From June 10 to 17, 2018

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Application Deadline

February 15, 2018


  • Faculty artists
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Philip Smith

Masterclasses - Trumpet

June 10 to 17

Principal Trumpet, New York Philharmonic

Professor, Hugh Hodgson School of Music, University of Georgia

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Manon Lafrance

Private lessons - Trumpet

June 10 to 17

Principal Trumpet, Orchestre symphonique de Laval

Director and Professor, Conservatoire de musique de Montréal

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Alain Cazes

Ensemble coaching - Brass

June 10 to 17

Principal Tuba, Orchestre Métropolitain

Professor, Schulich School of Music, McGill University

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Philip Chiu

Accompaniment - Brass

June 10 to 17

Pianist, Soloist and Chamber musician

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Olivier Hébert-Bouchard

Accompaniment - Brass

June 10 to 17

Vanessa May-Lok Lee

Accompaniment - Brass

June 10 to 17

Professor, Third Street Music School Settlement in New York

Faculty Accompanist, Manhattan School of Music and The Juilliard School

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 Due to the G7 summit to be held in the Charlevoix region June 8 and June 9, 2018; the Brass session will only run one week in 2018.


This program proposes to advanced level trumpetists aged 16 or more a collaborative and personalized pedagogical approach. The Trumpet session emphasizes solo practice and chamber music.

  • Private lessons (2 minimum per week)
  • Masterclasses
  • Classes and themed workshops (technique, orchestral excerpts, etc.)
  • Sectional orchestral excerpt reading for Brass*
    • BRUCKNER: Symphony No 8
    • TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No 5
  • Chamber music (brass quintet, instrumental ensemble and large brass ensemble)
  • Student concert

*Upon confirmation of your participation, we will inform you about the works you need to prepare.

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A limited number of students whose file stands out because of its quality and who will meet the superior selection criteria at Domaine Forget (degree of difficulty of the works performed and the exceptional quality of their performance) will benefit from one or some of the following advantages:

  • Workshop with guest faculty
  • Chamber music performance with one artist Mentor per group 
  • Participation in an additional concert 
  • Scholarship


  • Collaborative piano services are offered for the masterclasses (it is the student’s responsibility to provide piano scores to the pianist)
  • Free access to all the Academy classes and activities for the entire session (possibility of attending masterclasses in other instruments if schedules allow)
  • Free access to le Domaine Forget International Festival concerts during the session*
    *Restrictions may apply for certain concerts
  • Student evening activities (bonfire, sports activities, etc.)

Application for admission

Complete all steps of the online application form and provide the following material :

Video link (Unlisted YouTube, Vimeo or DropBox links or any other link directly accessible, WITHOUT the need of a password) including:

  • 2 works, clearly identified - 20 minutes total – of contrasting types (style, period and composer), at least one with accompaniment.


The student must submit the repertoire (titles and composer) that he or she would like to work on or improve during the session. This repertoire must be uploaded to Your Profile by Monday April 30, 2018 at the latest. A follow-up email will be sent in due course.

Each participant must fully insure his/her instrument for the entire length of his/her session. Unfortunately, Domaine Forget does not rent or loan musical instruments.


Arrival: Sunday, June 10, 2018 after 3 P.M.
Departure: Sunday, June 17, 2018 after breakfast

TUITION (including room, board, tuition and photocopies)

one week session

Canadian student: $945 CDN
International student: $1,010 CDN


One masterclass: $50 CDN

One day: $80 CDN

One week: $375 CDN


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 May 1, 2018.


A $50 fee will be charged for any change, on dates, or duration of yourstay. Failure to comply with these terms, will result for the accepted student the lost of his/her reserved place. Le Domaine Forget reserves the right to cancel any program if circumstances demands it.


Le Domaine Forget will retain 50% of the second payment in case of cancellation of your registration. No refund will be made after May 2, 2018.


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