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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 to come as we wrap up the 2014 session, but we wanted…
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Upcoming Deadline: “Fall into Spring”

We are excited about our upcoming Franklin Pond Fall Into Spring program. **Applications still accepted**September 10: Application deadline for our “Fall into Spring” program which takes place during the school year. Information Sheet Application Teachers and Directors, please read! From Ronda Respess: We are still accepting applications for our Fall Into Spring program IN YOUR COMMUNITY.* It was…
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Master Class with Vega String Quartet

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 handful of photos from the day.

Outreach Concerts About to Begin!

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 week.  Tomorrow, Monday, July 14, is a full…
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Master Class with Christopher Rex

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 Artists Competition of the National Federation…
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Photos from the Last Night’s Rehearsal!

Hot off the press! Even the students have not seen these photos. Enjoy!  

Retreat Photos (Part II)

Here are photos from mid-week–including photos from the wonderful concert by the college students and our very own Franklin Pond Quartet!

Retreat Photos (Part I)

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.

Photos from Pre-Retreat Franklin Pond Session

Here are some photos from our Sunday session before leaving the retreat. We hope you enjoy them!

Gershwin to Attend Franklin Pond Retreat!

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 excited about the start of the…
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