Anthony Planche

Diatonic accordion course

12 - 18 August 2023, Urbino (Italy)

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Anthony Planche

Diatonic accordion workshop with Anthony Planche from 12 to 18 August 2023, Urbino (Italy).

Level: beginners and intermediate

Technical work and musicality around simple themes (choice of pieces according to the level, and the type of accordion, 2 or 3 rows, 8, 12 or 18 basses).
Develop ideas for arrangements.
Right hand work, ornamentation, and variations. Pushed and crossed draw.
Left hand work (independence, creating bass lines, developing a harmony).
Developing ideas and proposals to enrich one’s own playing
Work essentially oral, no scores. Possibly chord charts if necessary.
Provide a Dictaphone if possible

Practical information

Arrival: Saturday from 17:00
Departure: Friday before 11:00
Public: Adults from 7 to 10 trainees

Accommodation: rooms for 3 to 4 people, on site or in nearby establishments.
Food: fresh and if possible local products

How to get here

Ca’ Lucente is 10 km from Urbino and 40 km from Pesaro train station. We provide a shuttle bus to pick up students in Urbino. View map.

The nearest airports are Ancona Airport and Bologna Airport.

Workshop cost

670 Euro Full rate (including board and lodging)
600 Euro Student and unemployed rate (including board and lodging)

The course enrolment includes an advance payment of Euro 200, which will be refunded in full if cancelled within 30 days of the start of the course. In case of cancellation after this date we are obliged to withhold it.

To register, please write to us at:

Ca Lucente music holdays

Multi-instrumentalist, PLANK alias Anthony Planche starts playing diatonic accordion at the age of 10, then electric bass the following year.
Immersed in the folk and traditional music scene, he quickly performed on stage.
A few years later, he started playing modern music as a bassist and graduated from the M.A.I in Nancy in 1998.
The double bass and the guitar will join the panel of instruments over the years.
Anthony founded the group Plank Polytimbré, Mi Corps à Son
And accompanied artists such as Nilda Fernandez, Clare, Alex Zeem
With the sound of his accordion, armed with effects and loops, he will take you into his colourful musical universe. An invitation to travel …