Enthusiasts from Around the World
to join the World Accordion Orchestra III.
Enjoy participating in a fun, high quality musical event.
Following the very successful inaugural World Accordion Orchestra
debut performance at the Coupe Mondiale 2007 under the Musical Direction
of Joan Sommers, and the CIA World Accordion Orchestra II in Scotland
in 2008, we are delighted to announce that the 'CIA World Accordion
Orchestra III' is to be held during the 2009 Coupe Mondiale with
the performance at the Finale Concert in the famed Bruce Mason Center.
We would like to welcome you to this exciting international accordion
event and encourage your participation in this historic 'World Accordion
The members of the 'CIA World Accordion Orchestra III' will again
include musicians from many different countries some of whom
are members of organized accordion orchestras invited to perform
during the schedule of the Coupe Mondiale. Other members are invited
professional individuals from throughout the world. Many of these
players hold offices in the Confédération Internationale
des Accordéonistes or serve in a great variety of positions
in the accordion organizations of their own countries as well as
delegates to the CIA World Congress held during the Coupe Mondiale.
Kevin Friedrich, President of the CIA will serve as Concertmaster.
The CIA World Accordion Orchestra III will be conducted by two renowned
international conductors: Joan C. Sommers (USA) and Gary Daverne
Participants are required to be Registered
and to attend two mandatory rehearsals for the event.
- Mandatory Rehearsal: Friday, 28 August 2009 - 11:00 to 13:00
- Mandatory Rehearsal: Saturday, 29 August 2009 - 16:00 to 18:00
- Performance: Saturday, 29 August 2009 - 20:00 hours
- Mandatory Coupe
Mondiale and Festival Registration of each player
The music is:
Auckland March composed by Gary Daverne
A Pocket Overture composed by Gary Daverne
Suite from Video Games Live arranged by Joan C Sommers
Radetsky March by Johann Strauss Snr.