Brian Money and Nancy Dyer Accordion Scholarship in Music

Brian Money was born in Victoria in 1949 and started playing accordion at the age of seven. After graduating from UBC with a Bachelor of Applied Science in electrical engineering in 1972, Brian worked for 35 years with BC Tel/TELUS as a telecommunications engineer. He attended numerous accordion music camps in the US and Canada. He also studied accordion with Carmen Carrozza, a foremost classical accordionist who lived in Thornwood, NY.

After retiring in 2007, Brian played in accordion orchestras in Canada, the US and Switzerland. In 2009, he began studying with the internationally acclaimed accordion performer and teacher Jelena Milojevic, taking his musical passion to a new level. Jelena helped Brian make a significant improvement in his playing ability and musicality for which he is truly grateful.

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