Camp Violon Trad Québec
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 !
On Friday, July 26 at 6:30 pm, the Gilles-Cantin stage of the Festival Mémoire et Racines at Parc Bosco in Saint-Charles Borromée will be assaulted by the 100 musicians on violin, guitar, mandolin and piano of Camp Violon Trad Québec. This opening show celebrates Quebec’s musical heritage acquired during the five days of teacher training by young […]
Support the camp with a donation Help Violon Trad Québec with its mission to pursue and maintain accessibility to camp. Since 2008, the camp has taught more than 1 500 musicians from here and elsewhere and funding has been raised to offer high quality teaching and activities at affordable rates and as well as scholarships to young musicians under 18. To […]
The registration period is launched for the 12th edition of the Camp Violon Trad Québec which will take place from July 21 to 26, 2019 at the Plein Air Lanaudia in Saint-Come. The co-founders Stéphanie Lépine, André Brunet and Eric Beaudry will welcome in the cohort of teachers artists of experience and reputation such as […]