Saxophone

From June 23 to 29, 2024

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Application Deadline

February 7, 2024

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Saxophone

Quasar, quatuor de saxophones

Ensemble-in-residence - Saxophone

June 24 to 28

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Saxophone

Join us this summer to elevate your playing with renowned artists. This one-week program proposes to advanced level saxophone players (aged 16 and over) a focus on solo practice and chamber music.

GUEST ARTISTS

  • Quasar – saxophone quartet
    - Marie-Chantal Leclair, soprano saxophone
    - Mathieu Leclair, alto saxophone
    - André Leroux, tenor saxophone
    - Jean-Marc Bouchard, baritone saxophone

  • Masterclasses, individual lessons and ensemble music

  • Rehearsal with piano

  • "Free Improvisation" workshops led by Jean-Marc Bouchard

  • Seminars and workshops led by guest artists

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Complete all steps of the online application form, pay the registration fee (CAN $90), and provide the audition materiel by February 7, 2024.

All applications are automatically eligible for the scholarship program. For all details concerning scholarships and financial aid: click here.

AUDITION MATERIAL

  • Two (2) works* of your choice of contrasting character, period, style and different composers, including at least one work originally composed for saxophone.
    - At least one work with live piano accompaniment
    - Recent recordings from the past 12 months
    - Total minimum length of audition material of 15 minutes

  • Current biography, résumé (CV) and 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.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

If you would like more information about the academy or the registration process, please consult the FAQ page or the student services manager: Rachel Tremblay.


ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE

  • Arrival: Sunday, June 23, 2024, between 2PM and 6PM (classes begin on Monday, June 24, 2024)

  • Departure: Saturday, June 29, 2024, early morning

All transportation is the student’s responsibility.

For more the details, visit the regularly updated Transport page.

RATES (INCLUDING ROOM, BOARD AND TUITION)

SESSION FROM june 23 TO 29, 2024

CAN $1,125

PAYMENT INFORMATION

First installment
To confirm and reserve your place a non-refundable first deposit, covering the tuition fees 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, 2024.


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. Registration fees are non-refundable.

Cancellation policy:

1st installment (50% of session fees) payable within 7 days of receipt of your invoice. N.B.: This first payment is used to confirm and reserve your place in the program and is non-refundable.

2nd installment (remaining balance): 50% refund of the amount paid if cancellation at least 30 days before the start of the program.

No refund will be issued if one cancels their participation 30 days or less before the start of the program for any reason other than medical (doctor's note required).

No refund issued passed May 2, 2024.


THE PROGRAM ALSO INCLUDES

  • Participation in Academy student concerts or "Domaine on the Road" series in chamber music or as a soloist

  • Video Recording of the student concerts in the concert hall

  • 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, 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

  • Double or quadruple occupancy lodging (towels and bedding available on request for $35 per stay)

 

Paypal

Domaine Forget uses Paypal for secure payments. Email confirmation (in addition to the automated PayPal notification email) will be sent as soon as possible, once payment has been confirmed. Payment confirmation may take a few days. Remember: You must enter the amount you wish to pay and the full name of the registering student.