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]

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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… [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!

Stay tuned

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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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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.  Zach Tseng, Aaron Pinder, Toby Liu, and Sophia Ho will perform July 23rd at 7:30 in the Community Room of Canterbury Court in Buckhead. … [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...]

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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...]