Summer Finale Concert

Our 15th Summer Finale Concert was a grand success with a full house and many very happy students,… [more]

Summer Finale Concert Summer Finale Concert

David Coucheron Masterclass

On July 27th, the day before our Summer Finale Concert, Franklin Pond was treated to a masterclass… [more]

David Coucheron Masterclass David Coucheron Masterclass

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

Program Deadlines!

Fall Into Spring Application Deadline Approaching

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

We look forward to another great season!

 

What’s Happening at FPCM

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Summer Finale Concert

Our 15th Summer Finale Concert was a grand success with a full house and many very happy students, parents, and audience members.   The program was a varied one, from a piano trio to a final chamber orchestra piece.  All eighteen students not only played beautifully, but … [Read More...]

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David Coucheron Masterclass

On July 27th, the day before our Summer Finale Concert, Franklin Pond was treated to a masterclass by David Coucheron, concertmaster of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.  He was the perfect person to inspire the students and add finishing touches to their performances.  The … [Read More...]

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Community Concerts

The students of Franklin Pond Chamber Music's Summer Program performed in the community during the 2015 Summer Program. 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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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...]

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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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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...]

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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...]