Outreach Concerts About to Begin!
The chamber groups are hard at work getting ready for the upcoming outreach concerts, which… [more]
Student wins ASO Composition Contest!
Franklin Pond student, cellist and composer, Mason Johnston has just won the 2014 Atlanta… [more]
July 1, 2014: Franklin Pond Quartet concert
Tuesday, July 1, 7:30 in Barnwell Chapel. The Franklin Pond Quartet will open the concert… [more]
Inaugural College Festival Begins!
June 16, 2014: The new College Festival program started this week with the first coaching session by… [more]
2014 Final Concert for Fall Into Spring
The four groups in Fall Into Spring this year left everyone in the audience proud and impressed… [more]
We are excited about two upcoming Franklin Pond programs.
September 10: Application deadline for our Fall into Spring program which takes place during the school year. Please click the tab at the top of the website for more information and application.
September 1: Our Labor Day String Festival is a one day event that takes place on Monday, September 1st. There is no registration deadline for this, but there is limited availability in the program, so early registration is highly recommended. See the information sheet and application below:
What’s Happening at FPCM
Many thanks to the wonderful Vega String Quartet for working with the students today! It was a terrific day at Emory's Schwartz Center for Performing Arts. The students had a full day of coaching and rehearsals—just before the first outreach concerts kick off. Here are a … [Read More...]
The chamber groups are hard at work getting ready for the upcoming outreach concerts, which get underway this Tuesday, July 15. Here are a few shots of "The Gaggle Quartet"' preparing for their two outreach concerts on Tuesday. But that is not all that is happening this … [Read More...]
We were privileged to have the Franklin Pond students take a Master Class with the ASO’s Principal Cello, Christopher Rex. Mr. Rex joined the ASO as Principal in 1979, the same year in which he became the first cellist ever to win the string prize in the biennial Young … [Read More...]
Hot off the press! Even the students have not seen these photos. Enjoy! … [Read More...]
Here are photos from mid-week--including photos from the wonderful concert by the college students and our very own Franklin Pond Quartet! … [Read More...]
Although the students have seen some of these photos, parents have not. Enjoy these photos from the early days of our retreat at Berry College. … [Read More...]
Here are some photos from our Sunday session before leaving the retreat. We hope you enjoy them! … [Read More...]
Mark your calendars for a Summer full of chamber music! June 20-July 3 Franklin Pond Retreat at Berry College July 2, 7:30pm Final Concert for College Festival at Berry College, Barnwell Chapel with the FPQ July 15, 11:15am Student Outreach Concert – … [Read More...]
Franklin Pond student, cellist and composer, Mason Johnston has just won the 2014 Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Next Generation Student Composition Contest. Inspired by the moon, his new piece, Dominus, will be performed on the Atlanta Symphonys Concert for Young People … [Read More...]
Well, maybe not really. But Daniel Laufer will be at the Franklin Pond Retreat, and he certainly looks a lot like George Gershwin, as you can see from this photo. Compare this shot of Daniel "Piano Man" Laufer with the two images of the real George, shown below. We're … [Read More...]
Tuesday, July 1, 7:30 in Barnwell Chapel. The Franklin Pond Quartet will open the concert with Haydn Quartet Op. 20 #2, and the Gershwin Lullaby, then the College Festival Sextet will perform the Brahms Sextet #1 in Bb Major, Op. 18. The concert is free and open to the … [Read More...]
June 16, 2014: The new College Festival program started this week with the first coaching session by Jun-Ching Lin. Six college students from UGA, GSU, KSU, and Emory University have been busy preparing a Brahms sextet for two weeks of intensive rehearsing and coaching with … [Read More...]