Experience & Bio

The European Take-Out Band has grown from German, Slovenian, International, and Norwegian roots.  While the European Take-Out Band is about four years old, members have been entertaining audiences at private parties, Oktoberfests, and other music venues for several years.  European Take-Out Band experience includes Oktoberfests, Portland Scanfair, private parties, benefit concerts, and Retirement homes.

Band Members:

Bobbie: Loves the accordion and plays it as much as possible. Accordion instructor and Slovenian music specialist. Bobbie plays with several groups.

Roxi: Sings with several groups.  Roxi and her husband run a Karaoke business.

Hal:  Plays the bass guitar in several bands.

PapaJohn:  John comes from Dallas Texas where he achieved a bachelor’s degree in music theory from the University of North Texas and a masters degree in music education from Southern Methodist University, located in Highland Park which is north of Downtown Dallas. With thirty eight years of teaching, including the Summer In Switzerland programs at the Leysin American School, John has gained proficiency on many instruments and is very happy to be included in the European Take-Out band as their drummer.

Terry:  Band leader and accordion player. Teaches easy dances to beginners. Also a     member of the Tirolean Dancers of Oregon.