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What’s Happening at FPCM

Janet Horvath is Coming!

One of the highlights of our Summer will be Janet Horvath, well-known cellist and clinician. She wrote the book Playing Less Hurt, and will be here to work with the kids. We would like to open a masterclass to the public on the evening of Thursday, July 18 from 7-9 IF enough people are interested. She can talk about injury prevention and/or hearing loss prevention, both topics near and dear to any musician–professional, non-professional, or student. She will also be available for private lessons around that time. If you are interested, please contact us by either calling 404-252-3479 (leave a message with your name and telephone number if there is no answer) or emailing us at fpcm@franklinpond.org.

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2019 Competition

2019 Competition was a total success. The judge, James Dunham, was very impressed with the quality he was presented. Bravo to all the winners, but EVERYONE was a winner! All of these students were finalists and got to rehearse and perform in Spivey. But, more importantly, they had a goal to work towards, which led them to play probably even better than they thought they could. More to come when we have the professional photos and audio. Keep up the great work, everyone!

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Franklin Pond Students Interviewed on WABE 90.1

Two of our students were interviewed by Lois Reitzes on WABE 90.1 on Thursday, May 9. Madeline Chen and Raunak Kumar have both been in Franklin Pond for multiple years. Their group performed the Ravel Introduction and Allegro, and they will play in the Competition. This interview was arranged by the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra.

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Fall Into Spring Finale Concert

Seven Franklin Pond Fall Into Spring and Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Chamber Players groups performed beautifully at the Spring Concert on Sunday, May 5. We were so proud of each and every one of them. We missed the Mozart at the beginning, but all the other groups did a great job and were rock stars! Bravo, everyone!

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Franklin Pond to be Featured on WABE 90.1 on May 19

Be sure to catch highlights from Franklin Pond performances on Sunday, May 19 on WABE 90.1 Atlanta Music Scene at 10:00 PM. This all-Franklin Pond broadcast will feature music from the 2017 and 2018 Chamber Music Competitions and our Summer and Fall Into Spring programs.

Enjoy listening to the 2018 Competition HIGH SCHOOL GRAND PRIZE winner, TUNA QUINTET (all students):
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Franklin Pond Featured on WABE 90.1

Enjoy listening to Franklin Pond faculty and Chamber Music Competition judges, as they were featured on WABE 90.1 on Sunday, April 21.
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Two Franklin Pond students featured in South Metro Neighbor

Zoe Willingham and Emily Rader were recently featured in South Metro Neighbor, as they prepare to perform in the Fall Into Spring concert.

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Jonathan Biss works with Franklin Pond Quintet Group

On Tuesday evening (April 16), Jonathan Biss worked with our Brahms Piano Quintet group in Symphony Hall. All who were there were totally awed. He was an incredible coach and an inspiration. What a consummate musician. It was so generous of him to take time out of his always busy schedule to hear the quintet. Lucky kids! [Read More…]

Franklin Pond Featured in Northside Neighbor

“Top young talent to perform at Franklin Pond Chamber Music’s Fall into Spring Concert”

Sandy Springs-based Franklin Pond Chamber Music, in collaboration with the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra’s Chamber Players, will captivate classical music lovers at their Fall into Spring Concert May 5 at 6 p.m. at the Woodruff Arts Center’s Rich Auditorium in Midtown. The event is free and open to the public.

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Masterclass with Peter Oundjian

The masterclass yesterday with Peter Oundjian was wonderful. He is the consummate musician and such a nice person. Ravel “Introduction and Allegro” and Prokofiev Quintet.

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Masterclass with Robert Spano

Robert Spano worked with three of our groups on Saturday, February 23 at Atlanta Symphony Hall. He is a wonderful teacher — a born teacher — and teaches with such compassion and love. He inspired all the students and all who attended.

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TDP String Quartet Plays at Anniversary Concert

Our TDP string quartet (yet unnamed!) performed at the pre-concert onstage performance of current Talent Development Program students, just before the big 25th anniversary concert with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and TDP alumni. They did a good job with Beethoven Op.18 #4, especially considering they haven’t had it for very long. We were very proud of them all. Brandon’s cello solo earlier in that pre-concert was wonderful.

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