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

Final Concert Photos!

Wow! What an amazing concert! For those unlucky folks who missed the chamber music extravaganza,… [more]

Final Concert Photos! Final Concert Photos!

Outreach Concerts About to Begin!

The chamber groups are hard at work getting ready for the upcoming outreach concerts, which… [more]

Outreach Concerts About to Begin! Outreach Concerts About to Begin!

Student wins ASO Composition Contest!

Franklin Pond student, cellist and composer, Mason Johnston has just won the 2014 Atlanta… [more]

Student wins ASO Composition Contest! Student wins ASO Composition Contest!

July 1, 2014: Franklin Pond Quartet concert

Tuesday, July 1, 7:30 in Barnwell Chapel. The Franklin Pond Quartet will open the concert… [more]

July 1, 2014: Franklin Pond Quartet concert July 1, 2014: Franklin Pond Quartet concert

Program Deadlines!

Stay tuned

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Stay tuned for information on next year’s Fall Into Spring.

In the meantime, check out what’s happening at this year’s Summer Program.

What’s Happening at FPCM

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May 18, 2015: Fall Into Spring Concert

Monday, May 18 FIS concert 7:30 at Heritage Hall in the Heritage Sandy Springs building, 6110 Blue Stone Rd., Sandy Springs 30328 Join Franklin Pond Chamber Music to celebrate the hard work and dedication of our Fall Into Spring students! … [Read More...]

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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 violinist Christopher Pulgram May 4th.  Christopher is the founder and violinist with the Peachtree Quartet that performs regularly around the Atlanta area.   The masterclass … [Read More...]

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April 18, 25: Franklin Pond Quartet

Our Franklin Pond Quartet is very busy this month! April 18, ASO Decorators’ Showhouse April 25, 6:45pm, Teen Night at the ASO in the Teen Lounge, Center Space of Woodruff Arts Center … [Read More...]

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Paideia Quartet (Fall Into Spring) Performs

The Fall Into Spring “Paideia Quartet”  gave a short performance Feb. 13 at Poem 88 Gallery for their Valentines Day Salon and Feb. 21 at an event at Trinity School for Trinity Presbyterian Church (see picture attached of quartet – not good but all I have) … [Read More...]

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MLK Day Annual Teacher Workshop and Masterclass with Melissa Kraut

All school and private teachers were invited to the Pond for a free teacher workshop and lunch with Melissa Kraut, well known pedagogue on the cello faculty of Cleveland Institute of Music.  Melissa heard three students and everyone benefited from her great teaching … [Read More...]

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January 3, 2015: Alumni perform at ATL Symphony Musicians Appreciation Concert

Five of our Franklin Pond/Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra alumni -- Lee Sheehan, Olivia Holladay, Patrick Shelc, Drew Forde, and Brandon Hou -- plus 6 other ASYO alums, played in a FABULOUS concert.  They collaborated with ASO musicians Jay Christy and David Coucheron and … [Read More...]

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Lockout News

As everyone probably knows by now, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra musicians were locked out for the first 9 weeks of their season.  Although the orchestra was idle, the musicians were not.  They were very busy actively trying to gather support to save the integrity of the … [Read More...]

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Fall Into Spring

Fall Into Spring is off to a good start.  The four groups are coached by Carolyn Hancock, Brad Ritchie & Sou-Chun Su, Jun-Ching Lin, and Lachlan McBane & Elisabeth Remy Johnson.  They are preparing for the MLK Day Teachers' Workshop Masterclass with Melissa Kraut. … [Read More...]

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Franklin Pond Quartet in Concert

The Franklin Pond Quartet has been busy lately, playing concerts around Georgia.  We are so very lucky to have a faculty of musicians (9 of them) who are beautiful performing musicians as well as caring and awesome mentors. September 4: Concert at Berry College, Rome, … [Read More...]

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Labor Day String Festival 2014

The Labor Day String Festival was a fun and busy day! Students and parents, many new to FP, were treated to a performance by the Shostakovich (ie. Gaggle) Quartet and learned about our many different programs. Then the students broke into audition excerpt groups where they … [Read More...]

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Final Concert Photos!

Wow! What an amazing concert! For those unlucky folks who missed the chamber music extravaganza, the Franklin Pond summer session concluded its season yesterday at Kellett Chapel with a stellar performance. It was a magnificent finale to terrific summer. There will be more … [Read More...]

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Students a hit at community concerts

Franklin Pond students and faculty have been busy in the last two weeks!  They have played six Community Concerts all over the Atlanta area.  Two of the quartets performed for about 180 students of the Upbeat! Camps, held at three public schools. There were also concerts at … [Read More...]