THE NEW ZEALAND STRING QUARTET EXISTS TO PROVIDE TRANSFORMATIONAL CHAMBER MUSIC EXPERIENCES FOR ALL NEW ZEALANDERS.
To provide transformational chamber music experiences that reflect Aotearoa New Zealand's unique diversity and cultural fabric to the world.
Through a world-class fulltime national string quartet, we:
Provide dynamic and high-quality musical experiences for all New Zealanders, that embrace the fresh and familiar;
Take a leadership and advocacy role in advancing music education;
Champion New Zealand arts and Ngā Toi Māori as cultural ambassadors at home and abroad.
We continuously strive for excellence in all that we do, and imbue this within all aspects of our on and off stage mahi.
We embrace and reflect the increasing diversity of Aotearoa New Zealand and the value this brings to our mahi.
Is part of our DNA. We actively seek new ways to engage with our partners, audiences and communities, embracing new ideas and initiatives.
We foster a collaborative spirit within our organisation and develop wider partnerships with other artists, educators and communities.
We are champions of Aotearoa New Zealand music and advocates for the universal power of classical music, bringing a distinctive New Zealand voice to our performances at home and abroad.
We apply the principles of Ako (we are all teachers and learners) to all that we do, acknowledging this achieves better outcomes for all.