Entertainment and Instruction Offered 

Performances
My extensive repertoire includes playing and singing American standards from the 30’s to the 70’s, European, Latin, jazz, and classical music. 

Types of Events
I have over 40 years of entertainment experience in the following types of performances:
  • Ethnic events, such as Italian festivals, Octoberfests, Bastille Day, St. Patrick's day, and so forth
  • Seasonal celebrations, such as July 4th, Christmas, and Mother's Day
  • Wedding services and receptions
  • Dances
  • Grand openings
  • Birthday parties
  • Memorial services
  • Accordion festivals and conventions
 
Personnel and Equipment
  • I perform as a soloist, as a duet, or as part of a trio.  I can customize an ensemble according to your desires.
  • I'm an acoustic accordionist, but my instrument is wired for amplification, and can be amplified as necessary for a venue. 
  • I have a digital piano that's transportable.
Traveling Range
I'm located in the San Francisco east bay and travel anywhere within the bay area and beyond. I've traveled as far away as Lake Tahoe, as well as Washingon and Las Vegas for accordion events.
Rates reflect travel distances from home, number of hours, and number of musicians.
Rates
Contact me for a quote. My rates are regarded as reasonable. I'm willing to assist you in determining the organization and appropriate number of hours for the musical portion of your event​ to ensure the greatest value and benefit from my services.
Instruction

Instruments Taught

  • Accordion
  • Piano
  • Organ
Before the pandemic, I was meeting with students at my home in Hayward and also making house calls. I'm well established in the south bay where I used to live, and am now establishing myself in the east bay as well. I was making some house calls ranging geographically from the peninsula to San Jose, and on the other side of the bay from Hayward to San Jose.
Rates
  • $60 per hour for Zoom sessions. After the pandemic has subsided, I can offer lessons at my home again, or at yours for $70 per hour
  • 60-minute lessons are preferred, but 45-minute or 30-minute lessons can also be arranged, as well as bi-weekly lessons.