2014 Tejano Conjunto Festival Schedule
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Wednesday, May 14
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Eva Ybarra y su Conjunto – Free Seniors Conjunto Dance
Friday, May 16
Opening Ceremonies/Poster Contest Awards
The Texas Sweethearts (Weslaco)
Miguel A. Pérez del Conjunto San Antonio (Spain)
Dwayne Verheyden (Montford, Netherlands)
Los Texmaniacs de Max Baca (San Antonio)
Joel Guzmán Sarah Fox y Conjuntazzo (Austin)
The Texas Tornados (Austin/San Antonio)
Saturday, May 17
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Accordion Tuning, Maintenance & Repair Workshop
Tim Schofield, Hohner Accordion Repair and Parts Supervisor, will teach you how to tune the reeds of your accordion and maintain it in tip-top playing shape. Accordion tuning kits will be available for purchase.
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Button Accordion & Bajo Sexto Workshops
Master Button Accordion and Bajo Sexto maestros, Benny Medina and Grammy Award-winning recording artists Max Baca, will conduct this concurrent two-hour workshop. Basic accordion and bajo sexto playing techniques and chords/scales will be explored,
along with the accompaniment of different conjunto rhythms. The two separate workshops will come together at the end for an impromptu performance and conjunto jam.