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Presidents Welcome

   
Sonja Palinich, NZAA President Welcome to the official website of the New Zealand Accordion Association (Inc).

We hope you will enjoy our site, find it informative and that you will be encouraged to attend events and make new friends amongst our members.

We welcome new members and welcome participation in our competitions, examinations, social events and concerts and we invite you to look at the membership benefits and join us.

Sonja Palinich
President

2018 South Pacific and New Zealand Championships and Festival

Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June 2018

The 2018 Prospectus with rules and entry information is now released.
Download separate entry form: 2018entry.pdf
 

2017 South Pacific and New Zealand Championships and Festival

Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th June 2017

Venue: Raye Freedman Arts Centre,
Epsom Girls Grammar School,
Silver Road (off Gillies Ave),
Epsom, Auckland 1023.

Schedule of Competitions

Door Prices:
Weekend Pass: $30 Adult, $15 Child, $22 Seniors.
Session Pass: $10 Adults, $5 Child, $8 Seniors.
Sunday Finale Concert: $15 Adult, $8 Child, $10 Seniors.

Sunday Dinner: $50 Adult, $25 Child under 10. Tickets for Dinner must be prepurchased at event.

Download 2017 Poster

Finale Concert Sunday at 2:30 pm features:

- Guest Artist: Jiacheng Xue(China)

fresh from winning 2nd place Entertainment category at the 2017 Klingenthal International Competition, Germany.
- South Pacific Champion Winners
- New Zealand Champion Winners
- Auckland Accordion Symphonietta


The Prospectus (Rules and Regulations and entry form) for the 2017 South Pacific Accordion Championships & Festival, to be held in Auckland on Saturday 3rd June and Sunday 4th June 2017, are online at: 2017 NZ Prospectus

Download separate entry form: 2017entry.pdf

The rules for the international categories closely follow the rules of the Coupe Mondiale. The South Pacific international concert music category has exactly the same rules as the Coupe Mondiale Masters category and the South Pacific entertainment category has exactly the same rules as the Coupe Mondiale Virtuoso Entertainment category.

NZAA Daily Reports
2017 Daily Report & Results with pictures, video and results are online at the end of each day.


Raye Freedman Centre, Epsom, Auckland
Superb Raye Freedman Arts Center


2nd Rhapsody for Accordion and Orchestra by Gary Daverne was recorded at the Takapuna War Memorial Hall, North Shore, Auckland, New Zealand, 11th December 2016.

Foundation North logoThis was a New Zealand Accordion Association (NZAA) project and the work was commissioned by a grant from Foundation North Trust. Published on Dec 19, 2016.

Soloist Grayson Masefield performs with the North Shore Accordion Ensemble conducted by Lionel Reekie.
Ensemble players left to right: Lian Jones, Campbell Bettridge, Alanah Jones, Jenna Murray, Kristina Roper, Stephanie Panzic, Catrina Lin, Alexandra Reekie.


NZAA Merit Award Presentation to Prof. Li Cong (China)


More pictures and information at: MeritAward



NZAA Daily Reports
2016 Daily Report & Results with pictures, video and results are online at the end of each day.

  Future South Pacific Accordion Championships Dates:
Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June 2018
Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd June 2019

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