Chamber Orchestra

From August 8 to 21, 2022

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Application Deadline

February 1, 2022

Applications received after the deadline will be accepted and processed if space allows.

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Chamber Orchestra

Les Violons du Roy

Ensemble-in-Residence - Chamber Orchestra

August 9 to 20

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Chamber Orchestra

Jonathan Cohen

Conductor - Chamber Orchestra

August 16 to 20

Musical Director - Les Violons du Roy

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Chamber Orchestra

Jean-Marie Zeitouni

Conductor - Chamber Orchestra

August 9 to 14

Principal guest conductor of the Colorado Music Festival

Artistic Partner of the Edmonton Symphony

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Chamber Orchestra

Mathieu Lussier

Guest conductor

August 8 to 20

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Pentaèdre

Quintet in residence

August 8 to 21

Élise Poulin, oboe / Martin Carpentier, clarinet / Louis-Philippe Marsolais, horn / Ariane Brisson, flute / Mathieu Lussier, bassoon

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PROGRAM WITH LES VIOLONS DU ROY

This intensive two-week program, presented in collaboration with Les Violons du Roy, is intended for very advanced or professional level instrumentalists (minimum age of 18) who wish to develop greater expertise in mastering the different aesthetics and particularities of playing in chamber orchestra, covering a repertoire ranging from the classical period to the post-romantic period.

Program opened to the following instruments

Strings
Violin, viola, cello, doublebass

Woodwind
Flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon

Brass
Horn

Keyboard
Harpsichord

PROGRAM CONSISTS OF:

  • Rehearsals and concert performance alongside the musicians of Les Violons du Roy and Pentaèdre, under the direction of conductors Jonathan Cohen, Mathieu Lussier and Jean-Marie Zeitouni.
  • Sectionals and thematic workshops: bow techniques, scores analysis, history, aesthetics, etc.
  • Participation in the Académie concert on Sunday, August 14, 2022, with some members of Les Violons du Roy and Pentaèdre under the direction of Jean-Marie-Zeitouni.
  • Participation in the Académie concert on Thursday, August 18, 2022, with some members of Les Violons du Roy and Pentaèdre under the direction of conductors Jonathan Cohen and Mathieu Lussier.
  • Participation in the closing concert of the International Festival of Domaine Forget on Saturday, August 20, 2022, with Les Violons du Roy under the direction of Jonathan Cohen.

2022 CONCERTO COMPETITION

The first part of the competition will take place in Spring 2022. To participate in the competition, candidates must prepare a complete concerto of their choice from the baroque or classical period with piano accompaniment.

The winners of the competition will receive a full scholarship to participate in the 2022 Chamber Orchestra session and will perform solo, accompanied by the Académie Orchestra and the Violons du Roy during the concert on Thursday, August 18, 2022.


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


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.

AUDITION MATERIAL

  • 2 works of your choice of contrasting character, including at least one with piano accompaniment (except for harpsichord) of a total length of 15 to 20 minutes
  • Current biography and résumé (CV) including all orchestral experience
  • Letter of presentation

All documents must be uploaded at the last step of the application form (step 5)

Répertoire

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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: Monday, August 8, 2022, as of 2 PM (classes begin on Tuesday, August 9, 2022)
  • Departure: Sunday, August 21, 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, TUITION)

SESSION FROM AUGUST 8 TO AUGUST 21, 2022

CAN $1,740


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 will be made after May 2, 2022.


 

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