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From August 10 to 22, 2021

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April 1, 2021

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

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Orchestra

Les Violons du Roy

Ensemble-in-Residence - Chamber Orchestra

August 10 to 22

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Orchestra

Jonathan Cohen

Conductor - Chamber Orchestra and continuo

August 10 to 22

Musical Director - Les Violons du Roy

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program

This intensive ten-day program, presented in collaboration with Les Violons du Roy, is intended for very advanced or professional level instrumentalists (minimum age of 16) 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.

Session opened to the following instruments
Strings: 
Violin, viola, cello, double bass

Woodwind: 
Flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon

Brass: 
Horn

Keyboard: 
Harpsichord

PROGRAM CONSISTS OF:

  • Rehearsals and concert performance alongside the musicians of Les Violons du Roy, under the direction of conductor Jonathan Cohen.
  • Sectionals and thematic workshops: bow techniques, scores analysis, history, aesthetics, etc.
  • Participation in the Académie concert on Friday August 20 with some members of Les Violons du Roy.
  • Participation in the closing concert of the International Festival of Domaine Forget on Saturday August 21 with Les Violons du Roy.

2021 les violons du roy concerto competition
In partnership with Domaine Forget de Charlevoix

This international competition is open to advanced string musicians (violinists, violists, cellists, double bassists) ages 25 and under. The competition winners will receive, besides their cash prizes, a full scholarship to participate to the Chamber Orchestra program 2021 at Domaine Forget. 

General conditions

  • This international competition is open to advanced string musicians (violinists, violists, cellists, double bassists) ages 25 and under.
  • The competition is not open to 1st prize winners of the competition from previous years.
  • Finalists from previous years who would like to enter this year should submit a different piece than previously.
  • Use of a prerecorded accompaniment is not allowed.

Submission
Entry and submission deadline: Monday, March 15, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. ET

Registration and details on the official competition page: Click here


FOR MORE INFORMATION

Participate in the virtual information sessions:

January 12, 2021 - Chamber Orchestra information kiosk
January 13, 2021 - FAQ - Frequently Asked questions information kiosk

For further details, refer to: Session information


THE SESSION INCLUDES

  • Free 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.
  • Single or double occupancy lodging (Sheets and towels excluded. Renting costs: $35.).

APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION

Complete all steps of the online application form, pay the $80 registration fee and provide the following material by April 1, 2021.

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 cover letter.

AUDITION MATERIAL

  • 2 works of your choice of contrasting character, including at least one with piano accompaniment**

    Total length: 15 to 20 minutes
    Presented with 2 distinct and recent video links*
  • Updated Biography

  • Updated résumé (CV)

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

*Video link (one link per piece); public or unlisted YouTube, Vimeo or DropBox links or any other link directly accessible without a password and clearly labeled.

**Piano accompaniment: if for various reasons, most notably Covid-19 restrictions, you’re unable to submit an audition recording with piano accompaniment, exceptionally this year, we will accept a recording without accompaniment.


PREPARING YOUR SESSION

Repertoire
The repertoire and assignments will be sent to you approximately two months before the start of the session.

Academy concerts or "Domaine on the Road" series
All participants will have the opportunity to perform in Academy concerts or in the "Domaine on the Road" series as long their teachers deem them ready.

Instrument
Each participant must fully insure his/her instrument for the entire length of his/her session. Unfortunately, Domaine Forget does not rent or loan musical instruments.

COVID-19

  • Every precaution will be or are taken to ensure each student’s safety during his session.
  • The number of students at the Academy has been substantially reduced, meals will be served as per a specific plan in several steps with pre-defined class "bubbles", daily cleaning and disinfection protocols of all facilities and equipment as well as between each activity will be implemented.
  • 1.5 to 2 meter physical distancing in all common areas will be respected and single occupancy lodging will be strongly encouraged; exceptions: couples, families or music partners.
  • For more information go to the Covid-19 page.

ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE

Arrival: Tuesday, August 10, 2021 after 2 P.M. (classes begin on Wednesday)
Departure: Sunday, August 22, 2021 after breakfast

Transportation is the student’s responsibility. For all the details, go to the Useful Information page, under the Transportation section. Information will be updated regularly in view of new developments or changes in current safety measures.


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New Music - Performer - June 28 to July 10, 2021
Strings - July 12 to August 7, 2021
Woodwinds - June 14 to June 26, 2021
Choir - August 10 to August 20, 2021

rates (INCLUDING ROOM, BOARD, TUITION)

SESSION FROM AUGUST 10 TO AUGUST 22, 2021

CAN$1210


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 June 1, 2021.


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 June 2, 2021.

COVID-19 – Session cancellation policy
If government directives prevent the session from being held, this session will be canceled. The student will be automatically reimbursed.


 

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