Details about the 2020 sessions should be available by mid-November, check in regularly!

International Music and Dance Academy

May 31 to August 16, 2020

Desjardins - Presenter The Azrieli Foundation

  • Sessions
  • Lodging
  • Scholarship
  • Plan your internship


Sunday June 2 to Saturday June 15, 2019

Chamber Music

Sunday June 16 to Saturday June 29, 2019

Chamber Orchestra and Continuo

Sunday August 11 to Sunday August 18, 2019


Sunday August 11 to Sunday August 18, 2019


Sunday July 28 to Saturday August 10, 2019


Sunday June 30 to Saturday July 13, 2019

New Music: composers and performers

Sunday June 2 to Saturday June 15, 2019


Sunday July 14 to Saturday August 10, 2019

Voice - Vocal accompaniment

Sunday June 2 to Saturday June 15, 2019


Sunday June 16 to Saturday June 29, 2019

Internationally renowned masterclasses

Domaine Forget is an academy of music and dance recognized internationally for its outstanding quality of instruction. It is here, on the heights of Saint-Irénée in the magnificent Charlevoix region, that some 500 young students from around the world gather every summer. On the program : masterclasses, individual lessons, chamber music, lectures, special workshops and concerts for every taste.

See faculty, artists and collaborative pianists

Staying at Domaine Forget:
2 accommodation options

Student residence

The Paul-Lafleur Pavilion is a complex of double-occupancy rooms with 1 shared bathroom per 4 people. All rooms have a microwave oven and small refrigerator. A laundry room, student living area, and classrooms are located on the ground floor.


Our recently renovated dorm rooms comfortably 4 students. Each unit is equipped with a sink, microwave oven, small refrigerator, shower and toilet.

All meals are served in the cafeteria. 

Note for visitors, parents, and friends: the Domaine Forget Studios, dorms, and student residence are reserved for the exclusive use of registered Academy students throughout the summer (June–August). Guests are welcome to use the cafeteria. Meal tickets must be purchased in advance at the Box Office. Camping is not permitted at Domaine Forget.

Academy scholarships

The Domaine Forget scholarship fund is an important tool designed to encourage music and dance students to pursue their education and to meet the growing need for financial aid. A total of $175,000 in scholarships will be awarded to 2019 Academy participants. 

Who is eligible for scholarships?

All Academy applicants may simultaneously apply for a scholarship when filling out their applications.

Here’s how to apply:

  • Complete all steps of the registration form (check the appropriate box in the application form) and register for the full session
  • Submit a cover letter (approx. 250 words) describing your reasons for applying for a scholarship
  • Provide all required documents by your registration deadline

Admission and scholarship applications will be assessed by a jury comprised of program faculty. Scholarship winners will be chosen on the strength of their application (recordings and cover letter).

Five types of scholarships are available

Merit scholarships

Merit scholarships are awarded at the end of each session to participants who exhibit outstanding performance. These scholarships can be redeemed the following summer for a new session in the same discipline.

Private Scholarships

Every year, scholarships of at least $5,000 are awarded to young musicians and dancers by generous patrons who fund named scholarships. Private scholarships are awarded after applications have been assessed during the admissions process.

Young Talent Scholarships

Young Talent Scholarships are offered by Domaine Forget at competitions and festivals in partnership with recognized organizations and educational institutions .
These scholarships are linked to participation in a Domaine Forget Academy program in the current year.

Partner Scholarships

The generosity of patrons and friends of Domaine Forget funds scholarships awarded to deserving participants.

if you wish to consult the complete listing of our partners and benefactors?
Partners and donors

For all the information you'll need respecting transportation (arrival and departure), recommended items to bring, information on health care in Canada and allergies, please view and print a copy of the documents available for download.

The “Information and Rules” document will be useful throughout your stay at Domaine Forget. It details both general information on the organization of activities and the rules in force at Domaine Forget.

Documents for download


A few useful links

Need a visa?
Canada entry requirements by country 
Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL)
Québec City International Airport (YQB)
Via Rail
Orléans Express
St-Siméon–Rivière-du-Loup Ferry
Université Laval student residences, Quebec City
La Malbaie Youth Hostel

For information

For all questions concerning the Academy, kindly write to:

5 rang Saint-Antoine, C.P. 672
Saint-Irénée (Québec)
G0T 1V0 Canada
T. 418 452-8111
F. 418 452-3503

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