Chamber Music Intensive / Canceled

From June 14 to 26, 2021

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Session canceled due to Covid-19.

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Chamber music

Steven Dann

Session Artistic Coordinator, viola - Chamber Music

June 14 to 26

World renowned Violist and Chamber musician, Zebra Trio

Professor, Glenn Gould School of Music, Toronto

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Mark Steinberg

Guest Artist, violin - Chamber Music

June 14 to 26

Violinist, member of String quartet Brentano

Professor Mannes College of Music, New York

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Peter Hanson

Guest Artist, violin - Chamber Music

June 14 to 26

Guest Concertmaster / Member of the Eroica String Quartet

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Max Mandel

Guest Artist, viola - Chamber Music

June 14 to 26

Violist, renowned chamber musician

Co-Principal, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Member The Knights, Flux Quartet, Silk Road Ensemble

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Anssi Karttunen

Guest Artist, cello - Chamber Music

June 14 to 26

International soloist, member of the Trio Zebra

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“Era of the gut string” 

This two-week session is aimed at young professionals (minimum age 18) violinists, violists and cellists. Each intern receives a scholarship of $1000 for their participation in the Chamber Music session.

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

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


Participate in the virtual information sessions:

December 11, 2020 - Open-house day - Free masterclasses! Featuring : Violaine Melançon, violin
January 13, 2021 - Chamber Music information kiosk
January 18, 2021 - FAQ - Frequently asked questions information kiosk
January 22, 2021 - Open-house day - Free masterclasses! Featuring : Marina Thibeault, viola

For further details, refer to: Session information


  • Free 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.

  • Single or double occupancy lodging. Bedding service (sheets and towels) on request: $35.


Complete all steps of the online application form, pay the $80 registration fee and provide the following material by February 15, 2021.


Application deadline – January 25, 2021

The status of students, who had applied for the 2020 summer session and who received an admission confirmation, is maintained and postponed to the summer of 2021. The CAN$80 registration fee paid in 2020 for sessions that were cancelled are carried over to 2021 as well. No registration fee will be required with your new application.

If you were admitted to a 2020 summer session, you will be automatically admitted to the 2021 summer session as long as you apply before January 25, 2021. If you were awarded a scholarship in 2020 for a session that was cancelled, the amount of the scholarship will automatically be awarded for the 2021 summer session as long as you apply before January 25, 2021.

If you were registered for a 2020 summer session and were unable to prepare new audition material because of the Covid-19 physical distancing restrictions, we can consider your 2020 audition material for the 2021 summer session.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us at for all questions concerning the deferral of your 2020 status.


  • 2 works of your choice of contrasting character, including at least one with piano accompaniment**

    Total length: 15 to 20 minutes
    Presented with 2 distinct and recent video links*
  • Updated Biography
  • Updated résumé (CV)
  • Cover letter explaining your artistic approach and your interest in participating in the sessions at Domaine Forget

*Video link (one link per piece); public or unlisted YouTube, Vimeo or DropBox links or any other link directly accessible without a password and clearly labeled.

**Piano accompaniment: if for various reasons, most notably Covid-19 restrictions, you’re unable to submit an audition recording with piano accompaniment, exceptionally this year, we will accept a recording without accompaniment.

Preparing your session

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.

N.B.: It is strictly forbidden to record or take photos during masterclasses without the guest musician’s prior approval, should this be the case, these recordings or photos must be kept solely for your private use.


  • Every precaution will be or are taken to ensure each student’s safety during his session.
  • The number of students at the Academy has been substantially reduced, meals will be served as per a specific plan in several steps with pre-defined class "bubbles", daily cleaning and disinfection protocols of all facilities and equipment as well as between each activity will be implemented.
  • 1.5 to 2 meter physical distancing in all common areas will be respected and single occupancy lodging will be strongly encouraged; exceptions: couples, families or music partners.
  • For more information go to the Covid-19 page.

arrival and departure

Arrival: Monday, June 14, 2021 after 2 P.M. (Classes begin on Tuesday)
Departure: Saturday, June 26, 2021 after breakfast

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


New Music - June 28 to July 10, 2021
Emerging Ensemble with preformed groups - July 26 to August 7, 2021
Violin and String Quartet - July 12 to August 7, 2021
Viola and String Quartet - July 12 to August 7, 2021
Cello and String Quartet - July 12 to August 7, 2021
Violin - virtual - June 21 to June 26, 2021
Cello - virtual - dates to be confirmed
Chamber Orchestra - August 10 to August 22, 2021
Choir - August 10 to August 20, 2021


SESSION FROM june 14 TO 26, 2021 

CAN $2010


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, 2021.


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 refunds possible after May 2, 2021.

COVID-19 - Session cancellation policy
If government directives prevent the session from being held, this session will be canceled. The student will be automatically reimbursed.



Domaine Forget uses Paypal for secure payments. Email confirmation (in addition to the automated PayPal notification email) will be sent as soon as possible, once payment has been confirmed. Payment confirmation may take a few days. Remember: You must enter the amount you wish to pay and the full name of the registering student.

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