Statement of Purpose of the San Francisco Accordion Club

The San Francisco Accordion Club is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization whose purpose is to enhance, promote and stimulate an appreciation for the accordion within the membership and throughout the general public. Donations are tax-deductible and gratefully accepted by using the Donate button on the Home page, or by mailing your contribution to the Club Treasurer.

Executive Board 2017-2018

President: Lynn Ewing (interim)
Vice President: Dominic Palmisano
Secretary: Mike Zampiceni
Treasurer: Elaine Cooperstein

Directors at Large

Shirley Brim
Rosemary Busher
Robert Cooperstein
Allan Schwartz
Ken Schwartz


The San Francisco Accordion Club in its present form was founded in 1990 as the Bay Area Accordion Club (BAAC) by five accordion enthusiasts.

From left to right: Dominic Palmisano, the late Jim Holliday, the late Lou Soper,
the late Rusty Bartoli and the late Walter Traverso.

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