In its role as a professional association, the Association of German String Quartets represents the interests of its members in public, in the political arena, with the media and with business partners. It also offers advice to members on professional matters.

Members of the Association benefit not only from the VDSQ’s lobbying activities in the area of politico-cultural decision-making but also from its publicity policy and public relations work.

Keeping members informed:

  • Members are kept fully up-to-date with developments in the industry and news from the Association through newsletters

Further member benefits include:

  • Advice on professional matters
  • Access to a broad range of specimen contracts, e.g. sponsorship contracts and contracts for functions



Lark Insurance as a world leading broker of musical instrument insurance offers a 10% discount exclusively for VDSQ members and VDSQ patron members.