Choir

From August 10 to 20, 2021

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Application Deadline

May 1, 2021

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

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Choir

Laurier Fagnan

Choir Conductor

August 10 to 20

Professor of Music, Campus Saint-Jean, University of Alberta

Music Director, Chorale Saint-Jean

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Choir

Marthe Lacasse

Coach - Choir

August 10 to 20

Choral Conductor, Pianist, Professor

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Choir

Louise-Marie Desbiens

Coach - Choir

August 10 to 20

Musical Director, Les Petits Chanteurs de Beauport

President, Fédération des Pueri Cantores Canada

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Choir Collaborative Pianists

Rosalie Asselin

Collaborative Pianist

August 10 to 20

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PROGRAM

The choir session allows you to deepen your knowledge of the choral singing repertoire, to work on vocal techniques and to improve listening within the different sections of the choir.

This intensive ten-day program offers experienced choir singers (minimum 16 years old) a personalized pedagogical approach in a unique collaborative context.

  • Mixed voices choir
    Direction: Laurier Fagnan
  • Vocal technique for choir
    Vocal coaches: Marthe Lacasse, Louise-Marie Desbiens
  • Work with a specialized pianist
    Pianist: Rosalie Asselin
  • Various complementary workshops
    Participation in Academy student concerts or "Domaine on the Road" series.

REPERTOIRE

The repertoire is carefully chosen by conductor Laurier Fagnan, according to the composition of the choir, the distribution of voices and the level of the choristers. From traditional repertory works to more modern works, the musical menu is always diverse, interesting and offers interesting challenges for the choir singers.

The details of the repertoire as well as the procedure for obtaining the scores are sent to the choir members in the spring preceding the session.


FOR MORE INFORMATION

Participate in the virtual information sessions:

January 13, 2021 – FAQ - Frequently asked questions information kiosk

For further details, refer to: Session information


 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’s evening activities (bonfire, sports activities, 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.
  • Simple or double occupancy lodging. Bedding service (sheets and towels) on request: $35.

APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION

Complete all steps of the online application form, pay the $80 registration fee and provide the audition materiel by May 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.

We accept choristers who apply for admission without sending audition material, but this material helps us greatly in the preparation of the session and in the choice of repertoire.

AUDITION MATÉRIAL - REGULAR APPLICATION (OPTIONAL)

  • 1 piece of your choice, with or without piano accompaniment

         Total length: 3 to 5 minutes
         Presented with 1 recent video link*

AUDITION MATERIAL - SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION (MANDATORY)

  • 2 pieces of your choice, including at least one piece with piano accompaniment**

    Total length: 5 to 8 minutes
    Presented with 2 distinct and recent video links*

All the documents must be inserted 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.


ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE

Arrival: Tuesday, August 10, 2021 as of 2 PM (classes begin on Wednesday)
Departure: Friday, August 20, 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.


COMMUTER

You have the option of off-campus accommodation for the Choir Session. If this is your preference, you can check the list to make your own arrangements. Please don’t forget to mention it on your registration form. 

TUITION (INCLUDING ROOM, BOARD AND TUITION)

SESSION FROM AUGUST 10 TO AUGUST 20, 2021

CAN$1170

COMMUTER - FROM AUGUST 10 TO AUGUST 20, 2021 (WITHOUT ACCOMODATION, LUNCH AND DINNER not INCLUDED)

CAN$400


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 July 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 July 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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