David DiGiuseppe is a man of many musical hats. He is a singer, storyteller and multi–instrumentalist. A nationally recognized accordionist, he is known for his fiery and emotive playing. As a singer and storyteller, DiGiuseppe offers family entertainment for children and adults. In schools settings, he offers numerous curriculum–reinforcing presentations. He also leads workshops for educators on how to utilize traditional music in the teaching of American history.
Profile and Credentials
Accordionist David DiGiuseppe is equally at home performing Irish tunes in a pub, French musettes in a cabaret, contra or Cajun music for a dance, or in the intimate setting of a concert hall. He travels the United States playing for New England–style contra dances, both as a featured accordionist and with his dance band FootLoose. An accomplished multi–instrumentalist, DiGiuseppe plays accordion, concertina, banjo, Appalachian dulcimer, Irish cittern, mandolin and guitar. DiGiuseppe has released three solo recordings featuring his masterful accordion playing. He appears on three recordings with Footloose as well as on many other musicians’ recordings. He also performs on several issues of Shoofly, an audiomagazine for children. He has written two extensive collections of traditional tunes arranged for accordion published and distributed by Mel Bay Publications.
Work Hours and Fee Schedule
Available year round
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