Music review: Trophée Mondial opens in Spokane with flair

October 25, 2012 4:45 p.m. – Updated: 4:59 p.m. — For the past 61 years, students and teachers of the accordion have come together for the Trophée Mondial (“World Cup”) de l’Accordeon, a competition extending over several days in which contestants are judged for their excellence in various categories of performance: classical, variety, and now digital. These meetings have taken place all over the world, but never in the United States.

Until now.


Valley musician’s new CD testifies of the Savior through song

August 01, 2011 — Growing up in Poland, Kasia Haroldsen remembers themes of music and faith resonating across all aspects of her life.