Here are just a few free-reed links that, in turn, will point you to many more.
Forums & Newsgroups
- Concertina.net users forum
- Melodeon.net users forum
- Check out the former newsgroup (now a Google Group)) rec.music.makers.squeezebox
- www.accordions.com has plenty of accordion-related information and links to services, places, events, materials, and performers.
- Jeroen Nijhof's Accordion Links is possibly the most comprehensive source of all things accordion on the Web.
- Hans Palm's Accordion Pages present a wealth of information on piano-, chromatic-, and uniform keyboard accordions.
- Chris Timson's Concertina FAQ is chock full of information.
- Don Nichols has comprehensive information including an internal tour of a concertina, their tuning and maintenance, and Wheatstone's dates of manufacture.
- The History of the Wheatstone Concertina is a comprehensive document by Neil Wayne, first published in the 1991 Journal of the Galpin Society.
- Concertina.net is a rich resource for all concertina players. Lots of information, new, tunes, buy/sell, great links, and a very active users forum.
- The Center for the Study of Free-Reed Instruments is a resource for scholarly research in all aspects and permutations of free-reed instruments.
- The International Concertina Association
- Northeast Squeeze-In
- Concertinas and Melodeons at Witney
- Maine Fiddle Camp usually has a concertina, button accordion, or piano accordion instructor on staff for at least one session.
- Acadia School of Traditional Music and Arts
- Noel Hill Irish Concertina School - USA
- Django in June usually has at least one piano accordion instructor on staff for their camp session.
- Jody Kruskal teaches English-style anglo concertina and offers lessons in Brooklyn, NY and via Skype.
- Christian Stevens teaches Irish-style anglo concertina, B/C and C#/D button accordion, and 1-row Irish-style melodeon in New England and via Skype.
- Florence Fahy teaches Irish-style anglo concertina in Beverly, MA and via Skype.
- The ABC home page has extensive information on ABC notation.
- Richard Moon's TUNEdb is possibly the largest collection of traditional tunes on the internet.
- The Session is a large collection of Irish traditional tunes and other information.
- FolkTuneFinder allows you to search for tunes via title or melody.
- Al Ladd is a Colrain, Massachusetts woodworker who makes many of the wood components for the Morse concertinas. He also crafts very high quality decorative jewelry boxes and cutting boards, which he sells from his personal website.