NW Accordion Society since 1989

World Day of the Accordion

World Day of the Accordion

Go to www.worldofaccordions.org for more information

Leavenworth International Accordion Celebration 2021

You can now sign up to play at the Gazebo!

Here is the Gazebo Schedule
Contact Doris Osgood - dorisosgood@frontier.com

Seattle Socials

Temporarily cancelled due to the Corona Virus!

Seattle Socials

Click here for more information

Music in Spring Issue

The Accidental Schottische

Written by Jim Tobler

Join now! We feature original music in each issue!

News about Accordion Clubs and Associations - go to our Accordion Club page!




Leavenworth Internationl Accordion Celebration 2010

It’s Time!

The Leavenworth International Accordion Celebration in Leavenworth, Washington has been rescheduled for 2021!

Official Website:

Leavenworth International Accordion Celebration
Sponsored by the Northwest Accordion Society!


June 17 - 20, 2021!
Leavenworth, Washingt1on

NWAS says THANK YOU to our Leavenworth International Accordion Celebration Sponsors!

Volunteers make our event happen. This is an important part of the celebration. Participate in the competition, workshops, concerts, parade AND volunteer for a shift or two. A few hard working people can’t do it all!

More information can be found on the www.accordioncelebration.org web site.

Click here for the LIAC Sponsors page!

Click Here for a list of our sponsors

You may now contribute using Visa, MasterCard,American Express, Discover, or your Bank Card. This is processed through PayPal (you do not have to have a PayPal account to do this). Minimum donation of $10 via PayPal.

Business and club donations via PayPal - please email your business name, contact name, address, website address, phone number, etc. to nwas@nwasnews.com.

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Northwest Accordion Society News

NWAS News is published quarterly by the Northwest Accordion Society to unite membership by providing news and articles that instruct, encourage, and promote the playing of the accordion.

The Northwest Accordion Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of the accordion.

The Northwest Accordion News is a quarterly newsletter published by the Northwest Accordion Society for and by its members. The purpose of the NWAS News is to unite the membership by providing news of its members, and articles that instruct, encourage, and promote the playing of the accordion.

You will find:

  • Technical Articles
  • Original Compositions
  • Articles about various musicians and musicl events
  • Regular articles - Entertainment in the Northwest, By the Way, Accordion Events Calendar

* Advertisers
* Coming Events
* Reviews of Current Events
* Personal Information
* Original Compositions
* Educational/Technical Information
Articles (printed in the ORDER in which they are RECEIVED)

When sending newspaper articles, you must include written permission from the publisher for us to reprint as well as a glossy copy of any photographs submitted.

We prefer that the articles sent via email or disk be in MS Word or plain text format. If it is a typed, paper copy, please be sure the type is DARK so it will scan into our computer with few errors.

If you wish photos returned, you must send SASE of correct size and adequate postage.

Send articles to: NWAS, 5102 NE 121st Ave. Unit 12, Vancouver, WA 98682 or email to Judith.L.Ames@gmail.com.

The views expressed by the contributors to this publication are not necessarily those of the North-west Accordion Society or its advertisers