List of 1961 Contestants
CONTESTANT ASSOCIATION CITY & STATE
Judy Barnabee American Accordionists' Ass'n Flint, Mich.
Arthur Bergenstein Accordion Teachers Ass'n of N.J. Wayne, N.J.
Robert Bisciglia Cleveland Accordion Teachers Youngstown, Ohio
Edward Bouchard Milwaukee Music Merchants Madison, Wis.
Ronnie Box Mid-American Music Association Kansas City, Kansas
Joel Buck Krewie of Alpheus of New Orleans New Orleans, La.
Mariana Carbone Illinois Accordion Association Chicago, Ill.
Dennis Cervi New York State Buffalo, N.Y.
Michael Cladek Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pa.
Sandra Carris Connecticut Accordion Teachers Bridgeport, Conn.
Bill Cosby Accordion Ass'n of No. California Torrance, Calif.
Andrew Desso American Accordionists' Ass'n Detroit, Mich.
Joseph DiNardo American Accordionists' Ass'n E. Hartford, Conn.
Stephen Dominko American Accordionists' Ass'n Trumbull, Conn.
Kenneth Duca Connecticut Accordion Teachers Bridgeport, Conn.
Robert Eichkorn Mid-America Music Association Topeka, Kansas
Leonard Feldmann Accordion Teachers Ass'n of N.J. Clifton, N.J.
Thomas Felty American Accordionists' Ass'n York, Pa.
Sammy Ferrise Detroit Accordion Teachers Detroit, Mich.
Carol Ann Figg Kentucky Accordion Teachers Louisville, Ky.
Sandra Gargaloni New York State Staten Island, N.Y.
Art Guerrero Accordion Teachers Ass'n of N.J. Paterson, N.J.
Dexter Haynes Kentucky Accordion Teachers Louisville, Ky.
Joseph Hige Detroit Accordion Teachers E. Detroit, Mich.
Marilyn Jones Massachusetts New Bedford, Mass.
Tom Klatt Milwaukee Music Merchants Milwaukee, Wi.
Frank Kruntorad Mid-America Music Association Omaha, Nebr.
Skeets Langley American Accordionists' Ass'n Minneapolis, Minn.
Jim Link Aquatennial Association Minneapolis, Minn.
Larry Manica American Accordionists' Ass'n Detroit, Mich.
Robert Mansfield Southwestern Accordion Festival Norman, Okla.
James Marino American Accordionists' Ass'n Garfield, N.J.
Stephen Martinko American Accordionists' Ass'n Youngstown, Ohio
Terry Meisinger Oregon State Accordion Teachers Salem, Oregon
Natalie Monte Washington Accordion Teachers Spokane, Wash.
Ferrell Miller Cleveland Accordion Teachers Bowling Green, Ohio
John Northup American Accordionists' Ass'n Minneapolis, Minn.
Dee Ann O'Brien Iowa Accordion Teachers Salon, Iowa
Larry Palotto Rocky Mt. Accordion Teachers Ass'n Denver, Colo.;
Mariann Pfeiffer Washington Accordion Teachers Spokane, Wash.
Michael Rapagnani Pennsylvania Chester, Pa.
Jeanne Rizzo American Accordionists' Ass'n Paterson, N.J.
Beverly Roberts American Accordionists' Ass'n Bath, Pa.
Garry Rudd American Accordionists' Ass'n Downey, Calif.
Mario Tacca American Accordionists' Ass'n Peekskill, N.Y.
Janet Tarter Illinois Association Band Activities Champaign, Ill.
Gerald Thilmany Aquatennial Association Minneapolis, Minn.
Anthony Voglio Southwestern Accordion Festival Tulsa, Okla.
John Van Hook Jr. Mid-American Music Association Independence, Mo.
Bernard Vokolek Iowa Accordion Teachers Cedar Rapids, Iowa