Doublebass

From July 11 to August 6, 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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Doublebass

Paul Ellison

Masterclasses and workshops - Doublebass

July 12 to August 5

Professor, The Shepherd School of Music, Rice University

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Doublebass

Renaud Garcia-Fons

Masterclasses - Doublebass

July 28 to August 1

International Soloist

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Doublebass

Étienne Lafrance

Private lessons - Doublebass

July 12 to 24

Soloist, Chamber musician

Doublebass

Nicholas Walker

Workshops - Doublebass

July 12 to 24

Professor, Ithaca College

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Doublebass

David Allen Moore

Workshops - Doublebass

July 25 to August 5

Member, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

Professor, USC Thornton School of Music

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Doublebass

Scott Dixon

Workshops - Doublebass

July 25 to August 5

Member Cleveland Orchestra

Professor and Head of the Double Bass department Cleveland Institute of Music

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Accompaniment

Timothy Steeves

Accompaniment - Doublebass

July 12 to 23

Member, Duo Concertante

Professor, Memorial University, New Foundland

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Accompaniment

Olivier Hébert-Bouchard

Accompaniment - Doublebass

July 25 to August 5

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PROGRAM

The double bass session is a unique program that aims to meet your personal goals and needs, to fully develop your potential. This four-week program proposes to advanced level double bassists (aged 16 and over) a personalized pedagogical approach in a collaborative context.

  • Lessons in small groups
    Teachers: Scott Dixon, Étienne Lafrance, David Allen Moore and Nicholas Walker
  • Daily technical lessons
    Teacher: Paul Ellison
  • Masterclasses (technique and improvisation)
    Teacher: Renaud Garcia-Fons
  • Rehearsals with piano
    Pianists: Timothy Steeves and Olivier Hébert-Bouchard
  • Themed workshops and lectures
  • Participation in Academy student concerts or "Domaine on the Road" series on chamber music.
  • Official attestation of participation to the program

THE PROGRAM INCLUDES

  • Access to all the Academy classes and activities for the entire program: masterclasses, workshops, and conferences.
  • Free access to le Domaine Forget International Festival concerts during the program. (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


APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Complete all steps of the online application form, pay the registration fee of eighty-five Canadian dollars (CAN $85), and provide the audition material 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 FOR APPLICATION

  • 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).

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

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, July 11, 2022, as of 2PM (classes begin on Tuesday, July 12, 2022)
  • Departure: Saturday, August 6, 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)

FULL SESSION 4 WEEKS - JULY 11 TO AUGUST 6 AOÛT, 2022

CAN $4,129


PAYMENT INFORMATION

First instalment 
To confirm and reserve your place a first deposit, a non-refundable fee covering about half the cost of your session 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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