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Chamber Music

David Alberman

Guest artist - Violin

June 3 to 14

Former - Principal Second violin, London Symphony Orchestra

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Chamber Music

Steven Dann

Guest Artist - Viola

June 3 to 14

Chamber Music Program Artistic Coordinator

Zebra Trio member

Professor, Glenn Gould School of Music, Toronto

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Chamber Music

Pablo Hernán Benedí

Guest Artist, violin

June 3 to 14

Professor of Violin, Guildhall School of Music & Drama

Member, Chiaroscuro String Quartet

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Chamber Music

Anssi Karttunen

Guest artist - Cello

June 3 to 14

International Soloist

Professor of Cello, École normale de musique de Paris

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Chamber Music

Rosalind Ventris

Guest artist - Viola

June 3 to 14

Director of Musical Performance and Performance Studies at the University of Oxford

Professor of Viola, Guildhall School of Music & Drama

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Chamber Music Intensive


A proposition of repertoire juxtaposing the music of living composers and key works of the chamber repertoire for strings.

This two-week session is aimed at violinists, violists, and cellists (minimum age 18). Each chosen participant automatically 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.


  • Steven Dann, viola and coordination
  • David Alberman, violin
  • Pablo Hernán Benadí, violin
  • Rosalind Ventris, viola
  • Anssi Karttunen, cello

During this intensive program, each participant will study a major work of the string quartet repertoire as well as a work from a living composer. Each work will be performed by a different group composed of 3 participants and one guest artist.

  • 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


Complete all steps of the online application form, pay the registration fee (CAN $90), and provide the audition materiel by February 7, 2024.


  • Two (2) works* that demonstrate the different technical and musical skills as a performer.
    - Works of contrasting characters, styles, and periods
    - At least one work with live piano accompaniment
    - Recent recordings from the past 12 months
    - Total minimum length of audition material of 15 minutes

  • Current biography, résumé (CV) and profile picture

*Please upload two (2) separate videos for the two (2) individual works; public or unlisted YouTube, Vimeo or DropBox links or any other link directly accessible without a password and clearly labeled.


If you would like more information about the academy or the registration process, please consult the FAQ page or the student services manager: Rachel Tremblay.


  • Arrival: Sunday, June 2, 2024, between 2PM and 6PM (classes begin on Monday, June 3, 2024)

  • Departure: Saturday, June 15, 2024, early morning

All transportation is the student’s responsibility.

For more the details, visit the regularly updated Transport page.


SESSION FROM june 2 TO 15, 2024

CAN $2,455


First installment
To confirm and reserve your place a non-refundable first deposit, covering the tuition fees of your session is required within seven (7) days following your acceptance letter and invoice.

Second installment
The second payment is due no later than May 1, 2024.


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. Registration fees are non-refundable.

Cancellation policy:

1st installment (50% of session fees) payable within 7 days of receipt of your invoice. N.B.: This first payment is used to confirm and reserve your place in the program and is non-refundable.

2nd installment (remaining balance): 50% refund of the amount paid if cancellation at least 30 days before the start of the program.

No refund will be issued if one cancels their participation 30 days or less before the start of the program for any reason other than medical (doctor's note required).

No refund issued passed May 2, 2024.


  • Participation in Academy student concerts or "Domaine on the Road" series in chamber music or as a soloist

  • Video Recording of the student concerts in the concert hall

  • Free access to Domaine Forget International Festival concerts during the program. (Restrictions may apply for certain concerts).

  • Official attestation of participation to the program

  • Access to all Academy classes and activities during the program

  • Student activities such as 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

  • Double or quadruple occupancy lodging (towels and bedding available on request for $35 per stay)




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.