- Serving Santa Barbara & Ventura CA
Janet is actively accordionists to join the Accordionaires Orchestra. Rehearsals are the 1st and last Tuesday of each month (in Burbank area). Must be able to read music and play a level 3 or more. Join this fun and serious group that plays all styles of music from classical, standards, popular and rock Two to three performances a year.
From its inception in 1996, this group has been led by some of the most accomplished accordion performers available. Current director Janet Hane is nationally known for expertise with the piano accordion. A professional accordionist for over 35 years, she has studied with some of the best instructors in the industry, including Peter Sivanich, Carl Hane, and Tony Lovello.
Many of our happy clients are amazed and delighted at the range and depth that an all accordion orchestra can produce. A single bass accordion with special reeds produces a rich lower octave sound, while a midi accordion can accurately replicate the sounds of hundreds of different instruments.
Our repertoire includes light classical, Broadway, big band and pop music selections that are sure to be a hit at weddings, private parties, and corporate gatherings.
In addition to her conducting and performing skills, Janet is an experienced and sought-after accordion instructor. Some of the orchestra's past performances include The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Victorio's Ristorante, North Hollywood and Santa Barbara Accordion Clubs and the Swiss Fair. Add a surprising musical treat to your next affair with the sound of this unique ensemble.
Among other cities, Accordionaires Orchestra may serve the following areas: Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, Southern California, Long Beach, Pasadena, Van Nuys, Santa Barbara, North Hollywood, Santa Clarita, Glendale, Inglewood, Burbank, City of Industry, Santa Monica, Whittier, Torrance, San Luis Obispo, Northridge, Canoga Park, Thousand Oaks, Ventura, Woodland Hills, Simi Valley, Alhambra, Goleta, Oxnard, Lakewood, Lancaster, Pomona, Palmdale, Sherman Oaks, La Puente