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2019 Convention Daily Schedule
March 6 - 9, 2019

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2019 Youth Activities: (Saturday)
The "Youth Center" is located in the Bluebonnet Room (Second Floor)

(Link) 2019 Music Packet
(Link) Printable Daily Schedule
(Link) Digital Technology Handouts


2019 Daily Schedule for Wednesday and Thursday


Main Ballroom: Acoustic & Group Training Sessions

Norman Seaton Tom Jordon Norman Seaton and Tom Jordan
Wednesday: (March 6)
  6:30 pm. Orchestra Warm-up EZ arrangements Lionel Reekie
  8:15 pm. Fun Band Practice Dick Albreski
  9:45 pm. Symphonic Orchestra Lionel Reekie

Thursday: (March 7)
  8:00 am. Breakfast Buffet Restaurant
  9:00 am. Symphony Orchestra Lionel Reekie
10:30 am. Fun Band Dick Albreski
12:00 pm. Scheduled Players Restaurant
  1:30 pm. Becoming an "Extreme" Accordionist Panel Discussion
  2:30 pm. Fun Band Dick Albreski
  4:00 pm. Playing in a Dance Band Shelia Lee
  5:30 pm. Scheduled Players Restaurant
  7:30 pm. Band Camp Concert and Circle of Champions
              Dick Albreski (Director) Jessica Faltot (MC)
10:00 pm. NAA Dance Band Practice: Dir. Shelia Lee

Salon B: Thursday Activities
  9:00 am. Bee-bob Jazz Gabe Rodriquez
 11:00 am. Seaton's Musical Circle Sharon Seaton
 10:00 pm. Jam Session Arkansas Accordion Association

Salon C: 15-minutes of Fame Host: Arlyn and Tom Visentin
From 9:00 am. until 5:00 pm. Daily (Talk to Arlyn)
Longhorn Ballroom III/IV: Digital/Acoustic Training Center

Markus Sabina Baggio Markus and Sabine Baggio Wednesday: (March 6)
  6:30 pm. Welcome Session
  7:00 pm. Digital Performance
  9:00 pm. Jam Session/Open mike Markus/Sabine

Thursday: (March 7)
  8:00 am. Breakfast Buffet Restaurant
  9:00 am. Sets, Programs, & Approach Ron, Joe, Markus, Michael
10:00 am. Applied Digital Orchestration Joe Natoli
11:00 am. Jazz Block Chords Improvisation Jerry Cigler
12:00 pm. Scheduled Players Restaurant
  1:30 pm. Manipulate Tones with Bellows & Foot Pedals Bill Palmer
  2:30 pm. Orchestrating A New Solo Gordon Kohl
  3:30 pm. Midi Accordions or Roland V-Accordion Mike Middleton
  4:30 pm. Creating an Idea Accordion Using Editor Michael Soloway
  5:30 pm. Scheduled Players Restaurant:
 10:00 pm. Jam Session After Concerts Markus/Sabine








2019 Daily Schedule for Friday


Main Ballroom: Acoustic and Group Training Sessions

Norman Seaton - Cowboy Tom Jordan Norman Seaton / Tom Jordan
Friday: (March 9)
  8:00 am. Breakfast Buffet Restaurant
  9:00 am. Tex-Mex Improv Debra Peters
10:00 am. Connecting with Audiences Gail Campanella
11:00 am. Symphonic Orchestra Lionel Reekie
12:00 pm. Scheduled Players Restaurant
  1:30 pm. Playing in a Dance Band Shelia Lee
  2:30 pm. I Love Playing the Accordion, So Can You! Jane Christison
  3:30 pm. Getting to Know Lionel Reekie Lionel Reekie
  4:30 pm. Accordion in Contra Bands Evelyn Tiffany-Castiglioni
  5:30 pm. Scheduled Players Restaurant
  7:30 pm. Dance Party (Nancy in the Ballroom)

