International Music and Dance Academy

The Azrieli Foundation Hydro-Québec

  • Sessions
  • Lodging
  • Scholarship
  • COVID-19

Chamber Music

Sunday June 14 to Saturday June 27, 2020

Chamber Orchestra

Tuesday August 11 to Thursday August 20, 2020


Sunday August 9 to Sunday August 16, 2020


Sunday July 12 to Sunday July 26, 2020


Dance - August 10 to 15, 2020

Emerging Ensembles - NEW

For pre-formed ensembles Sunday July 26 to Saturday August 8, 2020

Flute Performance - NEW

Monday June 8 to Saturday June 13, 2020


Monday July 6 to Saturday July 11, 2020

New Music: composers and performers

Sunday May 31 to Saturday June 13, 2020


Sunday June 28 to Saturday July 11, 2020

Les Violons du Roy Concerto Competition

2020 E-Learning edition
In partnership with Domaine Forget de Charlevoix

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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

lodging at Domaine Forget:

The session fees include participant’s lodging. Rooms are randomly assigned based on the availability of beds. ATTENTION: additional fees are charged for linen rentals, $35, which includes towel, pillowcase, sheets and a blanket. Participants can bring their own linens if they decide not to rent them from Domaine Forget. There are no private rooms at Domaine. For students wishing to pay for single occupancy lodging, please contact hotels or motels in the region, these costs are the students’ responsibility.

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 2020 Academy participants. 

Who is eligible for scholarship?

Each student duly registered by the deadline for a summer session at Domaine Forget is automatically admitted to the scholarship awarding process. The scholarships are awarded based on the excellence of the candidate’s file, the quality of the video performance and within the limits of the scholarships that are available. The selection is made upon recommendation of the evaluation committee, recipients will be advised once their admission to the Academy session is official.

types of scholarships

Bursary A - These $1,750 bursaries are offered to students who are registered for a 4 week session and who have demonstrated their very high level of performance.

Bursary B - These $1,000 bursaries are offered to students registered for 2 week session and who have demonstrated their very high level of performance.

Bursary C – Financial aid

These bursaries are offered to students registered for 2 or more weeks and who, upon registration, applied for financial aid by outlining in a letter their needs and motivation’s for wanting to study at Domaine Forget. Financial aid can be cumulated with bursaries A or B, depending on the selection committee’s evaluation.

Merit scholarships

The $1,000 merit scholarships are awarded to students whose exceptional performance and positive attitude have stood out during their stay at Domaine Forget.


This facet of the program is intended for students who want to reduce their session fees by working at the Academy during their session. 
It’s reserved for students registered for the entire length of the 2 week or 4 week session.
A $300. reduction will be applied to the fees, this represents about 15 hours of work per week.

One (1) candidate per session will be retained for the work/study program. Applicants who wish to participate in this program must submit a résumé (CV) and cover letter.

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Partners and donors


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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

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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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