Solo Piano Session II

From June 23 to July 6, 2019

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Application Deadline

February 15, 2019

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

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  • Session info and required material
  • Rates

Benedetto Lupo

Masterclasses - Solo piano

June 23 to 30

World renowned Soloist

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

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Angela Cheng

Masterclasses - Solo piano II

June 30 to July 6

International soloist

Professor, Oberlin College & Conservatory

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Suzanne Beaubien

Private lessons - Solo piano

June 23 to July 6

Professor, Conservatoire de musique de Québec and Chamber musician

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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
  • Masterclasses
  • Chamber Music (optional)
  • Participation in Academy student concerts or ‘’Domaine on the Road’’ concert series.


This segment is designed for very advanced students or professionals whose file stands out due to its quality
and its exceptional nature 

The enhanced content offers the opportunity to perform in additional concerts and to work with the guest faculty in exclusive workshops. A limited number of students will be accepted (maximum 4 per program) to the enhanced content and will automatically receive a scholarship worth approximately $1,000. 

Candidates wishing to apply to the enhanced content must also submit an additional recording of an imposed work, a biography or résumé and a letter of motivation as well as the required admission materiel. (See request for admission heading)

Session includes

  • Participation in Academy student concerts or ‘’Domaine on the Road’’ concert series.
  • Free access to all the Academy classes and activities for the entire session: masterclasses, workshops and conferences
  • Free access to le Domaine Forget International Festival concerts during the session (Restrictions may apply for certain concerts)
  • Student evening activities (bonfire, sports activities, tourist outings, 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


Complete all steps of the online application form, pay the registration fee and provide the audition materiel by February 15, 2019. 

Scholarship requests and / or participation in the enhanced content: check the appropriate boxes on the application form (step 5). 

Audition material  

  • Recent video link* (less than 12 months) including 2 works of your choice, clearly identified and of contrasting types (style, period and composer); total length: about 20 minutes.  
  • Letter of motivation explaining your artistic approach and your interest in participating in the sessions at Domaine Forget 

Audition material for the Enhanced Content  

In addition to the preceding required material (2 recordings and a letter of motivation), the student must provide a biography or résumé and a third recording of an imposed work, one of the following: 

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

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

*Video link (one link per piece or a single link with different works); public or unlisted YouTube, Vimeo or DropBox links or any other link directly accessible without a password. 


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 Monday May 20, 2019 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.   

Chamber Music 

Chamber music is optional but highly recommended since it’s an important aspect of the program and also offers many opportunities of performing in the Academy concerts. Due to logistics, it’s important to remember that a student who does manifest the desire to join a chamber music ensemble will not be permitted to withdraw from his or her assigned group.    

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 23rd, 2019 after 2 P.M. (Classes begin on Monday)
Departure: Saturday July 6th, 2019 after breakfast

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



Canadian student: $1,915 CDN
International student: $2,050 CDN

one week session

Canadian student: $1,000 CDN
International student: $1,070 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, 2019.


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, 2019. 


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