BISQC 2019 Supporters

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Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity would like to thank the following generous supporters of BISQC 2019: 

Supported by

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BISQC Endowments

Aurora Fund for the Advancement of String Quartet Music
R.S. Williams and Sons Company Ltd. Banff International String Quartet Fund
Sylvia and Jack Chetner Endowment 
The Eagles Nest BISQC Young Artists Endowment 
Yolande and Howard Freeze Fund for Music: Freeze Career Development Program Fund, BISQC

Lead Supporters 

Christine and David Anderson
Jack Chetner
David and Norma Cooke
Ernie and Sandra Green
Christopher Head
Estate of Adam S. Hedinger
Maureen and Joe Katchen
Susan and Robert Larson
In honour of R.S. Williams & Sons Company


Artsylvia Foundation

Jose Alfredo
Gail Andrew and Richard Haagsma
Robert Baker and Holly Sykes
Banff Airporter Inc.
The Benevity Community Impact Fund
Alan Bernstein and JoAnn Breitman
Peter Brandon
Calgary Foundation
Graham and Maureen Carpenter
Jonathan Choy and Isabelle Vonder Muhll
Joyce and Craig Copelan
Howard Dillon and Nell Dillon-Emers
Alan Dornian
Yasuko Eastman
Alan Fielding
Dave Granato
Ruth M.  Gibson
Alistair Grieve and Catherine Merkley
M.J. Groves
Judith Hannon
Ron Holdsworth and Constance Hunt
Dr. & Mrs. Robert Holmes
Elizabeth Hunter
J. Evan Kreider
Paul Kreider
Myrna Kostash
Wendy Kunsman
Joan and Philip Leighton
The Lloyd Carr-Harris Foundation
Heather MacFadyen
J. MacGregor
Alex and Ketty Magil
Charles Mason and Cherie Selis
Gordon Mowat
Marilyn Murphy
Gordon Mowat
John Neal
Nancy Oke
Pamela Gigg Charitable Fund at Calgary Foundation
Ian Savage
Juliet Simon
Harry and Kathy Strub
Dr. Terry and Sue White
In honour of R.S. Williams and Sons Company
Rod and Charlotte Wojtula
Glenda and Neil Yeates
Anonymous (8)

Creative Giving

Let your passion for BISQC create something unique through a focused gift. Your support actualizes a bold vision - enabling BISQC to be a beacon for exceptional talent and an accelerator of creative work around the world. 

To contribute to the continuous development of these young ensembles, please contact our Associate Director of Operations & Development Candice Noakes at