The chamber music program is for experienced amateur musicians with good sight-reading skills. Strings: intermediate and advanced; Winds: advanced; Pianists: advanced (limit of 4 pianists weeks 26/06, 10/07, 17/07; limit of 3 pianists week 24/07).
REGISTRATION DEADLINE WEEK 26/06 Jane Wilson must receive your registration form before May 30: Groups will be formed at this date. REGISTRATION DEADLINE WEEKS 10/07, 17/07, 24/07 Jane Wilson must receive your registration form before June 13: Groups for these weeks will be formed at this date. REGISTRATION DEADLINE WEEKS 31/07, 07/08 Jane Wilson must receive your registration form before June 26: Groups for these weeks will be formed at this date.
Less-experienced winds and strings will be encouraged to register for the introduction to ensemble playing classes or to elementary wind orchestra (when offered), less-experienced pianists or pianists whom we are unable to place into the chamber music program will be welcome to register for piano 4 hands class and piano class.
Group members will be notified as soon as the groups are formed and encouraged to select the work for their week at CAMMAC. Priority will be given to complete groups formed ahead of time with a limit of one pre-formed group per person (you may also be placed in other groups). Registrations received after May 30, June 13 or June 26 (see registration deadlines above) will be accepted but without guarantees, though every effort will be made to include everyone. After June 20, all chamber music forms should be sent to the CAMMAC office. Chamber music must be given priority in your schedule.
Combos– Winds and Jazz week (July 24)
Combos are small Jazz ensembles (winds, strings, piano, guitar, double-bass, drums and voice).
Please consult the guide, check the box on the registration form and send us the “Combos” formbefore June 13 at which date the groups will be formed (forms are available on the web or at the National Office). Registrations received after June 13 will be accepted only if there is available space left. If you don’t meet the necessary requirements, you will be able to register to the introduction to improvisation class on Sunday evening. Combos must be given priority in your schedule.
If you wish to register for the following courses, you must check the appropriate box on the Registration Form. Registration for other courses will take place on the Sunday evening of your arrival.
Advanced piano class (weeks of June 26, July 10, July 17)
Piano 4 hands class (weeks of June 26, July 10, July 17)
Guitar pedagogy for music educators (week of June 26)
Small ensembles(Early Music) (week of July 4)
Master class in Song interpretation(Voice) (except weeks of July 24 and August 7)
Intensive Celtic harp (week of July 17) (Note: you must bring your own harp or make arrangements to rent one ahead of time)
Advanced jazz piano class (week of July 24)
Conducting Course (week of July 31)
Musical Theatre Song Interpretation (week of August 7)
You will also have to indicate viol rental (week of July 4)
If you are registering for the Celtic harp classes in week 3, you must bring your own harp or
arrange to rent one. You may contact:
Kathleen Elarte, Vixen Harps (Ottawa)
Invite others to register, whether for the very first time or the first time in at least ten years and receive a $200 rebate for each adult and $50 for each student or child thus registered to stay on the site. The discount will be applied to your current registration fees and any surplus, to next year’s fees. To be eligible for the discount, your name must be indicated as the one having recommended the program on the registration form completed by such participants.
The music program fee includes courses, use of the Music Library, access to studios and concerts.
The lodging fees include lodging in the Main Building or in the Lake House, meals and snacks starting with Sunday supper through breakfast on the following Sunday. It also includes use of recreational facilities.
Camping fees include a camping site, use of recreational facilities and snacks.
The price for the second camper is valid for the spouse, partner or one additional person sharing the same tent.
The camping area has the following equipment: showers, tables, refrigerators, and a washer and dryer.
Campers and their guests can purchase meals in the cafeteria:
Lunch and supper
Adults and students:
These individual fees include taxes. Meal tickets can only be purchased on site.
CAMMAC manages a bursary program. We invite persons who need financial assistance to ask for an application form from the National Office (888) 622-8755, extension 226. Bursary Application Form
The service is available on Sundays:
Reservations are obligatory and must paid at registration. Fees will not be reimbursed for cancellations made less than 2 weeks prior to scheduled departures. One-way fees are: adults ($53.96) each way, children (35.79$) each way. For information please call the National Office at (888) 622-8755 ext 1.
Directions for the shuttle
The meeting place for people taking the shuttle at the train station is the TIM HORTON's restaurant on De La Gauchetière street. The exact address is 895 rue De La Gauchetière. The shuttle will be at the train station at 15h00.
The meeting place for people taking the shuttle at Trudeau Airport is the TIM HORTON's restaurant located next to the Domestic Arrival Gate. Very important: ARRIVAL - FLIGHTS FROM CANADA. The shuttle will be at the airport at 13h45.