Elise Hayden Duet concertina is a wonderful versatile instrument, relatively
easy to learn
and perfect for all kinds of music. Because of its small
size it is very portable, and blends
perfectly with other instruments.
The Elise has been developed for first time players.
It is the perfect instrument for anyone
interested in trying out the Hayden
concertina without having to invest a large amount
of money to purchase that
Although the instrument is perfectly capable of meeting
the requirements of intermediate
players, we understand that many players
might want to upgrade to a higher priced instrument
Elise Duet has a
traditional riveted action. The action makes the instrument
'feel' much like
a high priced
Because of this, all the Hayden specific features, such as key board slant, spacing of the keys,
hand rail/keyboard distance, etc. are identical to higher priced Hayden concertinas, to
a smooth transition later on. Upgrade options
are the Peacock Duet and the high end traditional
Wakker Duet models.
The instrument comes with an easy to
understand tutor, especially written for this
instrument. It will teach the basics of playing concertina and music
notation, rhythm, music
theory, etc.. The tutor is suitable for both self study and for use in formal lessons
schools, private instruction, etc.).