Guy Klucevsek
Accordionist & Composer
Staten Island, NY
2010 USA Fellow

This award was generously supported by the Collins Family Foundation,

Guy Klucevsek is an avant-garde accordionist and composer. He attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania, University of Pittsburgh, and California Institute of the Arts. Klucevsek is one of the few free jazz artists to concentrate on the accordion, although he also composes for other instruments. He has written music for theater, modern dance, and film, and has worked with USA Fellows Bill Frisell, Ping Chong, and Don Byron, among others. In 1996, he founded Accordion Tribe with other master accordionists.

Photo credit Jack Vartoogian.
  • Dancing On The Volcano, 2009; photo credit Danijiel Zezelj