Solo Piano

From June 27 to July 9, 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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Benedetto Lupo

Masterclasses - Solo piano

June 28 to July 2

World renowned Soloist

Chair of Piano Master Courses, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Rome

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Angela Cheng

Masterclasses - Solo piano

July 5 to 8

International soloist

Professor, Oberlin Conservatory of Music

Gold Medal at the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Masters Competition

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Alain Lefèvre

Masterclasses - Career of the pianist

July 4 - 5

International soloist

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Charles Richard-Hamelin

Private lessons - Piano solo

June 28 to July 2

International Soloist

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Ilya Poletaev

Private lessons - Solo Piano

July 4 to 8

International Soloist

Associate Professor, Schulich School of Music, McGill University

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This two-week program is offered to advanced level pianists aged 16 years old or older. This intensive two-week program offers young musicians a personalized pedagogical approach in a collaborative context. The piano session allows students to improve their skills with internationally renowned artists.

The program consists of:

  • Private lessons
    Teachers: Charles Richard-Hamelin and Ilya Poletaev
  • Masterclasses
    Teachers: Benedetto Lupo and Angela Cheng
  • Conferences, classes and thematic workshops
  • Possibility of participating in Academy student concerts or "Domaine on the Road" concert series as a soloist if recommended by a faculty professor
  • Official attestation of participation to the program


This segment is designed for very advanced students or young professionals whose file stands out due to its quality and its exceptional nature and who wish to work in depth on their repertoire in preparation of a recital, contest, or audition.

A maximum of 3 students will be accepted to the program and will automatically receive a scholarship worth one thousand Canadian dollars (CAN$1,000) for the 2-week program. 

The steppingstone program includes the following:

  • Private lessons and/or meetings with our guest teachers
  • A participation to a student concert of the Academy or Domaine sur la route as a soloist or chamber musician
  • An audio recording of the concert performance.
  • Consultation on career development with our Artistic Director
  • A special mention on our social media
  • Participation in a media content capsule

If you want to apply for the steppingstone program, please check the corresponding option in Step 3 of the registration form. Candidates not selected for the steppingstone program are automatically considered for the regular program.


  • Access to all Academy classes and activities for the entire program: masterclasses, workshops, and conferences.
  • Free access to 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.


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 CAN $85 registration fee and provide the audition materiel 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 motivation letter.


  • Two (2) works of contrasting style, period, and composer, 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).


  • In addition to the audition material for the regular program, submit 1 work of your choice of contrasting character, among the following for a total length of 20 to 25 minutes:

    -F. CHOPIN Études op.10 (except 3, 6, 9, 11)
    -F. CHOPIN Études op.25 (except 1, 2, 7, 9)
    -F. LISZT Étude (except 3, 6) 

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


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


  • Arrival: Monday, June 27, 2022, as of 2PM (classes begin on Tuesday, June 28, 2022)
  • Departure: Saturday, July 9, 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 27 to july 9, 2022

CAN $2,158


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 refund possible after May 2, 2022.



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