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2003 Concerts
November 14-15, 2003 - The "K" Trio will appear as special guest artists at the Florida Accordion Association's SMASH event in Orlando, Florida!

November 5, 2003
- A Luncheon Concert sponsored by the Weston Senior Center at the Norfield Congregational Church, 56 Norfield Road, Weston, Connecticut.

October 28, 2003
- A luncheon Concert sponsored by the Lunch Bunch at the Meetinghouse, United Church of Rowayton, 210 Rowayton Ave, Rowayton, CT.

September 14, 2003
- 4:00 p.m. -- An Afternoon of Music at the Whitney Center, 200 Leeder Hill Drive, Hamden, CT. The "K" Trio will present a concert in memory of long-time friend and fellow performer, Ward Davenny. This time, we'll be performing many of the works off our Classical CD . . . Stay tuned!

August 28-September 1, 200
3 - Guest Artists at the "Carrefour Mondial de l'Accordeon" in Montmagny, Quebec, CANADA! We'll appear at various sites during the event each day! Come see accordions (and accordion-lovers) by the thousands! !

August 25, 2003
- Moose Lodge, 7535 Mission Street, Daly City, CA.

August 23-24, 2003
- We'll be appearing at the Cotati Accordion Festival in Cotati, California . . . don't miss this exciting, eventful weekend of accordion music! Performances: Saturday 23rd August at 12:45 PM and Sunday 24th at Noon.

July 9-13, 2003
- The "K" Trio will appear on the Friday evening Concert at the A.A.A. 65th Anniversary Festival in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mary will also present a workshop during the event discussing early childhood music education.


June 25-29, 2003
- Mary and Julie will be at the Accordionists' and Teachers Guild Festival in Chicago . . . don't miss this opportunity to hear Mary and Julie play! Mary will also present a workshop on "Preparing Virtuoso Performance" some time during the festival . . . don't miss it!

May 18, 2003
- 3:00 p.m. at the Greenwich Arts Council Building, 2nd floor meeting room. Old Town Hall, 299 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, Connecticut We'll be joining some of our fellow Schubert Club members in a concert to celebrate spring!

March 21, 2003
- Special guest appearance at the Tokarski Music Center Adult Recital, right here at our studio in North Haven, Connecticut!

March 8-9, 2003
- The "K" Trio appears at the Accordion Musicological Society's Festival in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. 7:30 pm. Concert on Saturday...Workshop presentation "Precision Ensemble Performance! on the 9th.

January 26, 2003
- All the B's, sponsored by The Schubert Club of Fairfield County
2:30 p.m. at the Westfield Court, 77 3rd Avenue, Stamford, CT . . . The "K" Trio performs works by Robert Russell Bennett, Beethoven, Biviano and Bernstein! Great music from all those B's!

2002 Concerts

July 17, 2002 - 8.00 PM - Concert at Youngstown State University, Bliss hall, Dana School of Music

July 16, 2002
- 5.00 PM at A World of Accordions Museum, 2901 Belknap Road, Superior, Minnesota - concert and "Meet The Artists" workshop... the First concert presented in the new, incredible concert hall!

July 10-14, 2002
- American Accordionists' Association Festival in Minneapolis, Minnesota! Join us for a weekend of fun and GREAT music!

Sunday, May 12, 2002 - 12 noon - Special guest appearance at the Dogwood Festival in Fairfield, CT

Sunday, May 5, 2002 - 11:30 a.m. - The "K" Trio appears at the Walk for Autism at Brooksvale Park in Hamden, CT

Friday, May 3, 2002 - 2 p.m. - Quinebaug Valley Community College, Thompson, CT - call 1-860-923-2733 for reservations!

Saturday, April 27, 2002 - 6 p.m. -- St. Jude's Children's Hospital Benefit Variety Show! The "K" Trio will appear as "special guests" during the event! Come support this wonderful cause, and have a great evening of entertainment to boot! Sheehan High School, 142 Hope Hill Road, Wallingford, CT


March 17, 2002 - A Tribute to Carmen Carrozza - Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the American Accordionists' Association at The Colonial Terrace, Cortlandt, New York

February 10, 2002 - A Program of American Music sponsored by The Schubert Club of Fairfield County at the Greenwich Arts Center

January 27, 2002 - "Vive La France" Series at the Round Hill Community Church in Greenwich, CT sponsored by The Schubert Club of Fairfield County


2001 Concerts

November 10, 2001 - A special guest artist repeat performance of the Beethoven Quartet with Professor Davenny for the New Haven Chapter, CT State Music Teachers Association Youth Ensemble Festival!

