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Deadlines to apply

February 1st, 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 29th, 2017. 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

Ce stage de deux semaines s’adresse aux musiciens qui sont intéressés à approfondir tous les aspects de leur jeu d’ensemble, incluant le développement de la balance et du son d’ensemble, de la lecture à vue, de l’analyse des lignes musicales, des méthodes de répétition et de l’étude du répertoire. L’horaire du stage inclut des coachings et des classes de maître chaque jour pour les ensembles, ainsi que du temps de répétition individuelle. Tous les participants se produiront en concert à la fin de chaque semaine de stage. Le répertoire sera déterminé avec chaque groupe peu de temps après la réception de la lettre d’acceptation.

Ce stage s’adresse aux ensembles déjà formés ou aux musiciens solos, qui seront assignés à un ensemble.

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 sixteen 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...
In the realm of Canadian pianists, James Parker, quite simply, is among the best known. Accomplished, versatile, brilliant, are descriptors all frequently linked to this most sought after artist. Mr. Parker’s achievements are both lengthy and impressive. James’ 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. Awards came early and often. 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. Concerts given by Mr. Parker...
A founding member of the Juno Award-winning Gryphon Trio, cellist Roman Borys is one of Canada’s most active chamber musicians and producers. The Gryphon Trio tours regularly throughout Canada, the United States and Europe and to date the ensemble has released 16 celebrated recordings for the Analekta label. Roman has been Artistic Director of the Ottawa Chamber Music Society since 2008, programming over 100 concerts per season for the Society’s annual Chamberfest, and oversees the production of the Gryphon Trio’s various projects and outreach initiatives. As a producer, Borys oversaw the theatrical development of Christos Hatzis’ Constantinople. An 85-minute multi-media celebration of cultural diversity, Constantinople brings the Gryphon Trio together with two vocalists in a performance environment that is enriched by projected visuals, lighting and staging. Premiered in 2004, Constantinople has toured throughout Canada and been performed in the US and at the Royal Opera House’s Linbury Studio in London, England. Other multi-media projects include several Gryphon Trio projects combining chamber music with projected images, including Chan Ka Nin’s And the masks evoke… and Landscapes for the End of Time, which pairs Messiaen’s classic Quartet for the End of Time with landscape paintings by Canadian artist Stephen Hutchings. Borys is passionate...

$1790

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

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