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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.

March 29, 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.

Fees

  • 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.

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

$895

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.

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Piano Trio
Orford Winds
Composition
Contemporary Music

$1790

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

Piano Trio

Workshops

  • From June 3rd 2018 to June 16th 2018

Under the direction of the Gryphon Trio, this two-week workshop is intended for musicians that are interested in deepening their understanding of all aspects of performing in a piano chamber ensemble, including collective sound development and balance, score reading, voicing, rehearsal methods and repertoire. The workshop schedule will include daily ensemble coaching and master classes as well as time for ensemble rehearsal and individual practice. All participants will perform in concert at the end of each week of the workshop. Repertoire will be determined with each group shortly after acceptance notification.

This course is designed for established ensembles or for individual musicians wishing to be assigned to an ensemble on-site.

www.gryphontrio.com

 

Professors

Violinist Annalee Patipatanakoon is one of Canada’s most respected performing artists. A laureate of the Queen Elizabeth Violin Competition in Brussels, Belgium, as well as a First Prize winner of the Canadian Music Competition and the Eckhardt-Gramatté Competition for Canadian Music, Annalee is a graduate of Indiana University and the Curtis Institute of Music, and is Associate Professor of Violin and Chamber Music at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Music. As a founding member of the two-time Juno Award winning Gryphon Trio, Annalee can be heard on the Trio’s eighteen recordings on the Analekta and Naxos labels, and maintains a busy touring schedule across Canada and the United States each season. She serves as Artistic Advisor to the Ottawa Chamber Music Society, and is Artist-in-Residence at the University of Toronto Faculty of Music and Trinity College. Gryphon Trio performances are regularly broadcast nationwide on CBC Radio-Canada. Equally in demand as a teacher of violin and chamber music, Annalee has taught and conducted masterclasses at Rice University, Stanford University, the Royal Conservatory of Music, the Hochshule für Musik-Mainz, Domaine Forget, the Orford Academy, the Tuckamore Festival and School, Mount Royal University, and many more. With the Gryphon Trio, Annalee leads educational...
The Gryphon Trio has firmly established itself as one of the world’s preeminent piano trios, garnering acclaim and impressing international audiences with its highly refined, dynamic and memorable performances. With a repertoire that ranges from traditional to contemporary and from European classicism to modern-day multimedia, the Gryphons are committed to redefining chamber music for the 21st century. The 2017 – 18 season marks the Gryphon Trio’s 25th anniversary. Creative innovators with an appetite for discovery and new directions, the Gryphon Trio has commissioned over 75 new works, and frequently collaborates on projects that push the boundaries of chamber music. The trio tours regularly throughout North America and Europe, and their 19 recordings are an encyclopedia of works for the genre. Honours include two Juno Awards for Classical Album of the Year and the prestigious 2013 Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts from the Canada Council. Deeply committed to music education and audience development, the Gryphons conduct master classes and workshops at universities and conservatories, and are artists-in-residence at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Music and Trinity College. Dr. Jamie Parker is the Rupert E. Edwards Chair in Piano Performance and Annalee Patipatanakoon is Associate Professor of Violin...
Jamie Parker’s achievements are both lengthy and impressive. His musical roots can be traced to the Vancouver Academy of Music and University of British Columbia where he studied with Kum Sing Lee, and then went on to complete his Masters and Doctoral with Adele Marcus at The Juilliard School. Dr. Parker continues the teaching tradition as the Rupert E. Edwards Chair in Piano Performance on the music faculty at the University of Toronto. Beginning in 1984 with a first prize at the Eckhardt-Gramatte Competition, James served notice that he was a rising star. The CBC competition concurred, selecting him winner of the 25th National Competition for Young Performers. The Virginia P. Moore Award as the most promising young classical artist soon followed, further solidifying Parker’s place as one of Canada’s best. On-air programs have repeatedly sought out his performances. Mr. Parker has made frequent appearances on CBC, and performances on Bravo!, the CanWest Global Network, MuchMusic and a myriad of stations across the globe. Jamie’s style has earned him The Globe and Mail’s praise as “One of the most searching musical intellects and 10 of the nimblest fingers in the business.” James has enthralled audiences in North America and Europe, counting diplomats...
Over the course of two decades, cellist and producer Roman Borys has distinguished himself as one of Canada’s leading artistic voices. As a founding member of the two-time Juno Award-winning Gryphon Trio, he has released 17 acclaimed records on the Analekta and Naxos labels, toured internationally since 1993, and broken new artistic ground through cross-genre collaborations and multimedia performances. In 2013, the Gryphon Trio was awarded the Canada Council for the Arts’ Walter Carsen Award for Achievement in the Arts. As the Executive and Artistic Director of the Ottawa Chamber Music Society, Roman oversees all aspects of programming its summer Chamberfest, one of the largest festivals of its kind in the world, and its fall-winter concert series. Deeply committed to classical music outreach and audience development, Roman has conceived, developed and produced the Gryphon Trio’s flagship educational program Listen Up! in communities across Canada since 2010. Roman lives and works in Toronto and has an Honorary Doctorate from Carleton University.

$1790

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

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