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The 2017 Academy is now over.
Thank you to everyone who participated!

Stay tuned : the 2018 Academy program will be out this fall! 

Contact the admissions for more information.

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Deadlines to apply

February 6, 2017. 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 6, 2017. Without 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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Wind octet

$1790

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

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Trio with piano

$1790

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

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String Quartet

$1790

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

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Improvisation and New Music

$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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Orchestral Excerpts

$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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Baroque Music on Modern and Ancient Instruments

$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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Creation

$1790

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

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Contemporary Music

$1790

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

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Audition Material to send

MANDATORY MATERIAL

  • 1. A musical biography

    with a maximum length of one page.

  • 2. A picture

    of your face only.

  • 3. Citizenship proofs (in high resolution)

    according to the following criteria:

1. If you are Canadian, born in Québec:
  • Birth certificate
  • Québec Health insurance card
  • A copy of your last obtained post-secondary diploma
2. If you are Canadian, but not born in Québec:
  • Birth certificate (both sides)
  • Québec Health insurance card
  • A copy of your last obtained post-secondary diploma
3. If you are Canadian, born in another country:
  • Birth certificate
  • Passport
  • Citizenship card (both sides)
  • Québec Health insurance card
  • A copy of your last obtained post-secondary diploma
4. If you are a permanent resident:
  • Birth certificate
  • Passport
  • Permanent resident card (both sides)
  • Québec Selection Certificate or Québec Health insurance card
  • A copy of your last obtained post-secondary diploma
  1. If you are Canadian, but not born in Québec:
  • Birth certificate
  • A copy of your last obtained post-secondary diploma
  1. If you are Canadian, born in another country:
  • Birth certificate
  • Passport
  • Citizenship card (both sides)
  • A copy of your last obtained post-secondary diploma
  1. You are a permanent resident:
  • Birth certificate
  • Passport
  • Permanent resident card (both sides)
  • A copy of your last obtained post-secondary diploma
  • Birth Certificate
  • Valid passport, 150% of its size, picture quality
  • A copy of your last obtained post-secondary diploma
  • We don’t ask for any citizenship documents. However, don’t forget that you need a valid passport to enter Canada
  • A copy of your last obtained post-secondary diploma
  • Please visit the website here below to see if you need a visa to enter Canada. For the Orford Music Academy, you only need a tourist visa, not a student visa. Orford Music will provide you, on demand, with a letter to help you get your visa. Click here (http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/visas-all.asp)  for more information.

IMPORTANT

In order for your application to be considered, you must submit a fully completed application form, pay the application fee and send us by e-mail (admissions@orford.mu) all the following audition material.

4. AUDITION MATERIAL

  • 1. A professional quality video or audio recording (Uploaded on YouTube)

    Two works of various styles, which must include a work from the standard virtuosic repertoire. The recording must be maximum 15 minutes in length and must have been recorded after July 1st, 2016. The applicant’s name and title of pieces must be clearly identified.

    Please post on YouTube per the following instructions:

    Once your audition materials have been sent, please do not change or edit your videos. Please make your video available on YouTube until September 1st, 2017.

  • 1. A professional quality video or audio recording (Uploaded on YouTube)

    Two works of various styles, which must include a work from the standard virtuosic repertoire. The recording must be maximum 15 minutes in length and must have been recorded after July 1st, 2016. The applicant’s name and title of pieces must be clearly identified.

    Please post on YouTube per the following instructions:

    Once your audition materials have been sent, please do not change or edit your videos. Please make your video available on YouTube until September 1st, 2017.

  • 1. A professional quality video or audio recording (Uploaded on YouTube)

    Two works of various styles, which must include a work from the standard virtuosic repertoire. The recording must be maximum 15 minutes in length and must have been recorded after July 1st, 2016. The applicant’s name and title of pieces must be clearly identified.

    Please post on YouTube per the following instructions:

    Once your audition materials have been sent, please do not change or edit your videos. Please make your video available on YouTube until September 1st, 2017.

  • 1. A professional quality video or audio recording (Uploaded on YouTube)

    Two works of various styles, which must include a work from the standard virtuosic repertoire. The recording must be maximum 15 minutes in length and must have been recorded after July 1st, 2016. The applicant’s name and title of pieces must be clearly identified.

    Please post on YouTube per the following instructions:

    Once your audition materials have been sent, please do not change or edit your videos. Please make your video available on YouTube until September 1st, 2017.

  • 1. A professional quality video or audio recording (Uploaded on YouTube)

    Two works of various styles, which must include a work from the standard virtuosic repertoire. The recording must be maximum 15 minutes in length and must have been recorded after July 1st, 2016. The applicant’s name and title of pieces must be clearly identified.

    Please post on YouTube per the following instructions:

    Once your audition materials have been sent, please do not change or edit your videos. Please make your video available on YouTube until September 1st, 2017.

  • 1. A professional quality video or audio recording (Uploaded on YouTube)

    The recording must be maximum 15 minutes in length and must have been recorded after July 1st, 2016. The applicant’s name and title of pieces must be clearly identified.

    • Singers: must submit three contrasting pieces from the repertoire of the French melodie or the German Lied.
    • Pianists: must provide two accompaniments with voice and a solo piece.

    Please post on YouTube per the following instructions:

    Once your audition materials have been sent, please do not change or edit your videos. Please make your video available on YouTube until September 1st, 2017.

  • 1. A professional quality video or audio recording (Uploaded on YouTube)

    Two works of various styles, which must include a work from the standard virtuosic repertoire. The recording must be maximum 15 minutes in length. The applicant’s name and title of pieces must be clearly identified.

    Please post on YouTube per the following instructions:

    Once your audition materials have been sent, please do not change or edit your videos. Please make your video available on YouTube until September 1st, 2017.

  • 1. Two recent compositions (Uploaded on YouTube)

    Please upload the music and the audio or video recordings on YouTube.

    Please post on YouTube per the following instructions:

    Once your audition materials have been sent, please do not change or edit your videos. Please make your video available on YouTube until September 1st, 2017.

  • 2. Scores

    The scores must be in .pdf format and be sent by e-mail at admissions@orford.mu

  • 3. A motivation letter

    A letter stating your academic progress and your expectations for the workshop

  • 1. A professional quality video or audio recording (Uploaded on YouTube)

    Two works of various styles, which must include a work from the standard virtuosic repertoire. The recording must be maximum 15 minutes in length and must have been recorded after July 1st, 2016. The applicant’s name and title of pieces must be clearly identified.

    Please post on YouTube per the following instructions:

    Once your audition materials have been sent, please do not change or edit your videos. Please make your video available on YouTube until September 1st, 2017.

  • 1. A professional quality video or audio recording (Uploaded on YouTube)

    The pieces must have been recorded after July 1st, 2016. The applicant’s name and title of pieces must be clearly identified.

    Requested pieces :

    One movement (exposition only) of one of the following concertos :

    • Mozart, Violin Concerto in G Major K 216
    • Mozart, Violin Concerto in D Major K 218
    • Mozart, Violin Concerto in A Major K 219

    Orchestral excerpts :

    Please post on YouTube per the following instructions:

    Once your audition materials have been sent, please do not change or edit your videos. Please make your video available on YouTube until September 1st, 2017.

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