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Frederic Deschamps

Frederic Deschamps (France) Frederic Deschamps (France)

Frédéric Deschamps is an internationally renowned professor who directs Master Classes all over the world (Europe, Asia, USA, South America, New Zealand)

Creator of an accordion method based on the theme "The Movement Creates The Sound" entitled: "New Technical Approach".

Winners of the largest international competitions in 1992, he has since shared his pedagogy with many artists from around the world and prepares them in turn for international competitions.


Professional experience:

- President of the Confédération Mondiale de l’Accordéon since 2005
- Member of the Jury of major international competitions: CIA, CMA, Castelfidardo, Klingenthal, etc.
- Professor at the Paris IX Conservatory until 2001
- Director of the International Accordion Center (France)
- Product Manager and Fun Line Designer for Hohner since 1993
- Creator of the Web TV "Deschamps Channel" 100% Accordion
- Accompanying singers Josh Groban, LAAM, Francis Lemarque, Laetitia Casta, Charles Trenet
- TV presenter on France Television: "The Musette Time" 2001



- 1st Prize Coupe Mondiale - Trossingen (Germany)
- 1st Prize Trophée Mondial  - Recanatti (Italy)
- 1st Prize International Competition in Klingenthal (Germany)
- State Diploma of Music Teacher
1998 - 1999 - 2000: Award for Best International Professor - Castelfidardo (Italy)
2007 - Prize awarded by the magazine "Accordion Accordionist" for Best Teacher of the Year.


International award students

His students are: Grayson Massefield (NZ), Peter Maric (Serbia), Vladislav Pligovka (Belarus), Adraga Pietro (Italy), Kristel Savo (Switzerland), Aleksandar Kolovski (Macedonia), Radu Ratoi (Moldavia), Joao Barradas (Portugal), Tan Jia Liang (China), Matthias Matsche (Germany), Egle Barktevichi (Lithuania), Vitaly Kroudtenko (Russia) etc.

Тhey have been awarded prizes from the most prestigious international competitions: Ikaalinen (Finland), Klingenthal (Germany), Castelfidardo (Italy), Coupe Mondiale - Italy, New Zealand, Croatia, China, Canada, Austria, Lithuania; Trophée Mondial - Canada, France, Portugal, Lithuania, Russia, Italy, Bosnia, Serbia etc.

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International Accordion Festival ACCORDIOMANIA - Pleven, 1-4 July 2021
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