Michael Schaeffer is an accordion player based in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Michael purchased his first accordion in 2001 after dreaming that he was playing a bellowed instrument in a dark room. Now, Michael specializes in playing Italian, French, and tango music, along with his own original compositions.

Michael is available for hire to entertain at events and gatherings. Michael also teaches accordion and piano lessons. He regularly plays at Mangiamo on Sunday evenings from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.

Why the Accordion?

The accordion is essentially a one-man band. It is portable and extremely versatile, covering a vast repertoire of music styles, including jazz, tango, waltz, polka, samba, beguine or any other genre of music you can imagine.