Deadlines to apply

February 5, 2018. You will automatically be considered for a scholarship if you apply before that date and if all of the audition material has been received.

April 5, 2018. Without a scholarship, acceptances according to available places.

Successful applicants will have to pay 50% of the fees within 14 days after the reception of the acceptance letter in order to reserve their place.

The full balance must be paid before May 4, 2017. In case of cancellation, the first payment is non-refundable. The second payment can be reimbursed if the student notifies the Admission Coordinator by e-mail at admissions@orford.mu, at the latest one month (30 days) before the first day of the stay. A $50 administration fee will then be deducted from the amount.

If a medical problem beyond your control prevents you from taking part in the Orford Music Academy, your deposit may be used for the subsequent year when a medical certificate is provided. However, you will have to go through the full audition process and be accepted again. If a scholarship was granted to you, it is not transferable to the following year.


  • tuition fees;
  • room in double occupancy;
  • meals at the Orford Music cafeteria;
  • access to concerts at the Orford Music Festival, subject to availability of tickets
  • access to the training room

Multi-level Rates:

The rate for a one-week stay is $995.
The rate for a two-week stay is $945 per week.
For three weeks or more, the rate is $895 per week.

Voice and Piano Duet

Multi-level Rates:

The rate for a one-week stay is $995.
The rate for a two-week stay is $945 per week.
For three weeks or more, the rate is $895 per week.


Baroque Music
Fingerstyle Guitar
How to Reach your Full Potential
How to Win an Audition
How to Stand Out as a Chamber Musician


If you add one week of master class, the rate will be $945.
For a stay of three weeks or more, the rate is $895 per week.


Piano Trio
Orford Winds
Contemporary Music


If you add one or more weeks of master classes:
The rate will be $895 per week.

David Jalbert

Master Classes

  • From June 24th 2018 to June 30th 2018

By selecting the master classes formula, you master your journey. You can choose the teacher of your choice, the number of weeks that you wish to participate and the repertoire you want to work. Teaching is done in master classes, private classes and / or in group lessons.

The Orford Music Academy offers to its students the opportunity to study with outstanding international artists to enrich their musical practice. Throughout the summer, these artists make sure to share over their knowledge and experience.


Elegant and warm virtuoso with an eclectic repertoire, David Jalbert has earned his place among the pianists of the new generation: “Starting today, we must add the name of David Jalbert in the pantheon of our great performers” (L’Actualité). Recently named as one of the Top 15 Canadian pianists of all time by the CBC, Mr. Jalbert performs regularly with orchestras or in recitals throughout North America and Europe, and his recordings have been critically acclaimed worldwide. In 2004 he launched a first CD devoted to the works of Corigliano and Rzewski (having worked with the composers) on the American label Endeavour, a first opus noticed by Gramophone. In 2006 he continues with the complete Nocturnes of Fauré (award-winning record in La Tribune des Critiques of France-Culture). In 2008, he launched on the label ATMA Classique a double disc dedicated to the 24 Preludes and Fugues by Shostakovich, winner of an Opus Prize and nominated at the Juno Awards. Still on ATMA he published a recording of works by John Adams and Philip Glass (2010) before the release of his highly anticipated interpretation of the Goldberg Variations in 2012, which was critically acclaimed. He recorded in 2014 an album dedicated to...

Multi-level Rates

The rate for a one-week stay is $995.
The rate for a two-week stay is $945 per week.
For three weeks or more, the rate is $895 per week.

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