Registration form



Permanent address

Mailing address (if different)

Program for the elimination round

Each candidate must select and perform four pieces, one from each of the following categories:

  • A work from the “French Classical” period (between 1550 and 1800);
  • A work by Johann Sebastian Bach;
  • A work from the Romantic period;
  • A work written after 1940 in a clearly contemporary style.

The music making up the program and the recording must last no longer than fifty (50) minutes. The pieces must appear in the recording in the order shown below, and cannot be pieces that will be performed again in the final round.

1. Work from the “French Classical” period (between 1550 and 1800)

2. Work by Johann Sebastian Bach

3. Work from the Romantic period

4. Work written after 1940 in a clearly contemporary style

Program for the final round

Each candidate must present a program that includes all of the following:

  • One work by J. S. Bach in each of the requested categories;
  • Works selected by the candidate that are by at least two or three (2 or 3) different composers and reflect a stylistic range.

The program as a whole must not exceed 60 minutes, including pauses between pieces. The additional works must be different from those performed by the candidate for the elimination round and must not be already listed below. The edition used, the order of presentation and the timing of the candidate must be indicated here.

1. One work by J. S. Bach selected from among

2. One work by J. S. Bach selected from among

3. Work selected by the candidate

4. Work selected by the candidate

5. Work selected by the candidate (if needed)

Documents to attach

Beside the present official registration form and programs, also include in your registration (referring to section 4.2 in the Rules):

  • For candidates from Canada, a clear photocopy of the candidate’s:
    • birth certificate, or
    • Canadian passport, or
    • Canadian citizenship certificate or permanent resident card, or
    • passport AND valid Canadian work permit, or
    • passport AND proof of full-time enrolment in a Canadian educational institution at the postsecondary level during the 2019-2020 school year;
  • for candidates from the US, a clear photocopy of the candidate’s:
    • valid US passport, or the candidate’s US Green Card and passport,
    • proof of residence in one of the states listed in article 2.1 (driver’s licence or public utility bill);
gather all the documents into one file
in jpg or png format
in French or English (maximum of 200 words)
in French or English listing the educational institutions attended by the candidate and the candidate’s organ teachers
(in wav or high-quality mp3 format) of the program for the elimination round, meeting the requirements of section 6 of the Competition Rules

After submitting the form, you will have to pay the non-refundable registration fee of one hundred dollars (C$100) paid as a net amount in the form of:

  • a certified cheque or postal order made out to the Claude Lavoie Foundation;
  • an on-line credit card payment via PayPal.