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    • Stage vents d'Orford

      Join the Orford Winds team for an intensive week of learning with colleagues from the same instrument family.

      In order to maintain a human-scale approach, a maximum of 6 participants per instrument will be accepted.

      This one-week course includes

      • three 45-minute private lessons;
      • daily master classes;
      • daily workshops and discussions on topics useful to the development of your musical career.

      This is a golden opportunity to evolve in a community that listens to your needs.


      • Kelly Zimba Lukić (Flute, June 18 to 24)
      • Erin Hannigan (Oboe, June 18 to 24)
      • James Campbell (Clarinet, June 11 to 17)
      • Stéphane Lévesque (Bassoon, June 11 to 17 – June 18 to 24)
      • Denise Tryon (Horn, June 11 to 17)

      Workshops include the following:

      • 2.5 hours of one-on-one lessons per week
      • Group activity (master class, Q&A session, technique classes)
      • The option to participate in one or more student concerts
      • Access to a collaborative pianist
      • Networking activities with fellow musicians
      • Access to conferences presented by musicians and guests from various backgrounds on topics related to a musician’s career such as technique, finances, psychology, physical fitness, and more
      • Accommodation in one of our two artist residences
      • Three meals a day, as well as full access to the kitchen and common areas
      • Practice studios equipped with pianos (available 6AM-11PM)
      • Housekeeping, laundry (for a fee), parking, and free WiFi (free)
      • Free tickets to live performances in the Gilles-Lefebvre Concert Hall (subject to availability)
      • The opportunity to explore the beautiful Mont-Orford National Park


      Please note that all Covid-19 regulations set forth by the Gouvernement du Québec will be rigorously followed.


    Application Deadlines

    February 2, 2023
    First Round (for automatic scholarship consideration)

    March 30, 2023
    Second Round (for scholarship consideration, subject to availability)

    Applications received after the Second Round deadline will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.


    Please note that scholarships can cover up to 75% of tuition fees.

    • For a one-week workshop is $1,100 (CAD)
    • For a two-week workshop is $2,200 (CAD)