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Choral Work: Vespro della Beata Vergine by Monteverdi

Don’t miss this chance to sing the Monteverdi Vespers of 1610 and to spend a week working with some of Canada’s top early music specialists. 

Click here for a preview on what to expect during week two!

Director: Matthias Maute
Assistant Director: Caroline Tremblay

Choir Accompanist: Mélisande McNabney

Adult’s Program

Choir 1 — Matthias Maute
Vocal ensemble — Xavier Brossard-Ménard
A cappella 1 — Xavier Brossard-Ménard
Recorder * — Femke BergsmaFrancis Colpron, Sophie LarivièreMatthias Maute, Marie-Laurence Primeau, Caroline Tremblay, Natalie Michaud
Viola da gamba *1 — Betsy MacMillanMarie-Laurence Primeau
Small ensembles 2 — Francis ColpronSophie Larivière, Olivier Brault, Caroline TremblayNatalie Michaud
Vocal technique 1 — Laura Pudwell
Song Interpretation Masterclass 2 — Laura Pudwell, Mélisande MacNabney (accompanist)
Harpischord 2 — Geneviève Soly
String ensemble —Olivier Brault
Large instrumental ensemble — Francis Colpron
Medieval and Renaissance ensembles — Femke Bergsma
Renaissance Big Band — Betsy MacMillan
Dance 1 — Maurice Perez
Music history Geneviève Soly
Active listening 1 — Xavier Brossard-Ménard
World percussion 1 — Isabelle Tardif
Drawing  Tania Lebedeff
Tai-Chi 1 — Steve Driscoll

1 Classes suitable for beginners.
2 Classes requiring pre-registration. Please use the appropriate form and provide the required information on the registration form.
* Several levels offered for recorder and viola da gamba.
To rent a viola da gamba, please check the appropriate box on the registration form.

Children’s Program

Director — Anne Massicotte
Piano/Choir — Elyse Lamanque-Girard
Recorder/Chamber Music — Anne Massicotte

Arts & Crafts — Scottie Simons
World Percussion — Isabelle Tardif
Dance — Maurice Perez


Classes requiring pre-registration
Some classes require a pre-registration. For those classes, you will need to fill out a registration form (see options below).

It is important to determine beforehand the level of skill of each person participating in musical ensembles, whether beginner, intermediate or advanced. To help you determine your level of skill, please consult our self-grading guides below.

  • Song Interpretation Masterclass
    The course is reserved to those who have had previous training in classical singing as well as having a prepared repertoire (lieder, French melodies, opera excerpts, etc.). There is a limit of 12 participants per week.
  • Small ensembles (Early Music)
    Small ensembles will be formed as follows: Trio sonatas, quartets, quintets, etc. Level A is required for recorders (please consult the guide); intermediate and advanced levels for continuo players. Groups will be formed on June 3.
  • Advanced Harpsichord
  • Viola rental
    It is possible to rent a viol by indicating this on your registration form.

Self-Grading Guides
To help you determine your level of skill, please consult the following guides:

Participants must bring their own instruments. You can purchase plastic Yamaha soprano and alto records at our Tuck Shop. It is possible to rent a viola da gamba (week 2) or a Celtic harp (week 4). For the viols, please check the appropriate box on the registration form. For Celtic harps, please contact Kathy Elarte at Vixen Harps in Ottawa at 613-422-4155 or info@vixenharps.com for costs and instructions.

Bursaries are offered by CAMMAC to participants who are facing a delicate financial situation. To apply for a bursary, please fill in and submit the following application form before May 1st 2016.

You can also download our Bursary Application form (PDF), fill it in and send it over by mail or by email. Thank you!


Discover our dynamic team of teachers who all look forward to welcoming you at the music centre! To find out more about each member of our staff,  click on their photo and read their bio.


Femke Bergsma
Olivier Brault
Xavier Brossard-Ménard
Francis Colpron
Steve Driscoll
José Duclos
Élyse Lamanque Girard
Sophie Lariviere
Samuel Laroche-Pagé
Vincent Lauzer
Tania Lebedeff
Betsy MacMillan
Anne Massicotte
Matthias Maute
Mélisande McNabney
Natalie Michaud
Marie-Laurence Primeau
Laura Pudwell
Scottie Simons
Genevieve Soly
Isabelle Tardif
Caroline Tremblay
Brenda-Lee Wilson


The rates provided below representative of a one-week stay. Taxes are included.

Music Program


Student (12 to 21 years old)


Child (4 to 11 years old)

1st child: $387

2nd child: $310

3rd child: $271

Accommodation (Meal Plan Included)
Main Lodge

Adult: $922

Student: $602

Child: $182


Adult: $728

Student: $520

Child: $182


A few private rooms and bathrooms are available upon request.

  • Private room : $415
  • Private bathroom : $297
Additional Options
Camping (No Meal Plan)

Adult: $192

Student: $159

Child: Free

Meal Plan

Adult and student: $362

Child: $182


To sign up, you can click on “Register Now” and complete your registration online via our secured website.

You can also download our registration form (PDF), fill it in and send it over by mail or by email. Thank you!

You may reserve a spot in advance by placing a deposit. An amount of $150 per participant, per week, plus membership fees (if relevant) will automatically be calculated and charged. Please note that you can find more information on our refund policy in our FAQ section.

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