Convention Activities
2002 Festival Orchestras
National Accordion Convention - Texas Style
March 7-10, 200
Holiday Inn Convention Center
Plano, Texas

700 East Central Parkway
(Hwy 75 between Park and Parker)
Make those reservations today
so we can book the entire hotel!

$59.00 per night

Norman Seaton:
Call 972-881-1881

2002 Festival Orchestras

Accordion Band - Medrick/Rommel
Accordion Orchestra - Simkus
Accordion Band - Alice Aman
TAA Gospel Band - Becky Blake

Mini Lectures/Roundtable/Texas Traditions | Workshops | Festival Orchestras
Accordion Band Musical Selections
Directed by Medrick and Rommel

Musical Selections for the TAA Band
1. Battle Hymm of the Republic (4 parts)
2. Semper Fidelis (4 parts)
3. Nick Nack Paddy Whack (4 parts)
4. Calypso Washerwoman (4 parts)
5. O What a Beautiful Morning (4 parts)
6. Rock-a-Bye your Baby with a Dixie Melody (3 parts)
7. Sleepy Time Gal (3 parts)
8. Twilight Time (3 parts)

Orchestra and Band Musical Selections
Directed by John Simkus
Musical Selections for the TAA Orchestra
1. Eviva Espana ( 4 parts, plus bass and keyboard parts)
2. La Cinquntaine ( 4 parts + bass)
3. Holiday in Rome (4 parts + bass)
4. Groovin High/ Whispering (4 parts + bass)
5. Lady of Spain (5 parts)

Optional Back up selections:
a) Swinging Safari
b) Cactus Polka (Jesusita en Chihuahua)

Directed by Alice Aman
Simple level: this session is designed to teach groups how to play expressively
TAA Gospel Band
Directed by Becky Blake
TAA Gospel Band: Mid-level music designed for anyone interested in playing Gospel music Becky Blake, arranged by Charlie