Ensemble Alumni

Aquarelle Guitar Quartet

Aquarelle Guitar Quartet

  • One of Britain’s leading chamber groups
  • Admired for ground-breaking work in developing the guitar quartet medium
  • Signed exclusively to Chandos

Aronowitz Ensemble

Aronowitz Ensemble

  • 2006 BBC New Generation Artists
  • Awarded a 2008 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Special Ensemble Scholarship

BackBeat Percussion Quartet

BackBeat Percussion Quartet

  • Winners of major competitions worldwide, including ROSL ARTS, Park Lane Group, Japan’s International Chamber Music Festival and the Concert Artists Guild in the US

Barbirolli Quartet

Barbirolli Quartet

  • International reputation for diverse, prolific repertoire and dynamic approach to performance

Belcea Quartet

Belcea Quartet

  • Quartet in Residence, Vienna Konzerthaus and Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Benyounes Quartet

Benyounes Quartet

  • 2012 International Sandor Vegh String Quartet Competition winners
  • Second Prize, 2014 Orlando International String Quartet Competition

Brodsky Quartet

Brodsky Quartet

  • Royal Philharmonic Society Award for outstanding contribution to innovation in programming

Cavaleri Quartet

Cavaleri Quartet

  • Winners, 2011 Royal Over-Seas League Ensemble Competition
  • First Prize, 2012 Hamburg International Chamber Music Competition

Elias Quartet

Elias Quartet

  • BBC Radio 3’s New Generation Artists 2009-11
  • Winner, Borletti-Buitoni Award for the Beethoven Project - performing (worldwide) and recording the complete Beethoven string quartets

Finzi Quartet

Finzi Quartet

  • Prize-winners, 2010 Royal Over-Seas League Competition and 5th Trondheim International String Quartet Competition, Norway

Fitzwilliam Quartet

Fitzwilliam Quartet

  • First group to record and perform all 15 of Shostakovich's string quartets
  • International performing career spanning over 40 years
  • Multi award-winning recordings for Decca, Linn and Divine Art Records

Fournier Trio

Fournier Trio

  • Second Prize and Audience Prize-winners, 2011 Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition
  • 2013 Parkhouse Award winners

GoGo Penguin

GoGo Penguin

  • 2014 Mercury Prize Album of the Year nominees
  • 2015 Jazz FM Award-winners
  • Signed three album deal with Blue Note Records

Gould Trio

Gould Trio

  • International career; winners of the inaugural Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition
  • Extensive recording catalogue on Chandos/Naxos/Champs Hill and Hyperion labels

Heath Quartet

Heath Quartet

  • Professors of Chamber Music, Guildhall School of Music and Drama
  • First Prize, 2008 Tromp Competition
  • 2011 Borlett-Buitoni Special Ensemble Scholarship
  • Ensemble Prize, 2012 Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Manchester Piano Trio

Manchester Piano Trio

  • One of Britain’s most established and popular chamber ensembles

Navarra Quartet

Navarra Quartet

  • Selected for representation by YCAT 2006 – 10
  • MIDEM Classique Young Artist Award-winners
  • Prize-winners at the Banff, Melbourne and Florence International String Quartet Competitions
  • Holders of a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship

Rhodes Piano Trio

Rhodes Piano Trio

  • 2008 ROSL ARTS Elias Fawcett Award winners
  • Selected for representation by YCAT in 2010
  • Second Prize-winners, 2011 Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition

Solem Quartet

Solem Quartet

  • Winners, 2014 Royal Over-Seas League Ensemble Competition
  • Selected for the prestigious ChamberStudio Mentorship 2014/2015

Tokyo Quartet

Tokyo Quartet

  • Regarded as one of the supreme chamber ensembles of the world
  • A 40-year international performing career
  • Comprehensive catalogue of critically-acclaimed recordings and distinguished teaching record

Vanbrugh Quartet

Vanbrugh Quartet

  • Ireland’s longest established professional chamber ensemble
  • Resident string quartet to national broadcaster of Ireland, RTÉ
  • Artists-in-residence, National University of Ireland

Zelkova Quartet

Zelkova Quartet

  • Winners, Elias Fawcett Trust Prize for Outstanding Chamber Ensemble at the 2014 Royal Over-Seas League Competition
  • Selected for the St John's Smith Square Young Artists Programme, 2014/15