ÚSMEV Accordion Orchestra was founded in 1991 at the Primary Art schools in Trenčianske Teplice. Its founder, Ms. Elena Buranová.Today, AO ÚSMEV functions as a non-profit organization - civic association RYTMUS and artistic director and conductor of the orchestra is also a music teacher Ing. Martina Holá. Today orchestra are former graduates of art schools, at present students of secondary schools and universities, but also working. The main mission of the orchestra is a quality artistic production to the general listening public, Slovakia representation at festivals and competitions abroad and especially space for self-expression for young people, where they develop their artistic sensibilities and meaningful use of leisure time.