Solo Piano

From June 28 to July 11, 2020

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Application Deadline

February 15, 2020

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

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Benedetto Lupo

Masterclasses - Solo piano

June 28 to July 5

World renowned Soloist

Chair of Piano Master Courses, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Rome

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Alessio Bax

Masterclasses - Piano

July 5 to 11

International Soloist

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Ilya Poletaev

Private lessons - Piano

June 28 to July 11

International Soloist

Associate Professor, Schulich School of Music, McGill University

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This program is offered to advanced level pianists aged 16 years old or older. This intensive two-weeks program offers young musicians an opportunity to benefit from internationally renowned artists.

  • Private lessons with faculty teachers (Ilya Poletaev)
  • Masterclasses with guest teachers (Alessio Bax, Benedetto Lupo)
  • Chamber Music (optional)
  • Workshops (posture, career, conferences, etc.)
  • Participation in Academy student concerts or ‘’Domaine on the Road’’ concert series. 


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.

  • Private lessons and masterclasses with the guest professor (Alessio Bax, Benedetto Lupo)
  • Masterclasses with the Faculty professor (Ilya Poletaev)
  • Workshops (posture, career, conferences, etc.)
  • Participation in Academy student concerts or ‘’Domaine on the Road’’ series.

A limited number of students will be accepted (maximum 3 per program) to the enhanced content and will automatically receive a scholarship worth approximately Can$1 000 (two- week session).

If you wish to apply to the enhanced content you must also submit an additional recording of an imposed work, a biography or résumé. (See the request for admission heading)


  • Free access to all the Academy classes and activities for the entire session
  • Free access to le Domaine Forget International Festival concerts during the session*
    *Restrictions may apply for certain concerts 
  • Student evening activities (bonfire, sports activities, 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. Bedding service (sheets and towels) on request: $35

applying for admission

Complete all steps of the online application form, pay the registration fee and provide the audition materiel by February 15, 2020.

If you wish to apply for the enhanced content segment, please check the corresponding box on the application form.

Please upload two separate recent videos* (less than 12 months), clearly labeled, fulfilling the following requirements:

  • Two (2) works of your choice of contrasting types (style, period and composer); total length: about 15 minutes 


Please upload three separate recent videos* (less than 12 months and unedited), clearly labeled, fulfilling the following requirements:

  • F. CHOPIN – Études Op. 10 (except 3, 6, 9, 11)
  • CHOPIN – Études Op. 25 (except 1, 2, 7, 9)
  • LISZT – Étude (except transcendante 3, 6)
  • Biography or Résumé (CV)

All documents must be uploaded at the last step of the application form (step 5)

*Video link (one link per piece); public or unlisted YouTube, Vimeo or DropBox links or any other link directly accessible without a password and clearly labeled.


The student must submit the repertoire that he or she would like to work on or improve during the session by uploading the details (titles, composers and edition) to Your Profile (Step 5) by May 1st, 2020 at the latest. You must be prepared to play the repertoire during masterclasses.

All the students can play in masterclasses with the guest musician as long as the professors judge that their level of practice and preparation is sufficient. It is each student’s responsibility to prepare their chosen repertoire adequately.

Academy concerts or ‘’Domaine on the Road’’ series
All participants will have the opportunity to perform in Academy concerts or in the ‘’Domaine on the Road’’ series as long their teachers deem them ready.

N.B.: It is strictly forbidden to record or take photos during masterclasses without the guest musician’s prior approval, should this be the case, these recordings or photos must be kept solely for your private use. 


Arrival: Sunday, June 28th, 2019 after 2 P.M. (Classes begin on Monday)
Departure: Saturday July 11th, 2019 after breakfast

Transportation is the student’s responsibility, for all the details, go to Plan your internship.



Can $2 010

half session - one week

Can $1 070 


One day*: Can $100 

*Lunch included; excludes accommodation, concert ticket and evening meal.


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, 2020.


A $50 fee will be charged for any change, on dates, or duration of your stay. 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, 2020.


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