Welcome in Benjamin Durafour’s website !
Benjamin Durafour was born in 1985 in Burgundy (France). He started accordion lessons when he was 6 years old and he was already passionate by this instrument and generally speaking by music. He played in a lot of different ensembles of French or Polish folk music in many places in France, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, Spain, etc…
In 2004, Benjamin met the famous accordion teacher Frederic Deschamps and began to prepare international competitions with him.
He is now professional accordionist and plays for concerts, galas, festivals… in France and all over the world!
Finalist of the CIA “Coupe Mondiale” 2005 in Castelo Branco (Portugal) and 2006 in Asker (Norway)
Many appearances in french TV shows and radios
Performance for the UNICEF new year’s gala in 2000
Concerts and galas with A.Verchuren, L.Corchia, M.Larcange, Marc Peronne, Marcel Loeffler, Jean-Louis Matinier, etc…