New Music

From June 13 to 25, 2022

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Application Deadline

February 15, 2022

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

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Laurie Radford

Professor, Coordinator - Composition

June 14 to 24

Composer - Professor, Calgary University

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Fabián Panisello

Guest composer and conductor

June 14 to 24

Professor of Composition, Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía , Madrid

Guest professor, China Conservatory in Beijing

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Ensemble Paramirabo

Ensemble-in-residence - New Music

June 14 to 24

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PROGRAM - composers and performers

This two-week program is designed for advanced level composers and performers (end of Bachelor’s, Masters, Doctorate or equivalent). This session offers a personal pedagogical approach in a context of collaboration with professional ensembles.


The program’s goal is to develop the composition skills of the composers, to explore the different composition techniques, to initiate or to further their knowledge of composition.

  • Composition seminars
  • Score analysis
  • Individual meetings with guest composers
  • Joint lecture workshop with performers
  • Creation of each composer’s score at the student concert of the Academy by Ensemble Paramirabo and New Music performers


This program is geared towards performers who wish to deepen their knowledge and technique in contemporary music performance. The participating performers will play alongside musicians from Ensemble Paramirabo in addition to performing works by the Domaine Forget’s student composers.

The session is available to string, woodwind, brass, keyboards, and percussive instruments.

  • Performance seminars
  • Contemporary instrumental techniques (extended techniques)
  • Coachings, private lessons and masterclasses
  • Joint reading workshops
  • Participation in the Sinfonietta* led by Fabián Panisello
  • Participation in Academy student concert


  • Access to all the Academy classes and activities for the entire session: masterclasses, workshops, conferences.
  • Free access to le Domaine Forget International Festival concerts during the session. Restrictions may apply for certain concerts.
  • Student’s 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.
  • Official attestation of participation to the program


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


Complete all steps of the online application form, pay the registration fee of eighty-five Canadian dollars (CAN $85) and provide the following material by February 15, 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 letter of presentation.


  • 2 or 3 of your works for a total length of 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Clearly identified scores for all submitted works
  • Audio/Vidéo recording if applicable
  • Current biography and Résumé (CV) including the list of your works
  • Letter of presentation explaining your artistic approach and your interest in participating in the sessions at Domaine Forget
  • Profile picture

Please upload a separate audio/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).


  • 2 works of your choice of a contrasting character from the 20th and/or 21st century for a total length of 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Current biography and résumé (CV) including a list of your works
  • Letter of presentation explaining your artistic approach and your interest in participating in the sessions at Domaine Forget
  • 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).


  • Every precaution will be or are taken to ensure everyone’s safety during their stay. 
  • For more information go to the Covid-19.


Sinfonietta's Repertoire

Keiko Devaux (1982) - ebb (2018)

Laurie Radford (1958) - fuse…! (2017)

Fabián Panisello (1963) - Meister Eckhart: Mystical Song (2019)

Arnold Schönberg - Five pieces for orchestra op. 16 (1920 arr. Felix Greissle)


  • Arrival: Monday, June 13, 2022, as of 2PM (classes begin on Tuesday, June 14, 2022)
  • Departure: Saturday, June 25, 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.


SESSION FROM JUNE 13 TO june 25, 2022



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.


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, 2022.



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