The Los Angeles-based quartet comprises violinists Kyle Gilner and Gallia Kastner, violist Nao Kubota, and cellist Allan Hon.
The Quartet will receive $10,000.
The silver prize of $5,000 was awarded to the Dior Quartet.
The 2021 preselection jury comprised Catherine Cho, Adrian Morejon, Tara Helen O’Connor, Todd Phillips, Marcy Rosen, and Diane Walsh.
The 2021 final round jury comprised J. Lawrie Bloom, Ieva Jokubviciute, and Michael Kannen.
Previous major prize winners include VC Artists Merz Trio, Attacca Quartet, Calidore Quartet, and Verano Quartet.