NEAF 2016

Waite Park Recreation Center
Enter Door #2 (34th Ave.)
1810 34th Ave. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418

10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 30, 2016

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2016 artists


Datta Hartman
Datta Hartman & Irish Diplomacy

Most widely known for working with the group Machinery Hill, Datta joins us today with the group Irish Diplomacy. Irish Diplomacy is a group of somewhere between 6 and 9 musicians who have decided to enjoy their Sunday afternoons together playing Irish music. It's been so much fun that they've decided to make people listen to them.
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Dee LangleyDee Langley

Dee Langley is an award winning musician and composer that specializes in both solo and ensemble works for the accordion. She is a winner of the 2012 Minnesota Emerging Composer Award (Orkestar Bez Ime, World Music), the 2011-2012 McKnight Fellowship for Performing Musicians and is a former president of the Accordionists and Teachers Guild, International. Dee teaches accordion privately at her home in NE Minneapolis and is part of the music faculty at Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC).

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Dan TurpeningDan Turpening

Daniel Turpening is a Minneapols-based musican specializing in accordion performance and repair. He is a certified Accordion Repair Technician and a teacher at the West Bank School of Music. Daniel has studied extensively with renowned teacher Dr. Helmi Harrington and attended accordion festivals in Moscow, Russia and Chicago, IL. He performs at weddings, parties, plays and puppet theatres. Daniel also enjoys sharing his love of music as a street performer and performs in this capacity at every opportunity.
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Randy McPeckRandy McPeck

Randy began playing accordion around age 8 Studying at Professional Music Center. Randy's accordion went in the closet when he was 12. He rocked and rolled until the mid 80's when he dicovered a treasure hidden in his closet; His Accordion!!! Randy enjoys playing Cajun, Irish & Polka music on his accordion.
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Twin Cities Accordion Players

The Twin Cities Accordion Players host between 5 to 9 people who have 15-20 songs in their repertoire. They have performed at Dulano's, a friendly South Minneapolis restaurant, a couple of times as well as a Lutheran High School event and nursing homes. The members would love to have more accordionists join them.

The NE Accordion Festival is proud to honor our 2016 sponsors and community friends

MCTCMCTC Music Department
Accordion Museum

Dee Langley's AirAccordion......
Where Music and Time Flies
specializing in accordion education and performance

Mpls Park Board

Accordion Music & Repair by Dan Turpening

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