2017 Chamber Music Competition

2017 Chamber Music Competition 2017 Chamber Music Competition

2017 Chamber Music Competition

2017 Chamber Music Competition 2017 Chamber Music Competition

Summer Finale Concert

Our Summer Finale Concert was held on Tuesday, July 26. The day before was our last Monday coaching and a run-through of the concert for the next day with Jun-Ching Lin presiding. We did something differently this year for the concert and have gotten a lot of good feedback … [Read More...]

What’s Happening at FPCM


Community Concerts

The week of July 18 was Community Concert week! The concerts were at Huntcliff Summit, Sandy Springs Day Camp, Sandy Springs Library, and Canterbury Court. The students practiced what they learned about public speaking at Tom Key's masterclass and played beautifully. … [Read More...]


Visit with Bill Allgood

On Friday, July 22, we all went to Allgood Media and Bill Allgood recorded each group while the others listened and marked observations in their scores. They then compared notes with the performing group as they heard the recording together. Thank you Bill for doing this … [Read More...]


Masterclass with Harold Byers

On Monday, July 18, our masterclass artist, Harold Byers from the Cincinnati Symphony, worked with all the groups.   … [Read More...]


A Visit from Tom Key

Tom Key, well known actor & Music Director of Theatrical Outfit, came to the Pond on July 11 and worked with our students. They were speaking like pros! -- remember to show YOUR personality -- be yourself, show yourself -- always think "tonight was better than last … [Read More...]


Vega Day!

We LOVE the Vega Quartet! Vega Day (Wednesday, July 6) is a fabulous opportunity for our kids to see and hear a professional quartet at work and to play on the stage in the Schwartz Center at Emory. This was our students' second of many opportunities to perform for an ever … [Read More...]

Day 3

Summer Retreat at Berry College

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In-Home Concert

The S4zando Quartet, a wonderful student quartet from Fall Into Spring, played at the home of Barbara and Jim MacGinnitie, loyal supporters of both Franklin Pond and the Atlanta Symphony. The cellist was unable to attend, so Brad Ritchie joined the group. It was a lovely … [Read More...]


Bravo Homeschool Strings Concert

Our Fall Into Spring manager, Lachlan McBane, conducted a concert of his Bravo Homeschool Strings on Monday, May 10. Tanya Clements played Telemann Viola Concerto with them. The whole evening was really lovely. Good work, Lachlan and Tanya! … [Read More...]


Fall Into Spring Finale Concert

Bravo to the students who played on our Fall Into Spring Finale Concert (May 2)! The kids played beautifully with a lot of heart and soul. These groups really bonded through the program. Our two Drew Charter Orchestra groups played a great concert at their school last week … [Read More...]


Franklin Pond Quartet Performs at Crossroads

The Franklin Pond Quartet enjoyed performing at Crossroads Community Ministries in April.   … [Read More...]


Faculty Travels to New York City with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Some Franklin Pond faculty members traveled to New York City with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra to play at the Robert Shaw 100th Birthday Celebration concert at Carnegie Hall. What an event! They all loved playing there! … [Read More...]


Master Class with Brad Ritchie

On Monday, April 11, we had a great last masterclass of the season for Fall Into Spring with Brad Ritchie, cellist with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. It was a cello year! The final concert is Monday, May 2 at 7:00 PM in Heritage Hall of Heritage Sandy Springs on Blue Stone … [Read More...]