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Workshops Registration

Workshops. June 29 and 30, 2017

Registration period for courses : STILL OPEN

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For a ninth year, Chants de Vielles offers instructional workshops for singers and musicians from beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.

Led by singers, singers, musicians, and teachers, the programs will be presented in two parts. The first, before the festival, will be on Thursday, June 29 and Friday, June 30,  2017, where students will have the opportunity to experience learning in a small group (maximum of 10 students), and the second, during the festival, where students can experiment with their learning in front of an audience.


Description of the educational programs

Click on the titles for all the details of the courses:

1. Repertoire of ballads and dance songs with Roland Brou

2. Techniques, interpretation, and expression of the Hurdy-Gurdy with Yann Gourdon – SOLD OUT

3. Improvement of the style, playing as an ensemble, and repertoires of Auvergne and Limousin with Jacques Puech

4. Quebec violin repertoire with Pascal Gemme

5. Instrumental accompaniment techniques on the guitar with Yann Falquet

6. Bombarde bretonne, flutes & blower: Breton music/instrumental techniques with Erwan Hamon

7. Accordion Games with Janick Martin (Bretain)

Registration: validated by returning the registration form with payment.

Deadline is May 15, 2017 (dependent on available spaces).

Musical equipment
: When provided for in the program, the teaching material will be emailed after receipt of registration and payment.

LOCATIONS: Each class has a designated place in the village of Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu.

SCHEDULE: All courses will take place according to the following schedule:
Thursday, June 29, 2017
9:30a to 10:00a: reception of students
10:00a-12:00p: master class
12:00p-14:00p: dinner
14:00p-17:00p: master class
18:00p: dinner reception with free performances of song and music

Friday, June 30, 2017
9:00a-10:00a: lunch
10:00a-12:00p: master class
12:00p-14:00p: dinner
14:00p-17:00p: master class

In addition to the basic curriculum, students will have the opportunity to participate in optional public activities at the festival. The details of these activities will be provided as soon as May 15.

Fees :

$180 : 2 days of workshops

Options :

When completing the form, you may choose options you want to add to your workshop package. Fees will be added depending on the option(s) chosen.

+ passport ($35 + taxes)

+ meals ($60 + taxes)

+ CDV Fan Club ($40)

+  Camping (free fo tents, $10 + taxes for Westfalia, $15 + taxes for VR)


Fill the registration online

More info at: ou 450-909-0940


STAGES Pré-festival
Période d’inscription du 1er avril au 15 mai
Places limitées
Pre-festival workshop registration from April 1st

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