Salon B: Friday Activities
10:00 am. Moschino Free Bass Accordions George Secor
11:00 am. Harmony Jamie Maschler
  1:30 pm. Playing Polkas: Greg Klugiewicz / Dick Albreski
  2:30 pm. Adding Sparkle to Single Chord: Gordon Kohl
  3:30 pm. Articulation and Bellows Control Gordon Kohl
  4:30 pm. Playing with a Dance Band (final practice)
10:00 pm. Jam Sessions Host: Arkansas Accordion Association

Salon C: All day 15-minutes of Fame with Mom
Longhorn Ballroom III/IV: Digital and Acoustic Training Center

Markus image Sabine imageMarkus and Sabine Baggio
Friday: (March 8)
  8:00 am. Breakfast Buffet Restaurant
  9:00 am. Creating the Ultimate One-Person Band Nick Ballarini
10:00 am. BK7m Arranger (Tips/Tricks) Markus Baggio
11:00 am. Breaking The Ice Markus plus 3 conventioneers
12:00 pm. Scheduled Players Restaurant
  1:30 pm. Fake Books: Tips, Embellish, Improv & Create Paul Betken
  2:30 pm. Learning the Blues (acoustic/MIDI) Michael Soloway
  3:30 pm. Digital Sheet Music Joe Natoli/Markus Baggio
  4:30 pm. Improv, Style Variety & Musical Genres Cory Pesaturo
  5:30 pm. Scheduled Players Restaurant
  7:30 pm. MIDI/Acoustic Accordion Concert
10:00 pm. Jam Session/Open Mike Host: Markus/Sabine










2019 Daily Schedule for Saturday


Main Ballroom: Acoustic and Group Training Sessions

Norman Seaton Tom Jordan Norman Seaton / Tom Jordan Saturday: (March 9)
  8:00 am. Breakfast Buffet Restaurant:
  9:00 am. Linear Improv-Accordion Pick Up Line Gabe Hall-Rodriques
10:00 am. Play and Sing Jim Rommel
11:00 am. Symphonic Orchestra Lionel Reekie
12:00 pm. Scheduled Players Restaurant
  1:00 pm. NAA Youth Show 1:00-2:20 Dir. Richard Albreski
  2:30 pm. Teaching Music with Passion! Elena Fainshtein
  3:30 pm. Concert: Musical Expressions Show Elena Fainshtein
  4:20 pm. Ballroom Closed for Banquet setup
  5:30 pm. Banquet with Scheduled Performers
  6:45 pm. Hallway "Flash Mob"& Photo Op Debra Peters and Friends
  7:30 pm. Formal Concert
10:00 pm. Jam Session Host: Arkansas Accordion Association

Salon B: Saturday Acuities (Ballroom closes at 4:20 for Banquet)
10:00 am, New Teaching Techniques Mary Wright
11:00 am. Changing Key Signatures Mike Borelli & Roland Paquette
  2:30 pm. Seaton Musical Circle Sharon Seaton
  3:30 pm. Non-Oom-Pah + Improvisation Dr. Ed Casper

Salon C: 15-minutes of Fame All day (almost)
2:30 pm. Playing by Ear Tom Visentin

Sunday:
Time to say "good bye" for another year.
Longhorn Ballroom III/IV: Digital and Acoustic Training Center

Markus Sabine Markus and Sabine Baggio
Saturday: (March 9)
  8:00 am. Breakfast Buffet Restaurant
  9:00 am. Backing Tracks Ron Uhlenhopp
10:00 am. Harmonizing the American Songbook Eddie Monteiro
11:00 am. Chances of the Digital Accordion Matthias Matzke
12:00 pm. Scheduled Players Restaurant
  1:30 pm. Improvisation, Styles, and Musical Genres Cory Pesaturo
  2:30 pm. Enhance Acoustic Music with MIDI Mike Middleton
  3:30 pm. Ketron Sound Module Larry Nickel
  4:30 pm. Closed
  5:30 pm. Closed for Banquet
Closed for Photo Op
Closed for Concert
10:00 pm. Jam Session/Open Mike After Concert: Baggio Duo










Sunday:
Time to say "good bye" for another year.


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