2022 Edition

- August 7 to 20

Cecilia

Canada
Year(s) at MISQA
Quartet members

Violin: Min-Jeong Koh

Violin: Sarah Nematallah

Viola: Caitlin Boyle

Cello: Rebecca Wenham

Biography

The Cecilia String Quartet is one of Canada’s most exciting young ensembles today. Winner of the SACEM Prize at the 2010 Bordeaux International Competition, 2nd Prizewinners at the 2008 Osaka International Chamber Music Competition, 1st prizewinners and winners of the Melpomene prize at the 2008 Rutenberg Competition and winners of the 2007 Galaxie Rising Stars award in Canada, the Cecilia Quartet is currently the Resident String Quartet at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University, pursuing Graduate Diplomas under the guidance of André Roy. They are also Quartet in Residence of Jeunesses Musicales du Canada for their 60th Anniversary Season. The CSQ has performed across North America and in Europe for organizations such as Music Toronto (Toronto, Canada), The La Jolla Music Society (San Diego, USA), ProQuartet (Paris, France), and the Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival (Ottawa, Canada).
The Cecilia String Quartet is an official selection of the 10th Banff International String Quartet Competition (August 30-September 5, 2010).