The Quartet The Australian String Quartet (ASQ) was established in 1985 and is Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Adelaide, Elder Conservatorium of Music. Instruments The members of the Australian String Quartet are privileged to perform on a matched set of Guadagnini instruments. Guest Artists The Australian String Quartet performs with leading national and international artists through its annual program of activity. ASQ Festivals Join the ASQ for an indulgent weekend of music, food and wine. Close Quarters Taking chamber music back to its roots, the ASQ’s hour-long Close Quarters concerts are designed to encourage audience conversation and engagement. Management The Australian String Quartet's management team is based in Adelaide and is led by Executive Director, Angelina Zucco.