Various shots at Portsmouth International String Quartet competition in England of public in concert room, of woman on stage introducing the Norquay Quartet from Canada, of them taking place on stage and playing. Various shots of panel of judges and of spectators, of quartet finishing to play, saluting spectators, of audience applauding them. Various shots in a backstage room of musicians talking with a man, they are looking statisfied. Various shots in concert room of Norquay Quartet and the other competitors waiting to know if they have been nominated, of happy faces of Norquay Quartet musicians at the anouncement of their nomination, of everybody standing up. MS of members of Canadian quartet sitting at a table outside concert room looking at music scores. PAN to MS of another quartet doing the same at the next table. PAN back on Canadians. MS of different quartets at tables with their country's flag hanging over tables with ZOOM IN on Canadians. Various CSs of them studying music scores.