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Treat yourself to a musical Spring Break in the Laurentians

For music lovers of all ages!

From March 1st to 6th, 2020


Come and enjoy a week of enriching musical learning while welcoming the arrival of spring!
All in a relaxed and enchanting setting.

Our fully bilingual adult and children’s programs offer a diverse choice of classes for all levels of musicians, as well as dance, origami, an introduction to Japanese culture and more. There will be fun for all with a selection of activities including treasure hunts, games, crafts, outdoor activities and theme nights (dance, cinema, karaoke, etc). We’ll cap things off at the end of the week with a concert celebrating everyone’s musical achievements.

Not to be missed: On March 3rd we celebrate Hina Matsuri (Girls’ Day). Come discover the rituals and decorations surrounding this fascinating aspect of Japanese culture!

Come with the kids, grandkids, with friends or on your own. You don’t need to read music to participate!

Program :

ARRIVAL: Sunday at 4 p.m.
DEPARTURE: Friday after lunchtime (2 p.m.)

Adults: Active listening, recorder (various levels), dance, learning to read a musical score, choir, origami, small ensembles, percussions

Children (5 years old and over): choir, dance, recorder, percussions, chamber music, sports, snow games, origami

There will also be some joint activities for adults and children, and lots of fun events such as organized games, karaoké, treasure hunts, movies, cabaret night, camp fire and many more!

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COURSES AND TEACHERS

Mélodie Rabatel

Week’s Director

  • Songs
  • Small ensembles
  • Special workshops

Léo Guiollot

  • Percussion

Femke Bergsma

  • Recorder
  • Active Listening

Hideko Sinto

  • Japanese Culture

Alicia Ménard

  • Dance

Virginie Proulx-Tremblay

  • Activities (sports & games)
  • Special workshops

Josée Marchand

  • Chamber Music
  • Oboe
Guylaine Lemaire

Guylaine Lemaire

  • Artistic Director

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

The small ensembles course is open to all instruments. It is essentially a chamber music course. Size and repertoire vary depending on the number of participants. Participants should have a basic ability on the instrument. Groups are formed with players of similar levels.

This course seeks to develop and enrich the experience of music lovers by acquiring specific knowledge of music. The collective listening of musical works is accompanied by comments by the teacher and can also be enhanced by audio-visual materials. The active collaboration of participants is frequently encouraged.

*This course is suitable for beginners

This course is for all participants. It is a great opportunity for everyone – adults and children – to sing together.

The repertoire will include the song of Hina Matsuri (Japan) and also a creation made at CAMMAC …

*This course is suitable for beginners

The recorder course is for intermediate and advanced players. Participants deepen their knowledge of recorder technique and the art of playing together in a group while exploring a varied repertoire.

*Depending on registrations, a course for beginners may be added.

A Winter promenade in songs through a varied repertoire (popular Quebecois song, French, contemporary piece) on the theme of Winter and with a look at the coming Spring.

  • Jardin d’hiver – H. Salvador
  • Je reviens chez nous – J-P Ferland
  • Winter songs – Ola Djeilo
  • Ce beau printemps – Mark Sirett

*This course is suitable for beginners

Would you like to learn to read music or perfect your musical reading? This course is an introduction to what you need to know to read a score. Over the centuries, codes have been chosen to write musical notes and rhythms. By “decoding” a score – you can read it and therefore sing it or play it.

*This course is suitable for beginners

This course will be an exploration of Brazilian and African percussion through rhythms and instruments characteristic of each of these traditions. Rhythmic exercises, sonorities and listening to traditional ensembles will be on the program, to then create our own percussion orchestra!

*This course is suitable for beginners

Origami is an art that allows you to create, with the aid of a simple sheet of paper, a succession of folds to achieve, without cutting or gluing, the figurative representation or not, of all kinds of models. Every day of the week, we will fold a variety of Origami models that will make a communal work of art that will cover the windows and walls of the CAMMAC cafeteria. The models taught will be adapted to the skills and ages of each participant. At the end of the week, participants will be able to take home their own pieces. Adults and teenagers will also benefit from an introduction to Japanese Art History as well as Japanese language.

*This course is suitable for beginners

You want to try traditional dance? In folklore, all are invited, young and old, the goal is more social and interactive, and while revisiting the traditions of Quebec, we learn to dance to the rhythms of the world. Dance is a great way to develop motor skills and coordination, but its first goal, of course, is lots of fun!

*This course is suitable for beginners

**Programming may be subject to change.

NEW THIS YEAR

March 3rd is Girls’ Day in Japan! With photos and videos, we will discover this tradition. And for the boys, we will also talk about their special day that takes place on May 5th!

We will make origamis attached to the two holidays: flowers and dolls for the girls’ day  and big helmets of samurai and carp fish for the boys’ day.

‘5 AND MORE’ REBATE

Come as a group at CAMMAC and obtain a rebate!
We offer a 100 $ rebate per room for 5 rooms booked by participants from the same organisation (choir, association, school, business etc.). The rebate will be visible on your final invoice. You must enter the name of your organisation in the ‘comments’ field when booking your room, program and meal plan.

2020 RATES

*If you wish to register a child who is 4 1/2 years old, please contact us at communications@cammac.ca
**A chaperone is a person who accompanies a child, a teen or an adult and who will not take part in the music program. Maximum of one chaperone per registration.

 

Rates below include 5 nights accommodation. TAXES NOT INCLUDED.

MUSIC PROGRAM
Program: Adult (25 years and over) $275
Program: Student (12 to 24 years) $175
Program child (5 to 11 years)* $100
Chaperone (no courses)** $150

 

MUSIC PROGRAM: OFF-SITE
Program: Adult (25 years and over) $325
Program: Student (12 to 24 years) $200
Program: Child (5 to 11 years)* $200

 

MEAL PLAN
Meal Plan: Adult (25 years and over) $250
Meal Plan: Student (12 to 24 years) $150
Meal Plan: Child (5 to 11 years)* $125

 

LODGING
Main Pavillon
Simple $175
Double $215
Triple $280
Quad $345
Supplement for private bathroom $150

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