Created in 1995 by Lorraine Vaillancourt (conductor and NEM artistic director) and Denys Bouliane, the New Music Session at the Domaine Forget in St-Irénée (Quebec), one of a kind in Canada, welcomes every year approximately 20 composers and performers from all over the world. During two weeks, participants get to work closely and daily with the musicians of the NEM and attend different workshops given by renown guest composers. At the end of the session, the participants (musicians) join the musicians of the NEM to perform the works written by the composers during three concerts at the Françoys-Bernier concert hall at the Domaine Forget.
Artistic coordinators : Denys Bouliane and Lorraine Vaillancourt
Guest composers in 2010 : Philippe Leroux (France) and John Rea (Canada)
You are a composer or a performer interested in taking part in the New Music Session 2010, download the application form.
Application Deadline : Friday February 26th, 2010