The primary objective of Camp Violon Trad Québec is to introduce, teach and thoroughly examine traditional Québécois fiddle music while developing the skills of the musician/camper. This five-day programme is led by top professionals in the field and welcomes students of all levels from age 6 to 99 (with a minimum of 2 years violin instruction). Based in the Lanaudière region of the province of Québec, Canada, this camp is unlike any other – it promotes interest in the legacy of traditional Québécois repertoire by encouraging both development and a general mastery of the genre. The camp supports cultural and inter-generational exchanges, and allows musicians to practice and enhance their skills and technique on fiddle, as well as stringed instrument guitar and piano accompaniment. It is the perfect place to learn and share a common repertoire and help keep the rich traditional culture of Québec alive. Concerts, jams, dance evening, mid-Lent celebration, singing dinner and more are on the program as well as outdoor activities such as rabaska, canoe, kayak, etc. for a unique and memorable vacation !
Camp Violon Trad Quebec – 13th edition reinvented online!
Violon Trad Québec announced last April the postponement of the 13th edition of the Camp Violon Trad Québec. However the VTQ team, eager to maintain the link, the exchange and the sharing of the oral and musical tradition despite the exceptional situation, has put together a reinvented and adapted formula for you to live Camp […]
See you in 2021!
Considering the exceptional situation relted to the covid-19 pandemic, we have no choice to see each others in 14th edition of the Camp Violon Trad Quebec next year. We support the government in managing this crisis and honor the decisions taken to overcome the Coronavirus. We invite you to do the same and to respect the measures put in […]
Fiddle spirit, Quebec release and international award
Quebec official release In the summer of 2018, during our 11th edition of the camp, André Gladu, documentary filmmaker, and his team came to film camp activities. It is a first assembly of 21 min, of important moments of the camp, composed of 4 capsules: Extracts chosen with André Brunet and Martin Héroux, A learning […]