The Ultimate Irish Button Accordion Masterclass with Benny McCarthy
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Begin your journey towards accordion mastery today with our exciting new, in-depth masterclass, taught by legendary accordion player, Benny McCarthy. Gain a deeper understanding of the accordion as Benny guides you from your very first notes to your first songs with our beginner, intermediate and advanced-level courses.
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“I couldn’t believe how much I improved in just a few weeks” - Sarah M
Throughout these lessons, you will learn exactly what you need to become a world-class accordion player. With Benny’s guidance, you will go from a complete beginner to a confident musician, all while learning many beloved Irish tunes.
Benny will show you everything a good accordion player needs to know - proper ornamentation, fundamental techniques, left-hand bass accompaniment, transposition, harmony, and more.
Using our simple and accessible on-screen prompts, learning has never been easier. Each lesson has been designed to be approachable and adaptable to each person. Whether you are a quick learner or want to take it step-by-step, you can slow down or speed up each lesson to take it at your own pace.
If you've ever listened to Irish traditional music, chances are you have heard of Benny McCarthy.
Mentored by accordion legend Bobby Gardiner, Benny has left his own undeniable mark on Irish music, as both a founder of the renowned band, Danú, and as a prolific solo artist.
Over his prolific career, Benny has shared the stage with many internationally renowned artists over the years including Liam Clancy, Tom Paxton, and John Sheahan.
He has recorded and produced numerous albums and his performances have graced Irish national television and radio networks, as well as international platforms like the BBC, CBC, and PBS.
'I knew when I decided to create this course that I needed someone who knows the intricacies of the accordion like the back of their hand. Benny was clearly the man for the job.' - Paraic McNeela, Founder of McNeela Music Instruments
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What You'll Learn
Our Ultimate Irish Button Accordion Masterclass will teach you everything you need to know about the instrument and includes three different levels, Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced:
The beginner course will introduce you to the core skills and tools needed to master the Irish accordion. You will learn everything from how to hold your instrument, to playing your first notes. By the end, you will not only have a firm grasp on the basics, but you will have a whole set of songs in your pocket ready to go!
In the intermediate course, you will take your playing to the next level by learning more advanced ornamentation techniques, as well as how to play the left-hand bass accompaniment. With all of this, and even more tunes in your songbook, you will be able to walk confidentially into any session.
Specifically designed to challenge students and help them explore their instruments like never before, the advanced course will test even the most confident of players. You will learn skills that are essential for any expert accordion player, including transposing, harmony, perfect left-bass bass accompaniment, complex ornamentation, and more. By the time you finish the course, you will have become a confident and capable musician, ready to continue on your musical journey.
“I’m playing new tunes daily” - Paul B
Features of the Ultimate Irish Button Accordion Masterclass:
- Instant Access to our complete Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced accordion courses
- 30 immersive traditional Irish accordion lessons
- World-class accordion tuition with Benny McCarthy of Danú
- 37 exciting new accordion tunes.
- Access exclusive Bonus Materials
- Flexible lessons that you can pause, slow down, speed up, follow at your own pace and bring with you wherever you go.
- No contract, Cancel anytime.