**Welcome to the Victoria Accordion Club**

 

 

We are based in Victoria, British Columbia Canada.  Our aim is to enjoy the accordion, the music of accordions, and the people who create it.

Please visit our website for information on our activities, past, present or planned.  Just click on the heading tabs in the menu bar to learn more, or to contact us. 

For the latest news or update on activities, click on the headings in the top menu bar.  For samples of our band performances, click on the heading “Club Events, Activities, Performances”.

 

Keep updated on our activities — visit our FaceBook site!

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St. Cecilia Day – the day of music celebration November 23, 2019

Celebrate the power and wonder of music at the annual St. Cecilia Day celebration at the stunning Christchurch Cathedral in Victoria, one of most inspiring and beautiful venues on Vancouver Island.

Our accordion band is honoured to be performing once again among highly talented musicians.

Performances begin at 9 am and continue throughout the day.  Our accordion band performs at 1:30 pm.   

For details, click this link: Christchurch Cathedral website 

Please come and enjoy.

 Upcoming performances

For our 2019 performance year, we have a number of formal events scheduled.  Some events are ticketed, some are by donation, and others are free.  All events are at Sidney’s Shoal Centre on Resthaven Drive unless noted differently.

 

Upcoming Events:

– November 23 – 1:30 pm – St. Cecilia Day celebration; Christchurch Cathedral, Victoria

– November 28 – 12 noon – luncheon performance; Church Of Our Lord, 626 Blanshard, Victoria

 

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Accordions “so hot”

click here for article on accordion’s popularity in today’s “anything-goes” music industry

The “fresh face” of the accordion

Hear a CBC documentary on the reviving respect of the accordion.

Click here

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See samples of our past performances

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Music and your brain — the benefits of playing an instrument — (click here)

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Join us!

Come visit us at our monthly jam session on the 3rd Sunday of each month.  (**except on statutory holidays). 

We meet at the Sidney Shoal Centre, 10030 Resthaven Drive, Sidney, BC (see website).  Bring your accordion if you play it, or just yourselves if you don’t!  Our jam session starts about 2:30 pm.  Guest performers welcome; just let us know so we can schedule you in. Usually 3 songs or 10 minutes per player, so everyone gets a chance to play.   A lot of fun and great music.  See you there.

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