The Rolston String Quartet has been awarded first prize at the 12th edition of the prestigious Banff International String Quartet Competition. As the First Prize Laureates, they will begin a three-year career development program worth over $150,000, including concert tours throughout Europe and North America, a two-week Banff Centre residency which includes recording an album, and $25,000 in cash.
The Rolston String Quartet has been awarded 3rd Prize of the the inaugural M-Prize Competition at the University of Michigan's School of Music, Theater & Dance.
At the 8th Bordeaux International String Quartet Competition, the Rolston String Quartet was awarded the Prix Durosoir for their performance of Lucien Durosoir's Third String Quartet.
On Sunday April 24, the Olympus Piano Trio and the Rolston String Quartet will perform in the 2016 Competition Concert. Each group will perform a 40-50 minute program they have selected. Three nationally prominent judges will then select the first and second place winners. This will be a wonderful evening of music by the two most classic chamber music ensemble configurations.