Penny Sanborn (solo accordion) Penny Sanborn performs accordion music in a way that captures the hearts of her listeners. She is known for lyrical melodies performed in a high-spirited manner. She is a crowd favourite due to her polished sound and warm personality on stage, and one cannot mistake her passion in this recording. Listening to her collection of music on "Serenade" is a rare experience, as one hears the Folk melodies at heart, the technique of Classical music, along with the imaginative improvisation of Jazz. The fresh, new style of treating this traditional music leads to her continuing success. Her performance credits include Luciano Pavarotti, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Filumena Opera Orchestra and Land's End Chamber Ensemble. Penny lives in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and performs both in Canada and abroad, including countries as France, Italy and Switzerland. Penny holds a Bachelor of Music degree, with distinction, from the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada in both Composition and Accordion Performance. She also teaches accordion, composes and arranges music. The music on this exceptional recording transports a person to the streets of France and Italy!