Shelia Lee

Master Accordion Workshops & DVD/CD's

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Shelia Lee has designed and delivered thousands of Master Accordion Workshops across the US and has made them available here for you. All levels - the beginner, intermediate, and advanced accordionist will benefit from ALL the Workshops.

These were most recently taught on board the Accordion Cruise in January 2008 and at the National Accordion Association Convention, International Accordion Convention, Tejano Conjunto Festival, Fairbanks Alaska Summer Arts Festival, and many private music schools and stores.

These workshops are inspirational, motivational, and above all - THEY WORK - to build your playing ablility and performance ready CONFIDENCE!

Please CLICK attached BROCHURE - to print. Contact Shelia and request her to teach at your Accordion Club or Meeting. She can bring a workshop listed - OR custom design one for your needs.

More CDs and More Workshops being added monthly - please check back.

We accept PayPal, Visa, Master Card, Amer Ex - as well as the shopping cart can be printed out and a payment in the mail via a check or money order is also accepted.

NEW Button Box DVD
Shelia Lee has created a beginner instructional DVD for GCF Button Diatonic Accordion. It has multiple lessons showing how to play both hands and read music.

As seen on You Tube:


Link to this You Tube Sample: Play C and G Chords to Jambalaya: Lesson #3 Jambalaya

Lesson #7 Accordion Waltz
Download Sheet Music for "Accordion Basics" for Button Box
Accordion Waltz


Accordion Basics - Vol. 1 - DVD for Beginner GCF Button Accordion
Accordion Basics
Master the Accordion Workshops Presents Accordion Basics
No matter if you want to play Nortena, Tex/Mex, Conjunto, Cumbia, Tejano, Vallenato, Corido, Chicano, Cajun, Zydeco, Creole, Slovene, Breton, German, Irish, or whatever - YOU HAVE TO START SOMEWHERE...

You need to learn your accordion and all that can be accomplished.

From "Open the Case" to

  • Play 4 Solos
  • Learn C & G7th chords
  • Read REAL music
  • Learn to play BOTH HANDS

this first series of Accordion Basics will give you the foundation you need to get started.

DVD comes with an insert that includes sheetmusic to all the songs taught.

Option to add Accordion Basics Book #1 - which includes the songs taught on the DVD and additional songs and instructions to further your ability to start your musical experience off on the right foot.

Accordion Basics DVD #1
Accordion Basics
GCF DVD #1

DVD with small music insert only
Add Full Music Book #1- Add US $9.95


Accordion Basics - Vol. 2 - DVD for Beginner GCF Button Accordion
Accordion Basics
Master the Accordion Workshops Presents Accordion Basics
No matter if you want to play Nortena, Tex/Mex, Conjunto, Cumbia, Tejano, Vallenato, Corido, Chicano, Cajun, Zydeco, Creole, Slovene, Breton, German, Irish, or whatever - YOU HAVE TO START SOMEWHERE...

You need to learn your accordion and all that can be accomplished.

From "Open the Case" to

  • Play 4 Solos
  • Learn C & G7th chords
  • Read REAL music
  • Learn to play BOTH HANDS

this first series of Accordion Basics will give you the foundation you need to get started.

DVD comes with an insert that includes sheetmusic to all the songs taught.

Option to add Accordion Basics Book #1 - which includes the songs taught on the DVD and additional songs and instructions to further your ability to start your musical experience off on the right foot.

Accordion Basics DVD #1
Accordion Basics
GCF DVD #1

DVD with small music insert only
Add Full Music Book #1- Add US $9.95


Piano Accordion Workshop - "You Already Know It All" (#1)
Scales are the basis for most improvisation theory. You already can name ALL the scales and the sharps and flats in each – This will be proven to you!

No matter how experienced of a performer you are, you are NOT practicing your scales, drills, and arpeggios ENOUGH. This workshop will motivate you to LEARN the theory behind your scales and use this knowledge as a stepping stone toward improvisation. A quick review of the theory behind scales, arpeggios, and circle of fifths.

Book Only - 18 pages, full instructions, illustrations, scale sheets, chord sheets, arpeggios, and some drills. 8 1/2 x 11

You Already Know It All
Workshop #1 - $5.95

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Piano Accordion Workshop - "Keep it SIMPLE (KISS) (#2 - 2010)
Using your knowledge of Major/Minor Scales for self-accompaniment.

This workshop is designed to encourage the beginner to advanced performer to “break away” from the written music. You will use your knowledge of your major scales to add up to 42 different chord structures to your Right AND LEFT hand. Also - an introduction to HOW to decide WHAT TO ADD and other simple rhythmic right and left hand styles.

Introduction to playing along with a pre-recorded musical accompaniment.

Book Only - 35 pages, full instructions, illustrations, and printed sheetmusic included: Can't Help Falling In Love & La Vi En Rose. 8 1/2 x 11

Book With CD - 35 pages, full instructions, illustrations, and printed sheet music included: Amor, Blue Moon, Diana, San Francisco, Ice Castles, La Vie En Rose, Moon River, Ay Jalisco Polka, Brazil, Guantanamera, Macarena, Miserlou, & Snow Waltz. 8 1/2 x 11
PLUS - You will get the CD that contains the accompaniment music for each of the 13 songs listed above.

Keep it SIMPLE (KISS) (#2)
Workshop #2 - $5.95

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Workshop #2 with Accompaniment CD - $15.95

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Piano Accordion Workshop - "Keeping it Clean and Fast (Confident Building Workshop) (#3)
Using your knowledge of Major Scales & Arpeggios for clean confident technique.

Confidence is what we all NEED. This comes with practice and experience. Adult students have fewer stimuli to be “coaxed or praised” to success. This workshop is designed to MOTIVATE all levels of performers to be comfortable performing in public and “NOT TOO SCARED” to be brave enough to “step out” and try that “jazz riff into the bridge”; to try that fancy arpeggio ending; to grab 2 additional notes for that chord; to deliver a clean fast chromatic intro – in both hands – UNISON!!!!!

INCLUDED: Sheetmusic to the TOP 25 MOST REQUESTED Accordion Solos.
Beer Barrel Polka, Chicken Dance, Cotton Eye Joe, Crazy, Deep in the Heart of Texas, Edelweiss, German Waltz Medley, Godfather, La Vi en Rose, Lady of Spain, Let Me Call You Sweetheart, Liechtensteiner Polka, Lili Marlene, Lucille, More, Rocky Top, Somewhere My Love, Sweet Caroline, That’s Amore, The Gambler, Unchained Melody, Unforgettable, What a Wonderful World, Wooden Heart, and Yellow Rose of Texas.

Book Only - 18 pages, full instructions, illustrations, scale sheets, chord sheets, arpeggios, and some drills. PLUS Sheetmusic. 8 1/2 x 11

Companion Book - Mario Pedone - Accordion Speed Drills and Exercises

Keeping it Clean and Fast (#3)
Workshop #3 - $15.95

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Mario Pedone Accordion Exercise Bk - $35.00

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Piano Accordion Workshop - "Breath Your Accordion Music (#4)
Bellow techniques and Expression.

Violinists and vocalist already know what is needed to express their music. They utilize exercises dedicated to the “technique” of tonal delivery. Accordionist benefits from learning these vocalize and technique drills. Accordion expression starts with the bellows. This workshop instructor is a college trained cellist and lifelong accordionist. Just as with the facial feature and violinist body language, there is “showmanship” REQUIRED by audiences for the accordions performing.

Book Only - 18 pages, full instructions, illustrations, and some drills. 8 1/2 x 11

Breath Your Music (#4)
Workshop #4 - $5.95

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