September 23, 2001 - Our 3rd masterpiece with Professor Ward Davenny, Professor Emeritus of Yale University! Beethoven's Quartet in E flat Major, Opus 16 for Piano & Strings. Also included on the program was Dohnanyi's "Serenade", Opus 10 for String Trio as well as some great accordion works!

July 28, 2001 - An Accordion Odyssey (Obsessed with our Accordions) - Master Class Series at the Tenri Cultural Institute in Soho, NY. Hosted by Dr. William Schimmel, sponsored by the American Accordionists' Association.

May 6, 2001 - CT Autism Spectrum Resource Center sponsors a "Walk for Autism" at Brooksvale Park in Hamden, CT

May 3, 2001 - "Accordion Spectacular Show", with Mario Tacca and Mary Mancini at the Venus de Milo concert Hall in Swansea, Rhode Island

April 27, 2001 - 12th Annual Variety Show sponsored by The Tolland Senior Center in Tolland, CT

March 4-10, 2001 - The "K" Trio tours Texas with the "International Accordion Orchestra", conducted by Gary Daverne, conductor of the Auckland Symphony of New Zealand. Appearances included the North Texas Irish Festival in Dallas, The New Braunfels Performing Arts Theater, the Al Amin Temple in Corpus Christi, the Alzafar Shrine Center in San Antonio, and then back to Plano for the Texas Accordion Association's National Accordion Convention!

February 25, 2001 - "Pole to Pole" Concert, sponsored by The Schubert Club of Fairfield County at the Ogden House in Wilton

February 18, 2001 - "How We Do It", an in-depth workshop on the art of ensemble performance techniques, presented for the New Haven Chapter, Connecticut State Music Teachers Association


2000 Concerts

November 25, 2000 - The Ronald McDonald House Festival of Trees - this year held at the New Haven City Hall

November 19, 2000 - Westfield Works Wonders Charity Event, again at the Westfield Shoppingtown Connecticut Post in Milford, CT

November 17, 2000 - The 20th Annual Connecticut Artists Show sponsored by the Visual Arts Committee of The Milford Fine Arts Council, Milford Center for the Arts, Milford, CT

November 12, 2000 - "It's the 'wheel' thing!" - a charity event to benefit the Springfield Shriners Hospital Wheelchair Fund, held at Rapp's Paradise Inn in Ansonia, CT

November 4, 2000 - "California Here We Come" - an evening of music and dance sponsored by the "Showstoppers" Orchestra of Hudson, New Hampshire

October 15, 2000 - Paramount Center for the Arts in Peekskill, NY was the venue for "Mario Tacca & Friends in Accordion Spectacular V"

September 24, 2000 - Our 2nd work with Professor Ward Davenny, Professor Emeritus of Yale University. Mozart's Quintet in E flat Major, K 452 for Piano & Woodwinds. This time we were joined by Brian Canell, a former student of Mary's

August 26, 2000 - "World Premiere" of Dr. William Schimmel's "Kosovo: Land of Broken Dreams" at the A.A.A. sponsored Master Class Series in Soho, NY, hosted by Dr. Schimmel

July 19-22, 2000 - ATG 60th Anniversary Festival in Chicago, IL

July 12-16, 2000 - A.A.A. Millenium Festival in Washington, D.C.

May 13, 2000 - "Music To Be Treasured" - a Concert in Honor of National Music Week at The Little Theater (The Lincoln Theater) in New Haven, CT

April 30, 2000 - "Musical Dutch Treats" - a concert with special guests "Alphen Opus 2" from Holland! A real treat held at the Thornton Wilder Auditorium, Miller Library Complex in Hamden, CT. Proceeds from the concert were donated to the Yale Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs!

January 30, 2000 - "20th Century Unlimited" - a program of music of our time, sponsored by The Schubert Club of Fairfield County at Westfield Court in Stamford. Included in our performance was Dohnanyi's "Serenade", Opus 10 for String Trio!


1999 Concerts

November 27, 1999 - By popular demand, Center Court at the Stamford Town Center

November 26, 1999 - The Ronald McDonald House Festival of Trees - a charity event held at the New Haven Colony Historical Society

November 21, 1999 - Westfield Works Wonders Charity Event at the Westfield Shoppingtown Connecticut Post in Milford, CT

October 17, 1999 - A repeat performance of the Spectacular Accordion Show with Mario Tacca & Friends - this time at the Westchester Community College in Valhalla, NY

October 10, 1999 - A Spectacular Accordion Show with Mario Tacca & Friends at the Welte Auditorium on the Central Connecticut State University Campus in Middletown

October 3, 1999 - Our 1st performance with Professor Ward Davenny on piano, The "K" Trio on the violin, viola & cello parts to Mozart's Piano Quartet in G minor, K 478

July 31, 1999 - Tenri Cultural Institute in Soho, NY -- The "K" Trio's 1st participation in the Master Class Series sponsored by the American Accordionists Association, with moderator Dr. William Schimmel

July 17, 1999 - 1st presentation of "How We Do It", an in-depth workshop on the art of ensemble performance techniques!

