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Big squeeze: Cheese Days to include 100 accordions
Elizabeth Skatrud, 15, plays through a short piece of sheet music during her second accordion lesson with John Waelti at his home in Monroe Thursday. She is already signed up to be one of an anticipated 100 accordion players to perform the Cheese Days song for the event's 100th year celebration in September. (Times photo: Anthony Wahl)
MONROE - Set your trombones aside: Green County Cheese Days wants 100 accordions playing at its 100th year celebration in September. "If it goes over 100, we're not going to turn people away," said Randy Schneeberger, director of Monroe City Band. Schneeberger has organized the musical arrangement for the Cheese Days song.