From June 4 to 17, 2017

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Application Deadline

February 15, 2017


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David Krauss

Masterclasses - Trumpet

June 7 to 11

Principal, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

Professor, The Juilliard School of Music

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Éric Aubier

Masterclasses - Trumpet

June 11 to 17

International soloist

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Manon Lafrance

Private lessons - Trumpet

June 4 to 17

Principal Trumpet, Orchestre symphonique de Laval

Director and Professor, Conservatoire de musique de Montréal

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Geoffrey Thompson

Private lessons - Trumpet

June 4 to 17

Principal Trumpet, Orchestre symphonique de Québec

Professor, Conservatoire de musique de Québec

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Alain Cazes

Ensemble coaching - Brass

June 4 to 17

Principal Tuba, Orchestre Métropolitain

Professor, Schulich School of Music, McGill University

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Olivier Hébert-Bouchard

Accompaniment - Brass

June 4 to 17


This two-week program proposes to advanced level trumpetists aged 16 or more a collaborative and personalized pedagogical approach. The Trumpet session emphasizes solo practice and chamber music.

  • Private lessons (2 minimum per week)
  • Participation in masterclasses
  • Classes and themed workshops (technique, orchestral excerpts, etc.)
  • Sectional orchestral excerpt reading Brass & Percussion*
    • TCHAIKOVSKY : Symphony No. 6
    • BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2
    • VERDI: Requiem
    • SHOSTAKOVITCH: Symphony No. 5
  • Chamber music (brass quintet, instrumental ensemble and large brass ensemble)
  • Alexander Technique
  • Student concerts

*Upon confirmation of your participation, we will inform you on the parts you need to prepare.


A limited number of students registered for the entire session, whose file stands out because of its quality and who will meet the superior selection criteria at Domaine Forget (degree of difficulty of the works performed and the exceptional quality of their performance) will benefit from one or some of the following advantages:

  • Small group classes with the guest faculty
  • Chamber music performance with one of the professors during the student concerts
  • Participation in an additional concert at the end of the first week of the session
  • Substantial scholarship


  • Collaborative piano services are offered for the masterclasses (it is the student’s responsibility to provide piano parts to the pianist)
  • Free access to all the Academy classes and activities for the entire session (possibility of attending masterclasses in other instruments if schedules allow)
  • Free access to le Domaine Forget International Festival concerts during the session*
    *Restrictions may apply for certain concerts
  • Sunday outings and student evening activities (bonfire, sports activities, etc.)


Ranking audition: Monday June 5th, as of 9 A.M.
The ranking audition is for evaluation and placement in masterclasses and chamber music ensembles. Each candidate must perform one unaccompanied work lasting 5 minutes maximum.
Each participant must submit a list of the repertoire that he/she will play in masterclasses or in private lessons. This repertoire must be uploaded to Your Profile no later than 6 weeks prior to the beginning of  your session. A follow-up email will be sent in due course.

Each participant must fully insure his/her instrument for the entire length of his/her session. Unfortunately, Domaine Forget does not rent or loan musical instruments.


Video link (Unlisted YouTube, Vimeo or DropBox links or any other link directly accessible, WITHOUT the need of a password) including:

  • 2 works, clearly identified - 20 minutes total – of contrasting types (style, period and composer), at least one with accompaniment.


Arrival: Sunday, June 4, 2017 after 2 P.M.
Departure: Saturday, June 17, 2017 after breakfast

TUITION (including room, board, tuition and photocopies)

two weeks session

Canadian student: $1,805 CDN

International student: $1,930 CDN

one week session

Canadian student: $920 CDN

International student: $985 CDN


One masterclass: $50 CDN

One day: $80 CDN

One week: $375 CDN


First instalment 

To confirm and reserve your place, a first deposit, non-refundable fee covering half of the full amount for your internship is required within seven (7) days, following your acceptance letter and invoice.

Second instalment

The second payment is due no later than May 1, 2017.


A $50 fee will be charged for any change, on dates, or duration of yourstay. Failure to comply with these terms, will result for the accepted student the lost of his/her reserved place. Le Domaine Forget reserves the right to cancel any program if circumstances demands it.


Le Domaine Forget will retain 50% of the second payment in case of cancellation of your registration. No refund will be made after May 2, 2017.


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