July 6-11, 2015: Summer Retreat at Berry College

We are so excited for this year's Summer retreat at Berry College! Join us for a free concert… [more]

July 6-11, 2015: Summer Retreat at Berry College July 6-11, 2015: Summer Retreat at Berry College

Fall Into Spring Final Concert

The final concert for the 14-15 Fall Into Spring program was May 18, 2015.    Four groups… [more]

Fall Into Spring Final Concert Fall Into Spring Final Concert

2015 Franklin Pond and Friends

Fun, collaboration, and great music was the fare at the Franklin Pond and Friends event April… [more]

2015 Franklin Pond and Friends 2015 Franklin Pond and Friends

May 4, 2015: Fall Into Spring Masterclass

The four student groups of our Fall Into Spring program took part in a masterclass led by ASO… [more]

May 4, 2015: Fall Into Spring Masterclass May 4, 2015: Fall Into Spring Masterclass

Labor Day String Festival 2014

The Labor Day String Festival was a fun and busy day! Students and parents, many new to FP,… [more]

Labor Day String Festival 2014 Labor Day String Festival 2014

Program Deadlines!

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Just in – this year’s Fall Into Spring Info Sheet and Application!

Keep up to date with what’s happening at this year’s Summer Program.

What’s Happening at FPCM

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Community Concerts

Come hear the students of Franklin Pond Chamber Music's Summer Program in the community this month! July 22 at 7:30pm, Huntcliff Summit July 23 at 11:00am, Sandy Springs Library July 23 at 7:30pm, Canterbury Court  … [Read More...]

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July 28, 2015: Summer Finale Concert

Join us on Tuesday, July 28 at 7:30pm for our Summer Finale Concert. Kellett Chapel Peachtree Presbyterian Church 3434 Roswell Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305 … [Read More...]

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Solo Viola Masterclass July 12 with Daniel Avshalomov, a founding member of the American String Quartet

Five violists were lucky to play for Mr. Avshalomov Sunday evening.  He is a wonderful violist, a fabulous teacher, and a fascinating person.  His career has taken him all over the world and he enjoys sharing his interesting stories to embellish his very organized and … [Read More...]

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Chamber Music Masterclass with Daniel Avshalomov

The house was overflowing Monday with five chamber groups, some parents (of the youngest Ponders), and several guests.  All the students got to play in the masterclass, including the youngest group of Franklin Pond Too students.  As in the solo viola class the night before, … [Read More...]

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Celebrating Fulton County Arts and Culture

Our Artistic Director Ronda Respess attended a celebration of the arts by the Fulton County Arts and Culture downtown.  Fulton County is a huge supporter of the arts, and awards over 100 contracts to artists and arts organizations each year.  The Fulton County Commissioners … [Read More...]

the Alumni Quartet

Alumni Quartet at Berry

What fun it was to have our Alumni Quartet, all young professionals, with us for the Berry retreat.  They worked really hard, rehearsing for the concert and acting as counselors for the students.  They were always willing, helpful, and cheerful, and played oh so … [Read More...]

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Berry Retreat

The retreat at Berry was a week of hard work, new friendships, and hard work – oh, did it say that? – and fun.  There were, of course, the group coachings by our ASO faculty, Jun-Ching Lin, Carolyn Hancock, Lachlan McBane, Bill Johnston, and Brad Ritchie, along with … [Read More...]

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Franklin Pond Too has begun!

Summer has kicked off with the first session of Franklin Pond Too, a quartet of rising 5th and 6th graders.  This year, as has happened in a few previous years, we have a wonderful quartet of young musicians who were too young to apply to our Summer program.  We designed … [Read More...]

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Franklin Pond Too

This year, as has happened in a few previous years, we have a wonderful quartet of young musicians who were too young to apply to our Summer program.  We designed an abbreviated program for them called Franklin Pond Too.  They met for several coaching sessions with our … [Read More...]

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July 6-11, 2015: Summer Retreat at Berry College

We are so excited for this year's Summer retreat at Berry College! Join us for a free concert on July 9 at 7:30pm. … [Read More...]

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Fall Into Spring Final Concert

The final concert for the 14-15 Fall Into Spring program was May 18, 2015.    Four groups performed works by Mozart, Beethoven, Ibert, Berlioz, and Shostakovich in Heritage Hall of Heritage Sandy Springs to a full house.   Many thanks to all the students, parents, and … [Read More...]

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2015 Franklin Pond and Friends

Fun, collaboration, and great music was the fare at the Franklin Pond and Friends event April 26, 2015.  Our faculty ASO musicians performed chamber music selections with several talented non-professional musicians while friends sipped wine and celebrated afterwards with a … [Read More...]