Chamber Music Intensive

From May 29 to June 10, 2022

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Application Deadline

February 1, 2022

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Chamber music

Steven Dann

Session Artistic Coordinator, viola - Chamber Music

May 30 to June 9

World renowned Violist and Chamber musician, Zebra Trio

Professor, Glenn Gould School of Music, Toronto

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Chamber music

Mark Fewer

Guest Artist, violin - Chamber Music

May 30 to June 9

Associate Professor, Faculty of Music of the University of Toronto

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Chamber music

Peter Hanson

Guest Artist, violin - Chamber Music

May 30 to June 9

Member of the Eroica String Quartet

Concertmaster, Sir John Eliot Gardiner’s Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique

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Chamber music

Pablo Hernan Benedi

Guest Artist, violin - Chamber Music

May 30 to June 9

Member Trio Isimsiz

Concertmaster Balthasar-Neumann choir and Ensemble

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Richard Lester

Guest Artist, cello - Chamber Music

May 30 to June 9

Professor, Royal College of Music, London

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PROGRAM

Era of the gut string - Haydn to Schönberg

This two-week session is aimed at young professionals (minimum age 18) violinists, violists and cellists. Each participant receives a scholarship of one thousand Canadian dollars (CAN$1,000) for their participation in the Chamber Music program.

Domaine Forget’s Chamber Music program offers a unique opportunity of working alongside international masters and young artists at the peak of their art in a convivial and intimate setting.

Guest artists:

  • Steven Dann, viola
  • Pablo Hernan Benedi, violin
  • Peter Hanson, violin
  • Mark Fewer, violin
  • Richard Lester, cello

During the two weeks, each participant will study two different works in two different ensembles with one artist Mentor per group.

  • Two rehearsals per day lasting two hours each
  • Lectures and workshops discussing the session’s repertoire and its interpretation
  • Informal repertoire reading sessions
  • Participation in Academy student concerts or "Domaine on the Road" concert series

the PROGRAM INCLUDES

  • Access to all the Academy classes and activities for the entire session: masterclasses, workshops and conferences.
  • Free access to le Domaine Forget International Festival concerts during the session. Restrictions may apply for certain concerts.
  • Student evening activities (bonfire, sports activities, tourist outings, movies, yoga etc.).
  • Individual practice huts and spaces situated on the enchanting site in the middle of nature.
  • Three meals a day in the Joseph-Rouleau pavilion, which has a large terrace and marvelous view overlooking the St. Lawrence River.
  • Double or quadruple occupancy lodging.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

If you want more information about the program or the registration progress, our general information sessions are there to guide you. They consist of a short presentation of the Academy and followed by a question period.

These 60-minute virtual sessions will be held on:

  • Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 10AM and 2PM
  • Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 10AM and 2PM

For further details, refer to: Session information

IMPORTANT : Please make sure to bring with you gut strings, at least the top two, unwound.


APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION

Complete all steps of the online application form, pay the registration fee and provide the audition materiel by February 1, 2022.

In the scholarship awarding process, the evaluation committee will consider the quality of the audition material, the excellent nature of the candidate’s file as well as the student’s motivation letter.

If you wish to apply for the opera section (role preparation), please check the corresponding box on the application form.

AUDITION MATERIAL 

  • Two (2) works of contrasting style, period, and composer, including a minimum of one work with piano accompaniment, for a total length of 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Current biography and résumé (CV)
  • Profile picture

Please upload a separate video for every work; public or unlisted YouTube, Vimeo or DropBox links or any other link directly accessible without a password and clearly labeled. Recordings should be recent (less than 12 months).

COVID-19

  • Every precaution will be or are taken to ensure everyone’s safety during their stay. 
  • For more information go to the Covid-19.

ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE

  • Arrival: Sunday, May 29, 2022, as of 2PM (classes begin on Monday, May 30, 2022)
  • Departure: Friday, June 10, 2022, after breakfast

Transportation is the student’s responsibility, for all the details, go to Transport  the page will be updated regularly in view of new developments or changes in current safety measures.

rates (INCLUDING ROOM, BOARD AND TUITION)

SESSION FROM MAY 29 TO JUNE 10, 2022

CAN $2,103


PAYMENT INFORMATION

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, 2022.


CANCELLATION / REFUND

Le Domaine Forget de Charlevoix reserves the right to cancel any program if circumstances demand it. All fees already paid will then be reimbursed. Registration fees are non-refundable.

Le Domaine Forget de Charlevoix will retain 50% of the second payment in case of cancellation of your registration.

No refund possible after May 2, 2022.


 

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