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Online Meet-Up and Interview with Toby Hansen

  • Petosa Accordion 19503 56th Avenue West Suite B Lynnwood, WA, 98036 United States (map)


Join us on Monday, April 30th while we sit down at the new Petosa Accordion headquarters and talk with Seattle area accordionist Toby Hanson. We will discuss past and future projects as well as his upcoming CD. 

Toby Hanson // Graham, WA

Toby Hanson is a well-studied accordionist and pianist with experience in a wide range of musical styles.  A Magna cum laude graduate of Cornish College of the Arts, he has  built a career playing both as a solo artist and with various bands. His breadth of experience encompasses multiple styles including French, German, Italian, Scandinavian, Slovenian, Balkan, and American. Mr. Hanson is the musical director of the Valse Café Orchestra, founder and leader of the Smilin’ Scandinavians polka band, and a member of Cowgirl’s Dream, Rouge French Cabaret Ensemble, The Jangles, The Highball Boys, and various other groups.  He is active in all phases of the music business and has produced and played on numerous recordings.  In April 2015, Mr. Hanson was privileged to serve as music director for an off-Broadway production of “The Polish Diva >From Milwaukee” in New York City.  His most recent accomplishment is election to the Northwest Western Swing Hall Of Fame as a member of the 2018 class of inductees.


Date: April 30th. 2018

Time: 5:00 PM PST - 6:30 PST

Location: Wherever you are! Use the link to register and download the zoom platform. We will also be accepting RSVP's to come watch the interview live at the Petosa Accordion shop in Lynwood, WA. Email if you would like to attend.