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 26 to September 1, 2019.

For all media inquiries about BISQC, including imagery, interviews, accreditation, and information about the 2019 competition experience, please read on. 

Contact Us

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

Lynda Vang
Communications Officer

Rosemary Thompson
Vice President, Marketing, Communications and Board Relations

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