Quartet Fest West is an annual Chamber Music Festival that is held at the University of Victoria.
Quartet Fest West 2023 Faculty & Guest Artists:
The Lafayette String Quartet
The Penderecki String Quartet
Cuarteto Bellas Artes (Formerly Cuarteto Chroma)
Scholarships are available. Please email [email protected] to request a scholarship.
Includes daily coachings and masterclasses, concerts, chamber music parties, private lessons (by arrangement with teacher), Feldenkrais (body awareness and movement) workshops, and fun outings.
Students and visitors to the campus are welcome to stay at University Housing (this is in addition to tuition)
High School Students in a pre-formed String Quartet are eligible for a full scholarship-by audition only. ($3600 value!) One member of the quartet should submit two complete and contrasting movements of their group* included with their application. The other members can leave the audio portion of their application blank.
*These movements can be from the same work (i.e. a slow movement and a fast movement. They can also be from two different composers.
UVIC Housing: Updated information will be available SOON.
Students 18 and under who are staying in residence must be chaperoned. QFW will supply a chaperone, however extra fees apply.