RMAO hit the high notes at the Irish Open Accordion Championships.

The Irish Accordion Championships were held in the Castle Arch Hotel, Trim on Saturday and Sunday 8th and 9th April, 2017. The Adjudicator for the weekend festival was Kevin Street from London. The standard in all competitions was very high and RMAO Members collected many of the sought after solo prizes. The full version of the results is available on the IAA Festival page on this site.

The following were the prizewinners who are RMAO members in the various different sections.

IMG_7830  Elementary Solo RMAO 1, 2 and 3.
IMG_8046  Preliminary Solo Champion RMAO
IMG_7866   Primary Solo Test Piece Champion  RMAO
IMG_8020  Prep Solo Test Piece & Own Choice Champion RMAO
IMG_7841  Junior Solo Test Piece Champion RMAO 
IMG_7949  Junior Solo Own Choice Champion  RMAO
IMG_7865  Higher Junior Solo Champion RMAO 
IMG_8060IMG_8023                Senior Solo Champion and 3rd  RMAO
IMG_8064 Concertista Champion RMAO
IMG_7853  Secondo Recital Champion and 3rd RMAO
IMG_7949 Terzo Recital Champion RMAO
IMG_8058  Quarto Recital Champion RMAO
IMG_8060  Grande Recital Champion RMAO

Gala Concert:

Royal Meath Accordion Orchestra members claim 6 of the 8 solo places at the Gala Concert. Participants were chosen by the adjudicator as high achievers at this years IAA Open Accordion Festival. Congratulations to all, what an achievement.

Next stop is the National Accordion Organisation of the UK Championships in Liverpool where the Orchestra and soloists will have to do it all over again!!

Congratulations to the members on a wonderful achievement at this years Festival. We are so proud of each and every one of you,

Sincere thanks to our photographer Evelyn for the super photos and to Edward, Brian and crew who organised the orchestra equipment.

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