Cool Jazz reigns!

This week we pay tribute to the 60th anniversary of the Miles Davis album “Kind Of Blue”, probably the most influential and popular jazz recording of all time. Jazz winds and rhythm sections are on the menu along with both large and small classical and jazz ensembles as well as vocal jazz.

Classes include: stage band – wind orchestra – brass ensemble – jazz combos – vocal jazz (interpretation) – jazz improvisation – choir – world percussion – chamber music – recorder – yoga – instrument classes – dance

Main choral work: Missa Luba (in styles traditional to Congo) by Father Guido Haazen

This week’s directors: Christopher Smith and Fraser Jackson

Choir Director: François Ouimet

Course description

Courses and teachers

The biographies were submitted by the teachers and posted as is.

Alain Bastien


Mike Cartile

Stage Band
Brass quintet

Joao Catalao

Percussion – Adults

Monique De Margerie

4 hands piano
Accompaniment – choir
Chamber music with piano

Geneviève Dussault

Dance adults and children

Serge Filiatreault

Trombone quartet, trombone ensemble (or low copper) and brass ensemble

Craig Girardin

Percussion – children

Fraser Jackson

Chamber music

Sonia Johnson

Jazz vocal (singing solo/masterclass)

Luce Napert


François Ouimet




Marilène Provencher-Leduc

Chamber music

Bruno Lamarche

Saxophone and Stage Band

Isabelle Latulipe

Percussion – adults

Kate Wyatt

Jazz piano – beginner
Jazz Piano – Intermediate
Jazz Piano – Advanced

Christopher Smith


François Stevenson


Karine Turcot

Arts and Crafts

Adrian Vedady

Double bass

Deirdre McCay


Marie-Laurence Primeau

Children and adults recorder

Antonin Cuerrier


MUSIC PROGRAM MEAL PLAN (optional for camping and off-site)
Program adult (25 years and over) 525 $ Meal Plan adult 360 $
Program student (12 to 24 years) 350$ Meal Plan student 360 $
Program child (5 to 11 years) * 250$ Meal Plan child 175 $
Program- one class only  175$
Accompagnateur fee *Max one accompagnateur per room  150
Program adult (25 years and over) 550 $ 2nd 3nd
Program student (12 to 24 years) 375 $ 325 $ 300 $
Program child (5 to 11 years) * 275 $ 225 $ 200 $
To book an ‘off-site program’, please call the office at 819 687-3938 . Given the high volume of calls during the registration period, please leave a message with your contact information and the best time for us to call you back.

Main Lodge Cot Main Lodge LakeHouse
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Double 800$ n/a 500$
Triple 975$ 75$ 600$
Quad 1200$ 75$ 0$
Private bath 250$ 250$
1st Tent 200$
Per additional Tent 100$
RV 300$
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