Composition

From June 4 to 17, 2017

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Application Deadline

February 15, 2017

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Joshua Fineberg

Masterclasses - Composition

June 4 to 17

Composer

Professor and director of the New Music Center and of the Eletronic Music Studios at Boston University

Professeur et directeur du centre de musique nouvelle et du studio de musique électronique de l’Université de Boston

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Laurie Radford

Professor and Coordinator - Composition

June 4 to 17

Composer

Associate Professor, Calgary University

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Ensemble Paramirabo

Ensemble-in-residence - Composition

June 4 to 17

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Sixtrum

Ensemble-in-residence - Composition

June 4 to 17

Ensemble in residence, Université de Montréal

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Program

This two week program is designed for advanced level composers (end of Bachelor’s degree, Masters, Doctorate or equivalent). This session proposes a personal pedagogical approach in a context of collaboration with professional ensembles.

The program’s goal is to develop the composition skills of the composers, to explore the different composition techniques, to initiate or to further their knowledge of mixed composition. Each composer’s final score will be performed by professional musicians.

  • Composition seminars
  • Score analysis
  • Individual meetings with guest composers
  • Joint lecture workshop
  • Music and technology
  • Initiation to the technical basis of mixed composition
  • Integration of technology to an instrumental work
  • Creation of each composer’s score by a professional ensemble

The session includes

  • 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.)

PREPARING YOUR SESSION

Compose an instrumental work or mixed composition lasting 10 minutes maximum for one of the following ensembles:

  • Percussion ensemble SIXTRUM ( max. of 6 performers)
  • Ensemble Paramirabo ( flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano and percussion)
  • A mix of 2 to 5 selected instruments among the following ( flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano and percussion)
  • Scores must be uploaded to your file by May 1, 2017 at the latest

REQUIRED MATERIAL

  1. One audio or video link (unlisted YouTube, Vimeo or Drop Box links or any other link accessible directly (WITHOUT a password) that includes 2 or 3 of your works.
  2. Your clearly identified scores
  3. Biography including the list of your works

USEFUL INFORMATION

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


AUDITORS - MASTERCLASSES

One masterclass: $50 CDN

One day: $80 CDN

One week: $375 CDN


PAYMENT INFORMATION | REFUND POLICY

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.


MODIFICATIONS

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.


CANCELLATION / MODIFICATION / REFUND

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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