GRAYSON MASEFIELD

Grayson Masefield is a New Zealand born accordionist and is the first person to win World Championships in Classical, Virtuoso and Digital accordion categories.

Born in Auckland, New Zealand, he has spent the past decade studying in France with Frederic Deschamps and completing his University education in Lausanne, Switzerland with Stephane Chapuis.

He is regularly invited to adjudicate and/or appear as Guest Artist at international competitions he has previously won, CIA in Italy, China & Russia, CMA in USA & Portugal, Primus Ikaalinen in Finland and Roland International in Rome.

Over the years, Grayson has been invited to perform in many countries including France, Spain, Germany, UK, Portugal, Slovakia, Italy, USA, Canada, Russia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Portugal, China, Switzerland, Austria, New Zealand, Australia, Finland.

Grayson has available a varied program of serious concert works as well as entertainment music. His extensive repertoire can be heard on his three albums as well as many live performances on youtube.

He has been appointed instrumental teacher for accordion at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.