As Ensemble-in-Residence at SF State since 1989, the Alexander String Quartet (ASQ) has brought artistic distinction and a reputation for excellence to the College of Liberal & Creative Arts and its School of Music. The quartet’s status as Ensemble-in-Residence was established through a unique “town and gown” partnership between SF State, the Morrison Chamber Music Foundation, and SF Performances. The ASQ provides the highest levels of artistic education, while maintaining a world-renowned presence in chamber music performance.
Because its members are not tenured faculty any change in players could alter the quartet’s association with the University. The ASQ’s future as Ensemble-in-Residence at SF State can be best secured with a dedicated, named endowment.