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ALSI Accordion fest San Diego.
  Sunday   July 11 th   12:45 - 3:00 pm.
    Zoom.us  Meeting  All of you want to play on this Sunday.

Please sign in BEFORE 12:40  with accordion on, so the program can flow quickly.

Your chance to play and shine, 1 - 3 pm.

Sign up to play  1 - 2 songs in this program for a total of 6 minutes.

e-mail  Bob Warner,   r.t.warner@att.net   858-748-3559

or  Gordon Kohl,   gkohl5899@gmail.com     to be on the play list.

ALSI meeting with John Novak / Craig & Carol Rifel concert, Patriotic open Zoom mic.

Driveway Concert San Diego

6 - 7 pm. Tues-  Bring Mask, chair, sunscreen, hat & water.  7225 Laura Ct, 

    Jun 15  -  3 Accordions: Sharon, Christine, Donna

June 22 -  Tom Eskola + Sharon, accordionists

June 29 - Sentimental Journey – husband and wife Jim-guitar, Karen-violin, both-vocals

off Mission Gorge Rd, South on Princess Vw. nr Zion Kaiser Permanente


June 20 - Gordon Kohl workshop  $20

July  11  ALSI meeting John Novak / Craig & Carol Rifel concert, Patriotic open Zoom mic.

Aug  1 st  - Annual Lindo Lake park in person gathering. 11 am.

Sept 12 - Oktoberfest

Nov 14 - Surprise guest artist.


June is National Accordion month.

Narional Accordion Association



Thank you, Donna, for getting the TV 8 news team out to showcase our Accordion band.
Thank you,   Vicki and our dedicated musician group to make this a reality. 
Thank you Gordon Kohl for keeping our Accordion Love alive in San Diego. 



*   *   2021 MEMBERSHIP   *   *

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Mail to;  Lois Lahoud, 6225 Snowbond St. San Diego, Ca. 92120

 Annual  2021 Dues  are still only ($25) or $100 Gold   (619) 582-1427

There is now an assiciate membership for $15, with no Reed Block Newsletter.

ALSI, through Gordon Kohl, has brought us the greatest known Accordionists of

National & World Wide entertainment. No extra charge to you.


Gordon has decided to hold all our meetings  FREE,  by way of Zoom. 
What a great opportunity for us to see all our members at home and out of state!
Zoom with ALSI  !​
1. Send gordon an e-mail that you are interested. You will receive
an e-mail from Gordon. Make sure your e-mail in our database is current.   gkohl5899@gmail.com.  In this e-mail you receive, you will see "Join zoom meeting" followed by a link, which is a series of letters and numbers underlined in blue. ON a passcode, don't mistake the number 0 for the letter O or o.  Please sign in as early as 12:30 pm. There may be technical chalenges at 1pm.
It will get busy and you may not get invited in.
Have speakers on,  Video camera & microphone optional.
2. Make note of meeting ID number and Password.
Meeting ID: 873 3982 9341      Passcode: 007815
3.  Click on the link. A window will open and you will see an option to open and install the zoom program.   Click on the option to open / install.
4.   Be sure to select “Join with audio” when you see the option to be heard.
5. You will see a window that says "The host will let you into the meeting soon" and eventually you’ll see on your screen, Gordon and all the other attendees, each in their separate "frames",  as each one is let into the meeting.
6. Whether you are using a computer, tablet, or a smart phone, you will need
to find the audio speakers, microphone and video camera controls.
These may appear as icons inside your photo square, or you may have to hover your mouse around the bottom of the screen to "light up" the icons.
7. Good luck!  see you there.
   Use your smart phone, One tap mobile.  
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Hope you are all well.  We miss you & will be back together and performing again.

Be strong, be safe, stay healthy, Practice social distancing, wear a mask and

Practice your Accordion till we're together again.

Need a lesson now?  Gordon can Skype /  Zoom you a lesson.

  619-395-0454   /      gkohl5890@gmail.com     e-mail


Sunday  June 20 thGordon Kohl  Workshop

3:45 - 6:00 P.M    Sign in early........ Theory lesson & much more.

Accordion Workshop on ZOOM . $20   * see  Upcoming Events

May's Song list;  Spanish Tango, Mexican Polka, Fly Me To The Moon 

Yodel Fill - In For Kufsteiner Lied An Oberkrainer Waltz. 
Piano Arpeggios Key A Major. dominant 7TH chords. Days_of_wine_and_roses. 

Chords for Days Of Wine And Roses. Broken Chord Exercise. Accordion Glide. 

Make $20 payment via paypal at Gordon’s site below;



* * * 2021 MEMBERSHIP * * *

****  Subscribe to the ALSI Reed Block Newletter and be up to date. ****

Mail to;  Lois Lahoud, 6225 Snowbond St. San Diego, Ca. 92120

 Annual  2021 Dues renewal are still only ($25) or $100 Gold

Same rates as the last 10 years $25 USA, $26 Canada, $27 International

More info contact : Lois  (619) 582-1427,    loislahoud@cox.net


PRESIDENT: Gordon Kohl (619) 395-0454
NEWSLETTER:    Donna Kasper  / Lois Lahoud

Website Editor;  Al Piselli

Webmaster;   Bob Page


A.L.S.I. is San Diego's forum for appreciating and performing accordion music, including the MIDI electronic accordion.  We welcome members who enjoy listening to or playing accordion music.  We have an accordion ensemble band, monthly  Zoom meetings, with concerts featuring local and internationally famous performers and a monthly newsletter.




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