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Support the SPSQC

The Saint Paul String Quartet Competition relies on the generous and enthusiastic support of friends, donors and volunteers. With your help, we will continue to produce our nationally recognized event, and bring Competition musicians into our community.

Consider sponsoring a string quartet to attend this event. There are considerable expenses in arriving at the SPSQC final rounds. Associated costs are coaching fees, travel food and lodging.

Consider the impact your support can have enriching the lives of these young musicians as they begin their musical careers. The SPSQC competition quartets and individuals populate the best conservatoires and music schools in the country. Several already have successful professional careers.

Consider a program AD. Bring your business and companies into the SPSQC family by taking out a supportive ad in our annual program book and online. Show the world what you believe in - hard working, creative young people and great music making!

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Your Donation is 100% tax deductible


The Saint Paul String Quartet Competition needs your help. Please consider a volunteer role at the upcoming event ----

  • Warm-up Supervisor (escort groups to/from their warm-up rooms and performance space)


  • Performance Supervisor (assist with timing performances, distribute music scores to jurors)


  • Registration (assist SPSQC staff by checking in groups, distributing packets & checking IDs)


  • Hospitality (greet ensembles, collect & file music scores, watch belongings)


  • Rehearsal Supervisor (oversee scheduled rehearsals, manage the schedule & enforce policies)

    Contact the Administrator at 651-587-7595


Support the SPSQC...
Your donation is 100% tax deductible



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