In 2008, the string quartet received the name “Bancroft Quartet” in appreciation of the steadfast generosity and support of the College by Sue and Christopher Bancroft. Bancroft quartet located at University of North Texas in Denton, USA.
Ensembles from the program have performed in Europe, Asia, South America, and throughout North America and have been selected to participate in international competitions such as the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, Plowman Chamber Music Competition, and Coleman Chamber Ensemble Competition.
In 2021, following the results of the qualifying auditions, the quartet participants were students who showed the best results and received full scolarships for study: Sardardjan Djumaev, Diana Galimova, Fang Chen and Mengmeng Huang. The current line-up of the quartet has won such international competitions as France Music Competition in 2021 and King’s Peak Music Competition in 2022.
You can find the quartet’s 2022 Classical Music Competition performance here.