Information Sessions

Open-house day

Get a foretaste of DFCA's summer sessions and get to know some of the summer 2021 Academy teachers by attending our free virtual masterclass days.

These classes will be available on Zoom and streamed for free on Facebook Live.

More details coming soon with the full schedule, please check this page regularly for updates.

Friday, December 11, 2020

Friday, December 11, 2020

9:00 AM 
Welcome and 2021’s Academy presentation

Valérie Arsenault, Academic Coordinator
Paul Fortin, Artistic Director

9:15 AM to 10:15 AM
Masterclass bassoon

Ole Kristian Dahl (GERMANY)
Principal Bassoon, WDR Symphony Orchestra

Student: Luis Marquez Teruel (VENEZUELA)

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Masterclass horn

Erik Ralske (USA)
Principal Horn, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra 

Student: Spencer Koscik (USA)

12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Interactive visit of Domaine

Brian Roy, Sales and Marketing Manager

See interactive map

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Masterclass violin

Violaine Melançon (CANADA)
Professor Schulich School of Music,
McGill University 

Student: Kai Chow (CANADA)

2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Round table

Erik Ralske, Violaine Melançon et Ole Kristian Dahl

Conversations about "Why to participate to a summer intensive program?"

Friday, January 22, 2021

Friday, January 22, 2021

9:30 AM 
Welcome and 2021’s Academy presentation

Valérie Arsenault, Academic Coordinator
Paul Fortin, Artistic Director

10:00 AM
Masterclass trombone

Toby Oft (USA)
Principal Trombone, Boston Symphony Orchestra

12:30 PM
Interactive visit du Domaine Forget de Charlevoix

Brian Roy, Sales and Marketing Manager

See interactive map

1:15 PM
Masterclass viola

Marina Thibeault (CANADA)
Assistant Professor of viola and chamber music, University of British Columbia

2:30 PM
Round Table

Conversations about ''Virtual performance, recordings and motivation during COVID-19''. 

4:00 PM
Masterclass oboe

Nathan Hughes (USA)
Principal Oboe, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra


Information Kiosks

Take part in one of these information kiosks where we will answer all your questions and help you better understand the different options offered at DFCA's.

DFCA’s Academic coordinator Valérie Arsenault will chat with former students about various topics that you won’t want to miss.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

12:00 (noon): Strings sessions

1:15 PM: Woodwinds sessions

2:30 PM: Brass sessions


Monday, January 11, 2021

12:00 (noon): Voice sessions 

12:30 PM: Guitar sessions 

1:00 PM: Piano sessions


Tuesday, January 12, 2021

12:00 (noon): Chamber orchestra sessions

12:30 PM: Conducting sessions 

1:00 PM: New Music sessions


Wednesday, January 13, 2021

12:00 (noon): Emerging Ensembles

12:30 PM: Chamber Music Intensive

1:00 PM: Kiosque FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions


Monday, January 18, 2021

12:00 (noon): COVID-19 health measures

12:30 PM: Audition process and enriched program

1:00 PM: Finance your summer program and scholarships


Attend via Zoom

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