From July 2 to 15, 2017
April 1, 2017
July 2 to 9
July 7 to 15
Professor, Conservatoire populaire de musique de Genève
Professor, Musikhochschule of Lugano, Artist in residence, University of Colorado
July 2 to 15
July 2 to 15
July 2 to 15
This 2 week program is offered to advanced level students (minimum age 16 years old).
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:
This program is specially designed for beginners and intermediate level students. A minimum of three years of classical guitar training is required (minimum age 12 years old).
The contest will take place during the guitar session and is open to all the students duly registered for the session.
*Please note that you can apply for admission to the Guitar Session without having to participate in the contest.
Be duly registered for the 2 weeks of the session.
All students meeting this pre-requisite and who have registered for the contest (choose the "Guitar session including contest" option on the online application form) will be able to accede to the quarter-finals.
Please note that previous first prize winners in category A and B can no longer enter the contest (however, category B winners would be eligible for category A).
The contest is divided into two categories:
Category A: ages 18* and older
Category B: ages 17 and younger
*The applicant must be 18 years old by April 1, 2017 to apply in this category.
There is no imposed repertoire. Repertoire presented in quarter-final and semi-final should be different. On the other hand, the same work can be performed again in the final round.
1st place: $1,000, a full scholarship for the 2018 session, participation in a mini-recital during the summer of 2018 and a demo recording in the Françoys-Bernier Concert Hall during the summer of 2018.
2nd place: $500 and a $100 voucher at Les Productions d'Oz.
3rd place: $250
1st place: $500, a half scholarship for the 2018 session and participation in a the first part of a mini-recital during the 2018 session.
2nd place: $250
3rd place: $150
Le Domaine Forget extends its gratitude to Ms Janet Casey for her generous contribution of all the cash prizes in the contest.
The Guitar session faculty and a guest will compose the jury of the guitar contest.
Ranking audition and quarter final: Monday July 3, as of 9 A.M.
The ranking audition is for evaluation and placement in masterclasses and 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:
Arrival: Sunday, July 2, 2017 after 2 P.M.
Departure: Saturday, July 15, 2017 after breakfast
Canadian student: $1,805 CDN
International student: $1,930 CDN
Canadian student: $920 CDN
International student: $985 CDN
One masterclass: $50 CDN
One day: $80 CDN
One week: $375 CDN
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.
The second payment is due no later than June 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 June 2, 2017.
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