This three-week program explores the evolving range of ensemble playing in the 21st century. Participants will work closely with internationally recognized performers, composers, improvisers, and arts leaders.
EQ: Evolution of the String Quartet
Pre-existing string quartets will work with internationally recognized string quartets and composers on an expansive repertory spanning the earliest string quartets to the innovations of the present day.
Banff International Workshop in Jazz & Creative Music
This program provides emerging artists with an extraordinary opportunity to collaborate and perform alongside internationally acclaimed composers and musicians – all under the co-artistic direction of Vijay Iyer and Tyshawn Sorey.
13th Banff International String Quartet Competition
The Banff International String Quartet Competition is recognized as one of the premier chamber music competitions in the world. Established in 1983, BISQC is a large celebration of chamber music in a festival format attracting enthusiastic capacity audiences.
Audio Post Production Practicum
This continuing education experience is for emerging audio post production engineers with mature artistic insight and advanced practical skills, including significant professional experience or a high level of professional training.
Concert in the 21st Century
This program examines the classical concert experience - what is essential and what is a convention? Participants will explore how musicians can position themselves better in society and attract more audience members.