NATIONAL ACCORDION ASSOCIATION
NATIONAL ACCORDION ASSOCIATION. The National Accordion Association (NAA) was established in 1986 as the Texas Accordion Association by accordionists in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. By 2006 the organization had changed its name to the National Accordion Association. The group encourages the playing of all types of accordions, including the piano keyboard, chromatic, diatonic, free bass, bandoneon, and concertina. The NAA’s mission is to support accordionists and to promote an appreciation of the instrument by the public. It encourages accordionists to improve their musical skills both in a solo and group performance context. The organization supports an accordion network of regional and national activities and endeavors to disseminate information about those events to its members. The NAA’s annual convention, which includes hands-on workshops designed to develop performance techniques, concerts, a polka festival, public speakers, jam sessions, and a banquet, is held each March in the Dallas area. NAA celebrated its twenty-fifth year in 2011.
National Accordion Association, Inc. (http://www.accordions.com/naa/index.html), accessed August 12, 2015.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Donna Pardue, "NATIONAL ACCORDION ASSOCIATION," accessed December 14, 2019, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/xan02.
Uploaded on June 17, 2015. Modified on August 12, 2015. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.