Tony started his musical journey when he was 10 years old learning the diatonic button accordion and piano accordion.
Between the ages of 10 and 13 he appeared on accordion, along with his brother Joe, with the Jerry Intihar Orchestra, performing at various polka dances around Pennsylvania, Ohio and New York.
In 1976 Tony, with his Father Tony Sr. and his brother Joe, started the Zupanchick Brothers Orchestra.
In 1992, Tony became the accordion player for the Jack Tady Bears. Throughout the 1990’s he also played for the Frank Polombi Orchestra, and the Jack Frohnhofer Band.