OCT. 23 I ROLAND I PROMOTION
Roland Holds First
In conjunction with the second International Roland V-Accordion Festival, Roland held the first ever U.S. V-Accordion Festival in Los Angeles on Sept. 20.
Contestants from all over the country played styles ranging from jazz to Celtic. Each contestant was given an FR-7 V-Accordion to play during their five-minute performance. Eddie Monteiro awarded top honors to finalist Joseph Natoli. Natoli will fly to Rome, Italy, on Nov. 7 to participate in the International Accordion Festival and compete against 15 other countries, courtesy of Roland.