Accordions Rising


Accordions Rising offers entertaining interviews, anecdotal commentary and both formal and informal music performances from celebrated accordionists, composers, and bands working in America today. The film provides a tapestry of fascinating individuals, their attitudes, deep passions, and above all else, profound dedication to the instrument. We learn that these musicians have an audience, from some of the hippest hideaways to the most sought after mainstream venues. The film makes clear that the accordion world includes everything from wacky and kitsch to sophisticated, serious, meditative and post-modern.



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Winner, Award of Merit Accolade Global Film Competition

Official Selection 2016 Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival

Official Selection 2016 Bare Bones International Film and Music Festival


"Accordions Rising is the most exhaustive and fair representation of the accordion in all its facets - popular, ethnic, jazz, contemporary classical, avant garde - I have encountered thus far in film...."

 - Robert Young McMahan, DMA/composer and contemporary classical accordionist/Prof. of Music Theory, Composition, and Accordion, The College of New Jersey/Officer of the American Accordionists' Association and Chair of its Composers Commissioning Committee


Type Price
Streaming Access (1-year) $149.00
Streaming Access (3-year) $299.00
Streaming Access (Perpetual) $499.00
DVD $295.00
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