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Congratulations to Jean-Victor!

The SGCM offers its congratulations to Jean-Victor Paris-Laflamme, 14 years old, from Daniel Langlois’ class in Beauceville.

During the regional finals of the Canadian Music Competition (Quebec Region), on April 4th 2016 at Québec’s music conservatory, Jean-Victor performed and obtained a note of 87%. He qualified to the provincial finals that will be held in Montréal on May 2016.

During the regional finals, Jean-Victor presented

  • Study n. 2, op. 60 of Mattéo Carcassi
  • Prelude n. 1 in Mi minor of Heitor Villa-Lobos

The judges were  :

  • Mme Lorraine Prieur, pianist
  • Mme Murielle Bruneau, contrabassist

 

Congratulations Jean-Victor!


2015-2016 Activities

2015-2016 activities are now available! More information and updates will be made available on the activities page.

 


General Metting

  • Sunday, November 15th, 2015
  • Time: 10h00
  • Place: Domaine Maizerets, room 104, 2000 boulevard Montmorency, Québec

Concert / Guitar 2.0

Solo, duo, trio, ensembles and chamber music, produced by our professor members, students and guitar friends.

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  • Sunday, Novembre 29th, 2015
  • Time: 15h00
  • Place: Domaine Maizerets, room 200, 2000 boulevard Montmorency, Québec
  • Admission : 2$ for members and children below age 12
  • 5$ otherwise
  • Press release (in French)
  • Program (in French)

 


 

Launch of a new collection of pieces by Claude McKinnon

Presented as part of thte 35th foundation anniversary of the SGCM

  • Sunday, April 3rd, 2016
  • Time: from 14h00 to 16h00 (musical performance at 15h00)
  • Place: Domaine Maizerets, room 200, 2000 boulevard Montmorency, Québec
  • Admission : On invite only

 

Concert / Guitar 2.0

Presented as part of the 35th foundation anniversary of the SGCM

Solo, duo, trio, ensembles and chamber music, produced by our professor members, students and guitar friends.

  • Sunday, April 24th, 2016
  • Time: 14h00
  • Place: Domaine Maizerets, room 200, 2000 boulevard Montmorency, Québec
  • Admission : 2$ for members and children below age 12
  • 5$ otherwise

Guitar Exams

  • May and June 2015
  • Student members are welcome to pass their guitar exams in this period of time. For more information, ask your professor, or contact SGCM headquarters.
  • Information : 418-626-3770, or by email at claudemc@videotron.ca.

McKinnon Learning Method Teaching Internships

We offer McKinnon Learning Method teaching internships during July and August. Internships are available for degrees 1 to 5 of our teaching method, which is recognized by the “Ministère de l’éducation, du loisir et du sport”. We are looking for new professors!

Information : 418-626-3770, or by email at claudemc@videotron.ca.

 


Jean-Victor Paris-Laflamme Wins Two Contests

Congratulations to Jean-Victor Paris-Laflamme (13 years old) from Beauceville. This student of Daniel Langlois’ class won the first prize of two music contests.

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Concours de musique de la Capitale 2015

The finals of this contest were held Saturday, May 16th, at Collège Jésus-Marie of Sillery, Quebec City.

In the 9 to 13 years old instrumental category where five contestants compete, Jean-Victor obtained the first place with a note of 94%, and a 500,00$ scholarship. The comments of the judges (Linda Dumont – Singing, Francis Perron – Piano and Nicole Trottier – Violin) were eulogistic about Jean-Victor’s performance of Sept étoiles of Claude McKinnon. Jean-Victor obtained the third best note among 47 contestants to the finals.

 

Festival Clermont-Pépin 2015

The finals were held Sunday, May 17th in Saint-Georges de Beauce. In the category Provinciale-classique (high school), Jean-Victor obtained the first place with a note of 92%, and a scholarship of 300,00$. The judges (Marie-Hélène Dubé – Piano and Maryse Violette – Violin) mentioned the excellent interpretation of Prélude no 1 of Heitor Villa-Lobos.