The 19th Annual Las Vegas International Accordion Convention

October 15 - October 18, 2018

Fees and Registering
Hotel Info
Youth Scholarship
In Memory
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Nancy Leonard


Nancy Leonard

Nancy Leonard studied music and the accordion under Dr. Carmelo Pino from Catholic University's School of Music and has been a frequent performer at the Kennedy Center.  Nancy's present coach is Tony Lovello.

Nancy is an active member of the American Accordionist's Association and has performed with the Washington Metropolitan Accordion Society (WMAS) in Buffalo, Cleveland, Detroit, Gettysburg, Orlando, Philadelphia and throughout the Washington and Baltimore Metro areas including Falls Church, Alexandria, Bethesda and Silver Spring. 

Nancy Leonard has been a part of the Frank Marocco Fifty (50) Piece Orchestra in the annual concerts held in Mesa, Arizona.  Nancy belongs to the Phoenix, Arizona Accordion Club, the Accordion Club of South Florida, and the New Hampshire Accordion Club.

Most notable is the book Nancy has published Making Money as a Strolling Accordionist. Certainly you will find some good advice from Nancy on how to book gigs and make money playing out! You can also buy her book at the convention store!!

Performing: Tuesday Dinner


Making Money as an Accordionist
This workshop will give you insight and knowledge with step-by-step information on how to make money with the accordion.
  Tuesday 11:00 – 11:50 Room A  
  Wednesday 4:00 – 4:50 Room B  


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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