning level web design course to learn how to use modern web coding techniques. This website is the result of that training. Norman will be improving this website over the next three months, including the "jumping" pictures in the rotating carousel. Send additional suggestions to Norman at NatlAccordion@sbcglobal.net
Officers and Board Members
Norman Seaton (214-938-5984)
Nick Ballarini (972-247-5000)
Rebecca Ratliff (214-605-0997)
Sharon Seaton (214-403-6738)
Nancy Bernstein (214-750-7380)
Get in Touch with your Association
National Accordion Association, Inc.
605 FM 740 North
NatlAccordion@sbcglobal.net (214) 938-5984 (President's cell phone)
Area and Specialized Advisors
Dr. Ian Fries (Digital)
Charly Crittenden (Arkansas)
Dick Albreski (Oklahoma)
Shelia Lee (Teachers/Web)
Debra Peters (Central Texas)
Arlyn Visentin (Houston area)
Nancy Kaye (Fort Worth/NW USA)