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Piano Accordion Lessons From OAIM

In the mid-1850s the piano accordion was invented and quickly became affiliated with many popular and cultural musics across the globe. Its baptism in Irish music is still under development although it has proven very popular in the Scottish music tradition.  Mirella Murray provides the eager learner with a piano accordion foundations course at OAIM. The course is aimed at those with a basic knowledge of the instruments but gives you an inventory of technique and tips to get you to the next level.


OAIM Piano Accordion Courses

Irish Piano Accordion Technique

This course is suitable for those who already have an understanding of the piano accordion. Mirella teaches a lively selection of Jigs, Reels, Hornpipes, Marches and SlipJigs throughout the thirteen lessons. She introduces basic ornamentation on the instrument - cuts, triplets, the use of double stops and also shows the left hand chord technique for each of the tunes. All the bass notes and chords are marked out in the accompanying written music. This is an excellent learning resource for the student wishing to incorporate more left hand accompaniment into his / her playing. Mirella’s teaching methods are firmly rooted [.. Read More]

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