- August 4 to 17, 2024


Year(s) at MISQA
Quartet members

Violin: Carina Vincenti

Violin: Colin Laursen

Viola: Emi Mizobuchi

Cello: Alex Glaubitz


Formed in the winter of 2013 at the Cleveland Institute of Music, the Benten Quartet is comprised of violinists Carina Vincenti and Colin Laursen, violist Emi Mizobuchi, and cellist Alex Glaubitz.
The quartet has worked extensively with Peter Salaff of the Cleveland Quartet, as well as Merry Peckham of the Cavani Quartet, and has performed locally in the Cleveland area as well as at the Cleveland Institute of Music.
Additionally, the Benten Quartet has worked with William Preucil and Jaime Laredo, and plans to continue their studies at CIM in the fall of 2014.