STEPPING STONE

Additional information

TRANSPORTATION

Québec City is serviced by the international airport Jean-Lesage de Québec (YQB), VIA Rail trains (Gare du Palais and Sainte-Foy), Orléans Express bus services (Downtown and Sainte-Foy), as well as a public transportation system in the city (Réseau de transport de la Capitale).

Note that all of the hotels suggested under the tab “Accommodation” offer free parking for those who travel by car.

ACCOMMODATION

Dear candidate,

 

Please find below a list of hotels that offer preferential accommodation rates for you this year during the Stepping Stone, the Finals, and even the Gala! These rates are available from June 2nd to July 5th, 2022.

 

University Rooms – Université Laval

2255, rue de l’Université

Université Laval

Québec QC G1V 0A7

 

Located just 15 minutes from downtown Quebec City on the Université Laval campus, the Service des Residences offers accommodations in a stimulating environment close to many tourist attractions. To meet specific needs, a number of affordable, customized packages are available. Practical, economical, and safe, our short-term accommodations offers you an unforgettable experience full of life and culture. Our four residences are also just five kilometers from the Quebec City Convention Center. The city bus (Metrobus 800 or 801) will get you there in only fifteen minutes!

 

Standard university room (shared bathroom)

 

These rooms have two single beds and feature all the amenities usually available in hotels such as bed linen and towels, shampoo and soap, parking, free wireless internet access and free local calls.

 

  • Standard university room (shared bathroom), single occupancy: $44,75 + taxes / night
  • Standard university room (shared bathroom), double occupancy: $59.25 + taxes / night

 

Website: https://www.residences.ulaval.ca/en/short-term-accommodations/conventions-and-conferences/

 

Use the following event number to make the reservation: Concours de Musique du Canada Canimex – Event #321597

 

 

Hôtel Universel Québec

2300, Chemin Ste-Foy

Québec QC G1V 1S5

 

Located at only 0,7 km (0,43 mile) from the Henri-Gagnon Hall of the Université Laval (where the Stepping Stone and the Finals will take place), the Hôtel Universel Québec offers very comfortable accommodations for business people, couples or families. Close to downtown and Old Quebec, Hôtel Universel is the essential destination to fully enjoy a stay in Quebec City.

 

20% discount on every room, every day from June 2nd to July 5th, 2022

 

To benefit from the preferential rate, all reservations must be made by telephone: 1-800-463-4495

On site: Indoor pool, gym, free parking, restaurant (Boston Pizza)

Promotional Code: FINALE CMC FINALS

 

Website (in French): https://hoteluniversel.qc.ca/

 

 

Hôtel Classique

2815, Boulevard Laurier

Québec QC G1V 4H3

 

Perfectly located in the heart of Sainte-Foy, just across from Laurier Québec and next to the CHUL, Hôtel Classique is close to bridges and highways, the airport as well as the train and bus stations. Take advantage of this strategic location while enjoying a comfortable and affordable stay!

 

All reservations must be made by telephone: 1 800 463-1885 or 418 658-2793, please mention the preferential rate group number:  709272

 

*** To benefit from the preferential rate, all reservations must be made at least three weeks before arrival (date by date) for a minimum of two nights***

 

Very spacious room with two Queen beds, including a mini-fridge and a microwave

  • Rate: 139,00 $ + taxes (Sunday to Thursday)
  • Rate: 145,00 $ + taxes (Friday and Saturday)

 

One bedroom suite with kitchenette, including one Queen bed, a living room with murphy bed (Queen), and a fully equipped kitchenette

  • Rate: 159,00 $ + taxes (Sunday to Thursday)
  • Rate: 165,00 $ + taxes (Friday and Saturday)

 

On site: Indoor pool, gym, free parking, two restaurants (Cosmos and Shogun Sushi), washer and dryer available ($)

 

Website: https://www.hotelclassique.com/en

COLLABORATIVE PIANISTS

Here is the list of collaborative pianists who are available for the Stepping Stone. According to the rules, candidates are responsible for all fees related to collaborative pianists.

The collaborative pianists proposed below are available all dates of the Stepping Stone and accompany all instruments, unless otherwise noted in parentheses.

Soo-Hyun Ahn: 514-962-4860; soohyunahn@hotmail.com (piano and string accompaniment only)

Anne-Marie Bernard: 418-261-8334

Samuel Blanchet-Gagnon: 418-933-4228; samuel_b_g@hotmail.com

Michel Alexandre Broekaert: 438-393-1599; broekaert@hotmail.com (available from June 5th to 8th and June 10th; string accompaniment only)

Jean Desmarais: 819-318-0911; desmaraisjeau321@gmail.com

Olivier Hébert-Bouchard: 438-830-7022; olivierhebertbouchard@aol.com

Félix Hong: 514-233-9848; felixhongpiano@gmail.com

Martin Karlichek: 514-803-9685; martinkarlicek@gmail.com

Benjamin Kwong: 514-432-1651; ben@kwong.im  (vocal accompaniment only)

Tristan Longval Gagné: 819-342-5745; trist105@hotmail.com

Jean François Mailloux: 418-527-2365; jfpianiste@hotmail.com (available from June 6th until June 10th; string accompaniment only)

Katerina Mikhaylova: 514-952-0766; musicfromkatarina@gmail.com

Nancy Pelletier: 418-841-5171; npelletier067@hotmail.com

Louise Pelletier: 514-917-0399; louisepelletier00@yahoo.ca

Serhiy Salov: 438-403-1789; sssalov@yahoo.fr

Oksana Zotova: 514-654-6935; oksana@oksanazotova.com

 

PRACTICE ROOMS

Practice rooms are available at the venue of the Stepping Stone, at Université Laval. You will have access to numerous individual practice rooms. The rooms with two pianos will be available according to a schedule based on the date and time of your audition, which will be communicated at a later time.

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