From June 13 to 25, 2022

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February 15, 2022

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

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Ole Kristian Dahl

Masterclasses - Bassoon

June 15 to 22

Professor, École supérieure de musique et d'art figuratif de Mannheim

Principal Bassoon solo, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

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Mathieu Harel

Private Lessons - Bassoon

June 14 to 24

Associate Bassoon, Orchestre symphonique de Montréal

Professor, Conservatoire de musique de Montréal

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Louise Lessard

Accompaniment - Bassoon

June 14 to 24

Collaborative pianist, Collège Lionel-Groulx

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Nadia Côté


June 14 to 24

Professor, Schulich School of Music of McGill University

4th Horn, Orchestre symphonique de Montréal

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Richard Paré

Chamber Ensemble - Woodwinds

June 14 to 24

Accompaniment and Baroque Ensemble Coaching

Organ, harpsichord and ancient music professor at Université Laval

Founding Member, Les Violons du Roy Chamber Orchestra

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regular PROGRAM

The bassoon program focuses on solo practice and chamber music. This two-week program proposes to advanced level bassoonists (aged 16 and over) a personalized pedagogical approach in a collaborative context.

  • Private lessons
    Teacher: Mathieu Harel
  • Masterclasses
    Teacher: Ole Kristian Dahl
  • Chamber music Coaching
    Coaches: Nadia Côté and Richard Paré

  • Rehearsals with piano
    Pianist: Louise Lessard
  • Themed workshops and lectures

  • Participation in Academy student concerts or "Domaine on the Road" series on chamber music.

  • 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 stage.

The steppingstone program includes the following:

  • Private lessons and/or meetings with our guest teachers

  • Participation to a student concert of the Academy or Domaine sur la route as a soloist or chamber musician

  • Audio recording of the concert performance

  • Consultation in career development with our Artistic Director

  • 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.
  • 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 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, including a minimum of one work with piano accompaniment, 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, present 1 imposed work with piano accompaniment among the following:

    -W.A. MOZART Concerto, 1st movement
    -J.M. HUMMEL Concerto, 1st movement
    -C.M. von WEBER Concerto, 1st movement

All the documents must be uploaded 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 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.





First instalment 
To confirm and reserve your place a first deposit, a non-refundable fee covering about half the cost of your session 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 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 will retain 50% of the second payment in case of cancellation of your registration.

No refund possible after May 2, 2022.




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.

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