Will Holshouser: accordionist & composer



photo: Merlijn Doomernik

Some highlights in 2019 / 2020:

July 31, 2019 / solo sets at Accordions Around the World festival
5:30pm & 6:30pm, Bryant Park NYC, 42nd St & 6th Ave, free
more info

Sept 14, 2019 / Kiran Ahluwalia in Milford PA more info

Nov 2, 2019 / David Krakauer's Acoustic Klezmer Quartet at Queens College / more info

Nov 16, 2019 / Choreographers & Composers Collaborate
A Brooklyn College concert, at Brooklyn Music School Playhouse
more info

Nov 23, 2019 / Michel Marang at the Puffin Cultural Forum, Teaneck NJ
more info

Feb 8, 2020 / Bronx Arts Ensemble & Bombazo: "Balkan Bomba"
more info coming soon

April 19, 2020 / Michel Gentile's FLOW Quintet in Brooklyn, NY

July 31 - Aug 2, 2020 / solo set at Bill Schimmel's Accordion Seminars
Tenri Cultural Institute, 43A W 13th St, NYC
7pm, $35 / more info

Sept. 11 - Oct. 4, 2020 / duo tour of USA with Eric Vloeimans
Albuquerque NM, Berkeley CA, Charlottesville VA, New York NY, and more TBA ...
more about Eric

More things to check out

A duo album with Eric Vloeimans, a brilliant trumpeter from the Netherlands. Available now as a download on Bandcamp at this link
-- or on Amazon, iTunes, Spotify. Here's a preview of "Spring on the Smoky Air" on Soundcloud

Mel Minter reviews "Eric & Will" in his blog, "Musically Speaking":
click to read

Will talks to Terry Gross on NPR's Fresh Air, about accordions, hymns,
and Musette Explosion, and plays a few short tunes:
listen on Fresh Air archive

A couple of solo videos from 2017:
A Recurring Dream
The Light Quick Bones

Article about Will on Accordion Americana blog by Christa O'Neill:
click to read

Will Holshouser Trio video "Nocturnal" click to watch

Musette Explosion video by Cruz-Dann Productions click to watch

Regina Carter's Tiny Desk concert on NPR click to watch

NY Times review of Regina Carter & Reverse Thread: click to read

Various albums available here

Introducing Musette Explosion

Available here ("add to cart"), or on iTunes, Amazon, CD Baby

Will Holshouser Trio CDs are available here:

through this site

Download via emusic

distribution info

... and on iTunes.


HBM CD

Eric & Will
duo album

on Bandcamp