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.

Jean-Victor Paris-Laflamme

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.


Congratulations Jean-Victor!

Congratulations to Jean-Victor Paris-Laflamme (13 years old, from Daniel Langlois’ class in Beauceville) for his achievement on the 31st “Concours de musique de la Capitale” 2015.

The preliminary test was held on Saturday, May 2nd, and Jean-Victor received a gold medal, along with a grade of 92.7%. He is the only contestant of his category to reach the finals, which will be held Saturday May 16th in Dina-Bélanger auditorium of Collège Jésus-Marie de Sillery, Quebec City.

His program consisted of the following musical pieces : Jean-Sebastian Bach’s “Gigue en Ré M”, and Claude McKinnon’s “Sept Étoiles”.

Jean-Victor Paris-Laflamme


A pictore of Concert / Guitar 2.0

Here is a picture of the participants of Concert / Guitar 2.0, presented on Sunday April 19th 2015 at Paul-Aimé-Paiement Library, in the celebrations of Charlesbourg’s 350th anniversary.

The participants of this SGCM concert are between 7 and 16 years old. We find them in the picture accompanied by their professors.

 

From left to right: 1st row: Métis Couture, Éden Couture, Roxanne Brivot, Jacques Chouinard, Maelee Lavoie, Julien Lavigne, Camille Boivin, Frédérique Demonty, Xavier Gélinas 2nd row: Philippe Bégin, Noé Brivot, Guylaine Beaulieu, Tommy Fecquet, Justin Sévigny, Louis Désilets, Étienne Bossé 3rd row: Jean-Victor Paris-Laflamme, Allyson Rochon, Lydia Hébert, Daniel Langlois, Claude McKinnon, Geneviève McKinnon, Julie Gosselin

From left to right:
1st row: Métis Couture, Éden Couture, Roxanne Brivot, Jacques Chouinard, Maelee Lavoie, Julien Lavigne, Camille Boivin, Frédérique Demonty, Xavier Gélinas
2nd row: Philippe Bégin, Noé Brivot, Guylaine Beaulieu, Tommy Fecquet, Justin Sévigny, Louis Désilets, Étienne Bossé
3rd row: Jean-Victor Paris-Laflamme, Allyson Rochon, Lydia Hébert, Daniel Langlois, Claude McKinnon, Geneviève McKinnon, Julie Gosselin


Patrick Kearney interprets Sirius

Patrick Kearney interprets “Sirius”, from “Sept Étoiles” by Claude McKinnon.

This musical piece was presented February 11, 2015, as part of the week of the guitar = 18th Edition / a realization of the music department of the CNDF College.

Mr. Kearney is professor at Concordia University in Montreal and in Vanier College. He is founder and director of the Montreal International Guitare Festival, and of Guitare Montreal (http://www.guitaremontreal.com), which is hosted by Concordia University.

http://www.patrickkearney.ca


Migrating the website to a new platform

After being down for a few weeks due to technical problems, we have chosen to have a fresh start on a new platform. We are back!

The content from the previous website will gradually be migrated here, along with English translations.

To see the old version of the website (in French), click here.

Thank you for your understanding.


18e édition de la Semaine de la Guitare

Du 8 au 12 février 2015 aura lieu la 18e édition de la Semaine de la guitare, une réalisation du département de musique du Campus Notre-Dame-de-Foy avec la participation de la Société de Guitare Claude McKinnon inc.

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La SGCM vous invite au concert Guitare en Fête le 8 février 2015 à 19h00. Ce concert aura lieu au pavillon de La-Salle / 5010 rue Clément-Lockquell / St-Augustin de Desmaures.

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