Will Holshouser: accordionist & composer



photo: Merlijn Doomernik

Coming up in 2022

June 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th / Soundflight 2 concerts
with Victory Hall Opera, Charlottesville VA more info

June 16th / Bill Schimmel's "Not Entirely Schubert" concert
Bruno Walter Theater, NYCmore info

Tour with Michael Winograd and the Honorable Mentshn:
June 28: Ithaca, NY
June 30: Ottawa, ON
July 1: Toronto Jazz Festival
July 2 (or 3): Montreal
July 8: Yidstock (Amherst MA)
July 9: Buttonwood Tree, Middletown CT
July 10: Barbes, Brooklyn NY
more info

July 29-31 / Bill Schimmel's Accordion Seminars, details TBA
more info

Sept.-Oct. 2022 / Eric Vloeimans & Will Holshouser, US tour and new album! more info

"Redbud Winter" was commissioned in 2021 by the American Accordionists' Association; Eric and I made this video for its premiere at the AAA Seminars in July. Thanks to Bill Schimmel and the AAA Commissioning Committee.


More things to check out

A duo album with Eric Vloeimans, a brilliant trumpeter from the Netherlands. Available now as a download on Bandcamp at this link
-- or on Amazon, iTunes, Spotify.

Sometimes I post updates, thoughts on musical topics, videos, etc. on my Facebook musician page. Please give it a look if that's your thing.
Will's Facebook music page

Mel Minter reviews "Eric & Will" in his blog, "Musically Speaking":
click to read more about Eric


Will talks to Terry Gross on NPR's Fresh Air, about accordions, hymns,
and Musette Explosion, and plays a few short tunes:
listen on Fresh Air archive

Article about Will on Accordion Americana blog by Christa O'Neill:
click to read

Will Holshouser Trio video "Nocturnal" click to watch

Musette Explosion video by Cruz-Dann Productions click to watch

Regina Carter's Tiny Desk concert on NPR click to watch

NY Times review of Regina Carter & Reverse Thread: click to read

Various albums available here

Introducing Musette Explosion

Available here ("add to cart"), or on iTunes, Amazon, CD Baby

Will Holshouser Trio CDs are available here:

through this site

Download via emusic

distribution info

... and on iTunes.


HBM CD

Eric & Will
duo album

on Bandcamp