String Quartet Smackdown IV

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Presented by Golden Hornet at Alamo Drafthouse - South Lamar, Austin TX

Feb 10 2018
String Quartet Smackdown IV

This bracketed, NCAA March Madness tournament style competition brings original string quartet compositions head-to-head in front of a live participatory audience. A panel selected 16 finalists from around the world, YOU decide the winner!

Tickets can be purchased here.

In its fourth year and slated for yet another highly successful and sold-out performance, this bracketed, NCAA tournament style competition brings original string quartet compositions head-to-head in front of a live, participatory audience. It’s like March Madness for the ears!

Submissions were accepted from around the world. A panel of composers – including Ashley BathgateFelipe Pérez Santiago, and Mattie Kaiser – helped select sixteen of these

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Tickets are $12.99 each for assigned seating, available on the Alamo Drafthouse Website.

Contact: 512-861-7040

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Alamo Drafthouse - South Lamar

1120 South Lamar, Austin, TX 78704

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Parking is available in Lamar Union’s parking garages. We recommend entering the parking garage located off Treadwell. From Lamar, go west on Treadwell and the garage entrance will be immediately to your left. For Thursday openings and most Friday or Saturday evenings, allow some additional time to find a space.

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