BISQC Media Room

Image courtesy Banff and Lake Louise Tourism © Jake Dyson 

Recognized as one of the premier chamber music competitions in the world, the Banff International String Quartet Competition (BISQC) is a triennial event hosted by Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Since its inception in 1983, BISQC has given audiences an in-depth and behind-the-scenes look at the thrill and heartbreak of a live chamber music competition, while providing the world’s best young string quartets unparalleled exposure to concert presenters, managers, and broadcasters from North America and abroad. The next competition will run from August 29 to September 4, 2022.

For all media inquiries about BISQC, including imagery, interviews, accreditation, and information about the 2022 competition experience, please visit the Media Kit. 

2022 Media Kit

Contact Us

For media inquiries about the competition and what we offer, please contact:

Casey Peirce
Director, Communications



107 Tunnel Mountain Drive
Box 1020, Stn. 43
Banff, Alberta
T1L 1H5 Canada