A.J. Bodnar (Also see Liza & A.J.) is an exciting singer with a soaring tenor voice, is a virtuoso keyboard player, and also plays melodica, accordion, and marimbula, as well as several other instruments. He has toured America, Europe, and China as a jazz musician, songwriter and folk musician. He is the accompanist for the dance program (now in its 80th year) at Berea College, which includes the venerable Berea Country Dancers (now in its 80th year). A.J. was the Berea College Mariachi Band’s vocalist/accordionist for two years. In 2016, A.J. debuted and conducted his choral piece “Invitation” with the Berea College Concert Choir, and will debuted his piece “Epitaph” in the spring of 2019.
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