|Walt Mahovlich, Accordion
Walt Mahovlich, got his start as a teenager playing Croatian and Macedonian weddings with traditional village musicians. He founded Harmonia in 1992. He's played frequent concert tours of Europe and throughout North America. A featured artist at the Smithsonian's 1976 Festival of American Folklife, he has performed at Smotra Foklora in Zagreb, as well as in Lincoln center, Carnegie Hall, and Kennedy Center. He made his off-Broadway debut in Tony Kushner's A Dybbuk, performing at New York's Public Theater.
Walt studied ethnomusicology at Sarajevo and produced the Unesco awardwinning album, Nova Domovina: Balkan Slavic Music from the Industrial Midwest.