The raising of the art of playing music on the accordion to an academic level should be the task of every student and teacher. In accordance with contemporary tendencies in the world of accordion, I have tried to put both types of the instrument in an equal position (button and piano accordion). In this Coursebook, there is a diverse music material which offers the teacher the opportunity to select the compositions for a successful mastering of the curriculum. The last part of this book, Small Viroso, has been enriched and expanded in this edition. It isintended primarily to students for additional lessons. I want to emphasize that it is not compulsory for a student to pass through literarily all compositions to make us believe that he or she has mastered the given music material. In the teaching process, special attention should be paid to bellows and how to drive it. The use of bellows in the art of performance on the accordion is adequate to the use of bow in string instruments. The performing of music on the instrument is not the quality one without a good driving of bellows. In the sheet music for the right hand, two fingerings have been given above the musical text for the button accordion (both the scheme of the right manual and the fingering have been given for the instruments with B-griff) and below it for the piano accordion. In my opinion, the most rational fingering has been given, although it should not be considered as the only one which is correct. Regarding the button accordion, the suggested fingering surely enables a correct setting of the right hand on the manual and it contains the most contemporary tendencies which exist and are developed in Europe and Russia. I am hankfl o professor Raki Danijela for her assisance in making of his corsebook. Dr. Zoran Rakic, PhD
Nikola Zarić, Accordion Teacher, Styles: Balkan, Classical, Jazz, World music & Variety.
Languages: Serbian, German & English
Nikola Zarić, whose parents are originally from the Serbian Republic (Bosnia & Herzegovina), was born in Vienna. Since the age of seven he has been in an inseparable relationship with his instrument – accordion.
As a student, Nikola has always been a big admirer and follower of Professor Jovica Radosavljević. Nikola studied in a few conservatories like Gustav Mahler and Franz Schubert where Radosavljević used to work. Currently Nikola is a graduate student in “Vienna Conservatory”. Thanks to numerous concerts in middle and east Europe and close cooperation with huge names in the music business, Nikola owns an big universality which is both virtuoso-folk and classic-concert oriented. In 2014, with the band “Donauwellenreiter” and Australian Jazz-Accordion Klause Paier, Nikola opened the big Accordion Festival in Vienna. Two years later, he also played in the gala night of this manifestation with his accordion quartet called “Belofour”.
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Ricardo Bona, é acordeonista, professor de música
choro, jazz, tango e música popular brasileira
Ricardo Bona é acordeonista, professor de música, compositor e graduado pela Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Ricardo completou sua tese na Usp sob orientação do Prof Doutor Ivan Vilela, com a seguinte pesquisa “Transmissão oral e o ensino de acordeon” Estudou no Conservatório da AWM com Álvaro Couto e na Escola de Música do Estado de São Paulo, com Guilherme Ribeiro e Josué dos Santos.Ricardo teve aulas com renomados artistas como Oswaldinho do Acordeon,ToninhoFerragutti e Chico Chagas. Sua primeira banda de forro foi uma banda de amigos que se chamava “Forro de gaia” que o estimulou a tocar Acordeon. Depois de decidir mudar-se pra São Paulo para fazer faculdade de música foi convidado para uma turnê de São Joao com a banda Rastape a qual permaneceu como músico free lance por quase 3 anos. Em seguida produziu e gravou o DVD da Banda Kanavia “.
Eu ensino em: português, espanhol e inglês.
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prof. Aca Nikolic Brajic
Dugmetarska harmonika, Balkan & Klasicna harmonika
Čak tri puta je bio „Prva harmonika Soko Banje” i to 2004, 2005 i 2010. godine. Sa osam godina kao najmljađi takmičar, 2004. godine, sovojio je titulu prvaka Srbije u Soko Banji i kao nagradu dobio Rolland harmoniku.
• Tri puta je bio pobednik na međunarodnom takmičenju „Beogradski pobednik”.
• Pobednik na takmičenju „Ex Yu” u Bijeljini.
• Pobednik na „Oplenačkoj berbi” u Topoli.
Dr. Jasko Ramic, Piano Accordion Teacher, Styles: Balkan (Serbian, Romanian, Macedonia, Bulgaria)
Accordion professor & composer
Jasko Ramic, PhD was born in Serbia. He received his higher degree at the Russian National Academy of Music "Gnjesinih" Master Studies and Doctoral studies ("Ornamentation in Serbian and Balkan music in general"). He was actively attending composition and conducting classes. He started teaching in 1991 since 1999 in the Public Music School "Stevan Mokranjac", Vranje, Serbia. His Ex students are very known Accordionists and Teachers in the Accordion World. Some of them are Stanislav Jusufovic, Predrag Raimovic and Bratislav Manasijevic.
In 1999 Dr. Jasko Ramic moved to Paris where he performs
Balkan, French, Jewish, Arabic and many other styles. He spent some time working on a university research on Gypsy music.
Dr. Jasko Ramic is a teacher at Accordion Online Academy Worldwide and gives lessons of Balkan's traditional music (Serbian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Macedonian and Gypsy music).
Languages: Serbian, Russian, French
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