Music and your brain

Music and your brain You probably have heard many medical specialists, and even non-medical folks, expound about the benefits of music to your well-being, and particularly to your brain function.  There have been many studies done that suggest strong benefits of learning and playing music not only for your own brain performance, but

Vancouver Christmas Market

Vancouver Christmas Market 2014 The Victoria Accordion Club band performed at the prestigious and lively Vancouver Christmas Market on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 2 pm to 4 pm.  The market is held each year in the heart of Vancouver at the Queen Elizabeth Plaza on Hamilton Street, and draws thousands

Food Bank Fundraiser – Sidney

Food bank fundraiser - Sidney - Oct 31, 2014 A fun event, with lots of toe-tapping music -- that's the description being heard from the attendees after the fund raiser for the food bank in Sidney at the Peace Lutheran Church. The Victoria Accordion Club (VAC) band put on a one hour

Boomer’s Bash!!

  All you boomers out there … you dug out your flared poodle skirts, and guys slicked your hair into your ducktail, and the leather jackets came out and what a time we had !!  It was a 50s-60s dance party!!!   We had great 60s music, and the good times rolled! It was Saturday, July 19,

Victoria Accordion Festival July 2014

8th annual Victoria International Accordion Festival - July 18-20, 2014 The annual Victoria accordion festival was very successful.  It was held on Friday, July 18 through to Sunday July 20th.  The BC Accordion Society (  organized and hosted the festival with support from the Victoria Accordion Club. The competition for soloists was held

World Accordion Day

World Accordion Day - May 6, 2014 **Celebration and Concert** Prepare to be "wowed" by the music, the performers, and the skill shown in generating beautiful sounds from the rapturous, melodic accordion.  Performers from the community, including the Victoria Accordion Club and the BC Accordion Orchestra will enthral you will beautiful songs

Great music at club meetings

Great music at jam sessions after the meeting and band practice Our last few meetings, always on the first Sunday of each month,  have been terrific.  Some great music from our members, and even from some young players who are students of well-known classical accordionist, Jelena Milojevic.   What a treat to