July 16-18, 1999 - ATG Festival in Branson in honor of Myron Floren

July 8-11, 1999 - A.A.A. Festival in Nashville, TN

June 13, 1999 - Special appearance at St. Anthony's Festival in New Haven

May 2, 1999 - A Concert in honor of National Music Week

February 28, 1999 - Center Court at the Stamford Town Center


1998 Concerts

December 3 & 4, 1998 - New Canaan Festival of the Trees at Wavenny Castle

November 29, 1998 - by popular demand, a repeat performance at the Center Court of the Stamford Town Center!

October 11, 1998 - the first of our concerts for Yale University Professor Emeritus Ward Davenny

September 27, 1998 - The "K" Trio and "Bellows Inc" in a concert sponsored by The Schubert Club of Fairfield County, Inc. in Stamford, CT

July 8-11, 1998 - A.A.A. 60th Anniversary Jubilee Concert and Festival in New Orleans, LA - "A.A.A. Founder's Medley" performance!

May 17, 1998 - "Music For A Sunday Afternoon" sponsored by the Weston Public Library - The "K" Trio and "Bellows Inc"

May 3, 1998 - National Music Week Celebration

March 15, 1998 - Music Series at the Center Court of the Stamford Town Center

March 8, 1998 - Guest artist appearance at the Accordion Teachers Association of New Jersey

February 15, 1998 - The Connecticut State Music Teachers Association, New Haven Chapter "Teachers in Concert" - The "K" Trio and "Bellows Inc"

January 25, 1998 - Called back by popular demand: The "K" Trio performed Lecuona's "Malaguena", Espinosa's "A Gay Ranchero", and Frosini's "Jolly Caballero" to bring down the house for the last of The Schubert Club Spanish Series!

January 18, 1998 - The Schubert Club Spanish Series - The "K" Trio performed Espana Cani, El Cumbanchero, and El Choclo to a standing ovation!!

January 11, 1998 - Connecticut Hospice

January 4, 1998 - The Schubert Club Spanish Series - with the help of Lenny Feldmann and Marilyn Cross from "Bellows Inc"


1997 Concerts

September 20, 1997 - Discover North Haven Celebration

July 10-12, 1997 - A.A.A. Festival in Washington, D.C. - Our 1st Tribute Medley - honoring A.A.A. Board Members!

March 9, 1997 - A.A.A. presents "An Afternoon of Music" featuring Alexander Dmitriev (accordion virtuoso from Russia) and The "K" Trio

January 5, 1997 - "Schubertiade", sponsored by The Schubert Club of Fairfield County - performed Quartetsatz No. 12 in C minor, with guest accordionist Lenny Feldmann of New York


1996 Concerts

July 11-15, 1996 - American Accordionists' Association Festival Tribute to Myron Floren in Philadelphia, PA

May 5, 1996 - Music for a Sunday Afternoon, in Celebration of National Music Week

March 23, 1996 - our 1st appearance - "Spring to Life", A Classical Concert . . . A benefit to help homeless women with Young Children for Life Haven, New Haven, CT


Radio and TV Shows

  • The Joyce Suleski Show, NHTV - 2nd prize in Cable Awards for 1997
  • The Tony Persia Show, NHTV
    (Both were ½ hour taped programs for airing on North Haven Television, Public Access Channels.)
  • Animal Haven Telethon, NHTV
  • Killingworth High School Telethon
  • Joe Vegliante's Show "Connecticut Images", NHTV - 1st prize in Cable Awards for 1998
  • Public Access Channels hour-long program taped for airing on North Haven Television
  • WWUH - 91.3 FM with Tony Magno -- live on -- "Carosello Musicale Italiano"
  • WMNR - David Aldrich Show, "Danse Macabre" (Saint-Saens) for his Classical Series
  • KERA, 90.1 FM in Dallas, TX -- Live Talk Show hosted by Greg Mitchell
  • Yearly Concerts for Elementary School Children
  • Numerous Concerts for Senior Residences and Events in Connecticut

The "K" Trio, 15 Maplewood Lane, Northford, CT 06472 USA
Phone: (203) 484 5095     E-Mail:
mary.tokarski@comcast.net