MISQA is intended for pre-formed, established ensembles of all nationalities.
Senior Quartets are ensembles of a professional level that have already been selected in an International Competition (selection up to two years) or, who do have a professional equivalency.
Participation is subject to selection. Four senior quartets may be accepted per session.
Junior Quartets are young ensembles that are serious, dedicated and wish to attain a professional level.
Participation is subject to acceptance. Up to four junior quartets may be accepted per session.