Doublebass

From July 10 to August 5, 2023

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Application Deadline

February 10, 2023

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

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  • Faculty artists
  • Program info and required material
  • Rates
Doublebass

Nina DeCesare

Masterclasses and workshops - Doublebass

July 24 to 29

Professor Peabody Conservatory

Member Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

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Doublebass

Étienne Lafrance

Group class and workshop - Doublebass

July 11 to 22

Soloist, Chamber musician

Doublebass

Nicholas Walker

Group class and workshops - Doublebass

July 11 to 22

Professor at the University of Michigan, SMTD

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Doublebass

Paul Ellison

Masterclasses and workshops - Doublebass

July 11 to August 4

Professor, The Shepherd School of Music, Rice University

Doublebass

François Rabbath

Masterclasses - Doublebass

July 17 to July 22

World renowned Bassist

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Doublebass

David Allen Moore

Group class and workshops - Doublebass

July 24 to August 4

Member, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

Professor, USC Thornton School of Music

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Doublebass

Scott Dixon

Group class and workshops - Doublebass

July 24 to August 4

Member Cleveland Orchestra

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

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Ensemble

Nancy Dahn

Ensemble - Strings

July 11 to 22

Member, Duo Concertante

Professor, Memorial University, New Foundland

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Ensemble

Timothy Steeves

Ensemble - Strings

July 11 to 22

Member, Duo Concertante

Professor, Memorial University, New Foundland

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Ensemble

Chloé Dominguez

Ensemble - Strings

July 11 to August 4

Professor, Schulich School of Music, McGill University

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Ensemble

François Paradis

Ensemble - Strings

July 24 to August 4

Professor, Conservatoire de musique de Québec

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Accompaniment

Timothy Steeves

Collaborative pianist - Doublebass

July 11 to 22

Member, Duo Concertante

Professor, Memorial University, New Foundland

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Accompaniment

Olivier Hébert-Bouchard

Collaborative pianist - Doublebass

July 24 to August 4

Concert pianist

Founding Member of the Trio Émerillon

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PROGRAM

The double bass program focuses on solo practice and chamber music. This four-week program proposes to advanced level double bassists (aged 16 and over) a personalized pedagogical approach in a collaborative context.

  • Workshops:
    Teachers: Nina DeCesare, Scott Dixon, Paul Ellison, Étienne Lafrance, David Allen Moore et Nicholas Walker
  • Daily technical workshop and master classes
    Teacher: Paul Ellison
  • Chamber music Coaching
    Coaches: Nancy Dahn, Chloé Dominguez, François Paradis, Timothy Steeves

THE PROGRAM also INCLUDES

  • Rehearsals with piano
    Pianists: Olivier Hébert-Bouchard, Timothy Steeves
  • Participation in Academy student concerts or "Domaine on the Road" series in chamber music or as a soloist
  • Themed workshops and lectures
  • Recording of the student concerts
  • 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, 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

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Complete all steps of the online application form, pay the registration fee (CAN $85), and provide the audition materiel by February 10, 2023.

All applications are automatically eligible for the scholarship program.

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

To submit a request for additional financial assistance, a justification letter must be included in your file.

For more details: click here

AUDITION MATERIAL (2 works)

  • Two (2) works of contrasting style, period, and composer, including a minimum of one work with piano accompaniment, for a total minimum length of 15 minutes.
  • Current biography and résumé (CV)
  • 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. Recordings should be recent (less than 12 months).


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

If you would like more information about the academy or the registration process, please contact Rachel Tremblay: admission@domaineforget.com.


ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE

  • Arrival: Monday, July 10, 2023, as of 2PM (classes begin on Tuesday, July 11, 2023)
  • Departure: Saturday, August 5, 2023, after breakfast

All transportation is the student’s responsibility.

For all the details, go to Transport, the page will be updated regularly.

RATES (INCLUDING ROOM, BOARD AND TUITION)

FULL SESSION 4 WEEKS - JULY 10 TO AUGUST 5 AOÛT, 2023

CAN $4,390


PAYMENT INFORMATION

First installment
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 installment
The second payment is due no later than May 1, 2023.


CANCELLATION / REFUND

CANCELLATION POLICY:

1st installment (50% of session fees) payable within 7 days of receipt of your invoice: non-refundable.
N.B.: This first payment is used to confirm and reserve your place in the program.
2nd installment (remaining balance): 50% refund of the amount paid if canceled at least 30 days before the start of the program.

If you cancel your participation in the session for any reason other than medical (doctor's note required) 30 days or less before the start of the program: no refund.

No refund as of May 2, 2023.

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.


 

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