The 19th Annual Las Vegas International Accordion Convention

October 15 - October 18, 2018

2018 Stars
2018 Convention Schedule
Fees and Registering
Hotel Info
In Memory
Previous Years
 Previous Years20162016 StarsLiz Finch     October 21, 2018  
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Liz Finch


Liz Finch

Elizabeth (Liz) Finch currently serves as 1st Vice President of the ATG (Accordionists and Teachers Guild, International) and holds Baccalaureate and Master’s music degrees from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and the University of Wyoming. She studied accordion with Joan Sommers and has traveled extensively with the UMKC Accordion Orchestra to many different countries.

For many years she has been a professional music copyist and orchestrator in Los Angeles, where she works with many of the best-known musicians in the TV, film, and recording industries. Recent work includes orchestrating for Hans Zimmer on a new animated feature, MegaMind.


Music Notation I: A Review of Fundamentals of Music
A review of symbols, signs, foreign expressions, articulations – how they are notated correctly and how they are played.
  Tuesday 9:00 – 9:50 Room D  
  Thursday 10:00 – 10:50 Room D  
Music Notation II: A look at the expansion of fundamental music notation into the 21st century
An examination of newer devices used with modern music – how they are notated and how they are played.
  Wednesday 9:00 – 9:50 Room D  
  Thursday 11:00 – 11:50 Room D  


Key Benefits of Attending the Convention

  • Join the fun and make new friends from all over the World.
  • See the latest in new accordions with factory exhibits.
  • Hotel accommodations are very inexpensive.
  • Be inspired by some of the finest.
  • Learn from the masters.

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• Outside USA +01 801-486-1695 •

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