From June 19 to July 3, 2016

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February 15, 2016

  • Faculty artists
  • The session
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Christopher Millard

Masterclasses - Bassoon

June 19 to 26

Principal Bassoon, National Arts Centre Orchestra

Professor, Northwestern University and Université d'Ottawa

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Gilbert Audin

Masterclasses - Bassoon

June 26 to July 3

Principal Bassoon, Orchestre de l'Opéra de Paris

Member of Les Vents Français

Professor, Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris

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Richard Gagnon

Private lessons - Bassoon

June 19 to July 3

Principal Bassoon, Orchestre symphonique de Québec

Professor, Conservatoire de musique de Québec

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Guy Carmichael

Chamber Music - Woodwinds

June 19 to July 3

Horn player and Professor, Conservatoire de Musique de Québec

Woodwind Quintet and Instrumental Ensemble Coaching

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Richard Paré

Chamber Music - Woodwinds

June 19 to July 3

Harpsichordist, professor at Université Laval

Member, Les Violons du Roy Chamber Orchestra

Accompaniment and Baroque Ensemble Coaching

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Louise Lessard

Accompaniment - Woodwinds

June 19 to July 3


Coordinator preparatory program in classical music, Collège Lionel-Groulx

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This two-week program proposes, to bassoonists aged 15 or more, a collaborative and personalized pedagogical approach. The Bassoon session emphasizes solo practice by offering masterclasses, orchestral excerpts and chamber music.

  • Private lessons (2 minimum per week)
  • Masterclasses
  • Orchestral excerpts classes (2016 Repertoire to come)
  • Chamber music (quintet, wind ensemble, baroque ensemble)
  • Alexander Technique
  • Student concert in the Françoys-Bernier concert hall


  • 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 to attend other instruments masterclass when 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 20th, 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. Participants who are not selected to play in masterclasses will receive one additional private lesson per week.
Each participant must submit a list of the repertoire that he / she will play in masterclasses or in private lessons at least 6 weeks before the session begins to: 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.


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

  • 2 video recordings - 15 minutes total – of contrasting types (style, period and composer), at least one with accompaniment.
  • 1 orchestral excerpt from the standard repertoire.

2. One letter of recommendation (attached to your registration form or sent by email to if provided by the teacher.


Arrival: Sunday, June 19, 2016 after 2 P.M.
Departure: Sunday, July 3, 2016 after breakfast



Canadian student: $1,695 CDN

International student: $1,780 CDN


Canadian student: $865 CDN

International student: $910 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, 2016.


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, 2016.


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